Laura E. Perine (nee Scott), 91 of Elyria, passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at her home. She was very proud that she had paid her own way for the two years she attended college and was on the first women’s college basketball team in West Virginia. Laura was very active in her church’s nursing home ministry where she sang and preached. She also was instrumental in raising not only her children, but many more in the family as well.
She is survived by her children, Gene G. Perine, Betty Turner, and James M. Perine; grandchildren, Peter and Samuel Goldauskas, Amber Perine, Laura Kilzer, Mary Perine, Lindsay Smith, Michael Wittreich, Christopher, Chad and Amanda Perine; many great grandchildren; and sister Betty Doss of Parkersburg, WV.
Laura was preceded in death by her husband, Gene L. Perine; parents, Garfield and Mary Ellen Scott; and siblings, Hazel Gordon, Marie Miller, Hollis Scott, Lillian Lawson, and Remus Scott.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6-8pm at the Wyers-Bollinger Funeral Chapel, 2900 N. Ridge Rd., Sheffield Twp. where the funeral service will be held on Friday, April 5 at 11am. Burial to follow at Ridge Hill Memorial Park.