Lemley Chapel
Serving Sedro-Woolley &
All of Skagit County Since 1935
1008 Third Street
Sedro-Woolley, WA


Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Paul Jay, 92, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 in Mount Vernon. He was born on January 15, 1926 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the son of Walerian and Bernice (Broislawa Wroblewska) Jakubowski. He married Sonia Maria Houde on September 15, 1949, in Springfield, MA. He worked in construction as a Heavy Equipment Operator in […]

Friday, April 27th, 2018

Janet Joyce Barrie Mahaffie, 102, was the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. James H. Barrie. She was born in Walla Walla, Washington on February 18, 1916. She left on her final journey April 26, 2018. She attended Central Washington College where she received her teaching certificate. She later received her B. A. degree from Western […]

Friday, April 27th, 2018

Rachael Lynn Frizzell Rosenbalm, 36, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Mesa, AZ, with her family and friends by her side. She was born January 23, 1982 in Sedro-Woolley, WA, the daughter of Rick and Lori Frizzell. Rachael attended school in Sedro-Woolley, WA and after obtaining her degree in 1999, she worked for Jackson […]

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Patricia LouAnn Galbraith passed away peacefully March 23, 2018. She was born to Dwight and Alice Williams on May 4, 1927. She was one of two children. Patricia was raised in and around Everson, Washington graduating from Nooksack Valley High School in 1945. She married Vernon Galbraith in 1946, the love of her life, for […]

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

George E. McRae was born May 7, 1932, on his grandparents homestead west of Sedro-Woolley, Washington, the son of Skagit County pioneers, George A. and Jessie (McKee) McRae. He passed away on Sunday, April 8, 2018 in Sedro-Woolley. George attended McRae Grade School, Central Grade School and graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School as valedictorian of […]

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Thomas G. Morris, 60, of Mount Vernon passed away peacefully on Thursday April 5, 2018. Tom was born on December 12, 1957 to Thomas and Novello Morris in Mount Vernon, Washington. He was married to Debbie Cargile on July 25, 1980. Tom was the youngest of three and the only boy. He graduated from Mount […]

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Margaret Lucille ‘Nanny’ Williams, 84, beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother passed away at Peace Health St. Joseph Hospital on Friday, April 13, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was born November 22, 1933 in Ellijay, N.C. the daughter of Robert and Treva Russell. Margaret and her family moved and settled in Sedro-Woolley in […]

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Jonah Conrad Claybo, 77, of Birdsview, passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018 in Sedro-Woolley. Conrad was born on August 31, 1940 to Grady Claybo, Sr. and Maud (Pressley) Claybo in Cullowhee, North Carolina. He married the love of his life, Lucille Wilkins on December 4, 1960. Conrad was raised in Cullowhee, NC until he […]

Friday, April 13th, 2018

Mark William Lemieux, who many know as Mario, 57, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away April 11, 2018 from his brave battle with Cancer with his wife, Lorrie and daughter, Kelli by his side. Mark was born January 5, 1961 to Joseph Donald ‘Don’ and Margaret Louise ‘Peggy’ Lemieux in Bellevue, Washington. He was married to Loretta […]

Friday, April 13th, 2018

James Earl Simmons, 87, a resident of Burlington, passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, April 11, 2018.     He was preceded in death by Eldeen, his wife of 64 years, and is survived by his children: Nate, Ted, Ann, and their families.     Jim was a hardworking and friendly […]

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

It is with heavy hearts and deep sadness that the Hope family announces the passing of Terry Hope after a battle with Alzheimer’s at age 71.  He passed away on March 23, 2018 surrounded by his loved ones. He was born on December 13, 1946 to Eugene Hope and Mary Petersen Hope.  He was born […]

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

Regina (Jeannie) Nordin Lyon, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, friend, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2018 at the home she shared with her husband of 61 years, Mark Lyon. Jeannie was born June 22, 1937, in Riverside, California, spent some of her childhood in Sunnyside, Washington, and attended high school in Mesa, Arizona, the fourth child […]

