Primo Echalar Barber
Jun 8, 1931 – Nov 22, 2016
Primo E. Barber, 85, born in Santiago, Ilocos Sur Philippines on June 8, 1931. He passed away peacefully on November 22, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Edith Surbano; sons, Kevin and Ryan; daughters-in-law Helen and Irene; grandchildren Destiny, Aaron and Solomon; brother, Raul Sr.; many nieces and nephews and other family members.
Primo lived in Seattle for over 40 years. He worked as a cook and chef in many restaurants including Andy's Diner, the world-famous (Ivar's) Smith Tower and the Rainier Club serving some of the most prominent leaders and innovators in our community. He helped provide hot meals to those in need at the Seattle Indian Center until he retired.
Viewing will be held at Bonney Watson - Washington Memorial 16445 International Blvd SeaTac on:
December 8, 2016 2pm-5pm
December 9, 2016 viewing & Rosary 4pm-8pm
Funeral services will be held at St Paul Church in Seattle
10001 57th Ave S on
December 10, 2016 at 10:00am.
Entombment at 3pm Bonney Watson Washington Memorial SeaTac
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