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Lucille "Mema" Elizabeth Lewis Passed away peacefully in Atlanta, GA on "Good Friday," April 3, 2015, with her daughters by her side, after a brief and unexpected illness. Missing her Atlanta family and friends, she returned "home" December 2014 after a wonderful year-long stay in Tacoma with her daughter, Pamela Bridges, and her family. A memorial service to honor the life, legacy and 94th birthday of Lucille "Mema" Lewis will be held Sunday, April 26, 2015, at 2:00pm in the sanctuary of Allen AME Church, 1223 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Tacoma, WA 98405 In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Allen AME Scholarship Fund will be sincerely appreciated.
Pub Date: 4/25/2015

MSGT David Criado 1965 - 2015 Msgt. David Criado passed away from a long hard battle with pancreatic cancer on the 23rd of April, 2015. David was born in Lubbock, TX August 14th, 1965. He graduated from Lubbock High in 1983 as a member of the TTU Mesa program. David was raised with a strong work ethic as a young man. He went on to join the USAF and served and protected our country for 22 years. He was stationed in Hawaii, Georgia, Spain, Italy, Okinawa, Turkey, Bahrain, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Texas, Honduras, and retired in Washington. David went on to work for Boeing as a machinist; he was part of the lam 751 union, and he worked from Everett to Fredrickson. He loved his job. David enjoyed working in his yard and taking care of his house. He didn't do much fishing, but he did enjoy it when he did. He also enjoyed foods from around the world and loved watching the food channels with his family. He also loved reading, movies, and music. David was preceded in death by his father Jose Santos Criado. He is survived by his mother Eleanor (Gallegos, Criado) Lee, his step-father Robert E. Lee, his brothers Joey Criado and Andy Criado, and his sister Angelica Criado, along with many nieces and nephews. David's greatest values in life were his wife Yvonne (Vierra) Criado, and his daughters Isabelle Rose Criado and Gabrielle Criado. He also had his best friend Toby, a 5-year-old Alaskan Malamute. Visitation will be Monday, April 27, from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm, at Powers Funeral Home in Puyallup with the Rosary being prayed at 7:00. Visitation will be at Holy Disciples Catholic Church Puyallup, April 28, starting at 9:00 am, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at the church. The interment will follow at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, WA. Please visit the online memorial and sign the guestbook at
Pub Date: 4/25/2015

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