Obituaries

Ann Dora Austin

Published on Wed, Apr 2, 2014
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Ann Dora Austin passed away peacefully on March 20, 2014 at Hospice House in Bellingham Washington. 

Ann was born July 26, 1925 in Stamford Connecticut and lived there with her 9 brothers and sisters until she graduated 
Nursing School.  Soon after she met and married her late husband, Ray Austin, and moved to Fresno, California in 1951. She raised 3 children and worked as a Nurse at both Community and County Hospital until she retired in 1995. 

In 2009 Ann moved to Blaine Washington where her son Ray was living.  Ann was a devote Catholic, and through the church she made many new friends and quickly established herself in the community.  She did her gardening, cooking and quilting until the very end. 

Ann is survived by her sons, Ray, Robert and his wife Jackie, daughter Martha and her husband Jonathan and their son Connor.

Ann was beloved by anyone who knew her and she will be greatly missed.  Funeral services will be held Thurs, April 3 at 11:00 at St. Anne’s Church in Blaine Washington.  In lieu of flowers please send donations to Whatcom County Hospice in Washington.