Centenarian still exercises regularly and plays bingo at the club
The Rev. Joseph Carney, a former pastor of St. Charles Church in Poulsbo and early member of the North Kitsap Fishline board of directors, passed away peacefully at home with his wife by his side on Aug. 19. He was 84. A celebration of his life is scheduled for Sept. 6, 11:30 a.m., at Grace Episcopal Church on Lopez Island, with a luncheon reception following in the parish hall. A memorial service will be held at St. Charles on Little Valley Road at a later date.
A private memorial is planned for a later date. In lieu of flowers, her son CJ requests that any donations be sent to the American Heart Association or the West Sound Rehabilitation Center of Kitsap County.
William H. “Rusty” King, a retired Bremerton School District teacher, passed away at home in Eagle Point, Oregon, on Aug. 17. He was 86.
Celebration of life is scheduled for Sept. 2, 1 p.m., at St. John’s in Gig Harbor. Memorial service is scheduled for Sept. 4, 11 a.m. at Redeemer in Kingston. Sign the online guestbook at www.havenofrest.com.
Jack Judsen Edward Ring of Silverdale passed away on Aug. 16 after a long fight with cancer. He was 74.
In honor of the Kitsap County Fair, The Salvation Army in Bremerton will host a barbecue and no-hands watermelon-eating contest on Aug. 22. “Many of the guests at our weekday meals cannot afford to go to the county fair,” said Major Jim Baker, director of the local social services agency. “So we decided to bring a little of the fun of the fair to them.”
For the past year, guests at Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort have collected one themed bear each month. From Sept. 1-7, Clearwater is asking guests to bring in as many of the stuffed bears as they can and donate them to the Hug A Bear Drive. Those who did not collect the bears can bring in any stuffed toy for donation.
The annual event was held Aug. 15-17 in Suquamish.
The movers and shakers of 2014 may see these folks on the street, walk right by them, and never know that the community they thrive in now is, in part, because of the ethics, hard work, and planning of those shown in this photo.