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Obituary: Paparich, Kay

PAPARICH, Kay Kay (Lael) Paparich, age 87, passed away peacefully on June 14, 2013, at the family home in Northport, surrounded by her children. Kay Paparich was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on Valentine’s Day in 1926. Kay was just a youngster when her family moved from North Carolina to Flat Creek, WA. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Louie, her daughter Stephanie, her grand-daugher, Michelle and her brother Roy. She is survived by her children, Kathleen (Richard) Asbell, Sharon (Butch) Weber, Jim (Deb) Paparich, Theresa (Tim) Finnigan and Rosemarie (Peter) Kalamarides. In addition to her children, Kay leaves 13 grandchildren; John Miller, Shawn Coplen, Robert Wickstrom, Vanessa French, Heidi Hannavan, Michael Weber, Sherii Hess, Shannon Bell, Jamie Paparich, Mary Beth Craig, Aaron Finnigan, Dylan Finnigan, and Molly Kalamarides. Please join in the celebration of her life on Saturday, June 22, 2013. The rosary and visitation will begin at noon followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 12:30 p.m. at the Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Northport, WA. After the burial at Forest Home Cemetery near Northport, the celebration will continue at the Northport Grange Hall with music, food and other refreshments. Memorial contributions may be given to either the Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church or the Northport Medical Clinic. Please visit the on-line memorial and sign the guestbook at Danekas Funeral Chapel and Crematory is entrusted with the arrangements.


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