Clarence Edward “Ed” Chervenock Jr. passed away Friday July 9th, 2021 in Bellingham. He was born March 31, 1934 in Bellingham to Clarence Edward Sr. and Caroline (Williams) Chervenock. He was a lifetime resident of Whatcom County.
He married Bernie DuBois in 1953 in Mt. Vernon. They were married 50 years. They raised five children while running their dairy farm, Legendairy, at the top of Aldrich Road hill. Ed also worked at Georgia Pacific Paper Mill for over 40 years.
After selling the farm Ed and Bernie enjoyed camping in their Airstream trailer. They traveled to sprint car races around the country. Following Ed’s retirement they spent 7 winters as snowbirds in Needles, CA. They also enjoyed camping with friends at “Honey Poo” Estates on the Nooksack River, in the summer.
They loved watching hockey and were supporters of both the Bellingham Blazers and Bellingham Ice Hawks, and hosted multiple players in their home over the years. They also enjoyed watching their grandchildren’s sporting events and concerts.
Ed is survived by children Larry (Heidi) Chervenock, Ron (Nancy) Chervenock, Brian (Carol) Chervenock, Karen (Charlie) Rohwer, and Roger Chervenock, grandchildren Kara (Brandon) Schuetz, Bonnijo (Scott Hain) Chervenock, Tina (Mark) Holtz, Rocky Chervenock, Cody (Jazlyn) Chervenock, and Lisa Chervenock, great-grandchildren Amaya Chervenock, Kinley and Otto Schuetz, Brooklyn and Jack Robinson, and Everly Chervenock (due in October), one sister Carol Melton and one brother Bill (Mariko) Chervenock, numerous nieces and nephews, girlfriend Sandy Flinn and special friend Vicky Luke.
He was preceded in death by his parents Clarence and Caroline Chervenock, wife Bernie Chervenock, and longtime companion Nelda Stokes.
Services will be held on Thursday, July 22 at Moles Farewell Tributes – Greenacres: Visitation at 12:00pm; Funeral Service at 1:00pm; Graveside Service at 2:00pm with a reception to follow.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Whatcom Hospice Foundation: 2901 Squalicum Parkway, Bellingham, WA 98225.