Anita Bori. Viewing at Mountain View Funeral Home, 3-8:30pm, Thursday, 3/24/11. Funeral Mass at St. Francis Cabrini Church at 11am, Friday, 3/25/11. Sept. 23, 1929-March 18, 2011. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 253-584-0252. Please sign the online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com/.
Bobbie Nell Cardin passed away at the age of 64 on March 19, 2011 at Good Sam’s Hospital from a long battle with cancer and she has gone on to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Bobbie was born on March 16, 1947 in Middlesboro, Kentucky. Her parents are James and Virginia Evans, who live in San Diego, California. Bobbie moved to San Diego with her parents and siblings, sister Wanda and brothers David, Jim Jr., and Steve. Bobbie later moved to Port Hueneme, California, where she met James, the love of her life, who was stationed there in the Navy at the time. They have been happily married for 41 years. They have 2 wonderful children, Sean and Shannon, who were the light of her life. The family later moved to Washington, where they now reside in Puyallup. Bobbie could always make you smile. She had the biggest heart and her positive attitude and laughter were contagious. Her family was always the most important thing in her life. She will be fondly remembered for many things, including her love for cooking, flowers, decorating, family celebrations, and Elvis Presley. Her loving spirit will live on in all of our hearts. A special thanks from all of the family to the 4th and 5th floor ICU doctors and nurses at Good Sam’s Hospital. The excellent care and kindness that they showed to Bobbie and the family will never be forgotten. Graveside services will be held at 9:30 AM, Thursday, March 24, 2011 at Mountain View Memorial Park in Lakewood, WA. Family and friends, please meet at the funeral home 15 minutes prior to the start of the service. A celebration of Bobbie’s life will follow after the service. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 253-584-0252. Please sign the online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com/.
Joy Ann Brunette Hoard, 84, a longtime Tacoma resident, passed away on March 13, 2011 at Franciscan Hospice and Palliative Care after a short illness. The third of ten children, Joy was born September 22, 1926 to Madelynne and Clinton Brunette in Rice Lake, Wisconsin. She graduated from Rice Lake High School in 1944. She married Ernest R. Hoard on December 7, 1945 in Rice Lake. They moved to Tacoma in 1950. Her late husband Ernest was a stonemason and the proprietor of Ernest R. Hoard Masonry. Joy worked for Weyerhaeuser, in the mail department, for over 20 years, retiring in 1992. A life-long Lutheran, she was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church for over thirty years. She was also a volunteer poll worker for many years. An avid and knowledgeable baseball fan, she was a Tacoma Rainiers season-ticket holder. She was a season-ticket holder at the Tacoma Little Theater. She is survived by her son Timothy Hoard (Sydney), daughter Dawn Stevens (Douglas Dixon), grandsons Aaron Hoard (Jaime), Todd Stevens, and Chad Stevens, great-grandson Christopher Hoard, sisters Doris, Betty, and Sandy, brothers Tom and Brad, many nieces, nephews, and other family members, and many friends. A memorial service celebrating Joy’s life will be held Saturday, April 9, 2011 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 1315 North Stevens St., at 11:00 a.m. In her memory donations may be made to Franciscan Hospice and Palliative Care (www.fhshealth.org). Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 253-584-0252. Please sign the online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com/.