Obituaries

Irene Sina (Brudie) Fisher | Aug. 19, 1926 – June 8, 2019

Irene Sina (Brudie) Fisher died at home on Orcas Island on June…

  • Jun 17th, 2019

 

Memorial service for Mike Malaspina

All are invited to join in a celebration of life for Mike…

  • Jun 10th, 2019

 

Loren Ray | Passages

Loren Ray, 81, passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Harborview…

  • May 21st, 2019

 

Erwin Roy “Mike” Olney | Passages

Erwin Roy “Mike” Olney went to be with his Lord and savior…

  • May 21st, 2019

Danyel White | Memorial Tribute

Dear Danyel, I’m gonna start off by saying, I miss you. You…

  • May 2nd, 2019

Kaye Mattson | Passages

Karen “Kaye” Mattson peacefully crossed over into new life on April 16,…

  • Apr 29th, 2019

Marshall Howard Bliss | Passages

Marshall Howard Bliss died late on Tuesday, April 16, at the Longhouse…

  • Apr 29th, 2019

Mary J. Meyer (Christiansen) | Passages

Mary J. Meyer (Christiansen) passed from this life on April 7, one…

  • Apr 19th, 2019

Dr. Gary Ranker | Passages

Dr. Gary Ranker of Deer Harbor, Washington and New York, New York…

  • Apr 8th, 2019

Michael Mathew Malaspina | Passages

Michael Mathew Malaspina, age 74, passed away on March 22, 2019, peacefully…

  • Apr 3rd, 2019

Willie Thomas celebration of life | Passages

All are invited to a celebration of life for Willie Thomas on…

  • Apr 1st, 2019

Lucille Rae (Browne) Chamberlain | Passages

July 12, 1928-March 2, 2019 God’s Plan for Lucille (Lucy) Rae Browne…

  • Mar 15th, 2019

Carlo Ambrose Colombo | Passages

Carlo Ambrose Colombo, 72, left us much too soon on March 2,…

  • Mar 14th, 2019
Contributed photo
                                Willie Thomas during a performance with the Oliver Groenewald NewNet band at Orcas Center in 2014.<style type="text/css"></style>

Remembering jazz great Willie Thomas

Death has silenced the brass trumpet of island resident Willie Thomas. The…

  • Feb 23rd, 2019
Contributed photo
                                Willie Thomas during a performance with the Oliver Groenewald NewNet band at Orcas Center in 2014.<style type="text/css"></style>

Martin George Friedmann | Passages

Martin George Friedmann – violinist, violist, teacher, world traveler, eternal optimist, and…

  • Feb 22nd, 2019

MaryAnn Carpenter (Adams) | Passages

MaryAnn Carpenter (Adams), age 82, of Deer Harbor, Orcas Island, Washington, passed…

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