Recent Obituaries & Services

Wanda Raquel Santiago-Sturman

On Friday, November 21, 2014 of Falls Church, VA , Wanda Raquel Santiago-Sturman,  Loving mother of Palmer Sturman (Kelly); sister of Sylvia Kreiter (Scott); aunt of Anna, Larry and John. Friends received 12:00-5:00PM on Saturday, November 29 at Advent Funeral … Continue reading

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Harold J. Cleary

Harold J. Cleary died Nov. 13, 2014, in Springfield, Va. He was 84. He leaves behind his wife, Jane; his three sons, Michael, Robert and Douglas; his sister, Margaret; his brother James; and five grandchildren.  He was predeceased by younger … Continue reading

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Marie Emileen McCaffrey

On Tuesday, November 11, 2014 of Arlington, Va. Wife of the late George Dennis McCaffrey, loving mother of Danny McCaffrey, Sharon Walker (Speedy), Marilene Lunnie (Pete) and the late Paul McCaffrey; grandmother of Shaun, Kellen, Jessica, Brian, Morgan, and Evan. … Continue reading

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Rosa Guardia de Mogrovejo

On  Monday, November 10, 2014 of Falls Church, Va. Friends may call at Advent Funeral Services on Sunday, November 16, 2014 from 2pm to 6pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at St. James Catholic Church, 905 Park Ave, … Continue reading

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Helen Irene Haske

Helen Irene Haske, resident of the City of Falls Church for more than 60 years, died at home on Sunday, November 9, 2014.  Mrs. Haske was predeceased by her husband of 57 years, John (Jack) Reed Haske, and her sisters; … Continue reading

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John E. Palmer

 John Edward Palmer, 86 years old and a long time resident of Masonville, ended his battle with Alzheimer’s Disease on Wednesday evening, November 5, 2014. John, known to family and friends as Jack, was born February 27, 1928 in Oneonta, … Continue reading

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Eduardo Pagal

On Tuesday, November 4, 2014 of Fairfax, Va; father of Anna Ignacio; Friends may come to Advent Funeral Services in Falls Church, Va on Thursday, November 13 from 6-8pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on  St. Philip … Continue reading

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Gregory J. Boland

 Passed away peacefully at his home in  Arlington, VA on November 3, 2014. Born in St. Paul, MN, he was the son of the late Kathleen and John Boland. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Nancie Boland. Greg grew … Continue reading

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Olga B. Jackson

Olga B. Jackson (age 87) On Sunday November 2, 2014 at her home in Annandale, VA. She is survived by her children, Barbara (Thomas) Jewell, Richard (Karen) Jackson and Paul Vance Jackson; Loving grandmother of Paul S. Jackson. Friends may … Continue reading

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Margot Bateman

On Friday, October 31, 2014 of Arlington, Va. Loving wife of the late Robert A. Bateman. Friends may visit on Wednesday, November 5 at Advent Funeral and Cremation Services, 7211 Lee Highway, Falls Church, VA 22046 from 2 to 4pm, … Continue reading

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David James Obeid, Sr.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at St. Philip’s Catholic Church, 7500 St Phillips Ct, Falls Church, VA 22042 on Monday, November 3, 2014 at 1:00pm.

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Marguerite “Peggy” McCormick

Marguerite “Peggy” McCormick (née Martin) died on October 30, 2014, at the age of 68. She was surrounded by family and passed peacefully with dignity and grace. Peggy wanted more for others than for herself and she will be remembered … Continue reading

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Regina Stephens
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James Michael Halligan

James Michael Halligan (age 58) of Fairfax Station, VA lost his battle with Cancer on Wednesday October 29, 2014. He is survived by his best friend/wife of 31 years, Cynthia; his four children Megan Zerfas (Dave), Nathan Halligan (Randi),  Kelly … Continue reading

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Pedro Hernandez Vega
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Helen Veronica Jakubowski

Helen Veronica Jakubowski, nee Straney, age 78, resident of Arlington Virginia since 1997, died October 26, 2014 at her home in Rosslyn. She was born in New York City on July 23, 1936 and is a graduate of Queens College, … Continue reading

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Charlotte Printz Dowd

Charlotte P. Dowd, long time resident of Falls Church for over sixty years, passed away at 95 after a brief illness. Wife of Francis A. Dowd (deceased) mother of Patrick F. Dowd, Ph.D; sister of Virgil Leo Printz (deceased), Elizabeth … Continue reading

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William S. Zaza

ZAZA, William Shaver.   He was born February 17, 1972 at Georgetown University Hospital, son of Frank J. Zaza and Barbara Anne (Shaver) Zaza of Arlington, VA.  A student at H B Woodlawn, he received a diploma from Washington-Lee High School … Continue reading

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Renhe Gao

On Saturday, October 18, 2014 of Lorton, Virginia. The funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 2-5pm at Advent Funeral Services in Falls Church, Va. Interment private.

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Doris Brougher Wallace

Doris Brougher Wallace died at Goodwin House in Alexandria Virginia, her home for 27 years, on October 15th, 2014, of natural causes. Doris was born in the Panama Canal Zone. She attended American University and spent her adult life as … Continue reading

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Jose Manuel Manrique

Jose Manuel Manrique passed on October 12, 2014. He was born on June 5, 1989, in Mexico. He is survived by his mother Victorina Mendoza, and father Juan Manuel Manrique. The family will receive guests on Wednesday, October 15, 2014, … Continue reading

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Jie Qiao

On Tuesday, October 7, 2014 of Arlington, Va. A graveside will be held at Columbia Gardens Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 10:30am. Please meet at the cemetery.

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Sylvia Ann Olden

On Monday, October 6, 2014 of Arlington, VA. Wife of the late Lloyd Olden; loving mother of Ann Leigh Kennedy (Mark), Nancy Newman (Tom) and Ellen Estes (Bryan); wonderful grandmother to Aubrey, Christopher, Madeline, Ethan, Elizabeth, Meg and Lilly; sister … Continue reading

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Douglas Martin Lewis

Douglas Martin Lewis, age 58, on Monday, October 6, 2014, of Oakton, VA.   Loving husband of Sharon Goins Lewis, brother of Brian A. Lewis.  Also survived by many cousins.  A Memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, October 18, 2014 … Continue reading

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MARY STONE BANE

On Saturday, October 4, 2014, of Vienna, Virginia, formerly of Arlington, Virginia and Vienna, West Virginia. Mary was the beloved mother of Caroline and Michael Hiban; cherished grandmother of Josh Hiban and Katie and Joe Gregory, dear sister of James … Continue reading

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Catherine McClellan

On Thursday, October 2, 2014 of Madison, Virginia, formerly of Falls Church, Virginia.  Beloved wife of Larry McClellan; loving mother of Phillip (Shari) and Daryl McClellan; cherished grandmother of Shane McClellan, Thomas Palmaz, Bryce McClellan, and Ryan McClellan; dear sister … Continue reading

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ROBERT (Bob) JOSEPH COLLINS

Of Falls Church, VA, died on September 17, 2014.  Born in Boston on June 28, 1932 and raised in Quincy, MA,  Bob was the son of the late Edward & Winifred Collins.  Devoted husband for 48 years of Lillian Burns Collins and loving father of Bob … Continue reading

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Carol Ann Off

 Carol Ann Off of Falls Church, VA, departed from this world on Thursday, September 11, 2014 with her beloved family by her side. She was 67 years old. She was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 42 years, … Continue reading

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Anthony C. Roth

Anthony C. Roth died at home in Alexandria, Virginia on September 7, 2014, following a four year battle with metastatic colon cancer.  Anthony was born on September 9, 1957 in Goshen, Indiana.  He received his BA at Goshen College and … Continue reading

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Vilma Rosa Beltran de Vega

Vilma Rosa Beltran de Vega, 75, with loving family by her side, passed away on September 6, 2014 at her home in Arlington, VA. She is survived by her children, Vilma, Leonor, and Rafael. Vilma was born in Chalatenango, El … Continue reading

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Chester (Andy) Geesling, Jr. (Age 51)

Passed on, Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at the Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie, Maryland. He was an avid fisherman, a motorcycle enthusiast and loyal Redskins fan. He is survived by his son, Andrew Shane Geesling; daughter, Jessica Lynn … Continue reading

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Roy F. Watts

Roy F. Watts,  90 yrs old, retired WWII/Army Air Corps/CAT pilot, died peacefully at home in McLean, Virginia on Monday, Sept 1, 2014. A true hero and member of the Greatest Generation. Roy was born on Valentine’s Day, 1924 in … Continue reading

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Diane Temple Bradish

Remembering Diane Diane Temple Bradish was born February 6, 1983, in Alexandria, VA, to George Bradish and Marie Temple. She lived with her loving boyfriend, Harold Spahr, for 6 years, in Florida and most recently in Arlington, VA. Diane was … Continue reading

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RAYMOND F. BERGSTROM

RAYMOND F. BERGSTROM, Lieutenant Colonel, US Army (Ret), a 20-year resident of Alexandria, Virginia, died suddenly at home on August 28, 2014. He was 85. Eva Marie, his beloved wife of 56 years, predeceased him by three months. He was … Continue reading

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David L. Riley, Sr.

The Riley family will friends from 5-8pm  on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at Advent Funeral Services in Falls Church, Virginia. Interment Mount Comfort Cemetery in Alexandria, Virginia.

