Laura Gay Blatchford

January 22, 1961August 8, 2012

LAURA GAY BLATCHFORD Laura Gay Blatchford, 51, went to be with her creator on August 8, 2012 in Seattle. She was born January 22, 1961 in Seattle to Peter and Esther Blatchford. She is survived by her daughters Andrea Blatchford (Vacaro), Gina Blatchford (John Guerra), Kayla Willoya, Velma Blatchford and Martina Martinez; brothers, Charles Blatchford, Lars Willoya; sisters, Jeannie Williams, Annette Medcalf, Leona Blatchford, Molly Zahir; seven grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother and father; husband, Martine Martinez; son, Paulino Manice, and daughter, Lucinda Blatchford. Visitation will be held Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 12 Noon at Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home with Interfaith Service following at 6 PM at the Tulalip Tribal Gym. Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 10 AM at the Tulalip Tribal Gym with burial following at Mission Beach Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home, Marysville.


  • Visitation Tuesday, August 14, 2012
  • Interfaith Service Tuesday, August 14, 2012
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Laura Gay Blatchford

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August 27, 2012

Love you Laura

samantha (angel) alexander

August 27, 2012

I am sorry to hear she died andrea and gina I will pray for you two andrea call me my number hasn't changed

LaVerne Grove

August 16, 2012

My Love and Prayers are with you. Deeply regret not being able to be there to help support you in such a hard time. I Love You.

muffy Ordonia

August 14, 2012

My prayers go out the Family during time of grief for lost of love Laura she will be missed!!!

Carlotta Davis

August 14, 2012

Please accept our deepest sympathies. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief.

Stephen Ward

August 14, 2012

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.