Death notices as of August 21, 2015

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Obituaries are condensed biographies of people's lives, written by the people who loved them. Like a memorial service, they tell us things we may not have known about the person, and may leave us wishing we had known them better.


Bruce Robert Froemming 1950 - 2015  Lake Forest Park resident "enjoyed traveling to Istanbul to pursue his interest in collecting Lakai and Kungrat embroideries." With a MFA, he taught art at Syracuse University in New York, then worked for a museum. After moving to Seattle he had a 25 year career as a finish carpenter and home remodeler.

Dorothy Kathryn Anderson  1916-2015  Taught 4th grade Sunday school classes when the family lived in Richmond Beach.

Margaret Amy Powers  1928 - 2015  Services and a celebration of life were held at St. Dunstan's in Shoreline for retired this Boeing employee and mother of five.

Dorothy May Herivel  1923-2015  Church organist at several churches, including Bethel Lutheran of Shoreline. Long time member of the Sweet Adelines chorus.

Judith "Jeri" Callahan  1935-2015  Services were held at St Mark's for the "Houseboat Lady" author of Staying Afloat, who conducted water tours of the Seattle houseboat community.

Michael Andrew Adcock  1965-2015  Shoreline resident was a proud and dedicated Union Carpenter who loved sports and the outdoors.

Sharon Lou (Hilker) Lahmann  1936-2015  A member of the Stevens Ministry at the First Lutheran Church Richmond Beach where services were held.

Earl W. Adamson  1928-2015  Memorial services were held at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Shoreline for this Kenmore resident.

William Ray Ingraham  1937-2015  Services held at St Luke in Shoreline, with Remembrances suggested to the Seattle Chapter Boy Scouts of America or the Alzheimer's Association.

Robert Nym Park, III  1945-2015  Attended Shoreline's Ronald School, then high school at Lakeside. As an adult he worked the northwest comedy circuit, and was a busker at local fairs.

Mary Adele Ditmas Cashmanin  1925-2015 In 1975, Mary completed her nursing studies at Shoreline Community College and "fulfilled her long-held goal of working as a registered nurse."

Carolyn Gail Johnson  1938-2015 Former Richmond Beach resident graduated from the first Dental Hygiene class at Shoreline Community College. She began teaching in the program and was acting Director for one year. She continued as a professor while working on advanced degrees.

Mary Ann Quinlan  1944-2015  Married in 1977 and they raised their sons in Shoreline.  She "served as a nun through the Adrian Dominican organization, taught at Holy Names Academy and did social work through Snohomish County Head Start." Funeral mass held at St Luke.

Hope Elayne Hubbarb Briggs  1929-2015  Services will be held at St. David Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Shoreline for Hope Briggs, with donations to the church requested in lieu of flowers.

David Boyd Fenton  1925-2015  Services will be held at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Shoreline for this father of seven, who loved his family and his church.

Carolyn Frances Pingrey  1924-2015  She graduated from the nursing program at Shoreline Community College and worked at Northwest Hospital as an RN.

Judith Alice England  1934-2015  Services at First Lutheran Church of Richmond Beach for Crista resident who lived 60 years in Edmonds.

Rudolf "Rudy" E. Gabriel  1923-2015  Passed peacefully in Shoreline. He was born in Indonesia and flew for the 320th Sqaudron Dutch Naval Air Arm as a bombardier gunman during World War II.

Gregory A. Abbott  Bass-baritone soloist in the Seattle area, carpenter and cabinet maker. Diagnosed with dementia, he was cared for at Callahan House in Shoreline. Services held at Shoreline UU Church.

Ann Henry Bohart  1935-2015 Active civic volunteer, she was involved with Seattle Children's,  a founding member of the Genevieve Henry Orthopedic Guild that is active and strong today. Ann was also a member of the Seattle Junior League, the Garden Club of Seattle, the Seattle Golf Club and the Sunset Club of Seattle.

Phyllis Chandler  1949-2015  Lake Forest Park resident was an active community member. "Phyllis was an avid auto rallyist, motorcyclist, sailor, sports fan, soccer player and coach. She was an active member of the Shoreline PTA, longtime board member of the Lake Forest Park Civic Club, and active in scouting and sports activities. Along with other family members, she was an active member of the Snoqualmie Pass Volunteer Ski Patrol."

Margaret R. McClure  1919-2015  She worked as a secretary and retired from the Shoreline School District after several years of service.

Carol Jean (Hughes) Ricker  1941-2015  Memorial services will be held at Calvin Presbyterian Church. Contributions may be made to Calvin Deacons or Vision House (Jacob's Well).





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