Orlando Erwin Kameroff
Birth: Jul. 22, 1988, Anchorage, Anchorage Borough, Alaska
Death: Mar. 28, 2010 Escondido, San Diego County, California
Daily News April 8, 2010
resident Jason Orlando Erwin Kameroff, 21, died March 28, 2010,
in Escondido, Calif. A visitation was held at the First Baptist
Church. A service followed with Chaplain James Claggett officiating.
An additional service was held in Aniak.
was born July 22, 1988, in Anchorage. He graduated from Aniak High
School in 2006 and joined the U.S. Marines on June 13, 2006. He
loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, and four-wheeling. His family
wrote: "Jason was always helping other people and would put
them first before himself. He was kind, compassionate, and caring.
He spent his vacations with family and babysitting his nieces and
nephews. Although we know Jason is in the Lord's loving embrace,
he will forever be in our hearts and memories. He will be greatly
is survived by his brothers, Joe Kameroff Jr., Alec Kameroff and
Gary Mike; sisters, April Kameroff and Sharon Alexie; mother, Laura
Crane; and father, Joe Frank Kameroff Sr. Arrangements are with
Legacy Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Witzleben Bragaw Chapel.
Visit the online memorial at legacy.com
Joseph Passamika Morgan
Birth: Aug. 16, 1948
Bethel Census Area
Death: Aug. 7, 2010
resident, Leo Joseph Morgan, 61, died Aug. 7, 2010, of congestive
Anchorage service will be held at 9 a.m. today at Evergreen Memorial
Chapel, 737 E St. The Rev. Thomas Gallagher will officiate. The
funeral will be in Aniak at 2 p.m. Friday. Leo will be laid to rest
at his father's Native allotment.
was born in a tent at Kalskag on Aug. 16, 1948. He graduated from
Copper Valley High School in 1967. A Vietnam veteran, he served
in the U.S. Navy (1967-71). He studied at UAA and worked for the
state food stamp office in Eagle River in the early 1970s, then
10 years at the Aniak Division of Family and Youth Services. He
worked for Kuskokwim Native Association (1982-98) as executive director,
then went on to become CEO of the Alaska Native Health Board for
served on the Aniak City Council, Aniak Traditional Council, St.
Theresa's Catholic Church Parish Council, Kuskokwim Unit 19 Moose
Planning Committee, Interior Rivers State Fair, 15 years on the
Kuspuk School Board, and was a founding father of The Kuskokwim
Corporation, serving on the board of directors, mostly as chairman,
since 1979. He enjoyed all activities associated with living a traditional
lifestyle along the Kuskokwim River.
was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Nancy Morgan; grandparents,
Michael and Agnes Passamika and George and Mary Josephine Morgan.
is survived by his wife, Edith; aunties, Theresa Parent, Maggie
Nicholai, Clara Morgan, Mary Passamika, Theresa Morgan, Winifred
Pitka, Theresa Alexie, Mary Ann Vaska, and Irene Passamika; uncle
Paul Passamika; sisters, Francine and Barbara; brothers Carl (Angie),
Leonard (Nancy), Jimmy, Billy (Twinks), Walter, Nicky (Beverly),
Harry, Wayne (Martha), Bruce (Okie) and Dan (Jane) Gusauskas; children,
Robert Morgan (Helen Alexie), Michelle (Bradley) Ayers; and grandchildren,
Sean and Melissa Ward, Leo R. Morgan and Gabriel Ayers; and many
nieces, nephews and friends.
lieu of flowers, Leo requested donations be made in his memory to
the Kuskokwim Educational Foundation, 4300 B St., Anchorage 99503;
www.kuskokwim.com. Arrangements are with Janssen's Evergreen Memorial