Bella A. Rullan

Oct 23, 1942 – Mar 23, 2017

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Bella A. Rullan

Bella A. Rullan passed away on March 23, 2017 with her family by her side in SeaTac, Washington. She was born on October 23, 1942 in the Philippines. She was married to Dr. Bernard Rullan, Jr.

She worked for Swedish Medical Center as a post-partum OB Registered Nurse until her retirement in 2014. She was an active member in many organizations including the Filipino Nurses and Healthcare Professionals of Washington, and the Filipino American Physicians of Washington (FAPWA). She was heavily involved in her Parish, St. Thomas in Tukwila, where she was a member of the choir and International Friendship Group. She was actively involved in many charitable and medical missions both domestically, and in the Philippines.

She is survived by her only son, James Rullan, and his wife, Ana Armas-Rullan. She also leaves behind her grandchildren, which were her pride and joy; Jordan and Juliana.

Viewing will take place from 2-6pm on Tuesday, March 28th with a Rosary beginning at 7pm at Bonney Watson/Washington Memorial Park in SeaTac, Washington. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, March 29th at 10:00am at St. Thomas in Tukwila, Washington. Burial to follow at Washington Memorial Park in SeaTac, with reception to follow.


Bobby & Ating Abutin and Family
Seattle, WA
Mar 28, 2017

May the love of family and friends comfort the family of Bella during this very sad and difficult days. She will be missed. Our most heartfelt condolences

William & Esther Simpson
Bothell, WA
Mar 28, 2017

Our deepest condolences to family and friends of Bella Rullan. We have been friends and more for many many years. Bella was always there with a smile and fond greetings. We are going to deeply miss her presence.

Josephine A. Llamzon
Mania, PH
Mar 27, 2017

Your life was a blessing and we thank God for the gift that you were to us. Your visit last year here in Manila leaves us beautiful memories. You will always be lovingly remembered Auntie. May God grant you now His grace of eternal love and light.

Francis Jen Lilia Tinio
Binalonan, Ph
Mar 27, 2017

Elmer Runez M.D.
Manila Philippines, Philippines
Mar 26, 2017

You are loved so much Aunt Bella. Our memories of you will forever be in our hearts. Rest in peace now.

Fernando and Cora Panlasigui
Kent, Washington
Mar 26, 2017

Our sincere and deepest sympathy to James and family.

Mare Bell, your friends will miss you very dearly. Your friendship will continue to inspire the who knew you. God bless.

Emilei Haney
Surfside, CA
Mar 25, 2017

My condolences, prayers and love. Bella was my ninang. Even though I have moved to California my ninang has always keep in touch with me and when I came to Seattle for vacations we also got to do a few Lunch dates to see each other. Thank you for always thinking of me, Ninang may you Rest In Peace and have eternal life.

Love Emilei

Aurora Pizarro
Renton, WA
Mar 25, 2017

Condolence and my Deepest Sympathy to James and his family. God Bless to All of You.. Eternal Rest on to Bella Rullan, Lord and May perpetual light shine upon you.RIP.

Brian and Joy Locke
Newcastle , Wa
Mar 24, 2017

The sweetest lady I've come to know and work with. Thank you Manang Bella for your friendship.

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