Theresa Lapinoja passed away at Grays Harbor Hospitial on Saturday, July 11th after a long illness. She was 53. She was born in Longview, raised in Raymond and had lived most of her adult life in Aberdeen. She is survived by her daughter, Melody Ludvigsen of Aberdeen, four grandchildren, her mother, Carol Wiitala of Bay Center, her sisters Linda and Ellen, and brothers Stan and Chuck. She was blessed with many dear loyal friends and her cat Chatterbox. A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, August 2nd at 2pm at the Willapa Restaurant and Lanes at 128 Robert Bush Drive in South Bend.