Obituaries - August 22, 2019

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Beatriz Jung


Beatriz “Bea” Jung passed away on August 2. She was 82.

She was born on May 4, 1936 in Roxas City, Capiz, Phillipines. She moved to the U.S. and worked as a nurse, retiring in 1995. She was a member of St. Bridget parish, enjoyed ballroom dancing and was a volunteer at Seattle Children’s Hospital and the Veterans Administration Medical Center.

He was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her brothers, Nicholas and Alex; sisters, Virginia, Flerida, Elizabeth and Violet; son, Thomas; daughter, Debbie; and four grandchildren.

A funeral Mass was held on August 21 at St. Bridget Church in Seattle with internment in Calvary Cemetery.


George Arthur Jurisich


George Jurisich passed away surrounded by loved ones in his home on August 6. He was 92.

He was born November 30, 1926 in Great Falls, Montana. He was the youngest of four children and lived in Saint Anthony's Orphanage. At 16, he enlisted in the Navy during World War II. After the war, he ran the American School for Military Children in Austria. He retired as a Colonel in the Army after the Korean War.

He graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in chemistry and was a sales representative for Pfizer, where he was awarded Man of the Year four times. He married Mary Ann on December 27, 1958. Together they raised two daughters and a son.

He enjoyed fishing, bowling, flying his airplane, golfing, and baseball. He was a baseball coach and umpire, soccer coach and referee, and a volunteer at his parish, St. Francis of Assisi.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Rose Jurisich; and his grandson Peter. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann; son, Peter; daughters, Susan and Heidi; and eight grandchildren.

A funeral Mass was held on August 22 at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Burien with internment in Calvary Cemetery.







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