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Marcia F. Rachy

Marcia Faith Rachy, 73, died August 25, 2014, at her home in Arlington, Virginia. Born in Rockville, Connecticut, she was the daughter of the late Joseph L. and Violet V. Rachy, of West Hartford, Connecticut. Although she had lived for … Continue reading

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Young Ja Morales

Young Ja Morales (nee Choi), 72, with family by her side, passed away on August 24, 2014 at her home in Arlington, VA.  She is survived by her daughter, Michelle. Young was born in South Korea on October 24, 1941 … Continue reading

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Marianne Jane Robinson

Marianne Jane Robinson passed peacefully on August 17, 2014. She is survived by her son, Thomas Robinson; her daughter, Marcia Wolf; her two granddaughters, Heather and Leanna; her great grandchildren, Ronnie, Raven, and Brenna. She enjoyed a good life, living … Continue reading

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Christian E. Martinez Rivera

Christian E. Martinez Rivera, was born June 7, 1997, and passed on August 16, 2014 in Washington, D.C. The family will receive friends on Friday, August 22, 2014, from 6:00 pm until 6:00 am at Advent Funeral Home, 9013 Annapolis Road, … Continue reading

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John G. Whittemore
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Rosena Foster Auerbach

Rosena Foster Auerbach passed away unexpectedly August 16, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia.  The daughter of Preston Samuel Foster and Amy Dubois Hand Foster, she was born October 24, 1926 in Bridgeton, NJ and lived in Elmer until her marriage to … Continue reading

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Lois Holmgren Winston

 Lois Holmgren Winston (92) on Wednesday, August 13, 2014.  Lois passed from this life at Iliff Nursing Home after a short illness.  She was born in Chicago to Robert N. Holmgren and Judith B. Holmgren on July 27, 1922, and … Continue reading

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Waltraut Gertrud Precht

PRECHT, Waltraut Gertrud on August 8, 2014 of Falls Church, VA.  Devoted wife of the late Ernst Precht;  Beloved mother of Susi Precht and Michael (Ulla) Precht.  Also survived by her niece, Christel Hicks and family.  Friends received from 11:00AM … Continue reading

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Lewis R. Edwards

Lewis R. “Randy” Edwards (82) On Wednesday, August 6, 2014, Randy passed away peacefully surrounded by his family.  Randy is survived by his wife of 63 years, Grace; his daughter, Kathryn (Steve); his sister, Ruth Dowling, and brothers, Ronald and Robert.  … Continue reading

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Bert Victor Goulait
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Dorothy Olive Allen Hedetniemi

Dorothy Olive Allen Hedetniemi, 95, died on August 5, 2014, at Arleigh Burke Pavilion in McLean, Virginia.  She was born in Grayling, Michigan on May 16, 1919 to Frederick William Allen and Sylvia Josephine Royce. After her mother’s death when … Continue reading

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Charlotte Virginia Leavell Davis

Charlotte Virginia Leavell Davis died on August 4, 2014 at the age of 92. She was born September 8, 1921 in Staunton, VA to Charles Edmund and Louvina Marie (Hevener) Leavell; she attended Robert E. Lee High School and Dunsmore Business College … Continue reading

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William F. Hill

Departed this life peacefully at home on Sunday, July 27, 2014 in Glenarden, Maryland. He leaves to cherish his memories J. Monajoy Hill, his loving wife of 55 years; and a host of relatives and friends. Family will receive guests … Continue reading

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William Andrew Cullins

“Andy” (Age 94) On July 20, 2014, in Wilmington, N.C., Andy peacefully passed away.  Beloved husband to Winifred Catherine Cullins for 54 years; father of William Andrew Cullins, Jr. and W. Catherine (Philip) Talbott; grandfather of Kelley Cullins, Lara (James) … Continue reading

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A. Grayson Bishop

A. Grayson Bishop (Age 90) On 20 July 2014 in McLean VA, Grayson Bishop, the loving and faithful husband of Laura Bishop for 65 years; caring and generous father of six; beloved grandfather of nine.  He was the president of … Continue reading

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Linda E. Beach

Linda E. Beach of Arlington Virginia died on July 20, 2014 after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was born July 12, 1938 in Syracuse New York. She, her wit and humor will be sorely missed, but … Continue reading

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Ingrid M. Larson

Ingrid M. Larson, age 73, went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 14, 2014 after a short stay at the Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia with her husband, Roger and son, Thomas Redeske and wife Nicky present.  … Continue reading

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Naomi “Billie” Stansbury

Naomi Armstrong, who everyone knew as Billie, was born in Highland County, Virginia early in 1921. She passed away on July 13, 2014She graduated from Churchville High School where she played on her school’s softball team. She moved to Washington, … Continue reading

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Flora G. Fay
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Robert D. Armstrong
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Dorothy Rohr Edwards

                                   Dorothy Rohr Edwards  (1922-2014)Dorothy passed away on July 5th in Springfield.  She is survived by daughters Susan Edwards and Barbara LaPlante, son-in-law George … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Vernon Hayes Clark

Jeffrey Vernon Hayes Clark Age 43 Passed suddenly in Alexandria, VA on July 3, 2014.  Loving son of Cheryl H. and Vincent A. Keane & Jon Barrett Clark.  Sadly missed by his loving brother Jon B. and Elizabeth Coughlin, sister … Continue reading

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WILLIAM H. CUMMINGS

Of FALLS CHURCH, VA., born in CAMDEN, N.J.; predeceased by wife FRANCES E. DOYLE of PHILADELPHIA, PA., & by brother, JOHN; sisters, MARTHA & CECILIA. SURVIVED BY: a sister GRACE, of NORRISTOWN, PA. & by a niece & four nephews, & … Continue reading

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AJ Janosko

Andrew “A.J.” T. Janosko, formerly of Farrell, Pa., passed away unexpectedly Monday, June 23, 2014, from injuries sustained in a terrible fall while vacationing with his family in Seaside, Fla. He was 45. He was born Aug. 9, 1968, in … Continue reading

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Julien Schrenk
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Lora Nell (Bass) Summers

On Friday, June 6, 2014, Lora Nell Bass Summers died suddenly at INOVA Fairfax Hospital. She was 87 years old. Lora was born April 12, 1927 in Elk City, Oklahoma. She was a longtime resident of Springfield, Va since 1963. … Continue reading

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Junior Jordan Montero

Junior Montero passed away suddenly on June 6, 2014 in Northern Virginia.  Devoted husband of Mayensy Molina and beloved son of Dalisa Sanchez.  He is also survived by his son, his uncle Francisco Liria, and many other loving friends and relatives. Friends received … Continue reading

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Marcella Aurelia Ridder Urban
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Margaret Christine Moser

                       November 24, 1924 – May 30, 2014 Margaret was born and raised in Palestine, Texas.  Like many women of the “greatest generation” marriage and post World War II life … Continue reading

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EVA MARIE (WEISS) BERGSTROM

EVA MARIE (WEISS) BERGSTROM of Alexandria, Virginia, passed away peacefully at Manor Care of Fair Oaks on May 25, 2014. Eva was born in Berlin, Germany, on April 16, 1929 to Kurt and Carole Weiss.  After WWII she was a … Continue reading

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Bernard S. Wood

Bernard S. Wood, age 82, of Alexandria VA went to be with the Lord on May 24, 2014.  Born in Washington, DC on August 21, 1931 to Eldridge and Edna Wood, Bernard spent his entire life in the DC metro … Continue reading

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ACIE L. BYRD, JR.  

Vietnam veteran, distinguished political commentator for WPFW-FM Pacifica Radio, and front line political and civil rights activist, passed peacefully to eternal life on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Mr. Byrd of Washington, DC was born and reared in Roanoke Rapids, North … Continue reading

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Anne Vermillion Gleason

Anne Vermillion Gleason died peacefully on May 3, 2014 following a brief illness.  She was born on November 2, 1932 to James Galbraith Vermillion and Elizabeth Hallock Vermillion in Newport, Rhode Island, joining an older brother, Winthrop Hallock Vermillion.  She … Continue reading

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Alexandros (Alekos) Andreou

Passed on May 3, 2014, in Merrifield, VA, while visiting his wife’s gravesite. Devoted husband of the late Maria Andreou, and loving father to Kostas and daughter-in-law Maria Andreou, Andri and son-in-law Chris Orphanides and Jacob Andreou; grandfather to Alexandros Peros and Mariellena Orphanides. He is survived … Continue reading

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Katy Chou

Katy Li-Hwei Chou, 66, of North Bethesda, Maryland, passed peacefully at home surrounded by her family and loved ones on the morning of April 27, 2014, due to complications from pneumonia. Katy was born on May 7, 1947 in Keelung … Continue reading

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Helen Catherine (Cathy) Smith DiGiovanni

Cathy DiGiovanni, 65, passed away at Virginia HospitalCenter in Arlington, Virginia, with her loving daughter Andrea and her beloved sister Mary by her side on April 25, 2014.   Cathy was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on November 25, 1948, and resided in … Continue reading

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Eugenia Cox Harris

Eugenia (McWhorter) Cox Harris February 12, 1924 – April 21, 2014 Eugenia “Dena” Harris died peacefully in the afternoon on April 21 at the age of 90, following a decline in health over the past few years.  She was preceded … Continue reading

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Ronald Paul Burd

Ronald Paul Burd passed away on April 13, 2014 from complications from surgery.  Born February 27, 1963 to Roger and the late Sandra Burd, he is the beloved father of Alex Burd and George Burd, both of Fairfax, VA.  He is … Continue reading

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Larry C. Williamson

Larry C. Williamson (83) of Vienna, VA died peacefully on April 11, 2014 of complications from Lewy Body Dementia.  Born in Fort Smith, Arkansas on May 16, 1930, Larry joined the Marines at 17 and fought as a lieutenant in … Continue reading

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James Dumitru Donose

James Dumitru Donose, age 81, passed away on April 7, 2014 at his home in Dale City, VA.  He is the beloved husband of Victoria Donose; cherished father of Artemiza, Christian, Sandy, and Nicole; and grandfather of Corneliu.  James was born … Continue reading

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Paula Herbas Payne

On Sunday, April 6, 2014 at Washington Hospital Center went to be with the Lord.  Surviving her are Husband, Pastor Aaron C. Payne, children, Nathan, Meghan,  Alyssa, her parents Jorge and Leticia Herbas. Also survived by Mother-in-law, Janice Payne, brother and sisters-in-law, Sean Payne, Sarah … Continue reading

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Paula Leticia Herbas Payne
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Catherine Florence Harris Clements “Cat”

A Life Well Lived We are celebrating the life of Catherine, who went to be with her Lord on April 2, 2014. Catherine was born into a loving home in Witt, Virginia, and raised in Danville, Virginia. She was the … Continue reading

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Almeda R. Golembeski
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Patricia J Boros

  Patricia J Boros – April 18, 1950-March 22, 2014 On March 22, Patricia Boros was called home. She was a beloved: Mother, grandmother, sister, and friend to many. Pat has spent over 25 years as the proprietor of American … Continue reading

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James W. Blair

A Memorial service for James W. Blair will be held on Sunday, March 23,2014 at Trinity UMC 9280 Old Dumfries Rd. Catlett, VA 20119

