Vera Davis, 80, longtime resident of Mariners Cove, died Nov. 8, 2002, at an Oak Harbor adult care home following a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Davis was born Dec. 30, 1921, in Seattle to Daniel and Rosina Faiola. She attended Seattle schools, graduating from Franklin High School. On July 12, 1941, she married Henry J. “Hank” Davis in Seattle. They were residents of Beacon Hill and then Pine Lake, near Issaquah. They moved to Lagoon Point in 1956, and then to Mariners Cove in 1966, where they were one of the first residents. Vera enjoyed boating and long walks on the beach with her husband Hank and their Yorkshire terrier “Muffy.”
Vera is survived by her husband Hank at home; two sisters-in-law, Ruby Pinski and husband Arnold of LaCrosse, Wis., and Elvera Freyhoff of Onalaska, Wis.; brother John Faiola of Seattle; niece Linda Olson and husband Mark of Oak Harbor; nephews, Kenneth Pinski and wife Susan and Richard Pinski, all of LaCrosse, Wis., John Pinski and wife Kathy of Winona, Minn.; Ronald Freyhoff of Cabazon, Calif.; Lewis Freyhoff of Onalaska, Wis.; and John Faiola, Jr., of Seattle; also, numerous other relatives. She was preceded in death by one sister, Josephine Faiola and by two nephews, Donald and Gary Freyhoff.
Visitation will be Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 12-5 p.m. A funeral service will be Thursday, Nov. 14, at 11 a.m. at Burley Funeral Chapel, Rev. Fred Renfroe, CHC, USN (Ret.) officiating. Interment will follow at Maple Leaf Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 12721 30th Ave. N.E., Suite 101, Seattle, WA 98125. Arrangements under direction of Burley Funeral Chapel.