Helene Louise Wright
Helene Louise Wright, 78, died January 21, 2004 at Linda Vista Care Center. She was born in San Francisco, CA., December 11, 1925 to Winfield and Louise G. Wright. She was employed as an office manager for an accounting firm in San Francisco until her retirement in 1979. She moved to Ashland to care for her mother. She was preceded in death by her parents, step-father Milton Jackson and her sister Blanche Dauenhauer. She enjoyed knitting, reading and playing the piano. She is survived by several nieces and nephews and their families, her dear friend Irene O'Neill and her cat, Kate. A Rosary will be said for Helene at Our Lady of the Mountain Catholic Church, Saturday, January 31, 2004 at 6:15 P.M. No other services are planned.
Marie Alberta Comtois
Marie Alberta Comtois, who resided at Oak Crest Assisted Living in Phoenix, Oregon since 1997, died from complications of age. She was 92 years old. Born in Beverly, Massachusetts, she was married to J. Edward Comtois for 59 years until his death in 1996. Before moving to the Rogue Valley in 1994, they made their home in Lawrence Massachusetts where Mrs. Comtois was a professional singer, concert pianist and vocal coach. She was a featured soloist with "The Vocalaires," a popular singing group appearing on radio in the greater Boston area, and sang for many church and synagogue services there. She is survived by her two children, George Comtois of Florida and Leona Mitchell of Ashland, six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Her remains will be interred with her husband's in a family plot in Lawrence, Massachusetts.
Lloyd E. Wenaus
Lloyd E. Wenaus, 87, of Talent, died Tuesday () at Linda Vista Care Center, Ashland. Arrangements: Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Ashland.