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Obituaries

Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2000

Roy Joseph Rengert

Juneau resident Roy Joseph Rengert died Aug. 3, 2000, at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau. He was born Dec. 31, 1942, in Detroit, Mich., to Roy and Alice Rengert. He worked at Ford Motor Co. in Detroit and served in a heavy artillery unit in Vietnam from 1964-1966.

He came to Juneau in the early 1970s. He was a commercial fisherman and crabber in Southeast waters and in the Kodiak area, and fished with his friend Dick Workman in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

He received an associate of arts degree in 1995 from the University of Alaska Southeast. He was a member of the American Legion. His fiancee wrote that he was an easygoing and humble man. He enjoyed cooking and was a big fan of Michigan sports teams.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Eileen Giziniski. He is survived by his fiancee Katherine Hope of Juneau, his sister Ann Lee (and husband Gary Lee) and nephew Gary Lee Jr. (and wife Darlene) of Michigan.

A Catholic service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the chapel at Alaskan Memorial Park and Mortuary, 3839 Riverside Dr., with Fr. Michael Nash presiding. A reception will follow the service.

Honorary pallbearers will be Pat Littlefield, Joe Thomas, Dick Workman, Greg Hays, Loren Hope, Lloyd Borbridge, Pat Lott and Ervin Lott.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 1057 Fireweed Lane, Anchorage, 99503.

Marguerite Scott (Barrett)

Longtime Juneau resident Marguerite Scott (Barrett) died Aug. 5, 2000, after a long battle with cancer. She was 70.

She was born Nov. 13, 1929, to Rita and James Scott of Edinburgh, Scotland. She ran an antique store in Scotland before coming to America. She moved to the East Coast in 1968 and worked in Maine and Florida before moving to Juneau. She worked at the Prospector Hotel.

She met and married Pat Barrett and they became partners in the historic Bergmann Hotel. She eventually took ownership of the business and developed the Grubstake Restaurant.

Her hobbies were gardening, cooking, music and art.

Survivors include her husband Pat, her daughter Lorna, son-in-law Paul Bennett, grandchildren Mark and Gemma all of Aylesbury, England, her sisters and brothers Patricia Smith of Leicestershire, England; Olive, David and Raymund Scott of Scotland and numerous nieces and nephews including Sheila Smith and Bridget Fowler of Juneau.

The viewing for family members will be held at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Alaska Mortuary Memorial Park. A mass and celebration of her life will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Cathedral of the Nativity. A wake will follow at the Bergmann.

Donations in her memory may be made to Hospice and Home Care of Juneau, 3200 Hospital Dr., 99801.



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