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Mr. Neville Nelson  Jonathan Vanassche

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“I will always remember and love this man for his smile, his warmth and the love he gave to my mother. He honored the words "in health and in sickness...Read More »
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“Grandpa,One of my best memories with you was when you took me out to Lake Washington on your boat when I was a child. You let me steer while you...Read More »
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Born 06/14/1930 as Neville Nelson Jonathan Vanassche in Horsham Sussex England,Passed away in the home where he had lived with Alan & Florence of Shelton Wa Feb 06/2017 At the age of 86.
Proceeded in Death by his parents Benjamin N & Eleanor Vanassche.
2 sister's Daphne,& Maisie along with 1 brother Michael, & Sara Arquilla
He went to school in England and upon finishing school he went into the Merchant Marines at 15 yrs old ,to become a Plumber in 1945 and finished with a Master Plumbing License degree in 1950. Along the way while in the Merchant Marines he traveled to the United States and that's when he met the love of his life Sara Arquilla & they were married Sept. 9th 1950.Then in Feb 1952 he joined the USA Army until 1954 got out as a corporal. Then went into the Army Reserves until 1960.
Neville's ambition's were; to own his own business, be a good father an be involved with Ministry.
His hobbies included Politic's, Motor cycle racing with his brother,Raising and showing pedigree Shelties for several years,And Deep Sea fishing.
In his years he had owned his own Plumbing company,and a Car lot.
He is survived by wife Marguerite Vanassche of Shelton Wa. ! Sister Patricia Mansueto And a sister in law Lynn Vanassche both who live in Illinois,Also 3 son's .Twins Calvin N Vanassche in Arizona, Alan D.& Florence Vanassche in Shelton Wa, Son Wayne & Shellie Vanassche, in Nevada ,Grandson Joshua & Elise Vanassche in California, Great Grandson Callan Vanassche in Nevada. Has lot's of family through out the states of Arizona,New York,Illinois Florida, Wisconsin,California,Lots of Niece's and Nephew's.
Neville was strong in his faith and loved to go into the prison's to help other's find their faith.
He is no longer in pain he has found peace.WE as family all loved him & miss him dearly.