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In Memory of

Harold Stanley

July 20, 1928 - March 24, 2015

Obituary


Harold Floyd "Pete" Stanley

1928 ~ 2015

Pete Stanley passed away from emphysema on 23 March 2015 at the Gene and Irene Wockner Hospice at Evergreen Hospital, Kirkland. Pete was born in Victor, Montana, on 20 July 1928 to George and Zona Stanley and travelled to Seattle in order to join the US Merchant Marine in 1946. After sailing the North Pacific routes, he married Dorothy A. Dudley on 15 October 1948 in Seattle; the marriage lasted for over fifty years. After the birth of their first son John, Pete decided to remain...

Harold Floyd "Pete" Stanley

1928 ~ 2015

Pete Stanley passed away from emphysema on 23 March 2015 at the Gene and Irene Wockner Hospice at Evergreen Hospital, Kirkland. Pete was born in Victor, Montana, on 20 July 1928 to George and Zona Stanley and travelled to Seattle in order to join the US Merchant Marine in 1946. After sailing the North Pacific routes, he married Dorothy A. Dudley on 15 October 1948 in Seattle; the marriage lasted for over fifty years. After the birth of their first son John, Pete decided to remain on land. In 1953, the family moved to Bellevue where Pete established the Stanley Roofing Company in 1954. The same year he became a member of the Masons, later joining the Scottish Rite, and becoming a Shriner in 1971. Pete was a passionate outdoorsman, avidly pursuing fishing and hunting. He travelled to Alaska, Canada, and South Africa to fulfill these activities, Pete is survived by his sons John (Toronto), Kent (Snohomish), Raymond (Redmond), Tim (Woodinville), and Mark (Kirkland). He is also survived by his grandchildren: Rebekah and Briar, Charlotte and Peter, Kaleb and Loren, Austen and Jack. He is predeceased by his wife Dorothy and his siblings George Jr, Irene, and Charlene and half-brothers Earl, Amerson, and Hoyt McCormick.

In Pete's memory, donations may be sent to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 911 W. Fifth Avenue, Spokane, Washington 99204.

Published in The Seattle Times from Mar. 29 to Mar. 30, 2015 - See more at:

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