Obituaries

Woody, Seward’s Sea Lion

Woody, Seward’s Sea Lion

I was fortunate to see Woody in September, swimming with two sleek females in the sunny, outdoor pool. My family enjoyed watching Seward’s first sea lion grow up from a frisky 5 year old to a massive, magnificent adult. Countless visitors enjoyed his antics and grace, awed by his presence gliding […]

Our Heart Felt Thanks

The Stark Family and friends would like to thank all of the Businesses and people of Seward for coming and sharing in the Celebration of Life for Sheri Stern. The love and support you have shown our family is beyond words. We could not be more humbled to the people […]

In Memory of Anthony Terrence McGonagle

Anthony Terrence McGonagle passed away on August 26, 2015. Born in Wales on December 14, 1953, Anthony also called Texas, Montana, and Seward, Alaska home. Anthony was an accomplished chef who cooked for world and business leaders, to intimate campfire gatherings, to massive catering and camp crews. After his chef […]

In Memory of Bruce Swanson

In Memory of Bruce Swanson

Longtime Seward resident Bruce Swanson passed away August 3, 2015, at his home. Born October 20, 1947, in New York and raised in Florida, Bruce found his way to Alaska in 1969 via the United States Army. After graduating high school, he received a full-ride scholarship to the University of Florida, where he planned to […]

In Memory of Garrett Schnell

In Memory of Garrett Schnell

Garrett Schnell (1947 – 2015) Obituary Guest Book “Garrett was such a pleasure to have known. He has left us…” – Barb & Ron McDonald View Sign Garrett R. Schnell passed away on May 14, 2015, at Providence Transitional Care Center in Anchorage, Alaska, from consequences of a stroke suffered […]

In Memory of Peter Michael Peterson

In Memory of Peter Michael Peterson

Peter Peterson died peacefully on May 11, 2015 in Anchorage in the presence of his sister Barbara Peterson. Pete was born in Seward on June 12, 1952, the oldest of three children, to Andrew (Andy) and Martha Peterson. Peter served in the Army during the Vietnam War and returned to […]

In Memory of Frank DeMarco

In Memory of Frank DeMarco

4/6/55 – 3/31/15 A friend to many and a long time Seward resident, Frank DeMarco passed away peacefully on March 31, 2015. Services will be held at Seward City Cemetery on Friday, April 17th at 2PM for anyone who would like to attend.

In Memory of Roy Dougherty

In Memory of Roy Dougherty

On March 5, 2015, Roy Dougherty passed away in Seward, Alaska, surrounded by his family and a life-long friend.  He was born on 7/17/1967 in Chico, California to Charles Arthur Dougherty and Lillian Louis Goodwin. Roy treasured the time he spent as a child with his grandparents, Elvyn and Mildred […]

In Memory of Art Danakos

In Memory of Art Danakos

  DANAKOS, Argyrios “Art” (Age 59) Art, a twenty 20 year resident of the Tri-Cities, Washington area, passed away December 25, 2014 in West Richland, WA.  He was born in the small village of Nerotrivia in Evia, Greece on June 2, 1955.  His family in Greece raised goats to make […]

In Memory of Jack Hoogland

In Memory of Jack Hoogland

John William “Jack” Hoogland died peacefully at Providence Seward Medical Center on Saturday, December 20th, 2014, of complications from pneumonia. He had recently celebrated his 83rd birthday. Jack was born in Huntley, Montana, on November 11, 1931, son of Marie (Plath) and Gerrit “Pop” Hoogland. His father came to Seward […]

In Memory of Clif Simons

In Memory of Clif Simons

Clifton William Simons, aged 53, died suddenly on November 1, 2014 in Barrow, Alaska. He was born in Binghamton, N.Y., and grew up in Macedon, N.Y. After graduating from Palmyra Macedon Central School, he went to the University of Alaska Fairbanks where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. […]

In Memory of Tom Walker

In Memory of Tom Walker

Thomas Chester Walker passed away peacefully at home with family in Seward, AK on 10/20/14 after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease.  Tom served 23 years on the Anchorage Police Department and 8 years as Chief of Police in Seward. Tom was born on 10/03/1942 in Martinsville, Ohio, […]

Pat Ray Williams Obituary

Patricia Ray Williams quietly slipped away, at home in Anchorage, on Thursday, September 18, 2014, at the age of 104. Pat, as she was known as an adult to her many friends, was born in Valdez in 1909 and moved to Seward with her parents at the age of nine […]

Pat Williams passes away

Pat Williams, a well-known and beloved Seward resident who lived here for most of her 104 years, died in her sleep early the morning of Sept. 18, 2014. The past nine years she had lived in Anchorage with her daughter and son-in-law, Pat and Glenn Erickson. Seward City Council had […]