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.

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.

Jenny Manning February 29, 2012 at 07:00 PM
This just in from the WSP: Parking at the ShoWare Center is extremely limited, so the public is asked to park in a lot provided by the Boeing Company at 20400 West Valley Highway. A shuttle bus will run to ShoWare approximately every 15 minutes. The service will begin at 1 p.m.        Remote viewing locations will also be provided in Federal Way at the Christian Faith Center, 33645 20th Ave S; at the Puyallup Foursquare Church, 601 9th AVE SE; in Tacoma at Church For All Nations 111 112th St. E; and in Gig Harbor at Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church 7700 Skansie Ave. Doors at each location will open at 12:30 p.m.


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