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Oscar A. Norri

The Norri family would like friends and family to join them for a Memorial Mass honoring Oscar Norri´s life on Thursday, March 20th at 12:00 pm. at St.Philip the Apostle Catholic Church. 7500 St Philip’s Court. Falls Church, VA 22042

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J. Brian Smith

J. Brian Smith passed away on March 11, 2014 at his home in Falls Church.  He was 64 years old. He was born in Sudbury, MA in 1950, and although lived most of his life in the D.C. area, his … Continue reading

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Eloise P. Stash

 Of Fairfax on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 after a brief illness.  She was married 43 years to Ernest F. Stash who died in 1984.  She is survived by her daughters Lois Walker (William) of Fairfax, Miriam Stash (Robert Kern) of … Continue reading

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Fran Young

On Tuesday, March 3, 2014 of Arlington, Va. A visitation will be held on Sunday, March 9 from 1-3pm at Advent Funeral Services, 7211 Lee Highway, Falls Church, Va 22046. Services and interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions … Continue reading

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Terry Holzheimer

Terry Holzheimer, director of economic development for Arlington County for nearly a decade, died early Saturday, March 1, 2014 of a heart attack. He was 66. His death came six weeks after his wife of 34 years, Mary Benedette Pelletter-Holzheimer, … Continue reading

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Teresa Canedo
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Suzette Gabeau Fulton (née Kauffman)

Passed away suddenly at age 58 on Saturday, February 22, at her District Heights, Md., home, from complications related to diabetes.    Despite suffering from chronic, debilitating illness for many years, Suzette retained remarkable resilience, tenacity, spirit and zest for life, … Continue reading

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Sister Benedict Kesock, O.S.B.

Sister Benedict Kesock, O.S.B. died on February 21, 2014. Born in Masontown, PA on May 22, 1933, Sister Benedict became a member of the Benedictine Sisters of Virginia at Saint Benedict Monastery in Bristow in 1954. She taught in several … Continue reading

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Antoine Wynn

Passed away Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at home. The family will receive friends Monday, March 3, at Berean Baptist Church, 924 Madison St.NW, Washington, D.C. from 10:00 am, until time of service at 11:00 AM. Interment will follow at Heritage … Continue reading

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William Calvin Humphrey

William (Bill) Calvin Humphrey passed away unexpectedly during the early morning hours of February 18, 2014, at his home in Greenspring Village in Springfield, Virginia. He was 91. Bill was born on April 8, 1922, in Washington, D.C., the son … Continue reading

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Tiffany Marie Schuck

Tiffany Marie Schuck, 23, of Falls Church, passed away on February 17, 2014. A Memorial Mass will be held on Monday, February 24, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Thomas More Cathedral in Arlington, Virginia. Tiffany was born in Monterey, … Continue reading

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Christopher Balik

Christopher Balik, 32, of Falls Church, VA, passed away peacefully on February 10, 2014 after a long illness. Chris was born in Stratford, NJ on January 23, 1982, the loving son of Susan (Egan) and Jeffrey Balik. Christopher graduated from … Continue reading

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Suzanne Jeanne Dupuy Abbott

Suzanne Jeanne Dupuy was born June 29, 1916 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Her parents, Abel and Marthe, had emigrated from France in 1913, her father serving as a manager first for Michelin and subsequently for General Motors. Suzanne and her … Continue reading

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Andrew Eric Taslitz
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Betty Lou Smith

VISITATION: 10am-11am Wednesday, February 12, 2014 Ravensworth Baptist Church SERVICE: 11am Wednesday, February 12, 2014 Ravensworth Baptist Church 5100 Ravensworth Rd. Annandale, VA 22003 INTERMENT: Bethel Cemetery Alexandria, VA

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Elroy Louis Nieweg
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Ovidiu Maxim

Ovidiu Maxim, 66, passed away on February 1, 2014 in Washington, D.C. He was born in Romania on October 27, 1947. He graduated from University of Iasi, where he received a Masters in Physics. He married his wife, Dorina, in … Continue reading

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Peter Bunker

Peter Alden Bunker, (Also known as, Henry Alden Bunker III) longtime resident of Falls Church City, departed this world on January 30, 2014, at age 76. Born in Queens, NY on May 3, 1936, he attended North Country School and … Continue reading

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David Ethan Klancnik

-David Ethan Klancnik, 19 months, passed away peacefully at home in Arlington, Virginia on January 29, 2014, surrounded by his loving parents, Gordon and Michelle, and his wonderful sisters, Sara and Amelia. Ethan, despite struggling with Tay-Sachs from birth, was … Continue reading

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Anne Theresa Hamrock

Born July 12, 1930 died peacefully surrounded by family on January 27, 2014. The beloved wife of of 58 years of William Francis Hamrock, Anne and Bill renewed their vows on January 15, 2014. She was originally from Springfield MA … Continue reading

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William Franklin Murphy, Jr.

William Franklin Murphy, Jr. was born to Estelle Phillips Murphy and William Franklin Murphy on December 11, 1928 in Salisbury, NC. He met his life-long love Dot Elaine Knight at New Hanover High School in Wilmington, NC. They married October … Continue reading

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Carroll Eugene Smith

CARROLL EUGENE SMITH “Smitty” (Age 73) On Saturday, January 25, 2014 passed away peacefully at his home in Falls Church, VA after a long illness. He is survived by his wife, Linda; his children Dale Smith, Robin Smith Knies, son-in-law … Continue reading

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Mary Benedette Pelletter-Holzheimer

Mary Benedette Pelletter-Holzheimer, of McLean, VA, passed away on Monday, January 13, 2014. Mary was born in Buffalo, N.Y. at Millard Filmore Hospital to the late Anthony and Sarah Pelletter on November 25, 1950. She was a 1971 graduate of … Continue reading

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Marjorie McCall

On Sunday, January 12, 2014 of Alexandria, Va. Loving wife of John D. McCall; dear aunt of Roger G. France and Robert L. France. Preceded in death by her parents Robert and Minnie Glenton. Services and interment private. In lieu … Continue reading

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Lori Anne Trail Ryznar

Lori Anne Trail Ryznar of Crofton, Maryland Born July 3, 1963 – January 11, 2014 Bowie High School graduate, Certified Geriatric Nursing Assistant Member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church Lori was the cherished wife of 25 years to Gerald … Continue reading

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Blanche Beatrice McLaughlin Riggs

Passed away on Friday, January 10, 2014. Blanche Beatrice McLaughlin was born November 28, 1925 in Washington, D.C.. She was married from 1947 to 1954 (ended in divorce) to Richard Seward (deceased). She had two children by that marriage: Gwynne … Continue reading

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Jeanne V. McDonald
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Esmeralda Castaneda

Esmeralda Castaneda, born in Houston, Texas, April 9, 1964, passed away peacefully in her sleep in her Fairfax home on January 3, 2014. She is survived by her husband, Pakorn Sanworanart, and her 3 sons, Daniel, Anthony, and little Christian … Continue reading

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Jeanette Barbara Malec

Jeanette Barbara Malec, born Jeanette Barbara Madej on August 3, 1920 in South Hadley, Massachusetts, passed away quietly in her sleep on January 2, 2014 in Falls Church, Virginia. She was preceded in death by her husband Walter Frank, mother … Continue reading

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William (Bill) S. Husztek

        “The finest son, brother, husband and father that any family ever had.” A man everyone went to with problems that they needed to solve because they knew that Bill would not only help them but that he … Continue reading

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Robert E. Hedgepeth, Sr.

On Tuesday, December 24, 2013 of Falls Church, Va. Beloved husband of Betty Flodene Hedgepeth (nee Holem); loving father of Robert, Jr., Terry Jane, Marguerite, Betty Jean, and Darlene; dear grandfather of Robert III, David, Kimberly, Michael, Sammy, and Katie. … Continue reading

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John Joseph Kornutick, Jr.,

John Joseph Kornutick, Jr., (Age 66) of Vienna, VA, passed away on Tuesday, 24 December 2013. He is survived by his wife, Alicia, and sister, Marie Kornutick. His Father John Kornutick, Sr and Mother Mary Lucy Kornutick nee Kostrowski proceeded … Continue reading

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Paul Hill

Paul Hill passed away peacefully at home in Vienna, Virginia with his family on Monday, December 23, 2013. He is survived by his wife Jerilyn Hill, son Matthew Hill and daughter Mary Beth Hill. He will be greatly missed by … Continue reading

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Claude C.C. Cumberbatch

Passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 22, 2013 surrounded by his loving family in New Carrollton, Maryland in his 91st year. He is survived by his loving wife Mary [Dottie] (nee Katchay), daughter Rozanna and her husband Donahue (Aitcheson), and … Continue reading

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Gary Holley

The Holley Family will receive friends on Thursday, December 26, 2013 from 1:00pm-5:00pm at Advent Funeral Services, 9013 Annapolis Rd., Lanham, MD 20706.

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Cuong Nghieu

The Nghieu Family will receive friends on Sunday, December 22, 2013 from 1:00pm-5:00pm at Advent Funeral Services in Falls Church, Va. Interment private.

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Col. Jack Normand Butts USAF (Ret.)

Retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Jack Normand Butts, 90, died at his Annandale, Virginia home on December 15, 2013. Jack was born in Wilson, Oklahoma on April 12, 1923 to Lena Alma and Andrew Jackson Butts. He was their middle … Continue reading

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John J. Culhane Jr.

JOHN J. CULHANE, JR. On Saturday, December 14, 2013 of Falls Church, Va. Loving brother of Elizabeth Culhane Durand and James H. Culhane; beloved son of the late John J. Culhane, Sr. and Lois R. Culhane; dear uncle of Vanessa, … Continue reading

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Monica Lynn Smith

A memorial service will be held at Advent Funeral Services in Falls Church, Va on Wednesday, December 18th at 4:00pm.

