Doug Waddell 
Captain
April 4, 2010


Douglas Hamilton Waddell, age 74, passed away on April 4, 2010 in his home in Port Orchard, Washington, lovingly surrounded by his family. Born December 29, 1935 to Hamilton and Anne Waddell in Port Alberni, B.C. Canada, Doug spent his childhood in the logging and coastal towns of Port Alberni and Prince Rupert B.C. After graduating from Brooks High School in Powell River, B.C. Doug applied for U.S. citizenship and attended the University of Southern California.

Doug served in the USAF from 1955-1960 and was trained in electronic countermeasures, serving at Larson Air force Base in Moses Lake, WA.

He married his wife, Janice Marchetti, in 1963, residing in Seattle, and in 1967 was hired as a pilot by West Coast Airlines, later merging into Airwest, Hughes Airwest, Republic, and finally Northwest airlines. They resided in the Seattle area enjoying boating throughout the Washington and British Columbian Coasts. He retired as a captain on the Boeing 727 in 1995.

He and Janice retired to Port Orchard, Washington where they spent his remaining 15 years active in the boating community and lovingly involved in their 8 grandchildren's lives.

Doug is survived by his wife, Janice Mary Marchetti of Port Orchard, WA; children Teresa Wendland and Donna Waddell of Port Orchard, WA, Joanne Love and husband Steve Love of Boise, Idaho; grandchildren Brian, Jordan, and Megan Wendland, John, James and Olivia Love, Joe and Douglas Pierce; and his brothers Gary Waddell and wife Liz Waddell of Kitimat, B.C. and Roger Waddell and wife Michelle Waddell of Camrose, Alberta

Funeral services will be held Sunday, April 11, 2010 at 2 p.m. at Rill's Life Tribute Center, 1151 Mitchell Avenue, Port Orchard, WA. Reception to follow at Port Orchard Yacht Club. In lieu of flowers the family wishes that any contributions be made in his honor to the Arthritis Foundation. Online memorial at www.rill.com