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


Friday, September 11th, 2009

Marvin King Moore passed away Friday, September 11, 2009; in Anacortes, WA. He was born to Vasil and Dorothea Moore in Jolley, Iowa on October 16, 1927. Marvin grew up in Sedro Woolley, WA where he graduated from Sedro Woolley High School. He then went onto graduate from the University of Washington where he earned […]

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Donald D. Weaver, 75, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away at his home, surrounded by his loving family, on Thursday, September 10, 2009. Don was born on July 5, 1934 in Sioux City, Iowa, the son of Flores & Eunice Small Weaver. In 1941 the Weaver family moved to Bellingham where Don was raised and […]

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Angela Margaret Ridenhour, age 75, passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2009 at her home in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. She was born April 16, 1934 in Strasburg, North Dakota to Michael and Ann Erck Burgad. Angela grew up in Strasburg where she was raised and attended school and graduated from Strasburg High School in 1952. She […]

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

After more than 30 years of singing in her church choir, Florine Zola Beebe Hanson was called home on Thursday, September 10, 2009 to sing in her Lord’s choir. Florine passed away at Life Care Center in Sedro-Woolley surrounded by her church family and friends. She was born on November 22, 1919 in Anacortes the […]

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Francesca ‘Frances’ Emilia Cugini Horne, 81, a longtime resident of Skagit County, WA passed away on Monday, August 31, 2009 in Sedro-Woolley. She was born on March 6, 1928 in Val Alta, Italy, the daughter of Isaia and Emilia Cugini. Francesca moved from Italy to Concrete in 1935 where she attended school, graduating from Concrete […]

Saturday, August 29th, 2009

Paul Gary Mathias, Jr., age 18, passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2009 in Auburn, WA. He was born November 5, 1990 in Mount Vernon, WA and was raised on the Upper Skagit Reservation in Sedro-Woolley. Paul attended grade school and high school in Sedro-Woolley and the Two Eagle River High School in Pablo, Montana. […]

Friday, August 28th, 2009

Shawn Wittrock, 47, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, Washington passed away at his home on Friday, August 28, 2009. He was born in Mount Vernon, Washington on December 9, 1961 the son of Johnny and Peggy Washington Unive. Shawn grew up in Chiloquin, Oregon and for many years resided in Oregon before residing in Sedro-Woolley for […]

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Richard Eugene Roll, 84, a longtime resident of the Wickersham community, passed away at his home on Thursday, August 27, 2009 surrounded by his loving family. Richard was born on May 17, 1925 in Wichita, Kansas, the son of Lloyd & Grace Bliss Roll. He was raised and attended school in Kansas and from there […]

Monday, August 24th, 2009

Connie Rae Torset, 35, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, went to be with her Lord on Monday, August 24, 2009 at Swedish Hospital in Seattle. She was born on December 11, 1973 in Torrance, California, the daughter of Donald & Sharron Troy. She was raised, attended school and made her home in southern California until moving […]

Monday, August 24th, 2009

Richard G. Powers, age 74, passed away at Merry Haven Care Center in Snohomish, on August 24, 2009, with his wife at his side, after a valiant battle with Parkinson’s disease. Richard was born February 22, 1935 to Owen and Ann Powers in Evanston, Illinois. He spent much of his childhood there. Prior to World […]

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

Violet B. Thomson, 90, a resident of Seattle, passed away on Tuesday, August 18, 2009 at Evergreen Hospice in Kirkland, Washington. She was born on February 18, 1919 in Sedro-Woolley, the daughter of Harry & Berdette V. Terwilleger Kimsey. Violet was raised in Sedro-Woolley until the family moved to Seattle in the mid 1930’s. On […]

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

Mary Helen Barr, age 87, passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2009 at the Life Care Center of Skagit Valley in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. She was born March 3, 1922 in Port Angeles, Washington to Thomas and Margaret Drager Barrett. Mary was a resident of Sedro-Woolley for over 80 years and she worked as a cook for […]