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Onnie A. Boatwright

Our mother, Onnie A. Boatwright, 88, who was a stay at home mother to nine children, was born in Mullins South Carolina on June 16, 1925 into a family of 9 children. She devoted her whole life to her family … Continue reading

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Martha Walton Di Berto

Martha Walton Diberto, beloved wife of Capt. Edward Thomas Di Berto, USN (Retired), CEC and children Bridget and Conway Halsall and Gaetana and Richard Ebbole passed into the hands of the Lord on December 10, 2013. Born and raised in … Continue reading

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Sharon Lee Iglesias

Sharon Lee Iglesias passed away peacefully at her home in Ashburn, VA on Thursday, December 5, 2013 after an eight year battle with breast cancer. Sharon was born on September 12, 1957 in Washington, DC to George and Sylvia Bachman. … Continue reading

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Mildred H. Barwick

Mildred H. Barwick Formerly of Falls Church, VA died on December 5, 2013 at the Fountains at Washington House, Alexandria, VA. Beloved wife of 70 years to the late Fred G. Barwick; loving mother of Linda B. Jurcich (Thomas), John … Continue reading

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William W. Watkins, Jr.

William W. Watkins, Jr., 82, a retired Army colonel who specialized in Chemical Engineering and Munitions Liaison Officer, died following a stroke December 2nd at The Halquist Memorial Inpatient Hospice Center in Arlington. Col. Watkins was born in Oneonta, New … Continue reading

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Jacqueline A. Wood

Jacque, age 70, passed peacefully after a long fight with cancer on November 29, 2013. She had retired in 2003 after working for 37 years in the Office of Presidential Libraries at the National Archives. She is survived by three … Continue reading

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Agnes K. Wood

On Wednesday, November 27, 2013 of McLean, Va. Wife of the late Ralph H. Wood; mother of Marti, Jeri, Hilary, Chip, Jefri, and the late Jacque; grandmother of Richard, Adam, and Zachary. Services and interment will be held at Arlington … Continue reading

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Jane Atkins Sargent

On Tuesday, November 26, 2013 of Fairfax, Va. Beloved wife of William Sargent; loving mother of Paul Sargent and Paige Sargent Legenhausen; cherished grandmother of Kate, Meredith, Collin, Molly, and Rebecca; dear sister of Boyd and Ken Atkins. A memorial … Continue reading

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Beverly Anne (Auringer) Nickens

Beverly Anne (Auringer) Nickens passed away peacefully at her home in Fairfax, VA on Friday, November 22, 2013.Mrs. Nickens was born on November 9, 1933 in Faribault, MN to the late Ralph R. Auringer and Harriet (Harmon) Auringer. She was … Continue reading

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Mary Jane Picard

Mary Jane Picard, 80, former member of the United States Foreign Service and retired U.S. Department of State Budget Analyst, died at Sunrise of Falls Church in Falls Church, Virginia, on November 20 of natural causes,Born in Berkeley, California, Mary … Continue reading

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Gwendolyn E. Osurman

Gwendolyn E. Osurman passed away on November 19, 2013 at Inova Heart and Vascular Hospital in Falls Church, VA. She was 67. Gwen was born on April 20, 1946 in Honolulu, HI. She was the daughter of Eugenia and Juan … Continue reading

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Hilda Marquez

On Thursday, November 14, 2013 of Springfield, Va. The Family will receive guests on Sunday, November 17 from 4pm-8pm at Advent Funeral Services, 7211 Lee Highway, Falls Church, Va 22046. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Monday, … Continue reading

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Carl Alan Lipsit, COL (USA Retired)

Carl Alan Lipsit, COL (USA Retired) 1959-2013 Sterling, VA – On Wednesday, November13,2013, Retired Army Colonel Carl Alan Lipsit, 54 of Sterling, VA, passed away unexpectedly while on assignment in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Burial will be at Arlington National Cemetery … Continue reading

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Carroll “Nemo” Myers
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Lois A. Richoux Culhane

Lois A. Richoux Culhane, age 81 On Saturday, November 9, 2013 of Falls Church,VA. formerly of St. Charles Parish, LA. Wife of the late John J. Culhane Sr.; daughter of the late Lester J. Richoux Sr. and Blanche Lucille Millet … Continue reading

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Harry Lyle

LYLE, Harry Michael age 63 of Vienna, VA, on Sunday, November 3, 2013. Rockin husband of Ellen for 30 years. Bad a** father to Justin and Lindsay. Loving brother of Cindy (Ken) Bailey, Canfield, Ohio. Harry was a decorated Green … Continue reading

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Sylvia Elsie Ellis

SYLVIA ELSIE ELLIS On Monday, October 28, 2013 of Arlington, Va. Wife of the late Henry Ellis; loving mother of David, Richard, Bonita, Janine, Gerald and Robin. Also survived by 15 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, and her sister, Marilyn Demers. Services … Continue reading

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Miguel Salamanca

Miguel A. Salamanca departed this life on October 25, 2013, from Capital Caring in Arlington, Virginia at the age of 62. He was born on July 15, 1951, in Zacatepec, Mexico. Miguel was a graduate of Zacatepec High School and … Continue reading

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Maria del Carmen Minan

Visitation will be held at Advent Funeral & Cremation Services, 7211 Lee Highway, Falls Church, Va, on Wednesday, October 30 from 4-8pm with a prayer service beginning at 7pm. Interment private.

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Roxanna M. “Rocky” Shelton-Landi

Roxanna M. “Rocky” (age 61) of Falls Church, VA, suddenly on Thursday October 24, 2013. Loving wife of the late James W. Landi, sister of Patricia Rogers, Joyce Kelley, Gene and Earl Shelton. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. … Continue reading

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Catherine Maria Johnson

Catherine Maria Whiteman Johnson died on October 23, 2013 following surgical complications. She is survived by her two children, Juanita Johnson and Franklin Johnson; her grandchildren: Jessica Carter Caudill, Damen Carter, Nigel Carter, Nicholas Johnson, Catherine Rose Johnson, and Veronica … Continue reading

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Richard Soppe

Richard Thomas Soppe of Annapolis, Maryland passed away peacefully at age 61 after a long illness. Born August 15, 1952 in Los Angeles, he is survived by wife, Patricia Gehl Soppe, his sister, Mary Ellen Studer, his brother, Robert Soppe, … Continue reading

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John Douglas “Dusty” Rhodes

John Douglas “Dusty” Rhodes of Annandale, Virginia died October 22, 2013. He was 86 years old. He is survived by his five daughters, Teresa McDonald (Ian), Susan Hellyer (John), Peggy Florentz, Lorraine Holder and Janet Harkness (David); 19 grandchildren and … Continue reading

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Joy Garney

Amelia “Joy” Garney of Falls Church, Virginia, passed away on October 15, 2013. Born in La Crosse, WI, on June 18, 1929, to the late George and Amelia Wojack, Joy grew up in Minneapolis, MN. She graduated high school from … Continue reading

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Nancy Lee Cooper

Nancy Lee Cooper, 77, passed away peacefully on October 4th, 2013, at her home in Arlington, VA after a brief illness with cancer. She was born on December 31, 1935 in Washington, DC to William and Valora Cooper, of Arlington, … Continue reading

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Karl Frank Donehoo

Karl Frank Donehoo, 82, passed away peacefully on September 23, 2013 at his home in Fairfax, VA after a long illness with Parkinson’s disease. He was born on August 11, 1931, in Atlanta, GA, to the late Elijah and Elsie … Continue reading

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Arthur Thomas McNeill

Arthur T. McNeill, at age 84, died peacefully on September 19, 2013 at Halquist Memorial Hospice Center, Arlington. He is predeceased by his loving wife of 50 years and 26 days, Mary Tierney Gilligan McNeill (June 19, 2005). Art is … Continue reading

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Mr. Roland Augustine Carrera

Family will receive friends on Friday September 20, 2013, from 10am until Mass time at 11am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 7301 Annapolis Road, Landover Hills, MD 20784

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Evelyn Simpson

Services will be held at Arlington National Cemetery on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 11:00am. Please meet at the administration building by 10:30am.

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Eugene E. Sobolewski

Eugene E. Sobolewski of New Carrollton, MD died on September 6, 2013. He was 87 years old. He is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Ruth Hunter Sobolewski; loving father of Stephan E. Sobolewski and his fiancée Kristina … Continue reading

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Mary Davis Allin

Mary Davis Allin died September 4, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. She was born January 6, 1924 in Fort Sill, Oklahoma to Erwin Cobia West Davis and Emilie Longmire Bolton. On February 15, 1947, she married George R. Allin, Jr. She … Continue reading

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Frances S. Lumpkin

Frances S. Lumpkin, of Fairfax City, Virginia, passed away peacefully on September 3, 2013 at the age of 91. She was born in Newport News on March 24, 1922 to Ernest Hartwell Shumate and Blanche Mae Fuqua. Mr. Shumate married … Continue reading

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Pepita Lorraine Urbina Kudarauskas Kauffman

Passed away peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, in Arlington, Va., with her husband Kenneth and other family by her side. Born March 14, 1924, in Washington, D.C., and raised in Boston, Mass. An alumna of Boston … Continue reading

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Michael J. Spearman

Michael J. Spearman passed away on Saturday, August 24, from his battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife, Patricia, his daughter Karen, his son-in-law John Boswell, and his two granddaughters Kaylynn and Anne. In lieu of flowers, … Continue reading

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Frank Xavier Solomon, II

Francis (Frank) Xavier Solomon II, born and raised in the Scranton, Pennsylvania area and long time resident of Falls Church, VA, passed away on 22 August, 2013. Surviving him is his beloved wife of 29 years, Millie Solomon, their two … Continue reading

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Ernest B. Gutierrez

Foreign Service Officer On Wednesday, August 21, 2013, Ernie Gutierrez, age 94, a 32 year resident co-owner at Skyline Plaza, passed away peacefully after a heart attack earlier in the month. A native of New Mexico, Ernie was completing his … Continue reading

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Christopher John Junghans

Christopher (Chris) John Junghans passed away Monday, August 19, 2013 at his home in Springfield, VA with his sister, Faith, and caregiver, Tammy, at his side. Chris was born on November 12, 1959 in Trenton, NJ, the son of John … Continue reading

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Mary Wharton

Mary Anna Wharton passed at Inova Fairfax from heart failure, August 18, 2013. She is survived by Brenda Wharton North, of Manassas, Va; Dr. Gary G Wharton of Providence, RI and Karen Wharton Orosch of Springfield, VA. She has 8 … Continue reading

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Carole J. Hackenberg.

