Dorothe passed away peacefully at the age of 91 on August 19, 2023 in University Place, WA. The daughter of Gabriel and Loretta (Casello) Fera was born on November 19, 1931 in Tacoma WA.
She was preceded in death by her brother Robert Fera, husband John Paulik Jr and son Steven Paulik. She is survived by her daughter Debbie Jennings, sister-in-law Ann Fera, nieces Elisha (Fera) Collin and Ashley (Fera) Arrocha, granddaughters Sara Paulik (Tyrel Shepard), Stacy Arena (Michael) and Shannon Paulik (Jeron Groff) as well as 10 great-grandchildren: Sherry, Austin, Shylee, Owen, Shayla, Shelsey, Westin, Elliott. Shelby and Carter.
Dorothe was a unique and spirited lady who enjoyed cooking holiday dinners for family. Working in her beautiful gardens which brought her much joy and peace. She was an avid reader and cat lover and enjoyed her hobby of finding garage sale treasures to resell on eBay.
A huge thank you to the caregivers at River Rock Adult Family Home and MultiCare Hospice who took such wonderful care of Dorothe the last 2 years of her life.
In lieu of a memorial service, for those who wish to honor Dorothe’s life, consider making a donation to your favorite charity.
Rest in peace, Dorothe. You will be deeply missed, but your love and memory will forever flourish in the hearts of those who were fortunate enough to know you.
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We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Edwards Memorial | University Place