Petrina  York

Obituary of Petrina Jane York

Petrina Jane York passed away peacefully on December 30, 2021 in Milwaukie, Oregon. Both of her sons, Harry and Richard, were with her. Petrina was born in London on 18 February 1934 and grew up in England during the Second World War. She travelled widely in her life and lived in many places, including Liechtenstein, Germany, South Africa, and Kenya. She met Bill York at the Treetops Hotel in Kenya and they married in Nairobi in 1962. After many adventures, they settled in Oregon in 1977. Bill passed away in 2002. Petrina lived most of the remainder of her life in Eugene, Oregon. She charmed everyone who met her and was dearly loved by many people. Her sons; grandsons, Arthur and Galen; daughters-in-law, Michelle and Theresa; longtime friend and caregiver, Kimi; canine companions, Shanti and Meitri; and many others will always remember her with love and admiration.

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