Delores Gean Stamaris

July 19, 1930May 3, 2019

On the morning of May 3rd, 2019, Delores Stamaris, loving wife, mother, and friend, always a great smile, a Tulalip Tribal Elder, age 88 of Lynnwood, born to the late Martin (Lummi) and Regina (Tulalip) Cepa of Stanwood, July 19th, 1930, peacefully joined our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She is survived by her husband and best friend, Daniel Stamaris of 51 years, daughter and husband Sunny and Doug Golden, their 3 boys, Joe/wife Esther, Christian and Sam; son and wife Daniel Jr. and Heather Stamaris, their children Melissa, Leah, Amber, Aaron, Abigail; son and wife Don and Michelle Stamaris, their children Jenny, Don Jr., Michael, Heleena, Noah; son and wife Craig and Rochelle Barrie, their daughter Naomi; son and wife James and Evelyn Barrie, their son Brent, as well as special friend George the Cat. Predeceased by her sisters Leone Putnam and Virginia (Emmett) Brumbaugh; brothers Larry Cepa, Mannie (Donna) Laurent, and Lloyd (Caroline) Cepa. She leaves behind her nieces and nephews Ron (Donna) Burns, Sherry (Pete) Guzman, Terry (Pam) Parker, and many of their children and siblings. Carol, Laurie, Dennis, Lisa Cepa. Friends Adrianne Fraser, Phyllis (John), Julie Tardo, and all of her wonderful caregivers she loved until her death. She was put/raised young in Catholic school and was faithful. She loved Jesus. Delores loved to spend time with family in person or on the phone and would listen to any problems and always knew just when and what to say. She enjoyed neighbors and the community, really enjoyed decorating her home and loved all types of music. She was an accomplished flower basket arranger, shopper, pet lover, ocean/nature lover, U.S. traveler, berry picker, oyster shucker, clam digger, fisher woman, crab/salmon cook, and was a remarkable cook and enjoyed preparing meals for her family and friends. Especially over the holidays and gave her attention to many charities. She enjoyed going to various casinos around the U.S., enjoying their food and playing her favorite game “Meltdown.” She was always a very giving person of her spirit, time, and monetary needs of others. The funeral service will be held Thursday, May 9th, 2019 at 10am at Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Mission Beach Cemetery.


  • Funeral Service Thursday, May 9, 2019


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James Barrie

May 11, 2019

Love you Always and Forever Jim, Evelyn, Brent Barrie.

James Barrie

May 10, 2019

Mom your passing has left a big void in our lives. Your unconditional love you shared with us will be dearly missed. We know that someday we will be together again and know now that you are not suffering in any pain and are waiting for us in heaven with the rest of our friends & family and our
Lord Jesus Christ singing His praise. We Love you so much and honored you with friends and family at your wonderful Services on May 9th 2019 only a few days before mothers day; as you know. I pray it was to your liking? Please ask the Heavenly Father to continue to watch over all of our friends and family left behind for His glory. Amen. Love Always and forever; your Son Jim, wife Evelyn and grandson Brent. Hugs and Kisses xoxo Sealed with a Kiss.

Bob and Dana Filer

May 7, 2019

So very sorry to hear about Delores's passing. Just know that you're in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time. Hugs to you Dan and your family.