In memory, February 2014

Carol Ann Pitts Alessandro, 58
Carol Ann Pitts Alessandro passed away Nov. 25, 2013, at home in Las Vegas, Nev. Ms. Alessandro was born May 20, 1955, in Cape Nome, Alaska. She is survived by her children, Christina Carroll, Jennifer Bohannon and Guiseppe Alessandro; and grandchildren, Glenn Carroll, Kellan Bohannon and Ava Alessandro.

Ella Bernice Anaruk, 82
Ella Bernice Anaruk passed away Jan. 12 at home in Anchorage. Ms. Anaruk was born Nov. 15, 1931, in Nome, Alaska. Ms. Anaruk was an inspiration to everyone who touched her life, especially all her grandchildren. She raised her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and nurtured other children close to the family. To her, family always came first. In her spare time, she enjoyed playing bingo, playing cards, knitting and crocheting. Ms. Anaruk is survived by her children, Bruce Anaruk, Janice Kallander, Claude Anaruk, Dennis Anaruk, Maxine Beltz, Michelle Bacon, Eleanor Piggott and Gabriel Anaruk Jr.; brother, Henry Wheeler; sisters, Mary Rodriquez and Penny Wheeler; 24 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Tatiana Mary Belt, 88
Tatiana Mary Belt passed away Dec. 28, 2013, at Nazareth House in San Diego, Calif. Ms. Belt was born Jan. 9, 1925, in Holy Cross, Alaska. Ms. Belt enjoyed sharing stories about growing up in Alaska, her family, and the special kindness of Dr. & Mrs. Sogn. She is survived by her children, Sandra and John Paris; sisters, Mary McCarty and Ann Curtis; and many nieces and nephews.

Robert Nicolai Carlough Jr., 48
Robert Nicolai Carlough Jr. passed away Jan. 6 at home in Caldwell, Idaho. Mr. Carlough was born Dec. 20, 1965, in Anchorage. He is survived by his mother, Jeanne Ferrara; sister and brother-in-law, Pamela and Gabe Eastman and their son, Jude Eastman; brother and sister-in-law, Pete and Amanda Ferrara, and their children, Charlie and Lily Ferrara; sister and brother-in-law, Rosie and Cashen Smith, and their children, Isabella and Olivia Smith.

Helen Carp Phillips, 66
Helen Carp Phillips passed away Dec. 21, 2013, at home in Anchorage. Ms. Phillips was born in Tyonek, Alaska. She is survived by her son, Joseph Robertson; and sisters, Myra and Annie.

Tina C. Sigley, 41
Tina C. Sigley passed away Aug. 12, 2013, at the Alaska Native Medical Center. Ms. Sigley was born in Anchorage. She is survived by her companion, Greg Moss; and children, Devin and Corey Sylva, and Isiah, Jordon and Nataya Moss.


Lorenzo Fausto Davis, 63

Phillip P. Edwards Jr., 52

Dennis Lee Pedron, 63

Betty Gale Shimanek, 81