Lynda Kay Tometich

Lifelong Aberdeen resident Lynda Kay Tometich passed away peacefully in her husband’s arms early Tuesday morning, October 2, 2013. She was 71. Lynda was born July 17, 1942, in Aberdeen, Washington to Jack and Nadine (Jobb) Harris.

Lynda graduated from J.M. Weatherwax High School in 1960 and was active in the planning of every class reunion.

On June 17, 1961, Lynda married the love of her life, William Tometich, at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Aberdeen. He survives her at the family home.

Lynda worked as a school secretary at Robert Gray Elementary for 28 years, retiring in June 1999.

Lynda enjoyed gardening, camping and was an excellent baker and cook. Her home met the certified requirements as a “backyard wildlife sanctuary”. She enjoyed watching her grandchildren’s sporting events and loved traveling, she had been to Europe but her favorite destination on Earth was Maui. Their home had an open door policy where the cookie jar was always full and coffee pot was always perking.

In addition to her loving husband, Bill; Lynda is also survived by her sons, Bill (Sandy) of Aberdeen and Bob (Annette) of Wishkah Valley; mother, Nadine Harris of Hoquiam; brother, David Lee Harris of Portland, Oregon; four grandchildren, Abby Jo and Hannah both of Grand Forks, North Dakota, Jade of Seattle and Cole of Cosmopolis.

A celebration of her life will be held from 12:00 Noon to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 25, 2013, at Aberdeen Elks, 1712 S. Boone St., in Aberdeen.

Memorials are suggested to Harbors Home Health and Hospice or St. Andrews Relay For Life, 400 E. First St. in Aberdeen.

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Arrangements are by Harrison Family Mortuary of Aberdeen.