Karen Harrington Bishop

Karen Harrington Bishop

Karen Harrington Bishop, 71, of Anacortes, passed away on Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, at Island Hospital in Anacortes.

She was born on March 19, 1944, in Portland, Maine, to Daniel and Joyce (Hancock) Harrington.

Before moving to Anacortes in June 2015, Karen was a 23-year resident of Greenbank. She was a longtime volunteer for the American Red Cross, the Girl Scouts and AARP. Karen was preceded in death by her son, Kenneth F. Bishop III. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Ken; her daughter, Kristin Bishop of Oak Harbor; a daughter and son-in-law, Kelly and Bob Post of Greenbank; two grandsons, Jake, attending the University of Maryland, and Zac, attending the University of Oregon; three brothers, Dan, Robert and Tom; and a sister, Bonnie.

She was loved and will be greatly missed. In honor of Karen’s wishes, a celebratory Irish wake will be held at a future date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Karen’s name to the American Red Cross, 2025 E Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20006 (1-800-RED CROSS). Arrangements are in the care of Evans Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., Anacortes and the San Juan Islands. To share memories of Karen, please sign the online guest register at www.evanschapel.com.

More in Obituaries

Donald ‘Don’ Lane: January 6, 1938 – May 30, 2018

Don was born in Ravenna, Mich. to John and Nettie Lane on… Continue reading

Joshua Vernon Bybee: July 22, 1987 – June 11, 2018

Joshua Vernon Bybee, age 30, of Freeland, died suddenly on Monday, June… Continue reading

John Frew Ferguson (Fergie) : Feb. 26, 1939 – June 4, 2018

Born Feb. 26, 1939 in St. Andrews, Scotland and passed away June… Continue reading

Alta Irene Brodie: Jan. 30, 1912 – May 28, 2018

Alta Irene Brodie was born Jan. 30, 1912 to Fred Cushman and… Continue reading

Ray Carlton Posz: July 11, 1925 – May 29, 2018

“You’re Wonderful!” Ray would say to just about anyone who crossed his… Continue reading

Gerry Woolery remembered as Emmy winner, Freeland chef

When Gerry Woolery moved to Coupeville from Los Angeles, he left his… Continue reading

Genevieve Martin: 1930 – 2018

Jen was born in Kansas City, one of 11 children. She came… Continue reading

Thomas David Rowland

Tom Rowland, 72, passed away peacefully in his sleep on May 19,… Continue reading

Anne Trandal: Sept., 9, 1931 – March 22, 2018

Anne Trandal grew up in Lynnwood and graduated from Edmonds High School… Continue reading

Most Read