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Marie Walsh, 89, recently of Hillsboro, a former resident of Portland, and before that, of Aberdeen, Wash., passed away Sept. 25, 2015. A funeral Mass will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, 3123 N.E. 24th Ave., Portland, OR 97212. For more information, please go to: www.zellerchapeloftheroses.com . Arrangements by Zeller Chapel of the Roses.
Longtime Harbor resident, Nina Herrick, died at her home in Montesano, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015 at the age of 80. Nina was born in Grand Junction, Colo. on April 2, 1935, the daughter of Eli Howard and Lorrene (Hake) Harvey. She came with the family to Aberdeen and then to California when she was 13 to help her sister, Melba, move back to Grays Harbor.
Mary Jo Jones, 52, Elma resident and cashier at Astro’s Chevron in Elma, died Thursday morning, Sept. 17, 2015 at Summit Pacific Hospital in Elma.
On Sept. 2, 2015, The Heavens embraced the gentle soul of Emmy Lou Mehlhoff.
Claribel Karshner Snider (“Kebby/Kibby”), 78, surrounded by loving family and friends, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015 at Bremerton Harrison Hospital.
Olive Laurie Morley, 96, a lifetime resident of the Harbor, died at Westhaven Villa, Aberdeen, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015. She was born in Aberdeen on Aug. 19, 1919, the daughter of Laurie O. and Blanche J. (Bent) Fielding.
Claribel “Kebby/Kibby” (Karshner) Snider
Frances McMahon Fitzpatrick, 95, Aberdeen resident and church choir director, organist and pianist, died Sunday evening, Sept. 27, 2015 at Grays Harbor Community Hospital in Aberdeen.
Veteran and business owner, James Pittman passed away on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. He was born on Jan. 12, 1947.
Mike passed away on Sept. 20, 2015 at St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, Wash., surrounded by family. He loved the outdoors, spending time with friends and family, and telling stories of growing up in Grays Harbor. He was a life member of the AMVETS post 1926 of Montesano, Wash. He served in the U.S. Navy. Mike was also a longtime log truck driver from the Grays Harbor area.
Kenneth Robert Johnson passed away peacefully Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, at ManorCare of Lacey. He was 57. Ken was born Aug. 7, 1958, in Seattle, Wash., to Robert G. Johnson and Carlene (Snyder) Anderson. He was raised in Elma and graduated from Elma High School in 1976.
Kenneth R. Johnson
Robert “Bob” Neill Hockett, 70, passed away peacefully, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, in Puyallup, Wash. Robert was born on July 12, 1945 in Yakima, Wash. to Wayne and Muriel Hockett. In 1963, he graduated from Montesano High School. In December of 1990, he married the former Lynette Snyder in Tacoma, Wash.