Meredith Nino-Egbert


Posted: Thursday, November 17, 2005

Former Juneau resident Meredith A. Nino-Egbert, 53, of Woodinville, Wash., died Nov. 7, 2005, in Seattle.

She was born to Edward J. Nino, M.D. and Marilyn R. Nino on Sept. 21, 1952, in San Francisco, Calif. She attended St. Stephen's grammar school and graduated from St. Rose Academy in 1970. In 1974, she graduated from Santa Clara University with a bachelor of science degree in sociology. She joined the Jesuit Volunteer Corps and taught at Holy Name School in Ketchikan. She then taught at Santa Catalina Catholic School in Monterey, Calif.

In 1979, she married John Egbert and moved to Juneau. She served as director of St. Ann's day care program for Catholic Community Services. In 1982, she received her master of education administration from the University of Alaska. She was co-director of the religious education program at the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary from 1983 to 1984.

In 1984, the family moved to Woodinville. She became the director of religious education at St. Jude in Redmond. At Seattle University, she earned a master of pastoral studies degree in 1999. She served as president of the school commission at St. Louise Parish School. In 2004, she became the principal at Holy Family School in Kirkland.

She is survived by her husband of 26 years, John; her children, David, Jeffrey and Kristin Egbert; her sisters, Joanne M. Nino, M.D. and Nol M. Nino; her brothers, Richard D. Nino and Philip E. Nino; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests remembrances to St. Jude Parish in Redmond, Holy Family Parish in Kirkland or Catholic Community Services. A funeral mass was Nov. 11, at St. Jude in Woodinville. A Juneau memorial mass will be 9:30 a.m., Nov. 19, at the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

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