Effie Shangin (1923 - 2018)

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Effie Shangin, 95, died peacefully at Kanakanak Hospital in Dillingham, Alaska, surrounded by most of her children. She had great care in making her comfortable by the doctors and nurses of Bristol Bay Health Care.
She worked at the Perryville School as a cook for many years. Her first love was going to her Russian Orthodox church. She also loved to crochet, knit, pick berries and invite people visiting Perryville for lunch or dinner.
She is united with her parents, John and Fedora; brothers, Peter and Elia; and sister, Marina. She leaves her children, Rosalie, Alice, Birdie, Andy, Edna, Margie, Dennis, Raymond, Sally, Loretta and Diane; and 65 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was laid to rest at Perryville Cemetery on May 11, 2018, with Fr. Max officiating.

Published in Anchorage Daily News from June 13 to June 14, 2018