1928 - 2017
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Arthur E. Perini in Taber on Friday, August 4, 2017 at the age of 89 years.
Relatives and friends were invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 - 48 Avenue, Taber on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M.
The Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Augustine's Catholic Church, 5009 - 48 Avenue, Taber on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. Burial followed at the Taber Memorial Garden.
Art is survived by his daughter Wendy Perini (Dale Bourque) of Taber; granddaughter Denise (Jack) Ross of Toronto and great grandsons Jackson and Travis Ross; sister Marion (Doug) Halpenny of Niagara Falls as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
He was predeceased by his wife Lydia, son Robert “Sonny” Perini and daughter-in-law Lynne Dorchak; parents Mario and Ida Perini; brothers Tito and Albert Perini; sister Helen McPhee.
Arthur was born and raised in Taber on February 5, 1928. It was in Taber where he met Lydia and they were married in July 1951.
Art was a very proud businessman and owned Taber Transport from 1966 to 1980. He loved to camp, fish, golf and visit with family and friends. There was always an offering of a cold beverage when you stopped to visit.
Art was a proud husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather who will be dearly missed by all who knew him.