Deaths 10/3


Paul B. Ponischil Jr.

SEATTLE — Copalis Beach resident Paul Bernard Ponischil Jr. died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. He was 37.

He had attended North Beach Junior/Senior High School.

A service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday at Copalis Beach Community Church.

Larry L. “The Greek” Bryant

Larry Lowell “The Greek” Bryant of Aberdeen died at his home on Friday, Sept. 27, 2013. He was 89.

He worked over 41 years as a shingle sawyer in Oregon and Aloha.

He visited with family and friends at a reunion at Pacific Beach in July and he felt that was in place of any service.

Donations are suggested to Grays Harbor Relay For Life Cancer Fund, P.O. Box 202, Aberdeen, WA 98520.

Arrangements are by Coleman Mortuary in Hoquiam.

Margaret L. (Blindheim) Bennett

Longtime Harborite Margaret Louise Blindheim Bennett died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at her home. She was 78.

She graduated from Hoquiam High School in 1952 and had worked at Pay & Save, Rite Aid, Carole’s Young Things and LaVogue’s Department Store.

At her request, there will be no funeral service.

Arrangements are by the Coleman Mortuary in Hoquiam.

Marguerite J. Olsen

OCEAN SHORES — Marguerite June Olsen of Ocean Shores died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at her home. She was 89.

Arrangements are by Whiteside Family Mortuary of Aberdeen.

Lynda Tometich

Lynda K. Tometich of Aberdeen died at her home on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. She was 71.

Arrangements are by Harrison Family Mortuary of Aberdeen.

George W. Whiting

MONTESANO — George Warren Whiting died at his home in Montesano on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. He was 86. Arrangements are by Harrison Family Mortuary of Aberdeen.