It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Terry Perehudoff on November 1st, 2013 at the age of 63.
Terry was born on January 23rd, 1950 and raised on a farm in Thrums, BC. Terry married the love of his life, Lydia (Elasoff) on, August 6th, 1983. Together they raised a son and a daughter. Terry worked in the lumber sales industry in different areas of Canada, retiring from Weyerhaeuser in 2007. For the past 25 years, Terry, Lydia and their children enjoyed life together in Kamloops.
He was known by his family and friends for his love of life, quick wit, and passion for music and golf. He played the trumpet in a band called “The Occasions” in his younger years. His friends have many fond memories of him playing late into the night surrounded by music and laughter. He loved watching all sports with his family and taught his daughter to play golf. His home was always filled with the sound of his favorite bands and the hum of sports in the background. He will be remembered fondly as a loving husband and father who always welcomed friends and family to his home with warmth and hospitality.
Survived by his loving wife Lydia, son Nicholas, daughter Natalya (partner Rich Burnett), brother Bill (Mary), brother Frank (Dorothy), sister Nadeen (Bill) Elasoff, brother Alex (partner Diane Robinson), mother-in-law Marcia Elasoff, sister-in-law Liza Strukoff, brother-in-law Jim Elasoff as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father William, his mother Dorothy, his father-in-law Alex, and his nephews Brian and Jim.
A celebration of Terry’s life will be held at the Little Bear Golf Course, 872 Waterloo Road, Castlegar, BC on Saturday, November 23rd at 11 a.m..
We would like to express our heartfelt thanks for the love, support, food and flowers from our friends and family. We would also like to give a huge thank you to all of the staff at the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Hospice Home in Kamloops for their incredible care and support during this difficult time.
Should friends desire, donations can be made to the Kamloops Hospice Association (72 Whiteshield Crescent South, Kamloops, BC, V2E 2S9) or to the Castlegar Hospice Society (709 10th St., Castlegar, BC, V1N 2H7).
We will love you always and forever, Terry.