Death: 10 Apr 1990
Michael Andrew, Sr.
Birth: 30 Nov 1928
Death 04 Aug 2014
Alexander C. Bird
Birth: 20 Oct 1921
Death: 18 Jun 2009
John Edgar Hanson, Jr.
Birth: 27 Oct 1955
Death: 26 Aug 2012
Birth: 04 Apr 1963
Death: 19 Mar 2014
Shijoy Ann Kilangak
Birth: 01 May 1981
Death: 19 Nov 2008
Birth: 04 Dec 1958
Death: 16 Jul 1990
John F. Moses
Birth: 27 Jun 1950
Death: 03 Jan 2013
Tommy L. Sirlok
Birth: Mar. 7, 1922, Alaska, USA
Death: Sep. 28,
2010, Alaska, USA
Lifelong Alaska pioneer Tommy L. Moses, 88, died of
natural causes Sept. 28, 2010, at Alaska Native Medical Center with
family by his side.
A Mass will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at
Evergreen Memorial Chapel, 737 E St. Visitation will be 11 a.m.-noon.
Tommy was born in Aonihtuli to Alexis Sirlok and Kelluinok on March 7,
Tommy served in the U.S. Army. He joined the Alaska Territorial
Guard in 1942-43 and was honorably discharged on March 31, 1947.
Tommy was a subsistence and commercial fisherman, reindeer herder, boat
captain of Sifton, store manager and city council member, served on the
board of directors of the Emmonak Corporation and served as a parish
council for the church. He worked at St. Mary's Mission.
thing that Tommy did was touch everyone's hearts everywhere during
Eskimo Native dances. He was a fiddle player for his friends. He sang
songs and loved to dance. He made everyone get up and move around. He
would say, "Hep, hep!"
Tommy is survived by his sons and daughters,
Simon, Lucy, John, Irene, Maria and Bernadette; his in-laws; and
numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren throughout Alaska.
family would like to give special thanks to ANMC staff and People Mover
3C, Bus 13. They would like to thank the following at Emmonak: City of
Emmonak, Emmonak Tribal Council, Emmonak Corporation and Kwik'pak
Fisheries LLC YDFDA corporate office.
The Moses family
"wholeheartedly thanks George, Frank Hunter and Cindy Beans for driving
while in Anchorage for their help in time of need," they said. "We thank
the Athabascan Fiddlers Association for hosting a fundraiser for the
Moses family. We would like to give a special thanks to all the people
for their prayers and gifts they brought to the potlatch at Moose Lodge
in this time of loss of our father. We truly appreciate everything you
Tommy will be greatly missed by his family and friends of the
Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta villages. His generosity with his time and of
himself is a true inspiration to us all.
Tommy's final resting place
is Emmonak Cemetery. Published in adn.com from October 5 to October 6,
Delores J. Waska
Birth: 04 Dec 1964
Death: 08 May 2012