Carole J. Hackenberg, 70, of Manassas Virginia passed away Saturday, August 17, 2013 among family and friends at her daughters home in Fairfax, Virginia.Carole was born December 12, 1942 in St. Clair, Michigan to the Late Mark and Elizabeth (Scott) … Continue reading

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Caitlin Rose Bringhurst

Caitlin Rose Bringhurst was born on November 1, 2012. She passed away on August 16, 2013. While Caitlin’s life was short, she endured and overcame numerous physical challenges and touched the lives everyone who knew her. Caitlin Rose will be … Continue reading

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Gerald T. O’Dell

Gerald Thomas O’Dell of Fairfax City, Virginia, died on August 16, 2013. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Ruth, in 1998. His surviving family members are his brothers, John, and George, his sister Laura Held, and nephew, … Continue reading

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Rose S. Mark

Rose S. Marks. March 25, 1918-August 14, 2013 Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 2:00 pm on Friday, August 16, 2013 at Queen of Apostle Catholic Church 4329 Sano St. Alexandria, VA. Interment Oakwood Cemetery. Falls Church, VA.

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Robert McOmber

Robert passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 14, 2013, in his Vienna, VA home at the age of 56 with his loving wife Norma McOmber at his side. He was born in Alexandria, VA on July 6, 1957 to Dale … Continue reading

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Sean Wawrzaszek
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Mary Begley Hannon

Mary Begley Hannon, 89, passed away of natural causes on August 14, 2013, at her residence at The Virginian in Fairfax, Virginia. She was the daughter of the late James J. Begley and Margaret O’Brien Begley, and the widow of … Continue reading

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David James Gillam

David Gillam went home to be with The Lord on August 13 with his family at his side, after a courageous struggle with ALS. He is survived by his loving family, Elizabeth Gillam, Sara Gillam, Michael Gillam, Mark and Rachel … Continue reading

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Elvira Mayer Slijepcevic

Elvira Mayer Slijepcevic, of McLean, Virginia, left us on August 1, 2013 after being struck by a car in McLean. She leaves behind a grieving family. Her husband of 65 years, Sinisa, her daughters Renata and Gordana, her seven grandchildren, … Continue reading

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Robert L. Ray
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Joseph Kenneth Wathen

On Saturday, July 20, 2013, of Falls Church, VA. Husband of the late Katharina W. Wathen; loving father of Joseph F. and Deborah E. Wathen and the late James M. Wathen. Joe proudly served in the United Sates Army during … Continue reading

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Robert Green Gildersleeve

Robert Green Gildersleeve died on July 20, 2013 in Arlington, VA after a brief illness. Bob was born in Mattituck on July 12, 1923 in the house which still stands on Pike Street. He was the second son and sixth … Continue reading

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Jean Anders Kriebel

Jean A. Kriebel, 81, a 35 year resident of Vienna, VA, died peacefully on July 17, 2013, while under hospice care at the Halquist Memorial Inpatient Center in Arlington, VA. Jean was born on August 9, 1931 in Lansdale, PA … Continue reading

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Chuck Sabin

On Wednesday, July 17, 2013 of Falls Church, Virginia. Father of Kenneth Sabin (Karen) and Sharen Gollner (Timothy); grandfather of Karla Kmetz, Ashlee and Aimee Gollner. Chuck Sabin served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1945 to 1948 and retired … Continue reading

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Jonathan Langwick Wilkin
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Archer S. Alston

Lt. Col. USAF (Ret.) Resident of Arlington, VA for more than fifty five years, passed away July 14, 2013 at Sunrise George Mason. He was 94. Born July 24, 1918 in Starkville, MS, he was the only child of Harry … Continue reading

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Patricia A. Langley

February 13, 1938 – July 13, 2013 Patricia A. Langley of Arlington, VA died Saturday, July 13, after an extended battle with leukemia. She was 75. Born Patricia Ann Piccola, she grew up in Butler, Pennsylvania. She was an accomplished … Continue reading

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Rosuritha I. Rovin
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Brian Lee Canute

Brian Lee Canute (51)  passed away Saturday July 6, 2013 in Oak Hill, Virginia. He was born on March 1, 1962 in Akron, Ohio. He was a 1980 Graduate of Firestone HS, Akron, Ohio and a 1984 Graduate of The … Continue reading

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Stephen Marc Kroner, II

Born: March 4, 1984 Died: June 27, 2013 Stephen Marc, loving son of Stephen and Susan, brother of Spencer and Shelby, uncle of Landon, was a kind and gentle spirit taken from us to soon. For the past two years … Continue reading

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Patrick Sean Hannigan

Patrick Sean Hannigan passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2013. He was born in Alexandria, VA, on February 14, 1958, the son of Jo Ann Graham of Lopez Island, WA, and the late Joseph F. Hannigan of Springfield, VA. He … Continue reading

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James D. Newcomb

James “Pop-Pop” D. Newcomb (Age 70) A long time resident of Alexandria, VA, James passed away June 11, 2013. He is survived by his son, Troy Newcomb; daughter, Traci Newcomb, her husband, James Fahey and her two daughters Ashlee Newcomb … Continue reading

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Judith F. Kempf

Judith F. Kempf of Annandale, Virginia passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2013 at Inova Fairfax Hospital after a brief illness. Beloved mother of Kimberly A. Ninmann (Rod) and Elmer Eugene (Dean) Kempf (Susan). Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Judy … Continue reading

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Kathryn M. Gillam

Kathryn M. Gillam “Kay” (Age 94) A long time resident of Arlington, VA, Kay passed away June 8, 2013. Her husband of 58 years, Edwin J. Gillam predeceased her in 1999. She is survived by a daughter Ann Bistay of … Continue reading

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Robert L. Chance, Jr.

Robert L. Chance, Jr.—better known to most as Bobby—died Wednesday June 5, 2013 at the Anne Arundel Medical Center. Bobby was born in Annapolis on March 17, 1943 and has been active in this community all his life. Bobby graduated … Continue reading

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Gina Richardson Dale
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Fenglin Zhang
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Talmage Cedar Brock

Talmage Cedar Brock, age 3, died suddenly on May 25, 2013. Beloved son of Stanley B. (Bret) Brock, Jr, and his wife, Deanne Brock of Arlington, VA; Loving brother of Stanley B. (Sebby) Brock, III and Honour AvaMei Brock. Tal … Continue reading

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Yvonne Seintin-Mottley

Yvonne Seintin-Mottley of Falls Church, Virginia passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at Inova Fairfax Hospital. She was 66 years old. Beloved mother of Tyrone Mottley, Sandra Naing, Tommy Swa and Timmy Thu. Born in Rangoon, Burma, January 6, … Continue reading

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James MacDonald Day
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Irene M. Sorrough

IRENE M. SORROUGH LTC (Ret.), U.S. Army Died at Capital Caring Hospice on May 22, 2013. Colonel Sorrough was among the first officers commissioned in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps during World War II. After a 26-year Army career, she … Continue reading

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Teresa Samborska Munson

Teresa Samborska Munson passed away on Monday, May 20, 2013 at home surrounded by family. Born in Warsaw, Poland to Sophia and Roman Samborski, she was the wife of the late Reginald Broadwater Munson, a native of Falls Church, Virginia. … Continue reading

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Norman Shaw Smith

Norman Shaw Smith of Fairfax, Virginia, died peacefully at his home following a long illness, on May 19, 2013. He was 77 years old. N. Shaw Smith was the much loved husband of Jo Marie Griesgraber. He was the loving … Continue reading

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George Roshia Marcey Jr.

George Roshia Marcey Jr. (Age78) On Tuesday, May 14, 2013 in Arlington, VA.Beloved husband of Henriette Eleonore for 57 years. Father of George, Eleanore and Patricia. Grandfather of Glenn, Chuck, Shane, Bradley and Desiree. Great-grandfather of Brayden and Caitlyn. He … Continue reading

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Patricia A. Stach

Thank you all for the incredible outpouring of love and support. Your prayers are lifeblood to our family right now. Your words of encouragement, remembrance, and condolence come straight from our God and go directly to soothe our hearts. We … Continue reading

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Janice Lee Yohman

Janice Lee Yohman passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013 of Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA, formerly of Hermitage, PA. She was born on September 24, 1947 to Doris Dresch Yohman and the late Harry Yohman. She graduated from Hickory High … Continue reading

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Chester B. Watts, Jr.

WATTS CHESTER BURLEIGH JR, 95, passed away at home Saturday, May 11, 2013. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law Emily and Alan Gesser of Herndon, Va.; son and daughter-in-law Skip and Libby Watts of Radford, Va.; daughter and … Continue reading

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Doris Daisy Kennedy
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Richard Corbin Merrell

Richard Corbin Merrell, age 84, of Arlington, VA died at his residence on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. He was born on May 14, 1928 in Ashtabula, Ohio, the son of the late Richard Darwin Merrell and Helen Corbin Merrell. Mr. … Continue reading

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Pamela Carter Hart

Pamela Carter Hart 11/3/1941-4/29/2013 Pamela C. Hart was born in Henderson, North Carolina, to D.K and Ossye Carter. It was discovered at an early age that she had a profound talent for music. She studied piano from the age of … Continue reading

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Doreen M. Graves
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Julia Hancock Phelps

Julia Hancock Phelps (Age 91) Long-time resident of Falls Church VA, on Monday, April 15, 2013 passed away at her son’s home in Annandale with her family by her side. Beloved wife of 63 years of the late Warren Phelps; … Continue reading

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Joan McMahon Rosen

Joan Claire McMahon Rosen, 90, passed away April 14 in McLean, Virginia after a long illness. She was the widow of Captain Ralph J. Rosen, USN (ret.), who died May 11, 2010. Joan was born January 1, 1923, in Chicago, … Continue reading

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Karen R. Horvath

Karen R. Horvath, 73 of Reston, VA, passed away on April 14, 2013 in Potomac, MD, after a valiant battle with pancreatic cancer. She accepted her fate gracefully, with great dignity and inner peace. She was deeply loved by her … Continue reading

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Shakti Nath Aryal

Shakti Nath Aryal, age 71, passed away on April 14, 2013 at 12:08pm in Arlington, VA, due to pulmonary fibrosis and lung cancer, diagnosed only one month prior. He was born and raised in Kathmandu, Nepal and immigrated to the … Continue reading

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Persida Racquel Pimentel

Persida Pimentel was born April 15, 1945 in Juncos, Puerto Rico to Ramon Rodriguez and the late Josephine Vizcarrondo. She was raised in the tough South Bronx community known as Fort Apache. Her penchant for running away from home made … Continue reading

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James Loy McKenna

James Loy McKenna, on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at his home in McLean, VA. Loving husband of 57 years to Mary-Jane McKenna, Beloved father of James B. (Jeanne) and Mark R. McKenna, grandfather of Katherine and Colleen McKenna. A Graveside … Continue reading

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William S. Lieth

William S. Lieth (Bill) of Burke, VA passed away on April 9th, 2013 at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, surrounded by his loving family. Dear son of Dolores (Nutt Lieth) and Stanley W. Lieth. He was the beloved husband of … Continue reading

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Anne M. Toto
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John Horengic, Jr.

