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  • Compassionate pastor dead at 78
    Father John Waldron — a longtime western Oregon parish priest known for compassion, steadfastness and quick wit — died May 28 at age 78. 
  • Willa Hendricks Worley
    Willa Hendricks Worley, 94, a longtime resident of Forest Grove, died May 19 at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland. There will be a private funeral Mass at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Father Ben Tapia of St. Anthony Parish in Forest Grove is celebrant. 
  • Edward Watkins
    Edward Watkins, 87, died May 18 in Milwaukie. There will be a private funeral Mass Wednesday, May 27, at St. John the Baptist Church in Milwaukie. 
  • Margaret Turina Radich
    Margaret Turina Radich died at home May 22. There was a funeral Mass at St. Clare Church in Portland with interment at Ocean View Cemetery in Warrenton. A public celebration of her life will be held at a later date.
  • Albina Heindl
    Albina Heindl, 99, died April 3, at home with her family at her side. 
  • Robert Herr
    Robert Dean Herr, 81, loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, of The Villages, Florida, died May 1 at The Village’s Regional Medical Center. A Rosary and a Mass of Christian Burial along with a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date at St. John the Apostle Church in Oregon City.
  • Donna Mae Compton
    FOREST GROVE — Donna Mae Compton, 67, died May 2 at the Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center in Portland. There was a family funeral Mass at Visitation Church in Verboort. Father Michael Vuky was celebrant. Rite of Christian Burial was at the Visitation Cemetery in Verboort.
  • Jean Esser
    Jean Esser, 79, a member of St. John the Apostle Parish in Oregon City, died May 2 in Mount Angel. Funeral services will be at a later date.
  • Brendan Paul Adams, 48, of Gladstone, died May 4. Private services will be at St John the Apostle Church in Oregon City and he will be interred at St John the Apostle Cemetery.
  • Sr. Rita Ferschweiler
    Sister of Providence Rita Ferschweiler, 102, a notable leader in the Providence healthcare system in the Pacific Northwest, died April 25 at St. Joseph Residence in Seattle. The dates and times of her vigil and funeral Mass are pending. 
  • Wilhelm Loeffler
    Wilhelm Guillermo Loeffler, 91, died April 16 from complications that resulted from surgery to repair a broken hip. A funeral mass was celebrated on April 24 at Christ the King Parish in Milwaukie.
  • Dennis "Denny" Quinn, 81, succumbed to lung cancer April 29, at his home in West Linn. A moment of remembrance takes place at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, and 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, times people are invited to pray the rosary or engage in a happy act in his memory.
  • Andre, Nguyen Van Ky
    Ky Van Nguyen, 87, died April 25, 2020. A member of St. Anthony Parish in Tigard, there was a private family funeral Mass there, as mandated by the coronavirus guidelines. In lieu of a family wake, his youngest son, Danh Huu Nguyen, shares his memories here.
  • Gayle Barrow
    FEDERAL WAY, Wash. — Gayle David Barrow, 80, died March 31 in his home in Federal Way, Washington. There was a private funeral Mass at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Federal Way. Burial will be at Gethsemane Cemetery in Portland.
  • Rogelio Rodriguez Leon
    FOREST GROVE — Rogelio Rodriguez Leon, 28, a member of St. Alexander Parish in Cornelius, died March 1 at the Oregon Health Sciences University Medical Center in Portland. There was a funeral Mass at St. Alexander Church. Father David Schiferl was celebrant. 
  • Maria Martinez
    SCAPPOOSE — Maria Tomasa Victorina Garcia Martinez, 103, died peacefully at her home Saturday, Feb. 22. She was surrounded by family members and died shortly after her family completed praying the rosary with her. 
  • Sr. Mae Cruikshank, SNJM
    A Sister of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary for 74 years, Sister Mae Cruikshank, SNJM, 94, died at Marie-Rose Center at Mary’s Woods at Marylhurst, Lake Oswego, Feb. 1. 
  • Father Gary Jacobson died at Emmanuel Hospital Feb. 11. There was a funeral Mass. 
  • Margaret Mary Landauer
    FOREST GROVE — Margaret Mary Landauer, 93, died Feb. 13, 2020, at Tuality Community Hospital in Hillsboro. There was a funeral Mass at Visitation Church. Father Michael Vuky was celebrant. 
  • Robert Dryden
    WOODBURN — Robert Joseph Dryden, 85, a member of St. Luke Parish, died of heart failure Feb. 18. There will be a rosary at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at St. Luke Church, followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m.
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