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Slain Trooper Remembered; Memorial Set For Thursday In Kent

A procession for fallen Washington State Patrol Trooper Tony Radulescu will begin on Thursday, March 1 at 7:30 a.m. at Kitsap Mall in Silverdale and end at the ShoWare Center in Kent at 11:15 a.m. where a public memorial has been planned.

Slain Trooper Remembered; Memorial Set For Thursday In Kent

Thursday morning’s procession to honor will begin at 7:30 a.m. at Kitsap Mall in Silverdale and end at the ShoWare Center in Kent at approximetly 11:15 a.m.

The procession will be led by Trooper Radulescu’s colleagues from the local State Patrol district office, followed by other law enforcement and emergency services personnel from Kitsap and neighboring counties.

The route will move onto SR 3 and then travel through the city of Port Orchard where Tony worked and lived.

The initial route is expected to be: 

  • Exit Kitsap Mall to SR 3;
  • Southbound SR 3 to Gorst/SR 16 Interchange;
  • Exit to Bay Street (SR 166) just south of Gorst;
  • Travel through the City of Port Orchard along Bay Street;
  • Turn left on  Port Orchard Boulevard;
  • Right onto Tremont Street West and back onto SR 16. 

The procession will continue on SR 16 eastbound to I-5 and south to SR 512. They will meet up with additional law enforcement personnel staged just off 112th St. on Joint Base Lewis McChord (JBLM) property.

The route for the family procession will leave Mountain View Funeral Home on Steilacoom Blvd, Lakewood at approximately 10:30 a.m. They will rendezvous with those staged at JBLM on SR 512 and proceed to the ShoWare Center where a public memorial center has been planned.

The final leg of the procession route;

  • Leave Mountain View Funeral Home onto Steilacoom Boulevard.
  • Left on South Tacoma Way
  • Left on SR 512 East
  • To SR 167 North
  • Exit  onto SR 516 to West Willis Street
  • Left onto 4th Ave. south
  • Left onto West James Street
  • Arrive at front of ShoWare Center on West James Street.

There will be no procession following the service. The is recognizing the fallen trooper by lowering until after the funeral.

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