Fundraiser Saturday in Port Gamble will defray costs of local woman’s funeral

PORT GAMBLE — A spaghetti feed and silent auction are scheduled Saturday, 2 p.m., in the Port Gamble Masonic Lodge to help defray the costs of Tasha Renee Mitchell’s funeral.

The silent auction is from 2-6:30 p.m. The spaghetti feed, $10 a plate, is  5:30-9 p.m. All proceeds go to the Mitchell family.

Mitchell, 22, died Oct. 28 of cancer. She attended local schools and worked locally as a barista.

“Tasha was one of the most positive people, even with the battles she was facing,” said Jan Stickels, whose daughter was a friend of Mitchell’s.As was her wish, a celebration of her life was held in the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribal Center Gym on Nov. 17.

According to an obituary, Mitchell is survived by her father, Tom; mother, Sue; brother, Trenton; and her grandmothers, grandfather and many aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Glen Mitchell; cousins, Meggan Alexander and Justin Nielsen; and uncle, Dennis Sabala.

In addition to the fundraiser Saturday in Port Gamble, donations can be made through the following website:


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