Florence Aguillon Age 67, of Tacoma, died on October 7, 2009 at home, surrounded by family. Florence, an Alaskan Native, was born in Copper Center, Alaska, youngest of 12 children. She graduated from Federal Way High School in 1960 and met the love of her life, George, in 1965. He proposed, and that Saturday in 1970 they were married by a judge in Hawaii where George was stationed. Florence worked in health care so she could help others. Her passion was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. All who knew Florence loved her infectious laugh and spirit. Even as she was nearing the end of her life, she spread her cheer at Madigan Oncology. Florence leaves her husband of 39 years, George, sons Roland Aguillon and his wife Christine, Kyle Perkins and his wife Tina; step-daughters Roxsan Jandebeur (Michael), Gloria Cline (Andrew); step-sons Robin Aguillon and Roman Aguillon; brothers Raymond Carroll (Connie) and David Carroll (Faye); sister Roberta Losch (Henry); twenty-one grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Florence was preceded in death by son Kevin Aguillon and step-daughter Dori Gordon. Memorial donations may be made to Franciscan Hospice, Fred Hutchinson American Cancer Society , Fort Lewis Fisher House, or Madigan Hospital Cancer Department. Family is accepting donations to assist with funeral expenses. A celebration of Florence’s life will be held October 17, 2009 at 2 pm, in the Mountain View Valley Chapel, 4100 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood. A reception will follow at Highland Hill Rec. Hall, 6110 N 15th St, Tacoma. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 253-584-0252. Please sign online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
Frederick C. Hughes Died at home on Sept. 28, 2009. He was born July 27, 1921 to Charles Hughes and Mabel Thompson in Omaha, NE. He came to Kelso, WA at the age of 2, and later moved to Tacoma at the age of 4. He spent the rest of his life living in Tacoma. He graduated from Lincoln High School. He served in the Army Air Force from 1942 to 1946. He owned several car lots. He worked at Bremerton Ship Yards as a Ship Fitter and retired from there. He was preceded in death by his son Chuck. He is survived by his sister Rose Arvin, his grandson Fred Hughes, and his niece and her family. He was laid to rest at the National Cemetery in Kent, WA. Please sign online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
Joseph E. Percich 4-14-1954 to 10-9-2009 Joe, one of kind! Just ask it and he was there. Your caring and giving heart just gave out. Free time was spent gardening, reading, watching movies, cheering on the Seahawks, trying his luck at the casino, listening to his very eclectic music collection & spending time with friends and family. Work life found him at Lincare and prior to that Pierce Transit and Safeway. Hard work and dedication were Joe’s work ethic. Brother Rudy passed away in 2006, leaving a tremendous void. Sisters, Katrin Kelly, Cheryl Percich, & Christine Dowd, along with many friends and relatives are left to mourn your loss. Services to be held at Mountain View/4100 Steilacoom Blvd. SW/Lakewood, WA 98499-4012 on Friday October 16th, at 2 p.m. Reception following. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 253-584-0252. Please sign online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.