John Horengic, Jr. passed away on April 5, 2013 with family at his side. Devoted husband for 54 years to Bernadette, Loving father to Patty and Mike. Also survived by his three beautiful granddaughters, Chelsie, Caitlyn and Marin; his brothers, … Continue reading

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Joseph P. McDermott

Joseph P. McDermott of Reston, Va, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013. He was born on August 2, 1950 in Fort Monmouth , NJ. Joe graduated from Laurel High School and received a Bachelor of Science from the University of … Continue reading

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Dr. Annagrace Jorjorian Samaan

Dr. Annagrace (Anne) Jorjorian Samaan, 91 years “young” of Alexandria, VA died on April 4, 2013 at Goodwin House Retirement Community. Her life was filled with many exciting roles around the world: a missionary in Costa Rica, wife to Dr. … Continue reading

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Winfred M. Crim, Jr.

Winfred Mason Crim, Jr. on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 in Falls Church, VA. Husband of the late Eleanor L. Crim. Father of Winfred Mason (Puppet Coachman) Crim III, Kurt Crim and Connie Crim(Mike)Fauber. Grandfather of Eric (Charity) Crim, Ashley Lettitia … Continue reading

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WINFRED M. CRIM, JR.

Fred Crim was born March 23, 1923 and died April 3, 2013. He was born at the Riverside Hospital in Newport News, Virginia. His parents were Winfred M. Crim, Sr. and Ella Schofield Crim. Fred graduated from Maury High School … Continue reading

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Ernesto Limpo

Limpo, Ernesto On Friday, March 22, 2013 of Lanham, MD. Beloved husband of Nelly (Veloso) Limpo; loving Father of Jeane Conner, June Cruz, Jacqueline Uy, Julie Nwoke, Susana Mamo, Elizalde Veloso and Richard Veloso; Grandfather of Jessica Conner, Jake Conner, … Continue reading

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Philip S. Porter, Jr.

PHILIP SHERIDAN PORTER, JR. Lieutenant Commander, US Navy (Retired) Of Vienna, Virginia, on March 20, 2013, at the age of 96, at The Virginian nursing home in Fairfax, where he had been lovingly cared for the last year of his … Continue reading

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Albert Yoon
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Bertram S. Ryder

RYDER Colonel Bertram Stillwell Ryder, USMC (Retired) On Friday, March 15, 2013 in McLean, VA. He was born on January 6, 1920 to Edward Clinton and Florence Bennett Ryder, on Ryders Lane in Brooklyn, New York. Husband of the late … Continue reading

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Robert Paul Faulkner
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Norine H. Farrell

Norine H. Farrell, 78, beloved mother, passed away peacefully Saturday March 9, 2013 at Fairfax Hospital with her family by her side. She was born June 10, 1934 in Albany, NY to Mary Alice and Matthew Heeran. Norine retired from … Continue reading

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Edmund J. Stange

Edmund Joseph Stange, a retired Ford Motor Company executive, passed away peacefully at Capital Caring on March 8, 2013. Born on January 23, 1926 in Jersey City, New Jersey to Herbert and Adelephine Mary Stange, Ed was the only son … Continue reading

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Barry McNair
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Jean H. Walker

Jean Holland Walker Passed on March 8, 2013 Jean Holland Walker, 76, of Vienna, VA, died on March 8, 2013, following a brief fight with cancer. Jean was born on July 27, 1936, in Staunton, Virginia. At the age of … Continue reading

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Kay Haley Carr

Kay Haley Carr, 75, of Falls Church, VA, passed peacefully on March 6, 2013 following a brave battle with cancer. Kay was born on June 21, 1937, in Chattanooga, TN. She attended Bright School and Girls Preparatory School before moving … Continue reading

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Maria Cristina Clark
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Kermit O. Twedt

KERMIT O. TWEDT “Ozzie” LT. COL (Ret.), Age 81, of Springfield, VA, passed away on Monday, March 4, 2013 from complications of Multiple Myeloma. Born in Kindred, ND, he is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Phyllis Twedt; … Continue reading

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Louise S. Myers
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David Philip Lomax
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William Keith Campbell

WILLIAM KEITH CAMPBELL April 11, 1931 to February 27, 2013 Bill or Billy passed away peacefully at home in the loving arms of his adoring wife, Felicia, on February 27, 2013, at the age of 81, after a long battle … Continue reading

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Warren Philip Bell

On February 26, 2013, Warren Philip Bell of Falls Church, Va passed away from a prolonged illness. Survived by his wife, Audrey Speelman of Falls Church, VA, his two sons, Scott Bell and his wife, Peggy Bell of Granger, TX; … Continue reading

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Nicholas Karanikas

On 25 February 2013, Nicholas “Nick” Karanikas passed away peacefully at his home in Gainesville, Virginia. Nick was born in Kinston, NC in 1926. He was a loving and devoted husband to his wife of 56 years. Nick was also … Continue reading

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Jacinto Alzona

Jacinto Alzona passed away on February 25, 2013. He was born in the Philippines in 1926 and moved to the United States in 1973. His wife of 49 years, Obdulia Alzona, died in 2004. He is survived by three children … Continue reading

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Lewis Charles Hedges

Lewis C. Hedges, 86, passed away on February 24, 2013, in Arlington, VA, of injuries from a fall on February 4. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Jean Kyle Hedges; sons Kyle, Blair and Hampton, and daughter … Continue reading

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Hiro Sadhumal Daswani

Hiro S. Daswani Beloved son of Mrs. Ishwari Daswani and Late Mr. Sadhumal Daswani. Husband of 37 years to Virginia Parker Daswani and father to Anita Penn Daswani. Cremation in USA on February 25, 2013. Prayer rites will be held … Continue reading

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Patricia Diane Engle

Patricia Knoll Engle STERLING, VA — Patricia “Pat” Diane Engle, 70, formerly of Defiance, OH, died at her home Sunday, Feb. 17th at 3:30 p.m. She was the daughter of Daniel (deceased) and Ruth (Martin) Knoll. On Oct.3, 1964, she … Continue reading

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Juan De Dios Gregorio Mattos

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, February 20, from 1pm-3pm and 6pm-8pm, where a funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 21 at 10am. Interment in National Memorial Park, Falls Church.

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Margaret Dagseth

A memorial service will be held at Goodwin House, Falls Church on 16 March at 2:30 pm.

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Barbara S. Burke
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Eugene Ross Newcomb
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Jean Lowrance

Jean Lowrance, of Falls Church, VA passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 5, 2013. She is survived by her husband, George Lowrance of 54 years and children Craig (Cheryl), Lisa (Mark), and Lori (David), 6 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. … Continue reading

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Helena M. Gottlieb
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Richard D. Corbett

Richard D. Corbett, 65, died peacefully in his sleep at home in Washington D.C. on January 30, 2013. Richard (Dick) was the oldest of six brothers and three sisters, and a sister who predeceased him in childhood. He is survived … Continue reading

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Gloria J. Pires

Gloria Jean Teller Pires, 64, a 37-year resident of Manassas, Va., died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at ManorCare Health Services-Fair Oaks in Fairfax, Va., following a protracted battle with breast cancer. Mrs. Pires (pronounced “Pierce”) was born in Los Angeles, … Continue reading

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Audrey B. Minkler

Audrey Bartolomei Minkler On Monday, January 28, 2013, Audrey B. Minkler of Falls Church, VA passed away at the age of 86. She is survived by her husband, Whitney S. Minkler, her daughter, Laurie M. Bowles (Al) of Haverford, PA, … Continue reading

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Anthony A. Orange, Jr.

Anthony A. Orange, Jr. “Tony” born May 24, 1953, passed peacefully surrounded by his family on January 26th in Arlington, Virginia. Funeral services will be held at Advent Funeral Services, 7211 Lee Highway, in Falls Church Virginia. The visitation will … Continue reading

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Dorothy S. Stepp

Dorothy S. Stepp, 73, passed away at her home in Springfield, VA on January 23, 2013. A time of remembrance will be held on Saturday, February 9, from 1pm-3pm at Advent Funeral Services, 7211 Lee Highway, Falls Church, VA 22046. … Continue reading

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Pamela Shippen Patterson Roach

Pamela Shippen Patterson Roach (Age 69) On Tuesday, January 22, 2013, of Arlington, Virginia, died peacefully at home in the company of her family after a long battle with lung cancer. Beloved wife of Captain J. Ashley Roach, JAGC, USN … Continue reading

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Mary A. Cervase
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Helen Schwaner Winckler
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Sandra Sue Burd

Born to Bert and Elizabeth Dame on September 18 1943, in Lebanon, Missouri. She lived most of her adult life in the Northern Virginia Area, and was last employed as bookkeeper, for the Southeastern District of the Lutheran Church, Missouri … Continue reading

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Leona Ida Baker
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Myron George DeFries
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Georgiana Sheldon Gordon

Georgiana Sheldon Gordon, age 77, died Monday, January 14, 2013, at her home in Arlington, Virginia from brain cancer. She had been a resident in the Washington area for the past fifty years. Gigi was born at Wilmington, DE on … Continue reading

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Edward F. Heitz
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Bertha Alice Getts

Bertha Alice Getts, of Annandale , VA, died Wednesday, January 9, 2013. Wife of the late Franklin W. Getts, mother of Bonnie Seay of Fredericksburg and her fiance, Everett McWhirt, Jr., Allen B. Getts of Warsaw and his fiance Tayna … Continue reading

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Eva Alicia Salas

Salas, Eva Alicia “Cuqui” On Wednesday, January 9, 2013, of Fairfax, VA. Beloved mother of Daliza Salas and Meliza Salas Manzano, Grandmother of Tony, Eva and Elisa, Great Grandmother of Moriah Alicia Manzano. She is also survived by her sons-in-law … Continue reading

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Tandyn Almer

The family will receive friends in the Madison Chapel at Advent Funeral Services on Sunday, January 13 from 1:00pm-2:00pm. A memorial service will begin at 2:00pm.

