Kevin M. Ganda was born on May 30, 1943 and peacefully passed on March 29, 2015.
Kevin moved to the town of Duvall in 2003 where he became a friend to many in the community. Kevin had a way of touching the hearts of those around him with his smile, singing voice, wisdom, and faith. Kevin is survived by his adopted family and friends who will always treasure his memory. We are better people for having known him. Thank you and we love you Kevin.
A celebration of the life of Kevin Ganda was held at Holy Innocents Church in Duvall on April 10. In memory of Kevin, donations can be made to the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.
Marie Freeman, a long- time resident of Duvall and Monroe, died on March 22, 2015 in Bellingham. She was born on January 26, 1924 in Los Angeles. She married John Freeman on October 10, 1944, who proceeded her in death, along with her daughter Carol Coby. She is survived by her daughters Katie Freeman of Colville, and Mary Jobelle of Blaine.
Lourdes R. Bugallo, 80, of Woodinville, Washington passed away after a sudden illness on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015. She was born on Jan. 18, 1935 in Caldas de Reis, Galicia, Spain, the daughter of Domitila Garcia and Manuel Rodriguez. She is survived by her son, George Bugallo, daughter-in-law, Denise Bugallo, her three grandchildren, Paul Bugallo, Sean Bugallo, and Nicole Gardner and her husband Mike Gardner, and two great-grandchildren, Ava Gardner and Weston Gardner, her brothers Manuel Rodriguez and Salvador Rodriguez. Lourdes was preceded in death by her husband, John Bugallo, married for 45 years from 1955 to 2000, and by her sister, Angeles Rodriguez in 2008.
Lourdes moved from Florida to Washington state in 2004 with her son, George, and his family. Lourdes loved reading, singing, cooking, gardening, and making plum jam with her daughter-in-law Denise every summer from the plum tree in their yard. She also loved attending her grandsons’ soccer and football games and plays over the years. She was an excellent seamstress and tailor by trade and worked at Burdines in Florida for many years.
Lourdes will be remembered by her family, her friends from Florida, and her new friends in Washington, especially at her local church, Blessed Teresa of Calcutta; her dentist’s office, Dr. Rodgers and his wonderful staff; and the local Safeway in Woodinville.
Funeral services were held at Joe Scarano Funeral Homes in Florida on March 1 and 2 and she was interred at Hollywood Memorial Garden Cemetery, Hollywood, Florida.
A memorial service will be held in Woodinville at the Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Catholic Church on Saturday, March 28 at 11 a.m. The address is 17856 NE Woodinville Duvall Road, Woodinville, WA 98072. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to your preferred charity in memory of her.
Clifford W. “Chip” Davidson, age 83, died peacefully on Feb. 18, 2015 surrounded by his loving family, following a brief illness.
Chip was born on Jan. 24, 1932 in Perrysburg, Ohio to Earl and Dorothy Davidson. Upon graduation from high school, he moved to Wyoming and worked on the family ranch. He served four years in the Air Force, then attended the University of Texas, Austin where he received his degree in accounting. It was while living in Texas that he met and married the love of his life, Joan Marie Delaney; they remained very happily married for the next 58 years.
After graduation, Chip and Joan moved to Dallas where Chip worked for a national accounting firm. They later settled in the Kenmore, Washington area in 1961 and Chip continued to work for the same firm before owning his own CPA firm. During his lifetime, Chip was involved with many organizations: Davidson’s Marina; North Lake Marina; Davidson, Davidson & Hawkins CPA Firm; Kenmore and Skykomish Fire Departments; Studebaker Club; Antique Studebaker Club; Quiet Birdmen; AOPA; MMOPA; MMSTF; Stevens Pass Ski Resort; Northshore Rotary; Flying Heritage Museum; Sewer & Water Commissioner; Northshore Rotary; Northshore Scholarship Foundation; Northshore Schools Foundation; and Inglewood Golf Club.
Chip was a wonderful aviator, antique car enthusiast, husband, father, friend and confidant. He was a generous man, loved by many.
Chip is survived by his loving wife Joan; sons Bill (Lorri), Jim (Joni), and Tom (Anne); seven grandchildren; two brothers Harold (Edith) and Edwin (Diana); and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Chip was preceded in death by his parents. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, March 21 at 2 p.m. at Bothell United Methodist Church, 18515 – 92nd Ave NE, Bothell, WA.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Chip Davidson Memorial Scholarship Fund through either Northshore Rotary or any Banner Bank branch.