Guadalupe “Lupe” Reyes Bruce was a loving matriarch, wife, and friend. She passed away on
August 31, 2022, at the age of 96.
She was born to Estevan Reyes and Maria Torres on February 17, 1926. After graduating from
R.A. Long High School in 1944, she went to business school to pursue a career as a typist. She
worked for the Longview Credit Bureau and Manley Finance, prior to meeting Howard Leonard
Bruce in 1948. Howard was the man she made a life and raised a family with, in the town of
Lupe is survived by her four daughters: Theresa McCasland of Ocean Park, WA; Nancy “Fred”
Chamberlain of Longview, WA; Sandy “Jerry” Provolt of Longview, WA; and Kathy “Sidney”
Miller of Kelso, WA. She also had the pleasure of loving on her 13 grandchildren, 25 great-
grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild prior to her passing. Lupe was preceded in death
by her daughter Anita Rose Peters, son Terrell Howard McCasland and Howard Leonard Bruce.
The funeral service is on September 30, 2022 at St. Rose Catholic Church on the corner of
Nichols Blvd and 26 th ave in Longview, WA. The Rosary is scheduled for 10:30 and Funeral
Mass is at 11:00. If you’d like to send flowers, they can be sent to the St. Rose office day of
funeral, 701 26 th ave, Longview, WA 98632. Funeral is open to the public, reception following
the service will be held in the parish center across the street, cookies and coffee will be