Obituaries - July 25, 2013

   Burials in our Archdiocesan Cemeteries in the month of June


Henry Paul Clemen

 Henry Clemen, a former Everett resident, died July 7 from complications of multiple sclerosis. He was 79.

He was born in Ipswich, S.D., and moved to Washington state as a child. He graduated from O’Dea High School in 1952 and Seattle University in 1956. He worked as an engineer at The Boeing Company before retiring in 1992.

He was active in the Knights of Columbus and also enjoyed skiing, softball and boating.

He is survived by his wife, Lorraine; son, David; daughters, Jacquie Roach, Renee Mohr and Annemarie Weber; 12 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated Aug. 2 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick Church in Walla Walla.


Paul V. Cooney Jr.

Paul Cooney, a member of Sacred Heart Parish, died July 17. He was 85.

He was born in Philadelphia, graduated from Villanova University and moved to Washington state over 40 years ago. He worked as a food broker for Cooney Sales Company before retiring in 1991. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and enjoyed traveling, music and good food.

He is survived by his wife, Edna; sons, Pat, Mike, Larry and Joe; daughters, Maureen, Joanne and Caroline; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

A tentative date of Aug. 9 at 11 a.m. has been set for the celebration of the funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church.


Robert Joseph Reeb

Robert Reeb, a member of St. Catherine Parish, died July 7 of congestive heart failure. He was 87.

He was born in Springfield, Ohio, and moved to Washington state as a young man. For 27 years he served as a fire fighter for the city of Seattle. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time at his cabin near Leavenworth.

He is survived by his wife, Laddie Reeb; sons, Matthew and Quin; daughters, Kathi, Nina and Melanie; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

A funeral Mass was celebrated July 13 at St. Catherine Church.


Loie Cosme A. Zapanta

Loie Zapanta, a member of St. Luke Parish, died July 3 of lung cancer. He was 42.

He was born in Gingoog City, Philippines, and moved to Washington state three years ago. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy from the University of the Philippines. He worked as a caregiver.

At St. Luke, he was involved with music ministry. He also enjoyed reading, jogging and cooking.

He is survived by his wife, Maria Zapanta; son, Ben Lorenzo; daughters, Marie Noel and Marie Lois; parent Fredeswinda; and siblings.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated July 30 at St. Luke Church.

Associated Catholic Cemeteries
July 25, 2013