Joseph H. Brinster
Joseph H. Brinster, an Everett attorney for over fifty years, died July 31, 2013 at his home in Lake Stevens, WA. He was 88. Born in Queens, NY, he served as a navigator on a B17 in Europe in World War II
. He then graduated from Cornell University and subsequently the University of Michigan
Throughout his life he pursued many and varied interests. He was first and foremost a field trial enthusiast who raised many champion English pointers and felt no greater pleasure than in running his dogs on horseback over the wide Eastern Washington prairie. For a time he also engaged in the sport of pigeon racing and produced a world champion bird. Other pursuits included sailing, golf and community theater. He was an inveterate caller and letter writer to his family and friends.
He is survived by his sister, Betty Grofik; his wife, Freddie; and their four
children, Mark, Jeanette,
Robin, Eric (daughter-in-law, Mo); and seven grandchildren.
In the last few months of his life he enjoyed tending flowers, feeding birds and cooking.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, August 11, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.,Legion Hall in Legion Park, Everett.