Russell E Russ Westhaver

September 15, 1923 - April 19, 2015

Russell E Russ Westhaver

September 15, 1923 - April 19, 2015


Russ was born September 15, 1923 in Boston, Massachusetts and passed from this life April 19, 2015 at St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham. Friends and acquaintances will remember Russ as a hardworking businessman, active in the local business community and long time owner of Pacific Trim and Floor Supply.

He was a veteran of World War II, with service in the Canadian Air Force. He was a huge supporter of the local chapter of Moose Lodge International, Lions Club and Chamber of Commerce. A big fan of golf and hockey, he played hockey from childhood and well into his 80s.

Russ is survived by his children Wendy, Rick, Holly and Paul; grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two children and Millie, his wife of 65 years.

A memorial service will be held at Moles Farewell Tributes- Chapel, 2465 Lakeway Drive, Bellingham, WA at 1PM, Saturday, April 25. A gathering and celebration of his life will be held immediately afterwards in the Whatcom Room.

Memorials may be made to Whatcom Hospice Foundation at 2901 Squalicum Parkway, Bellingham, WA 98225, or your favorite charity.

You may share your thoughts and memories of Russ in the online guest book at

Memorial Service

  • Date & Time: April 25, 2015 (12:00 AM)
  • Venue: Moles Farewell Tributes
  • Location: 2465 Lakeway Dr Bellingham, WA 98229 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: (360) -73-3-0510

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4 responses to Russell E Russ Westhaver

  1. Russ and Millie were great neighbors to us at Cedarbrook Court and they were missed when they moved. I enjoyed playing golf with Russ and seeing him drive up and down the road. He was always on the go. Our deepest sympathy to the family at this time of your lost.
    Gloria and Carl dcfef

  2. mike rawls says:

    So Very Sorry to learn of Russ’ passing. He was a great Golf partner. Russ and I teamed up for a few years playing in the Arthritis Foundation Fund raiser Golf event. Recently I cleaned up my office and found several annual team pictures with Russ and I and our other golf teammates. They will provide happy memories, and I will cherish them!! Our thoughts and prayers…. Mike Rawls

  3. We are so sorry to read of Russ passing.He was an energetic senior citizen,loved his work and hockey, was fun to visit with, enjoyed traveling and supporting his favorite “Town” in Michigan. Russ was a natural when it came to Master of Ceremonies. It was breathtaking watching him dance with his sweet wife. He and Millie were well loved neighbors. God be with you all and give you peace at this time. Kraig and Janet Clay

  4. I was so sorry to read of Russ’ passing. Russ and I had a shared love of hockey. He and Millie and I were billets all the way back to the early Bellingham Blazer days and during the Ice Hawk days. We played hockey together in the men’s league for several years. I loved to hear tales of his times playing in the Snoopy Tournament put on by Charles Schultz in California. We will all dearly miss Russ and I wish him love, peace, and a great sheet of ice for his new beginning. For his family,my wishes for peace and blessings.
    Carol Lee Delahoyde

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