Past SSC president and active member, Henry Washauer (SSC #419), passed away on August 15. His memorial service will be held on Sept 7 at 4 pm at his synagogue, Congregation Beth Jacob,1550 Alameda de las Pulga, Redwood City, CA 94061.

Hank Washaur taken in 2012.

Hank Washaur taken in 2012.

Hank, as he was known by his friends, served as Sequoia Stamp Club President in 1983, 1986, 1998, and 2009 along with other roles. He also served as PENPEX Stamp Show Chair from 1986-93, 1996-7, and 2000-2 for a total of 13 years. He was involved with numerous SSC committees including but not limited to membership and youth. SSC thanks him for his time, effort, and involvement with the stamp club and show.

Due to health issues he has not attended SSC meeting or PENPEX shows for the past couple of years. But he was available via the phone and emails. He will be missed by all SSC members. May he rest in peace.

See also: San Jose Mercury Obituary