John Everett Canonica “Ev” was born 4/12/1912 in White Sulpher Springs, Montana. He passed away quietly on March 10, 2011 in Tacoma, WA. Dad quit high school when his father passed away to help out the family. He worked various jobs in sawmills and plywood plants. He later went to night school, then went to work for the City of Tacoma. He ran the Western Slopes Wastewater Treatment plant from the day it started up until he retired at the age of 65. Dad was an avid outdoors man and he would take us boys hunting, fishing, clam digging or whatever else, while mom read. (Only if we finished our chores!) He is survived by his wife Wilma; his sister Connie; his three sons John, Steve and Mark; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends. He will be missed. At his request, there will be no services held. A celebration of Dad’s life will be held at 7239 East D Street, Tacoma, WA. on March 19th at 2PM. Dad, wherever you are we all hope Max-A-Million is there to flush the birds and that the fish are biting. SAVE US A PLACE! Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 253-584-0252. Please sign the online guestbook at mountainviewtacoma.com.
Mark Dooling passed away on March 8, 2011 at St. Joes Hospital in Tacoma, Washington, due to a ruptured spleen. He leaves behind his father, John H. Dooling, brothers, Keith Dooling, John Christen, sisters, Roxanne Tremlett, Nancy Adams, and nieces and nephew. There will be a graveside service held at 1:30 March 18th at Mountain View Memorial Park. He will be missed by all. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 253-584-0252. Please sign the online guestbook at mountainviewtacoma.com.
Lorraine N. (Bubbins) Haines was born in Tacoma on May 2, 1919 and passed away on Saturday, March 12, 2011. She attended Tacoma schools and enjoyed being in the A Cappella Choir at Lincoln High School, Class of 1938. This choir was in a national Competition in St. Louis, MO. She was the wife of the late Clyde L. Haines. They lived in Saratoga, CA for over 50 years. She was in retail sales and retired from JC Penney. She was preceded in death by her parents Edward and Bessie Bubbins (Holt), sister Evelyn Bubbins Curtice and niece Barbara Haines Bushnell. She is survived by Carol Curtice (Jeri) Witmer and Edward (Patti) Curtice, Beverly (Bob) Edminster, Nancy (Walt) Sprowl, Bob (Martha) Haines, Dick Bushnell, Gwen (Bill) Young, Janis (Lloyd) Wallis, and Ron (Linda) Haines, as well as many great-nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, March 19, 2011 at Mountain View Memorial Park. Remembrances may be made to Franciscan Hospice PO Box 0502, Tacoma, WA 98401-9836. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 253-584-0252. Please sign the online guestbook at mountainviewtacoma.com.
Veta M Hays of Tacoma passed away on March 9, 2011. Survived by Stan of Spanaway, Paula Husted of Tacoma and Tommy of Puyallup, 4 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by husband Benford and daughter Janice McFarland. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 253-584-0252. Please sign the online guestbook at mountainviewtacoma.com.
William Hart Stott. Bill passed away at the age of 85 on Friday, March 11, 2011. He was born on March 23, 1925 in Yakima, Washington to Clinton and Cecile Stott. He attended Yakima High before moving to Port Orchard, Washington and then to Lakewood. Bill was legally blind in one eye and so could not join the service during the fighting of World War II. He found employment at Todd Shipyard building Navy ships as a welder. Then, due to the unique workings of the U.S. Government, was drafted into the Army in 1946. Having latent managerial and organizational skills, he became the Chief Steward of 2 commissaries in Kyoto, Japan, in the Army of Occupation. There he found the love of his life, Millie, and was married in August of 1947. Upon discharge from the service, Bill found work with Mount Rainier Ordinance Depot, then as a Post Engineer at Fort Lewis until his retirement in 1980.He enjoyed fishing, camping, home remodeling, restaurant dining, and spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, and by his sisters Hazel Preston (Ross) and Thyra Barrick (Sam). Bill is survived by his wife of 63 years, Millie; son Bill (Lei) of Port Orchard and daughter Barb Kell of Olympia; niece Katy McKim of Depoe Bay, Oregon, and nephew Sam Barrick, Jr. of Lakewood; granddaughters Shawnee Christenson, Cori Sabet, Jess Crosier, Iolanda Coles, and Cece Stott; great-granddaughter Elaina Christenson. Many thanks to the staff of Lakewood Healthcare Center and of Jade Park Care Center for the wonderful and personalized care while he was a resident. There will be a viewing at Mountain View Funeral Home, 4100 Steilacoom Blvd. S.W., Lakewood from 10:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. on March 16. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 253-584-0252. Please sign the online guestbook at mountainviewtacoma.com.