Services are planned this Saturday for George Carfrae, whose family shares this remembrance:
George Carfrae, 77, of West Seattle, passed away from complications related to Parkinson’s disease April 9, 2012. He died peacefully, surrounded by his family. George was born in Seattle January 2, 1935.
He graduated from West Seattle HS in 1953 and received an Associate’s degree from South Seattle Community College.
George married Joyce Thomason April 23, 1954. He worked as a cost estimator at Todd Shipyards and Foss Maritime and served in the US Army from 1957-1965. He enjoyed gardening, traveling and playing cribbage.
He is survived by his wife Joyce, daughters Carol Pennie (Jim) and Carrie Ferrulli, grandchildren Catherine, Michael, Victoria and William, his brother-in-law John B. Thomason (Barbara), and his sister Catherine Rhodes.
We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to his compassionate medical staff at Swedish Medical Center (Main and Cherry Hill campuses), Park West Skilled Nursing and The Kenney.
Funeral services will be held April 21, 2012, 1 pm, at Admiral Congregational in West Seattle. Donations can be sent in George’s memory to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research or The Kenney Memory Care c/o The Kenney Foundation.
Following the service, please join our family for refreshments to celebrate George’s life at Carrie’s home, located at 4821 SW Spokane Street.
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