Dorothy M. (Perras) Kreshak

February 2, 1938 ~ January 21, 2022 (age 83)


Dorothy M. Kreshak, 83, of Flat River Road, Coventry, RI, passed away on Friday, January 21, 2022, at home surrounded by her family. Born on February 2, 1938, in West Warwick, RI, she was the wife of the late John E. Kreshack and the daughter of the late Ernest and Beatrice (Messier) Perras.

Dorothy was an expediter for Cherry Semiconductor, East Greenwich, RI for ten years before retiring in 1988. She enjoyed camping, traveling and baking for others. She was also a former member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, West Warwick, RI.

Dorothy is survived by six children; Patricia Pepper, Francis J. Hiles, Charlene Pierson, Sharon Gossett, Deborah Hammond and Steven Kreshak, four brothers; Albert Perras, Gerald Perras, Louis Perras and Paul Perras, three sisters; Annette Lemoi, Simone Andrews and Judith Rosen, eleven grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, five great great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son; Charles A. Hiles and a brother; Ernest Perras.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2022, at 11:00 am in Ss. John & Paul Church, 341 South Main Street, Coventry, RI. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers donations in her memory can be made to Hospice Care New England, Philanthropy 300 Richmond Street Providence, RI 02903 RI Food Bank, 200 Niantic Avenue, Providence, RI 02907 or a food bank in your local area.

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