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  • 11 hrs ago | 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.


  • 23 hrs ago | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette 

    Lois Notaro

    Clinton - CLINTON - Lois L. Notaro, 80, died Thursday, April 16, 2015 in River Terrace Healthcare, Lancaster, after an illness. 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, AL; a sister, Nancy Ridderbusch, of Portland, OR; seven grandchildren: Stephanie, Emily, Joseph, David, Jr., Dominic, Sandra, and Zoe; and four great-grandchildren.


  • Friday | 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.


  • Monday Apr 13 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette 

    Mary Daley

    Millbury - MILLBURY - Mary Agnes Daley, 96, died Friday, April 10th in the Beaumont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Northbridge. She leaves two sisters, Bernice R. Kenary of Millbury and Doris E. Carey of Portland, OR; two nephews, John W. Kenary and Richard N. Kenary Jr. both of Millbury; four nieces, Maura Barbato of Sutton, Janet K. Dumas of Millbury, Linda C. Larkin and Susan B. Carey both of Portland, OR; eight grand nieces and nephews and seven great great nieces and nephews.


  • Monday Apr 6 | via The Oregonian 

    He saved her life on West Burnside Street, and now h...

    He'd lived here and there. Done a bit of this and that. Divorced, his grown son, grandson and extended family lived more than 1,500 miles from the place he'd most recently called home.


  • Wednesday Apr 1 | via OregonLive.com 

    Man dies after clothes catch fire in North Portland,...

    A man died early Wednesday after suffering burns from an open fire near North Charleston and North Ivanhoe streets, in Portland. A 45-year-old Portland man died early Wednesday at Legacy Emanuel Hospital after his clothes caught fire on the city's north side.


  • Wednesday Apr 1 | via Portland Tribune 

    City OKs urban renewal shuffle after making concessi...

    The Portland City Council agreed to one final concession Wednesday to affordable housing advocates, clearing the way to grant final approval to Mayor Charlie Hales' plan to reshape the city's urban renewal program. The council unanimously agreed to a resolution committing the city to break ground on an affordable housing project in the South Waterfront area by 2017 and to acquire a second affordable housing site in that area within the next eight years.


  • Wednesday Apr 1 | via OregonLive.com 

    Vanport survivors share their memories of Oregon's m...

    On Monday, The Oregonian brought you the story of a Concordia University group trying to document the stories of Vanport survivors. A 1948 flood wiped Oregon's second-largest city off the map.


  • Wednesday Mar 25 | via The La Grande Observer 

    OBITUARIES: March 25, 2015

    Mary Anne Townsend Carpenter, 70, died March 21 at her home in Richland, Washington. Memorial donations may be made to Doernbecher Children's Hospital, 1121 S.W. Salmon St., Suite 100, Portland 97205.


  • Monday Mar 23 | via OregonLive.com 

    Portland tea savant Steven Smith, co-founder of Tazo...

    Portland serial entrepreneur Steven Smith , the Tazo Tea co-founder who redefined tea for consumers worldwide, seeding a $1 billion brand and launching other ventures, died Monday. He was 65. A quietly charismatic and humorous man, Smith took creative and financial risks to help make tea to Portland what coffee is to Seattle.


  • Mar 16, 2015 | via Orange Live 

    Obituary: Ruth E. Boemmels, 90, Beloved Mother of Ja...

    She was born in Stratford on May 2, 1924, daughter of the late Henry and Laura Roberts. Ruth was married and a dedicated wife for 60 years to the late James J. Boemmels.