In Loving Memory of Harold Vassar: 1930-2022 


TENINO – Harold Ray Vassar, a longtime resident of Thurston County, passed away at the age of 91 on Monday, July 11, 2022, at his home in Tenino. 

He was born Nov. 12, 1930, in Alvin, Wisconsin, to Benjamin Charles and Grace (Day) Vassar. 

Harold is survived by his wife Mary, son Dennis and his wife Gayle, son Chuck, daughter Mary Ann and her husband Ray, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, brother and two grandchildren. 

A private committal was held at Forest Grove Cemetery, in Tenino. A public celebration of life will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of Newell- Hoerling’s Mortuary, Centralia.