Monday, May 16, 2022
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Balbina Escudero, 93, of John Day passed away on Jan. 20 at St. Anthony Hospital in Pendleton. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Jan. 27 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in John Day, followed by interment at St. Andrews Catholic Cemetery in Canyon City. Because of COVID, at the time of …

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Daniel McKrola, 80, of John Day/Prairie City died on Monday, May 9, at Blue Mountain Care Center in Prairie City. A memorial service will be held Aug. 6 at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Canyon City. Arrangements are under the direction of Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Serv…

Gloria Wilson, 85, of Baker City, formerly of Prairie City and Richland, died at the Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Pasco, Washington, on May 3. A memorial service will be held on May 27 at 2 p.m. at the Pine Baptist Church in Halfway. Arrangements are under the direction of Tami’s Pine V…

Friday, May 06, 2022
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A memorial service for Herbert McGetrick, who died July 27, 2010, at the age of 81, and Betty McGetrick, who died May 10, 2020, at the age of 92, will be held at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Canyon City, on Thursday, May 12, at 1 p.m. Burial will follow at the Canyon City Cemetery.

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Verba Jean Hampton, 85, of Ovid, Idaho, passed away on April 12, 2022, at the Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello, Idaho. A graveside service will be held at the Elgin Cemetery in Elgin, Oregon, on Thursday, May 5, 2022, beginning at 2 p.m. To leave an online condolence for the family of Ve…

Anthony “Tony” Bennett Tirico, age 85, passed away on April 16, 2022, at his residence. A visitation will be held on Sunday, May 1, from 2 until 4 p.m. at Driskill Memorial Chapel and a Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, May 2, at 11 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. Inter…

Alvin Cecil Hunt, age 72, passed away Dec. 14, 2021, at his residence with his loving family by his side. A memorial service in his honor will be held Saturday, April 30, 2022, at 1 p.m. in Long Creek in the multipurpose room at the Long Creek School with a reception to follow. To offer an o…

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Donald Carlos Stratton, 87, of John Day passed away March 28 at Blue Mountain Hospital. A graveside memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Friday, June 17, at Canyon City Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Grants for Grant County Vets through Driskill Memorial Chapel at 24…

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A celebration of life for Carol Coombs will be held at noon on Saturday, April 23, at Depot Park, 425 S. Main St., Prairie City.

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

A celebration of life for Clay Claughton will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 2, in Keerins Hall at the Grant County Fairgrounds, 411 NW Bridge St. in John Day. Claughton, 91, passed away on Dec. 4, and a graveside service took place at that time. Driskill Memorial Chapel is in char…

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Dean Nodine, 89, passed away Nov. 26. A graveside service is planned for March 26 at 11 a.m. at the Canyon City Cemetery. A reception following the service will be held at the John Day Elks Lodge No. 1824, in John Day. To offer an online condolence to Dean’s family, please visit www.driskill…

Wednesday, March 02, 2022

Shirlee Ann Newman, age 87, a longtime resident of John Day, passed away Feb. 19, 2022, at her residence with her loving family by her side. To leave an online condolence for the family, please visit www.driskillmemorialchapel.com.

Wednesday, February 02, 2022

Balbina G. Escudero, 93, of John Day died on Jan. 20 at St. Anthony Hospital in Pendleton. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Thursday, Jan. 27, at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in John Day. Interment will follow at St. Andrews Catholic Cemetery in Canyon City. Memorial contributions may…

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Thomas Lee Griffith died Jan. 21, 2022, at his home in The Dalles, with family by his side. Tom was born March 1, 1940, and was 81 years of age at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson’s Tribute Center Celilo Chapel, 204 E. Fourth St., The Dalles, OR 97058…

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Steve McKern, 69, formerly of John Day, died at his home in Sumpter on Jan. 6. There will be a graveside service at Canyon City Cemetery followed by a celebration of life/potluck to be held in the spring, date, time and place to be announced. Arrangements are under the direction of Tami's Pi…

Barbara Jeanne Officer, 85, of Prairie City passed away Jan. 9 at Blue Mountain Hospital in John Day, with her family by her side. A public viewing will be held Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Driskill Memorial Chapel. A funeral service will take place Friday, Jan. 21, at 11 a.m…

Thursday, November 04, 2021
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Phillip Michael Hatcher, age 66, of Prairie City passed away Oct. 31 at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend. A celebration of his life will be announced in the spring of 2022.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021
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Herbert H. “Herb” Brusman, 85, formerly of John Day, passed away on Sept. 29, 2021, at his home in Hagerman, Idaho, with his family by his side. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.