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May 8, 1933 to May 16, 2018 - Joretta 'Jo' Marie Ferrington passed away on May 16, 2018, in Vancouver,Washington.

Joretta 'Jo' Marie FerringtonJoretta "Jo" Marie Ferrington, 85,

passed away on May 16, 2018 in Vancouver,

Washington. She was born in North

Powder, Oregon to Chester and Eudora May. She

attended Corbett Grade and High School, where she

met her future husband Dale Ferrington. She graduated

in 1951. On February 7, 1952, she married Dale.

Jo was a homemaker, and a wonderful mother to

their three children, Louise, Bob and Glenda. She was

involved in their school activities and sporting events.

When she became a grandmother, she was also very

involved in her grandchildren's lives, and she would

never miss the chance to attend their games.

Jo and Dale were a part of the East County Windwalkers,

and they often helped organize events. In

her free time, she enjoyed bowling, playing scrabble,

completing her daily crossword puzzle from the newspaper,

reading a good book, and playing pinochle.

She greatly enjoyed traveling, and for their 50th anniversary,

they took their family and some close friends

on a Caribbean Cruise. After Dale retired, they had

many wonderful and exciting adventures, traveling to

places such as Hawaii, Alaska, the Cook Islands and

New Zealand. Jo will always be remembered by her

family as a wonderful mother and grandmother, and

she will be forever missed.

Jo was preceded in death by her parents, her husband,

sister Zorada Hanks, and brothers Donford and

Wymard May. She is survived by her children, Louise

Jones (Rick), Robert Ferrington (Nancy) and Glenda

Ekblad (Bob); sister Esther Muecke; brother-in-law

Gary Ferrintgton and seven grandchildren and seven

great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life was held on May 22,

2018, at Bateman Carroll Funeral Home.

In lieu of fl owers, donations can be made to the

Parkinson's Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800,

Miami, Florida, 33131.

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