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Mary Drahos

Mary Drahos died on Monday, January 7 at her home. The family will receive friends on Thursday, January 10, from 4pm-8pm at the funeral home, where a Parastas Service will be held at 7:30pm. The funeral service will be held … Continue reading

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Lawal Johnson

Lawal Johnson Passed on January 2, 2013 Lawal “Kim” Johnson, Age 48, of Annandale, VA, on Wednesday, January 2, 2013. Lawal is survived by her husband Tim, son Andrew, mother Endoo (Ann), brothers Bundit and Todd, twin sisters Nick and … Continue reading

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Harold E. Poland

Harold E. Poland passed away peacefully on December 30, 2012 at FutureCare, Chesapeake. A Navy veteran, Mr. Poland was a longtime employee of the engineering division of the US Naval Academy and is the beloved father of Rose Dicus of … Continue reading

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Betty Louise Russell

Betty Louise Russell, 81, passed away on December 29, 2012 in Annapolis. Wife of the late Gerald B. Russell, she is the beloved mother of Wayne F. Russell, Dale F. Russell and Charles A. Russell. She is also survived by … Continue reading

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Alison Pickard

Alison Pickard (Age 40) of Alexandria, Virginia, died at home on December 28, 2012. She is survived by one brother, Dean Pickard, and six non-biological sisters: Erin Davis, Melinda Gessel, Kelly Hart, Megan Kruse, Becky Podd, and Tina Opal Velt. … Continue reading

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Jeanette B. Conway

Jeanette B. Conway On Tuesday, December 25, 2012 of Fairfax, VA. Beloved wife of the late Donald J Conway, Lt. Col. US Army (Ret.), loving mother of Donald Conway and Donna (Richard) Blasdell; grandmother of Melissa (Ben) Smith, Thomas (Kathy) … Continue reading

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Manuel Mathios

Manuel “Manoli”, “Mike” Mathios, Age 73 of McLean, VA, on Monday, December 24, 2012. Loving husband of 48 years to Maria, special father to Constantine and Eleni Paris, fond father-in-law to Rev. Fr. James T. Paris and sweet “Pappou” to … Continue reading

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Dr. Lynn Collins

Dr. Lynn Collins Dr. Eleanor “Lynn” Collins, 68, of Glenwood, MD passed peacefully from this life on the evening of December 18th, 2012 in Arlington, VA. She died due to complications of lupus and kidney disease. Lynn was born on … Continue reading

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Peter John Laine
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David E. Burzynski, Sr.

David Burzynski SR. was born to Edward and Jane Burzynski on August 16, 1946. David was granted his wings on December 16, 2012 when he was called home. David graduated from Westhill High School in Syracuse NY in 1963. David … Continue reading

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Charles F. Barenthaler
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Della Belle Quillian

On Sunday, December 9, 2012 passed away at her home in McLean VA. She had breast cancer. Her watercolor and acrylic art works have won many awards with Virginia Watercolor Society, Washington Watercolor Society, The Alexandria Art League, and the … Continue reading

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Esther Louise Ann Novotny Dami

Esther Louise Ann Novotny Dami (81) on December 9, at home in her sleep, surrounded by her family, joined her Savior, her sister Gladys Novotny Rockwell, her brothers Bob, Joe and Guy, her parents Gottlieb and Molly, and many cherished … Continue reading

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John Daniel Keller

John D. Keller “Dan” On Wednesday December 5, 2012 of Annandale, VA, beloved husband of Sharon Hayes Keller for 36 years, devoted father of Daniel C. Keller and dear uncle to numerous Keller and Hayes nieces and nephews. Dan is … Continue reading

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Brian T. Brownlee
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John R. Davis

On Nov. 30th 2012 John R. Davis lost his battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his wife Patricia, children Eric, Rachel Carter (Oliver), Colin and Stephanie and granddaughter Sisi. He was known as a Southern gentleman and a man … Continue reading

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Andrew Eugene Gabrilovitch
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Michael Blaine Thompson
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Kathleen Sands Katcher
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Shirley N. MacPherson

SPRINGFIELD, VA — Shirley Nason (Skit) MacPherson, 87, passed away November 17, 2012. An eight-year resident of Greenspring Village, Skit is finally at rest after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s. The youngest child of Emma Temple and Walton Hooker Nason, … Continue reading

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Fleta M. Strawderman

Fleta Marie Strawderman On Monday, November 12, 2012 of McLean, VA. She is survived by a sister, a brother, nieces, nephews and friends. Graveside service will be Sunday, November 18 at 2:30pm at Valley View Cemetery, Nokesville, VA. Celebration of … Continue reading

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Erwin George Wittmann
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Ross Allen McDaniel

McDaniel, Ross Allen On Friday, November 9 of Falls Church, VA. He is the beloved son of Mildred McDaniel, loving husband of Linda, and nephew of Maxine Anderson. He is also survived by his three step-children, Michelle Gore, Joseph and … Continue reading

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Arthur Simolunas

Simolunas, Arthur Passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Wednesday, November 7 at Capital Caring in Arlington. He was born on July 5, 1934 in Johnson City, NY. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 … Continue reading

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Carolyn C. Jones

Carolyn Cottrell Jones , 77, passed away peacefully at her home in Oakton, Virginia on Saturday, November 3, 2012. Born in Trenton, New Jersey on June 27, 1935, she received her BA in Psychology in 1957 from Denison University. Carolyn … Continue reading

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Virginia Louise Lansdale Humphrey

March 10, 1923 – November 1, 2012 Virginia Louise Lansdale Humphrey passed away peacefully in her sleep in the comfort of her home in Greenspring Village in Springfield, VA on November 1, 2012. She was 89. Louise was born on … Continue reading

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Carolyn Cromartie Holt

Carolyn Cromartie Holt, 71, died peacefully at home with her family on October 27, 2012 in Fairfax, VA. She was born in Fayetteville, NC, December 17, 1940 to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Samuel Cromartie, Jr. She was the granddaughter of … Continue reading

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Lida Birdsall Hale

Lida Birdsall Hale passed away peacefully in the comfort of her son’s home in Centreville, VA on October 26, 2012 after a courageous struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was 81. Lida was born on June 13, 1931 in Asbury Park, … Continue reading

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James S. Nash

Major James Samuel Nash, (Age 95) US Air Force (Ret) James Samuel “Jim” Nash was called home to his Lord and Savior on 22 October 2012. Jim Nash was a long time resident of Annandale Virginia where he lived for … Continue reading

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Lynn Bishop Milbow

Graveside services will be held at Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 3:00 pm.

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Ellen S. Conaway
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Joyce Burns Powell

Joyce Burns Powell  passed away on October 14, 2012 in Washington, DC.  Wife of the late William G. Powell (LTC USA Ret.) Mother of Steven, Jeffrey and Kathryn Powell, Grandmother to Will, Amanda, Amber, William, Anna and Angela and Mother … Continue reading

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Patricia Dougan Akuoku
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Elizabeth Jean Eastwood Mendez

Elizabeth Jean Eastwood Mendez, age 43, died October 11, 2012, with her family by her side. She was born in Ames, Iowa on November 14, 1968, the daughter of Basil and Barbara (Shewe) Eastwood. She graduated from Loudoun Valley High … Continue reading

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Sara H. Woodson

Sara Helen Woodson passed away on Monday, 10/8/2012 at home surrounded by her family and now has her new glorified body in heaven.  Sara was born on 10/22/1926 in Chattanooga, TN. She graduated from Central High School in Chattanooga, TN. … Continue reading

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Douglas A. Berliner, Sr.
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Dipak Gupta

Dipak Gupta (Age 71) of Hockessin, DE died on September 29, 2012. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Diane. He is survived by his loving daughters Dawn and Tina, his sons-in-law David and Mark, and his grandsons Dean and … Continue reading

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Alfreda Waclawski
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Ruth M. Grant
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Robert C. Watson

A wake will be held at Advent Funeral Home from 12noon until 2pm Friday, September 28th. The graveside service will be held at 2:30pm at Columbia Gardens Cemetery. Followed by a celebration of life gathering of family and friends at … Continue reading

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Gerald W. Rawlings
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Patricia L. Killion
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Carl W. Hurst, Jr.

Carl W. Hurst, Jr. died September 16, 2012 at his home in Arlington, VA from complications of heart disease and lymphoma. He was 85. Mr. Hurst graduated from Baylor Military Academy, Chattanooga, Tennessee in 1944. He thereafter, at the age … Continue reading

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Betty Louise Baldridge
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Dana R. Sweet

Dana R. Sweet, passed peacefully on September 6, 2012, in Fairfax VA.  Beloved husband of 43 years to the late Nereida Sweet and loving father of Dan Sweet.  He is also survived by his brother, Haven Sweet. He was a … Continue reading

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Elaine Raabe

Elaine Raabe, age 79, passed away peacefully on September 4, 2012, in Arlington, VA. She was the loving mother of Susan Raabe, Annapolis, MD; Mark Raabe, Minneapolis, MN; Steven Raabe, Annapolis, MD; and Elizabeth Raabe, Fairfax, VA; and the loving … Continue reading

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Ray D. Heaton

Ray Dean Heaton, D.O. (83) passed away on September 4, 2012 in Arlington, Virginia.  Ray Dean Heaton was born in Parkersburg, WV on September 5, 1929 and grew up in Clifton, WV.  He was a graduate of Wahama High School in … Continue reading

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Myron “Mike” Grayson

Myron “Mike” Grayson (Age 94), passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sept. 3, 2012. He was born in New York City on 27 October, 1917, the older of two children born to Jonas and Ruth Goldberg. He grew up … Continue reading

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James Francis Scheimer

Dr. James F. Scheimer (Age 62) Passed away on Sunday September 2, 2012, at his home in Vienna, VA after a long battle with cancer. Beloved husband of Kathy, father of Michael and Elizabeth. Born in Great Falls, MT on … Continue reading

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Roger C. Furr

Roger C. Furr died September 1, 2012. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Dennis, five children, Rick & Randy Furr, Kellye Blanchard, Michelle Buckles and the late Donna Pratt, nine grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.

