Eugene, January 3, 1932 - April 13, 2017. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Eugene Pernitsky at Poplar Courts Nursing Home in Wilkie with his loving family by his side. Eugene was born in Wilkie, SK and was the fifth of nine children born to Martin and Regina Pernitsky. He married Joyce Berezowski in 1959 at Hafford, SK. They resided and farmed East of Wilkie and were blessed with seven children and 13 grandchildren. Eugene volunteered and served as a member of the RM of Prairie Board, St. James Parish Board and the Wilkie Hospital Board. He volunteered to help construct the Wilkie Community Centre, St. James Gymnasium and the St. James Parish. Eugene's hobbies were farming, curling, bowling, ski-dooing, Kaiser, ball games and BBQ's with neighbours. The biggest loves of Eugene's life were farming and his family. Joyce and Eugene retired to North Battleford in 2011. Eugene is survived by his loving wife Joyce of 57 years and their seven children Roxanne (Blair Leask); Sheldon (Syndee); Randy (Marianne); Jackie (Marcel Schwebius); Shelly (Kevin Bonner); Denise (Bruce Miller); Nadine (Bob Lovelace) and thirteen grandchildren Tyler Schwebius, Josh Schwebius; Ryan Orr, Michael Orr, Jessi Pernitsky, Cameron Pernitsky, Randi-Lynn Miller, Christian Miller, Nicholas Miller; Carter Lovelace, Jack Lovelace, Sarah Lovelace and Treyton Pernitsky. Eugene is also survived by sisters Agatha Pernitsky, Jean Balfour, Lorraine Werbics, Eleanor Lowrey and Loretta Gordon, sister-in-law Marguerite Pernitsky, numerous nieces and nephews. Eugene was predeceased by his parents Martin and Regina Pernitsky, brothers Leo, Ben and Alex (in infancy). Thank you to the Poplar Courts staff, Dr. Kemp and Dr. Elham for taking such good care of Eugene. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Poplar Courts Activity Fund and the Parkinson's Society. Funeral Mass was held Thursday April 20, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. with Father George Chatholil celebrating. Interment followed in the Wilkie Cemetery. Grondin Funeral Services Ltd. in Wilkie, entrusted with arrangements 306-843-2222. Our family serving your family since 1963. Bob Clothier Director assisted by Gary Neigum.
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