Bequest Language

Suggested Legal Bequest Language

The Legal Name of the Archdiocese is
Corporation of the Catholic Archbishop of Seattle
710 9th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104

To leave a bequest to Holy Rosary:

  • The Archdiocese of Seattle for the benefit of  Holy Rosary Parish Edmonds
  • You may also want to specify a purpose:
    • School endowment fund
    • Building fund
    • Needy fund
  • Bequest of Cash
    I give to the Corporation of the Catholic Archbishop of Seattle for the benefit of Holy Rosary Parish Edmonds [or Fund Name(s) at Holy Rosary Parish Edmonds] the sum of $____  to be used for the greatest need [or to be used for stated purpose.]

    Bequest of Property
    I give to the Corporation of the Catholic Archbishop of Seattle for the benefit of Holy Rosary Parish Edmonds [or Fund Name(s) at Holy Rosary Parish Edmonds] [Description of property] to be used for the greatest need [or to be used for stated purpose.]

    Bequest of the Complete (or Partial) Residue of Estate
    I give to the Corporation of the Catholic Archbishop of Seattle  for the benefit of Holy Rosary Parish Edmonds [for the benefit of Fund Name(s)] all [or ________% of the remainder and residue] of my estate to be used for the greatest need [or to be used for stated purpose.]  To the extent that my estate has items of “income in respect of a decedent” available for distribution, those items shall be allocated first to any gifts under this Will qualifying for the federal estate and income tax charitable deductions.