Portland Obituaries

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  • Friday May 22 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    Peter D. Paul

    Peter D. Paul, a former Baltimore architect whose versatility resulted in commissions that ranged from residential to educational and institutional projects, died May 9 of heart failure at Terwilliger Plaza, a Portland, Ore., senior citizen and retirement community. "Pete was extraordinarily capable, and he loved to draw and he could put anything together and make it interesting," said Fred Fishback, an Annapolis architect who had worked with Mr. Paul at the architectural firm RTKL during the mid-1950s.


  • Monday May 18 | via OregonLive.com 

    One person dead, two injured in crash off Skyline Bo...

    One person died and two others suffered traumatic injuries Sunday night when their vehicle rolled down an embankment and caught fire along windy Skyline Boulevard in Northwest Portland. The crash was reported at 7:53 p.m. near the 6600 block of Northwest Meridian Ridge Drive.


  • Friday May 15 | via OregonLive.com 

    Past Tense Oregon: 1837 pioneer wedding plays role i...

    When runners line up Sunday morning in downtown for the Rock 'n' Roll Portland Half Marathon , they will be doing more than just trying to cover 13.1 miles. They also will be kicking off a Portland tradition that in some ways can be traced back to pre-territorial days.


  • Wednesday May 13 | via Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune 

    Phillip Dewitt Roth

    Phil graduated from Franklin High School in Portland, Ore. in 1953. He attended Eastern Washington College on a football scholarship where he met and married Bev Nulton in 1956.


  • Monday May 11 | via OregonLive.com 

    Car thief apologies for meth-fueled fatal crash in N...

    A longtime drug user who killed his passenger when he crashed a stolen car he was driving while drunk and high on methamphetamine was sentenced Monday to 8 a...' years in prison. Joshua Eric Lindsay, 34, said he wishes he could trade places with his passenger, Jeannette Rene Fields, a dear friend.


  • Sunday May 3 | via RecordNET 

    Anita Joan Orello

    Anita Joan Orello, born March 31, 1935 in Portland, Oregon, passed away peacefully on April 26, 2015 lovingly surrounded by her family. Anita attended high school in San Francisco and later moved to Stockton where Anita was preceded in death by her father, Eusebio Tacal, her mother Maude Tacal , and son Anthony Orello.


  • Thursday Apr 30 | via The Newberg Graphic 

    Storefront Theatre comes back to life - Thursday, 30...

    Fitted with fun costumes that featured hamburger, fries and shake and chocolate cake hats, along with cutting-edge theater that included discreet nudity and hot topics - "Angry Housewives," for example - Storefront Actors Theatre made quite an impact in Portland during its run from 1970 to 1991.


  • Friday Apr 24 | via The Columbian 

    2 arrested in Clark County in North Portland homicide

    Portland detectives investigated a Feb. 28 shooting in North Portland where 20-year-old Esteban "Steve" Del Cid sustained life-threatening injuries. He died at a hospital.


  • Apr 20, 2015 | via The Oregonian 

    Teen motorist was drunk at time of fatal Portland cr...

    Destini Jordaire Washington told police she had been drinking at a couple of bars before the early morning crash on Northeast Columbia Boulevard Sunday, according to court documents. Her 19-year-old cousin was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene.


  • Apr 18, 2015 | via Burbank Leader 

    Essick was a memorable teacher, endearing friend

    Friends and former students reminisced this week about Rose Essick, saying she was deeply religious, gracious and never afraid to offer her opinion. The longtime Burbank resident and educator died April 11. She was 91. Rose Lydia Koumjian was born May 28, 1923 in Hollywood.


  • Apr 17, 2015 | via The Marion Star 

    DeWeber, Audrey Elaine

    Audrey Elaine DeWeber MARION: Audrey Elaine DeWeber, Marion, passed away quietly on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at home in the company of her family, following a lengthy illness. Audrey was born in Portland, Oregon on June 8, 1928.


  • Apr 17, 2015 | via The Item Extra 

    Lois Notaro

    She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Joseph P. Notaro Sr.; two sons: Joseph P. Notaro Jr. and David A. Notaro Sr. and his wife, Heidi, of Clinton; a daughter, Susan E. Knecht and her husband, James, of Somerville, Ala.; a sister, Nancy Ridderbusch, of Portland, Ore.; seven grandchildren, Stephanie, Emily, Joseph, David Jr., Dominic, Sandra and Zoe; and four great-grandchildren. Mrs. Notaro was born and raised in Portland, Ore., daughter of Alva E. and Verna L. Goodwin.