Donald M. McCaney. Born 5/2/1993 in Seattle, WA and passed away 10/4/2010 in Tacoma, WA. Donald was in the Fresh Start Program at Tacoma Community College and was interested in pursuing a career as a film director. He enjoyed sports, computers, video production and had an infectious laugh and sense of humor. He will be missed dearly by his family and friends. Donald is survived by his loving parents, De Vitta (Bashimi) Briscoe, Donald Craig McCaney; siblings, Jalil McCaney, Donya McCaney, LaNeja Briscoe, Nazje Briscoe, Giavanni Briscoe, Ahjanae Briscoe, Bria Martin, Raejah Briscoe, Aryana Briscoe, DaNaeyah Briscoe; and numerous extended family and friends. Viewing will be held on Thursday, October 14, 2010 from 5-8pm at Lakeview Chapel 4606 108th St SW Lakewood, WA 98499. Services will be held Friday, October 15, 2010 at 11AM at Mount Calvary Christian Center 1412 23rd Ave Seattle, WA. Arrangements by Edwards Memorial Center 253-566-1008. Please share memories and condolences at www.edwardsmemorial.com
Ruth Jane Blosser (Jeannie) passed peacefully in her home in Lakewood, WA on October 2, 2010. She was born in Angeles Philippines on December 5th, 1952 to Eugene and Consolacion Blosser. She was 57. Ruth was a member and officer of the Lakes Chamber 511. She is survived by her significant other David Mattis, mother Consolacion Blosser, brothers Eugene (Nancy), Howard (Debbie), Allan (Christine), sisters Wilma Bernardo (Fred), Christine, and Sharry Soliman (Jamel), along with numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, friends, and extended family in PA and the Philippines. Funeral Mass is scheduled for Friday, October 8th, 2010, at 2 p.m., St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 5505 108th Street SW Lakewood WA 98499. A reception will be held at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church after the family memorial service at Mountain View Cemetery. Evening rosary prayers will be at 7pm at 2 Rips Ln SW Lakewood, WA 98499. Please sign online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
James T. Chikwinya August 1, 1961 – October 3, 2010 James leaves behind his wife Mary, son Tapuwa and daughter Katie. He is survived by four siblings, Nyasha Chikwinya, Chengetai Chikwinya, Lois Hlatshwayo and Wesley Chikwinya. He was preceded in death by his parents Dr. Kenneth and Mildred Chikwinya. Services will be at 2:00pm on October 9, at Allen AME Church, Tacoma WA. Public viewing will be at Mt. View in Lakewood WA. Friday, October 8, 4:00-6:00pm. Please sign online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
Harold L. Fields Passed into the arms of his heavenly Father on October 6, 2010. Harold was born on November 9, 1924 in Carlisle, Arkansas to William and Opal Fields. He was known as Bud to his parents and siblings. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He retired after 20 years of military service on March 31, 1966. Harold went on to work as a dispatcher at U.S. Oil Refining Company in Tacoma until his retirement in the mid 1980s. He was an active and enthusiastic member of the First Baptist Church of Lakewood where he served faithfully for over 40 years. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Harold was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Lovell, brother, Charles and his second wife, Bernice. He is survived by Katheryn Fields, his first wife, and their five children: sons Rick (Sue), Ron, Roger (Patrick Daugherty); daughters Debbie Sullivan (Steve), Holly Juarez; grandchildren Brian (Ashley), Lauren, Adam, Ben, Colton, Austin; great-grandson Trevor. Harold is also survived by brothers, Richard and Kenneth of Arkansas, and sister, Linda Lawson of Texas. He leaves behind many loving church members whose Christian friendships were deeply treasured. Harold was also loved and cared for by Steve, Sue, Dan and Mark Thomas. A heartfelt thanks to the entire staff at Bridgeport Place Assisted Care and DaVita Dialysis of Tacoma. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 9, 2010 at First Baptist Church of Lakewood. Please sign online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.