COLD WEATHER CASUALTY – Sitka Public Works Department employees dig up a section of broken water line near the corner of Price Street and Sawmill Creek Road this afternoon. Nearby houses continue to have water, but may have reduced pressure. While work is being done, the intersection is closed from the corner to Lillian Drive. Detours for access to the Lance Drive and the Hillside Subdivision neighborhoods are from Smith Street and Jarvis Street. (Sentinel Photo by James Poulson)

Longtime Sitkan Donna Roles Dies at Age 70

Donna Roles

Donna “Cricket” Roles, a longtime Sitka resident, passed away here Friday, December 20.  At her request, no services will be held.
She was born March 26, 1949, in Spokane, Washington. She was a friend to anyone she met, and was completely devoted to her family.
She was proceeded in death by her husband, Bobby Roles.
She is survived by her six daughters and eight grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers or cards, the family suggests a memorial gift to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital online or at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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