George Vernon Salsbery

George Vernon Salsbery

July 14 1924 ~ May 24 2013

Vern grew up in West Seattle. There he made his lifelong friend of 78 years Glen Coman. He joined the navy at age 17 & was very proud of being a WWII submarine vet and a 55 year member of IBEW Local Union 46.

Vern married Patricia Lang in 1950. They had 3 children. His second marriage in 1960 was to Alice Devine, his beloved wife of 50 years. They had 2 sons.

Vern loved projects building the Lake Goodwin family home himself. Vern taught his kids to treat others with respect, keep commitments, work hard, be a true friend & have a sense of humor.

Vern Salsbery was a well- loved man by friends, children, 9 grandchildren & 13 great grandchildren.

He navigated to the end of life with good humor & a loving heart Memorial July 10th 3:30 Lincoln Park Shelter 3.

Funeral Home

Weller Funeral Home
327 North MacLeod Ave Arlington, WA 982231323
(360) 435-2509

Published in The Seattle Times from July 2 to July 3, 2013