Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Naomi Edith Ramsay McEwen, 94, passed away Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, in Kirkland.

Richard Allen Mahar, 82, passed away at his Centralia. Wash., residence, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. He was born at Centralia General Hospital, July 27, 1937, to Phillip Earl and Josephine Estella (Bouchard) Mahar.

Mary Ann (nee Alderman) McCarty, 87, passed away peacefully Nov. 1, 2019, at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, Wash., from complications of a stroke. She was surrounded and blessed by family and numerous friends throughout her hospital stay.