Obituaries - Feb. 1, 2018

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Robert A. Jarmuth

Robert Jarmuth, a member of Sacred Heart Parish, died Dec. 31. He was 92.

Born in Hollywood, California, he lived the last 86 years in Washington, and studied at Seattle University and the University of Washington. He worked as a chemical engineer at Hanford and Boeing.

At Sacred Heart, he coached CYO sports. He enjoyed golf, reading and bridge.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and two sisters.

He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Irene; sister Nancy Smith; son, Mark; daughters, Elaine, Annette and Elizabeth; six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

A funeral Mass was celebrated Jan. 10 at Sacred Heart Church.


Milton L. McMullen

Milton McMullen, a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, died Jan. 15. He was 83.

Born in Tampa, Florida, he lived the last 62 years in Seattle. He served in the Army, studied at Seattle University, and worked in banking and finance.

At Our Lady of Lourdes, he served on the parish council and volunteered with religious education and other ministries.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Melster and Marion; and brothers Richard and Bobby.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Rosemarie; sister, Joyce; brother Kenneth; sons, Tim, David and Steven; daughter, Lisa; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

A funeral Mass was celebrated Jan. 22 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church.


George Robert “Bob” Parrott

Bob Parrott, a member of St. Brendan Parish in Bothell, died Dec. 21. He was 77.

Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, he lived the last 49 years in Washington, 41 of them in Bothell. He earned a B.A. in civil engineering and an M.A. in traffic and transportation engineering.

He worked in engineering services for the city of Bellingham, Stevens, Thompson & Runyan, Walt Pine Engineering and Bob Parrott Engineering before retiring in 2007.

At St. John Vianney Parish in Kirkland, he served on the parish council. At St. Brendan’s, he was an extraordinary minister of holy Communion, a member of the Malawi sister parish committee and a regular server of doughnuts.

He was a member of the Washington Engineering Association and the Alberta Engineering Association. He delivered Meals on Wheels from the Bothell Senior Center.

He enjoyed camping, hiking, snorkeling, hunting, taking cruises traveling the world.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Jeannette; sister, Nancy Edmondson; daughters, Christi Stoll, Jeanelle Parrot and Elizabeth Parrot; and three grandchildren.

A funeral Mass was celebrated Jan. 12 at St. Brendan Church.


Deborah Ann Resch

Deborah Resch, a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish in Everett, died Jan. 16, of cardiac arrest. She was 50.

Born in Burbank, California, she lived the last 40 years in Washington, 24 of them in Marysville. She attended Shadle Park High School in Spokane. She was a homemaker.

She enjoyed crafts, stamping, writing and spending time with her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by Joseph and Carol Boldt and James Resch.

She is survived by her husband of 31 years, James; brothers Joseph and Kevin; sons, Adam, Joshua, Zachary and Thomas; and eight grandchildren.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated Feb. 3 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church.


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