We regret to announce the death of Frances “Irene” Petrowitz in Vernon Jubilee Hospital on January 28, 2008, at age 73 years. Irene was born in Flin Flon, MB. She moved to Vernon in 1973 and operated the business Em&Jay EconoMart Antique and Second Hand Store until retirement. She is predeceased by sister Pauline, three brothers, Robert, Billy & Richard. Survived by her loving husband Douglas of 54 years of marriage. Two sisters, Sally (Pat) Peters, Kathleen (Joe) Poulton, both of Saskatchewan. Three brothers, Maurice Wainwright, Sask, Pat (Eileen) Wainwright, Fort Nelson, Walter Wainwright, Vancouver. Nieces, nephews and extended family.Funeral Service will be in the Chapel Of Pleasant Valley Funeral Home, Sat. Feb. 2nd at 4p.m. Captain Sean Wong officiating. Interment to follow in Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Donations may be made to Baerg-McMurtrie Cancer Clinic, Care of Vernon Jubilee Hospital in memory of Irene Petrowitz.