Deaths 5/1


Robert B. Andrich

Robert Benson Andrich, a resident of Hoquiam for the past nine years, died Sunday, April 22, 2012, at his home in Hoquiam. He was 82.

He served in the U.S. Air Force, attended college, where he earned his Doctorate of Law degree, and was employed as an attorney.

A rosary prayer service will be recited at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 5, at St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Astoria, Ore., followed by a memorial Mass at 11. Burial will be held in the Ocean View Cemetery in Warrenton, Ore.

Arrangements are by the Coleman Mortuary in Hoquiam.

Sally Girard

RAYMOND — Sally A. Girard, a long time Raymond resident, died Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Willapa Harbor Care Center in Raymond. She was 85.

Sally worked as a dental assistant for many years for two dentists in Raymond — Dr. Owens and Dr. Johnson.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are by Stoller’s Mortuary in Raymond.

Patricia A. Person

Patricia Ann Person, also known as Patricia Medley Shofner, died Saturday, April 28, 2012, at Pacific Care Center in Hoquiam. She was 80.

There will be a family memorial at a later date. Cremation arrangements are by the Coleman Mortuary in Hoquiam.

Mardonna L. McLaughlin

A celebration of life for Hoquiam resident Mardonna Louise McLaughlin, who died at home on March 26, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 6, at the Aberdeen Elks.

Cremation arrangements were by Harrison Family Mortuary of Aberdeen.

Yvonne M. Simmons

Yvonne Marie Simmons, a longtime Hoquiam resident, died Monday, April 16, 2012, at Pacific Care Center in Hoquiam. She was 84.

She had been employed by Weyerhaeuser in its business office prior to going to work for Grays Harbor Transit as a secretary/receptionist. She retired from there in 1992 following 26 years of employment.

A celebration of her life and potluck will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at the Aberdeen Elks Lodge.

Cremation arrangements are by the Coleman Mortuary in Hoquiam.

Barbara A. Shira

OCEAN SHORES — Barbara Ann Shira died at her home in Ocean Shores on Saturday, April 28, 2012. She was 69.

Arrangements are by Harrison Family Mortuary of Aberdeen.