Obituaries

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Every family we serve is offered the opportunity to post an online obituary free of charge. Condolences can be shared with the family of the deceased on each obituary tribute page.

Mary Gay Springer

Mary Gay Springer

Mary Gay Springer February 19, 1945 – June 4, 2020 Mary Gay Springer passed away peacefully and surrounded by family at Tacoma General Hospital on Thursday, June 4th. Gay, also known as “Ginger” to some, was born in Moscow, ID on 19 February 1945 to James G. Springer...

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Hugh (Skip) W Somerton

Hugh (Skip) W Somerton

Hugh (Skip) William Somerton passed away May 26, 2020. Jessie, his loving wife of 69 years, survived him by 111 days, reuniting with him on September 14, 2020. They had six children, Jane Somerton (Kate Muldoon); Helen Campbell (John); Beth Young (Craig); Carl...

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Karen L. Norris

Karen L. Norris

Karen Louise (Haugen) Norris, age 56, passed away unexpectedly on December 29, 2019 in her childhood home. Karen was born in Seattle, Washington on January 1, 1963 and lived in Seattle for the majority of her life. She was preceded in death by her mother Ruby Haugen...

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Edward Acain Jr.

Edward Acain Jr.

In loving memory of Edward Acain Jr., - 66 Sunrise - November 13, 1951 Sunset - September 4, 2019 He is survived by his two children: Kristy (Sione Jr. “Toke”) Keli of Hawaii & Eddie Acain (Mandy) of Washington, his six grandchildren: Delany, Justin, Jayden, Xander,...

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Thomas A. Collett

Thomas A. Collett

Thomas Arthur Collett, 76 Years, of Marysville, WA 05/13/1943 - 07/28/2019 Arrangements by Washington Cremation Alliance - (844) 927-3628

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Patricia D. Gross

Patricia D. Gross

Patricia Dorothy Gross, 84 Years, of Des Moines, WA 04/06/1935 - 07/27/2019 Arrangements by Washington Cremation Alliance - (844) 927-3628

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Pauline C. Lantz

Pauline C. Lantz

Pauline Caroline Lantz, 90 Years, of Bainbridge Island, WA 05/26/1929 - 07/24/2019 Arrangements by Washington Cremation Alliance - (844) 927-3628

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Sheila A. McCully

Sheila A. McCully

Sheila Anne McCully, 59 Years, of University Place, WA 10/05/1959 - 07/21/2019 Arrangements by Washington Cremation Alliance – (844) 927-3628

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Karen L. Frost

Karen L. Frost

Karen Linda Frost, 73 Years, of Castle Rock, WA 03/01/1946 - 07/19/2019 Arrangements by Washington Cremation Alliance – (844) 927-3628

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Sara Marie Pedigo

Sara Marie Pedigo

Sara Marie Pedigo, 31, of Seattle, Washington, passed away on November 17th, 2020 of a sudden illness. A memorial service will be held on January 8th, 2021 from 5 to 6 pm at Grace Pointe Assembly of God in Carthage, MO. Sara was born in Joplin, MO to John and Carol...

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Donna Raye Kaplan

Donna Raye Kaplan

In Loving Memory of Donna Kaplan Donna passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2020. Born in 1951, she is survived by her siblings Sandy, Bub, Buster, and Richie, her sons Keith and Shawn, her daughter-in-law Shinobu, and her granddaughter Sayuki. Donna was a long-time...

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David B Sellen

David B Sellen

David B. Sellen (1937-2020) Talented artisan, collector of antiquities, expert on North American Indian culture, Judo champion, masonry contractor. He was born and raised in Seattle, where he lived his entire life. He loved adventure, history, art, music, food,...

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Kevin Ellis Steere

Kevin Ellis Steere

Kevin Ellis Steere passed away peacefully on September 27th, 2020 at the home in Gravelly Beach that he lived in for six decades. Kevin is remembered with love by his wife of 24 years, Karin, The two met while working at Griffin School District, Kevin as a mechanic...

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Jessie A Somerton

Jessie A Somerton

Jessie Anne Campbell Somerton October 26, 1934 to September 14, 2020 Born in Culdesac, Idaho to George and Rose Campbell, Jessie was the youngest of 12. She learned her love and appreciation of nature, and her love of books, from her mother. She married Hugh Somerton...

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Grief & Healing Support

To better assist the families we serve, we have provided some helpful grief and healing support links below:

Crisis, Grief and Healing

Webhealing.com, the first interactive grief website on the internet, offers discussion boards, articles, book suggestions, and advice for men and women working through every aspect of grief. The site’s founder, Tom Golden LCSW, has provided book excerpts and contact information to help those healing from loss.

Willowgreen

Willowgreen offers support and information for those dealing with life transition & aging, illness & caregiving, loss & grief, and hope & spirituality.  The site offers advice, products, and inspirational materials.

Grief and Loss

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) website contains a Grief & Loss section with grief-related articles and information.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s website provides a host of information and resources for people facing a life-limiting illness or injury and their caregivers.


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