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Perrin, Ernest Douglas

Perrin, Ernest Douglas of Nelson, BC passed away in Mountain Lake Seniors Community on June 30, 2012 at the age of 93 years.

Doug was born in Trail, BC on February 10, 1919. He received his education there. After being introduced by George and Myrna Heroux, Doug married Marie Preston on April 26, 1957.

They resided in Nelson, with Doug working at Kootenay Forest Products in the boiler room until he retired at the age of 65 in 1984.

He enjoyed looking at rocks and minerals, spending lots of time at Riondel and Kootenay Bay. He also taught himself to play the guitar.

Doug will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 55 years, Marie, Son Jeff of Nelson, BC, Daughters Nadia Wright of Saskatoon, Sk., Lynn Berkich of Nelson, BC, and Jackie (Mark) Pollard of Balfour, BC, two Grandchildren Spencer and Jory, Niece Cecila (Boris) Meda of Sprague, Manitoba, nephews Peter of Toronto, Ontario and Fred of Fruitvale, BC.

He was predeceased by eight brothers and sisters.

There will be no service by his request. Cremation has taken place. As an expression of sympathy family and friends may make donations to the Cancer Society Box 292 Nelson, BC V1L 5P9.

The family would like to thank the staff at Mountain Lake Seniors Community and to Dr. Janz. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Thompson Funeral Service Ltd. Online condolences may be expressed at

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