Obituaries

Lawrence (Al) Alfred Smith | Passages

1936-2019 Lawrence Alfred Smith, affectionately known by all as Al, passed away…

  • Jan 23rd, 2019

Dorothy “Dottie Ray” Mascherini | Passages

Dorothy “Dottie Ray” Mascherini, 82, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at…

  • Jan 11th, 2019

MaryAnn Carpenter | Celebration of Life

In loving memory of MaryAnn Carpenter, please join us in a potluck…

  • Jan 10th, 2019

Frances Eloise Heath Emory Schmilski | Passages

Feb. 15, 1925 – Dec. 9, 2018 Fran, almost 94, quickly passed…

  • Jan 7th, 2019

Erik George Magnuson | Passages

His laughter was infectious. His friendships tested. His family steadfast. Erik George…

  • Dec 27th, 2018

Those we lost in 2018 | Passages

Pauline I. Beemer, Nov. 29, 1921-Jan. 1, 2018 James Merrick Clark, Jr.,…

  • Dec 21st, 2018

Carl Ian Van Gelder | Passages

March 21, 1947 - November 21, 2018 Born in England, Ian was…

  • Dec 7th, 2018

Ralph M. Kaplan | Passages

1934 – 2018 Orcas Island resident Ralph Kaplan passed away at Swedish…

  • Nov 20th, 2018

Terry O’Brien | Passages

On Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, Terry O’Brien, a dreamer, adventurer and jolly…

  • Nov 13th, 2018

Anita Ruth Boldman | Passages

Anita Ruth Boldman was born in Hood River, Oregon, on Aug. 22,…

  • Nov 11th, 2018

Jack Titus | Passages

May 4, 1937 – Oct. 24, 2018 Orcas Island resident Jack Titus…

  • Nov 1st, 2018

Charles E. Glasser | Passages

Charles E. Glasser (1940-2018) With deep sadness, we announce the passing of…

  • Oct 19th, 2018

Ulanah McCoy | Passages

Ulanah Roberta McCoy passed away peacefully on Sept. 16, 2018. Born July…

  • Oct 8th, 2018

William Lawrence Garvin | Passages

William Lawrence Garvin, 94, died peacefully on Sept. 15, 2018 in Eastsound,…

  • Sep 28th, 2018

Katie Jensen | Memorial notice

A celebration for Katie Jensen is Sept. 22, 2. p.m. at the…

  • Sep 13th, 2018

David Ker Schermerhorn | Passages

David Ker Schermerhorn, a long-time Orcas resident and activist who in 2008,…

  • Sep 12th, 2018

Kathleen ‘Kitty’ St. Germain | Passages

Kitty St. Germain passed away unexpectedly on August 24, 2018 after suffering…

  • Sep 6th, 2018

Marguerite Rose Scott Carlsen | Passages

Marguerite Rose Scott Carlsen, 66, of Hailey, Idaho, died peacefully on July…

  • Aug 29th, 2018

Earnest B. Granville | Passages

Earnest B. Granville, 96, of Anacortes passed away on Monday, Aug. 27,…

  • Aug 28th, 2018

Barbara Kathleen Jamieson | Passages

Our beloved Barbara Kathleen Armstrong Jamieson passed away peacefully in her sleep…

  • Aug 16th, 2018

James Thomas Harney | Passages

James Thomas Harney, born on July 4, 1930, in Cedar Falls, Iowa,…

  • Aug 15th, 2018

William Wesley Ray | Passages

December 15, 1930 - June 21, 2018 Wesley Ray, also known as…

  • Aug 3rd, 2018

‘Jeannie’ Hofmann | July 17, 1939 – July 15, 2018

Doreatha Jean “Jeannie” Hofmann passed away in Mt Vernon on July 15,…

  • Jul 22nd, 2018

Lori Wilson | Memorial service

A Memorial Eucharistic Prayer Service will be held in honor of Lori…

  • Jul 17th, 2018

Kathryn Marie Oberg Jensen | Passages

Katie left us suddenly June 4, 2018. Born in Lindstrom, Minnesota Jan.…

  • Jul 10th, 2018

Mark “Monk” Hubbard | Obituary

Mark “Monk” Hubbard, designer and builder of the Scott Stamnes Memorial Skatepark…

  • Jun 21st, 2018

Lori Wilson | Passages

August 30, 1957 to June 8, 2018 Lori Ann Wilson died peacefully…

  • Jun 20th, 2018

Kurt Thorson | Passages

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Kurt…

  • Jun 15th, 2018

James Melton Bender | Passages

James Melton Bender 1932-2018 James Melton “Jim” Bender of Deer Harbor died…

  • Jun 8th, 2018

John Bringloe (Jack) Helsell | Passages

Aug. 16, 1923 to May 16, 2018 Jack Helsell, a mechanical engineer,…

  • Jun 4th, 2018

Berndt D. Schertzer | Passages

Berndt D. Schertzer, 84, passed into the arms of his Lord and…

  • Jun 4th, 2018

Owl | Passages

With a name like Owl, how could she be anything less than…

  • May 31st, 2018

John W. George, MD | Passages

March 16, 1943 – April 14, 2018 John William George died in…

  • May 29th, 2018

James Alexander Latshaw | Passages

James Alexander Latshaw, 82, died peacefully on Saturday, May 5, at his…

  • May 24th, 2018

Ian Lister | Passages

Ian Lister, beloved husband, father and brother, died on April 19, 2018.…

  • May 18th, 2018

Mary Wolfe Hewitt | Passages

Feb. 20, 1949 - Dec. 26, 2017 Mary lived an examined life…

  • Apr 11th, 2018

Elaine Granville | 1921 – 2018

Elaine Granville of Anacortes, Washington passed quietly on Tuesday, March 13, 2018.…

  • Mar 29th, 2018

James Merrick Clark, Jr. | Passages

James M. Clark Jr. was born in Savanna, IL October 27, 1938.…

  • Mar 22nd, 2018

Scott Gianola | Passages

The Orcas Island community is invited to join in an event to…

  • Feb 28th, 2018

Charles Melvin Binford | Passages

1927-2018 Charles Melvin Binford, 90, a long-time resident of Orcas Island, died…

  • Feb 22nd, 2018