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

John Heerspink, Jr. 76, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on April 9, 2018 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. John was born on March 27, 1942 in Holland, the son of Dora (Klooster) and John Heerspink, Sr.  The family immigrated to Canada in the late 1940’s later moving to Washington, settling in the Lynden/Everson […]

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

Maledia Della Smith, 75, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on April 9, 2018 at Birchview Memory Care in Sedro-Woolley. She was born on November 1, 1942 in Asheville, North Carolina, the daughter of Denton & Cumi (Hagans) Self.   She resided in several states as her family followed work, finally settling in Sedro-Woolley.  She graduated […]

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

On May 7, 1938, the Carter family welcomed into their fold, William Gary ‘Bill’ Carter.  He was the fourth born child, but the first to survive, born to Edmund Wilfred Carter and Julia Sophie (Hovan) Carter in Hillcrest, Alberta, Canada. Bill attended school in Hillcrest and in 1952, his family moved to Marysville, British Columbia.  […]

Monday, April 9th, 2018

Jean Hill, 79, a longtime Skagit Valley resident, passed away at her home surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, April 5, 2018. Jean was born on October 9, 1938 in Sylva, NC one of six children of Charlie & Bertha Gibbs. Jean’s family moved to Skagit County in the early 1940’s, settling for a […]

Saturday, April 7th, 2018

Bruce Douglas Brown, 58, a resident of the Shelter Bay Community near La Conner passed away at his home on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. Bruce was born on January 25, 1960 in Albany, New York, the son of Lawrence & Margaret Edgerton Brown.  He was raised and attended school in Valley Forge, PA and then […]

Saturday, April 7th, 2018

Eleanor B. ‘Ellie’ Brookings, 81, a longtime Skagit Valley resident, passed away on March 24, 2018 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. Ellie was born on June 2, 1936 in Wickersham, Washington, the daughter of Cecil & Irene (Arnott) Meyer.  She was raised and attained her education in Whatcom County, and graduated from Mount Baker […]

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

William “Dean” Washington, age 59, passed away Wednesday, April 04, 2018 in Aberdeen, Washington.  He was born October 6, 1958 in Snoqualmie, to William “Oney” and Elaine (Espey) Washington. Dean was a proud member of the Upper Skagit Indian Tribe.  He loved to practice his cultural fishing rights on the Skagit River.  He loved his […]

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

Steven D. Edson, 66, a resident of Burlington, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday April 2, 2018. He was born on April 7, 1951 to Roscoe and Marilyn Edson in Sedro-Woolley, WA. He graduated from Burlington Edison High School in 1969. He graduated from Skagit Valley College with an AA degree in Auto […]

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

Michelle René Patterson, 46, a Sedro-Woolley resident passed away unexpectedly at her home due to a house fire.  She was born on December 12, 1971 in Bellingham, WA the daughter of Bobby and Marlene (Featherkily) Wooten. Michelle was a loving and kind hearted woman. Her pride and joy were her two boys Cory and Dylan. […]

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Richard L. ‘Dick’ Clark, 79, a lifelong Skagit County resident, passed away on March 22, 2018 at Skagit Valley Hospital. Dick was born on November 10, 1938, the son of Hobert & Kate (Keller) Clark in Concrete, where he was raised and attended school, graduating from Concrete High School in 1957. He served his country […]

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Richard Irwin ‘Dick’ Benson, 84, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away at his home on March 27, 2018. Dick was born on March 7, 1934 in Everett, the son of Irwin & Myrtle (Olsen) Benson.   He was raised and attended school in Sedro-Woolley, graduating from Sedro-Woolley High School in 1952. Dick served his country in […]

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Geraldine Louise Pressley, (known as GG, or Jerry to her friends) passed away peacefully in her home in Concrete, Washington on March 26, 2018. She was surrounded by family and close friends.  She was born December 29, 1954 (age 63).  She grew up with her sister Linda, Clearlake WA, loved to ride horses and swim […]

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Arlene Lois Baker, 87, known to her family as ‘Babes’ and ‘A. Lois’ to her friends, was born in Arlington, WA on July 31, 1930 and passed away on March 19, 2018 in Bellingham, WA. Lois graduated from Mount Baker High School in 1948.  In 1951 she was united in marriage to Marvin White; then […]