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

Winifred Edna Dodge-Fowells, age 94, passed away Thursday, August 13, 2009 at the United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. She was born March 19, 1915 in Portland, Oregon to Carl and Edna St. Helen. Winifred grew up and was educated in Portland. In 1934, she married Thomas C. Dodge of Portland and began what became […]

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

George Handy, age 83, born August 27, 1925 in Sedro-Woolley, Washington, son of William L. and Mabel Belles Handy, passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. George attended Sedro-Woolley High School and graduated with the class of 1943. He joined the Marines in January of 1944 serving in the […]

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

Byron E. Ireland ‘BARNEY’ March 18, 1925 Aug 12, 2009 Peacefully in his sleep Barney was born in Atlanta, Nebraska, the fifth of seven children. The family migrated to central Idaho in the early 30’s as a result of the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl, his father said ‘he was going where the dirt […]

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

Daneisha Jeanette Defilippis Orcutt, age 16, a resident of Concrete, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2009. She was born on January 22, 1993 in Tacoma, Washington the daughter of Larry Robert and Sherry Lynn Sims Defilippis Daneisha is survived by her mom and dad, Sherry and Doug Orcutt, of Burlington; three brothers, Andrew and […]

Monday, August 10th, 2009

Arnold Riber, ‘the Big Norwegian’ Moen, age 86, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away August 10, 2009 at home. He was born September 5, 1922, in Trondheim, Norway, to Sefanius and Julia Peterson Moen. During World War II, Arnold served in the Norwegian Navy. He was a highly decorated veteran who survived, twice, the […]

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

James Joseph Healy ‘Jim’, age 78, passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2009 at the Burton Care Center in Burlington, Washington. He was born August 13, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois the son of James and Mary Horgan Healy. Jim grew up and attended school in the Chicago area. He was united in marriage to Lovern […]

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Robert E. ‘Eddie’ Gillock, age 51, passed away Monday, July 27, 2009 at his home in Birdsview with his family at his side. He was born October 6, 1957 in Marysville, California to Cebarn and Sharon Haggerman Gillock. Robert grew up in the Lake Chelan area working as a cook in various restaurants. He was […]

Sunday, July 26th, 2009

David John Francis, age 61, passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2009 at St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham, Washington. He was born March 5, 1948 in St. Mary, Pennsylvania to Matthew and Viola Wiesner Francis. David grew up in St. Mary, PA and after graduating from high school he served with the U.S. Marines from […]

Sunday, July 26th, 2009

Brian Thomas Ford, age 25, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2009 in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. He was born August 26, 1983 in Hartford, Connecticut to Kevin and Allyson Stroncek Ford. Brian grew up in Concrete and graduated from Concrete High School in 2001 and for the past 8 years has resided in Sedro-Woolley working in construction. […]

Friday, July 24th, 2009

Lorine D. Frisbee, age 89, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on July 24, 2009 at the Burton Care Center in Burlington, Washington. She was born July 13, 1920 in Scotland, Arkansas to Thomas and Lena Pennington Bishop. Her marriage to Coleman Frisbee took place January 2, 1940 in Stockton, CA. Together […]

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Phyllis Christina Queen, age 77, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2009 at the Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon, Washington. She was born February 7, 1932 in Kamiah, Idaho to Robert and Veda Stewart Schryer. Phyllis grew up in Punkin Center attending school and graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School in 1950. She was married to […]

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Dennis Ray Mani, 53, a longtime Hamilton area resident passed away at his home the week of July 20, 2009. He was born on January 13, 1956 in Sedro-Woolley, Washington, the son of Ernest ‘Tip’ and Nellie Moody Mani. He was raised in Hamilton where he attended grade school and then graduated from Sedro-Woolley High […]

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Raymond Verduin of Sedro-Woolley passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at the age of 79. He was born May 18, 1930 in Snoqualmie, WA. On his 50th birthday Mount St. Helens erupted, which Raymond always thought was most appropriate. Raymond grew up in the Lynden area graduating from Lynden High School in 1948. He lived […]