Loretta passed away peacefully at home on July 28, 2015 at the age of 78 years. She was born in Swift Current, Saskatchewan on February 11, 1937 to Mary and Jacob Schwartz. She lived in Salmon Arm for 40 years, and she worked at Federated Co-Op office for 39 years.
Loretta was a hard working woman, and a devoted wife and mother. She was also dearly loved by her extended family and many friends.
Loretta is predeceased by her husband, Henry Ray (Bud) Thorarinson, and her brother, Donald Schwartz. Loretta will be greatly missed by her sons, Brent Thorarinson of Maple Ridge and Dean (Dino) Thorarinson of Salmon Arm, as well as her grandsons, Nickolas Dean Thorarinson and Kelson Ray, and granddaughter Maya Thorarinson, her sisters and many nieces and nephews.
Loretta and Bud lived a full life, full of hard work, family, fun and friendship. They were known for their generosity, and they loved our community, and shared many activities. We are thankful for all the many good memories Salmon Arm had to offer.
A Celebration of Life was held at the family home on Saturday, August 1st, 2015.
Arrangements were in the care of Bowers Funeral Home, Salmon Arm.
Online condolences may be sent through Loretta’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com