Service Dec. 1 for couple killed in car crash | Passages

Service is scheduled Dec. 1 for Anthony Ambrose Adams Sr. and Marian Dean Sparks. - Courtesy the Adams/Sparks family
Service is scheduled Dec. 1 for Anthony Ambrose Adams Sr. and Marian Dean Sparks.
— image credit: Courtesy the Adams/Sparks family

LITTLE BOSTON — A service is scheduled Dec. 1, noon, in the Port Gamble S’Klallam Gym for Marian Dean Sparks and Anthony Ambrose Adams Sr., who died in a two-car crash on Highway 104 near Balmoral Place NE. The driver of the other car also died.

Marian was born Sept. 13, 1968; Anthony was born Jan. 7, 1968. Their family submitted the following obituary:

Marian and Anthony passed on Nov. 14, 2012. They met in high school at North Kitsap High and started dating Feb. 5, 1985. They married in June 1987 and have been very much in love ever since.

Marian raised their children while Anthony served overseas in the Army in Germany and Desert Storm. When his tour of duty was over, he came home to re-start their life together, living between the Port Gamble S’Klallam and Suquamish Tribes. She worked as data collections specialist for the Early Childhood Education Program and Anthony worked at several of the local casinos before finally becoming a treaty fisherman.

They are survived by their children, Anthony Ambrose Adams Jr., Maylene, Steven, and Domonique; six grandchildren; combined seven siblings; her father, George J. Sparks, and stepmother, Marcelene Sparks; his parents, Harvey and Judith Adams; and numerous foster children.

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