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 Regina Marion “Jean” <I>Deehan</I> Linnell

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Regina Marion “Jean” Deehan Linnell

  • Birth 23 Feb 1932 New Jersey, USA
  • Death 19 Aug 2010
  • Burial Burlington, Skagit County, Washington, USA
  • Memorial ID 57462253

Regina "Jean" Marion Linnell, 78, of Anacortes, passed away on Thursday, August 19, 2010, at San Juan Rehabilitation & Care Center in Anacortes, with her family at her side.

She was born on February 23, 1932 in Camden, New Jersey, the daughter of Hugo and Marion (Edmunds) Deehan.

Jean had an avid interest in current events and remained politically active and a supporter of the Democratic Party until the end of her life.

She was a member of the Avon United Methodist Church.

Jean was preceded in death by her parents and her first husband, Clarence "Ed" Linnell, in 1998.

She is survived by her husband, Bill Gates, of Anacortes, Washington; son, Vince Linnell, of Mount Vernon, Washington; daughters, Sharon Suleta, of Wallingford, Pennsylvania, and Judy Suleta, of Mountlake Terrace, Washington. Jean is also survived by her grandchildren, Sarah, Vincent, Christopher, and Daniel.

A private graveside inurnment will be held at the Green Hills Burlington Cemetery on Wednesday, August 25, 2010. A memorial service in honor of Jean will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at the Avon United Methodist Church, with Pastor Richard Hargis officiating.

Memorials in Jean's name may be made to The Friendship House, 1008 South 3rd Street, Mount Vernon, WA 98273.

Arrangements are in the care of Evans Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., Anacortes, WA and the San Juan Islands.

Published in Skagit Valley Herald Publishing Company on August 22, 2010

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 57462253
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Regina Marion “Jean” Deehan Linnell (23 Feb 1932–19 Aug 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57462253, citing Green Hills Memorial Cemetery, Burlington, Skagit County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Barb (contributor 46936813) .