Local obituary notices in Seattle, WA
Wednesday Feb 3 | via Naugatuck Daily News
Mary L. Gibran, 89, the wife of the late Charles Gibran Jr., passed away peacefully on Feb. 2, 2016, with her loving family at her side. Mary was born in White Plains, N.Y., and lived there until her teen years, at which time her family moved to Naugatuck, where she graduated from high school at age 16. As a youngster, she was an accomplished tap dancer and, blessed with a beautiful voice, she often performed on the radio with her cousin in New York City. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 3 | via The Vermont Standard
Funeral services were held Jan. 30 at the Watkins Funeral Home, Manchester, Connecticut for Wallace Timothy Grube, 67, who died Jan. 25 after a courageous battle with cancer, at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut. He was born on July 16, 1948, son of Wallace and Augusta Grube in Manchester, Connecticut. Comment?
Friday Jan 22 | via West Seattle Blog
So many knew her as " Nurse Shirley ." Those who knew her as "an incomparable and beloved mother, auntie, and friend" are sharing this remembrance and invitation to tomorrow's celebration of her life: Shirley Thomas might say her job here on Earth was done. Comment?
Monday Jan 18 | via West Seattle Blog
Family and friends of Donald K. Atwood , who died in November at 64, are gathering for an open-house event this Saturday, and sharing this remembrance now: After attending West Seattle High School, Don later went on to work for Frasier Boiler for many years. He would later leave Frasier Boiler to pursue the challenge and reward of owning his own business. Comment?
Jan 11, 2016 | via Seattle Times
David Bowie, who passed away two days after releasing his final album, had a deep influence on Seattle's bands and gay-rights culture. David Bowie, one of rock's most legendary icons, died of cancer on Sunday. Comment?
Jan 5, 2016 | via The Stranger
Beginning in June of 2016, it will partner with the Frye and operate out of a multiple-occupant residence built by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle on the corner of Terry and Columbia. Hugo House will make use of its proximity to the Frye by holding its full schedule of readings there, while also using the new space, Elliott Bay Book Company , and the Sorrento Hotel for additional events. Comment?
Aug 12, 2014 | via West Seattle Blog
Next Sunday afternoon at West Seattle Golf Course , a memorial is planned for "Buck" Thompson , whose family shares this remembrance: Buck was born in Omaha, Nebraska to Clair and Ethel Thompson. He was a 1950 graduate of West Seattle High School. Comment?
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