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Bruce Barker Britton

Bruce Barker Britton (63) of Annandale, Virginia passed away suddenly from heart failure on Friday, August 31, 2012. Bruce was born on July 12, 1949 in Washington, D.C. and grew up in the Edsall Park area of Alexandria Virginia. He … Continue reading

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Elsa Dik Glass

Elsa Dik Glass, age 89, of Arlington, Virginia, formerly of Washington, DC passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2012 at home. Elsa was born in Brooklyn, New York on August 20, 1923.  She was the daughter of Ella Fischer Wagoner, … Continue reading

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Kenneth A. Carroll

Kenneth A. Carroll (64) passed away suddenly from heart failure at his home in Vienna, VA on August 22, 2012. Ken was born on April 19, 1948 in Washington D.C. and grew up in the Huntington area of Alexandria. His … Continue reading

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Harvey A. Mackey

Harvey Andrew Mackey was born on November 14, 1924, the son of Roy and Ruth Mackey, in Chicago, Illinois. He was raised in Indiana, where he lived until early 1943, when at the age of eighteen (18) he was voluntarily … Continue reading

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Joan Grygo-Dellas

Joan Grygo-Dellas (84) On August 18, 2012, of Falls Church, Virginia, formerly of Wantagh, New York went home to her heavenly Father. Preceded in death by her husband, Robert F. Grygo of 43 years, and Raymond W. Dellas of 4 … Continue reading

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Joan McNeil Tambasco

JOAN MCNEIL TAMBASCO On August 17, 2012, in her home at Goodwin House at Bailey’s Crossroads in Falls Church, VA. Beloved wife of Anthony (Tony) Tambasco. She is also survived by her sisters, Adeline and Patricia McNeil, other relatives, a … Continue reading

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Eric L. Robinson

Eric L. Robinson, Network Engineer Eric Robinson, a systems engineer at Mitre Corporation, died of brain cancer on August 16 at his home. Eric, 48, was diagnosed with cancer a year ago. Born in Sacramento, CA on Mather Air Force … Continue reading

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Sylvia F. Houston
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Joseph Conroy Finnigan

Joseph Conroy Finnigan (Age 88) On Tuesday, August 14, 2012, beloved husband of 51 years to the late Mary Ward Finnigan. Devoted father of Paul, Mark, and Robert Finnigan. Joe was born in Belford, NJ. He served in the US … Continue reading

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John Lewis Bender

John Lewis Bender, age 91, passed away on August 13, 2012 at The Virginian in Fairfax, Virginia. A resident of Bethesda, Maryland for 54 years, he was born in Princeton, New Jersey on October 13, 1920. A graduate of Phillips … Continue reading

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Mary Ann Martin

Mary Ann Martin Mary Ann Johnson Martin, 83, of Annandale, passed away Sunday, August 12, 2012. She was the wife of William David Martin (deceased) and the mother of Brenda Lawter and grandmother of Joey Lawter. She was born in … Continue reading

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Paul Creigh Wickert
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Otgandorj Baasandorj
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Ilene J. Lake

Ilene J. Lake of Upper Marlboro, MD on August 4, 2012 at her daughter’s residence.  Wife of the late Arthur Lee Lake.  She is survived by her children, Catherine L. McDermott and son – in – law, Michael W. McDermott, … Continue reading

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Olga Harjess

Olga Harjess, age 100, passed away peacefully on August 3, 2012 at her home, Sunrise of Annapolis. Born in Latvia, she was the wife of the late Richard Harjess. Olga will be missed by her daughter-in-law, Kathleen Harjess of Annapolis, … Continue reading

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Ralph Leo Taylor

Ralph Leo Taylor, 63, passed away on August 3, 2012 at his home in Alexandria, Virginia.  Born in Massachusetts, he was the son of the late Alice and Edward Taylor.  Mr. Taylor is survived by his uncle, Paul Perron; his … Continue reading

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Ora M. Harroun

Ora M. Harroun (nee Price) The family of Ora M. Harroun announces her peaceful death on Tuesday, July 31, 2012. She was born in Lockport, LA on December 9, 1922 and raised in Plaquemine, LA. Mrs. Harroun served as a … Continue reading

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Matthew Turner Sweet

MATTHEW TURNER SWEET On Friday, July 27, 2012, Matt Sweet of Fairfax Station, Virginia, was called to his eternal home four years after a diagnosis of Ocular Melanoma. Matt was the beloved husband of 22 years to Susan and devoted … Continue reading

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M. Patton Echols, Jr.

Beloved husband of Beth Hayworth Echols and beloved father of Ruth Carter Echols and husband, Bill Johnson, M. Patton Echols, III and wife, Karylinn Echols, Thomas Tucker Echols and wife, Sheila Enright and Susan Campbell Echols, died July 26, 2012 … Continue reading

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Verne A. Bachelor
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Mable Elaine Rey
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Elizabeth Kaplan

Elizabeth W. Kaplan (Age 69) Elizabeth W. Kaplan died from lung and brain cancer at her home in Annandale, Virginia on July 23, 2012. She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Sherwin S. Kaplan. Born in Fayetteville, Arkansas, … Continue reading

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Camilla Lloyd Smith

Camilla Lloyd Smith, 87, died Monday, July 23, 2012 at her residence at the Goodwin House retirement community, in Falls Church, VA.  She was married to the late David A. Smith.  She is survived by her daughter, Lucinda Ross Smith … Continue reading

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RADM. Richard G. Shaffer
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The Co Ngo

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 18 from 3pm-7pm at the funeral home.

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Michael Griswold Turner
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Gustave V. D’Ari
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Linda D. Knudsen

Linda D. Knudsen on July 6, 2012, a true “Memphis Belle”, Linda D. Knudsen passed away after 89 years of a storied life.  She was born 20, May 1923 to Charles Franklin and Anna Mae Deaton in Memphis, Tennessee, Addie … Continue reading

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Washington Wong

Washington, or Wash as his friends called him, quietly passed away in his sleep early in the morning of July 6, 2012. Wash was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. He served in the US military before starting a long career spanning … Continue reading

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John Francis Mazor

John Francis Mazor, 64 of Ashburn, Va passed away July 5, 2012 in Fairfax, Va. John was a native of Washington, DC and raised in District Heights by his now deceased parents Joseph and Josephine Mazor. He attended John’s Hopkins … Continue reading

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Walter P. Jackson

Walter P. Jackson (Age 70) March 23, 1942 – June 30, 2012 Formerly of Upper St. Clair, PA Husband of 45 years to Suzanne S. Jackson. Loving father to Mike(Lisa)Jackson of Archdale, NC and Kimberly(Steve)Dorner of Springboro, OH. Proud “POP” … Continue reading

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Bernice M. Pivarnik

Bernice Marie Pivarnik 05/13/24-06/30/12 Age 88, from Annandale, VA died quietly at home in hospice after complications from a stroke of 10 years and a broken heart. Born in Bridgeport, CT. She was the daughter of William Podrasky and Anna … Continue reading

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Chiu-Feng Lin

On June 29, 2012, Chiu-Feng Lin passed away in Fairfax, VA. He was 83. As a native of Taipei, Taiwan, he retired from U.S. Army Technical Group after over 30 years of service. He is survived by his wife A-Tsu … Continue reading

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Lauri Jane Beyer
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Gilbert Thomas Brown

Gilbert Thomas Brown, 85, an economist who worked for the World Bank and the U.S. Agency for International Development, died June 27 at Avalon House in McLean of complications from progressive supranuclear palsy. Mr. Brown spent 25 years in foreign … Continue reading

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William A. Gebhart

William A. Gebhart (Age 77) Longtime resident of Falls Church, VA, passed away in Springfield, VA Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at his residence. He was the son of the late Drs. Harry and Florence Gebhart of Urbana, Illinois. Bill graduated … Continue reading

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S. Clay Robinson
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Barbara J. LaGoe
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Paul Ehle

On Sunday, June 24, 2012, Paul Ernest Ehle passed away in Alexandria, Virginia, after a struggle with Whipple’s disease. He was born January 27, 1942, in Annapolis, Maryland. He earned BS, MS, and PhD degrees in mechanical engineering from studies … Continue reading

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Samuel Le Veaughan Horton

Samuel L Horton, passed away peacefully at home on June 23, 2012, surrounded by his family. Born April 6, 1918 in Jasper County, SC to the parents on Sam and Margaret Horton. He is survived by his three children, Peggy, … Continue reading

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Virginia Rose Ojala

Virginia Rose Powers Ojala has passed to her eternal reward on June 21st, 2012. At the time of her death, she resided at her home in Fairfax, Virginia. She was 89 years old. Virginia was married for 45 years, to … Continue reading

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Alberto Sanabria

Alberto died on Friday, June 15. He was a loving husband to Nora, devoted father to Gina (Dave) and Jimmy, indulging grandfather to Rebecca & Aaron, faithful father/brother-in-law to Jorge and a dear and steady friend to many. He was … Continue reading

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Sarah Wilcox
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Stanley J. Manolis

Stanley Manolis died on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 in Falls Church, VA. A graveside service will be held on Friday, June 15 at 1pm at Oakwood Cemetery, 401 Roosevelt Boulevard Falls Church, VA 22044.

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Violet L. Reiter
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Annamarie B. Houtary

The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 14, from 3pm-5pm at the funeral home, 7211 Lee Highway, Falls Church, VA 22046.

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Gregg J. Diffendal

Gregg J. Diffendal On June 10, 2012, longtime resident of Washington DC, Gregg J. Diffendal unexpectedly passed away at age 56. He was born in Philadelphia, PA to his loving mother Marie (nee Ginnis) and late father James J. Diffendal. … Continue reading

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Margaret Anne Depaoli

Margaret Anne Depaoli “Meg” (Age 51) On June 10, 2012, in Annandale, VA. Dear daughter of George and Margaret (deceased) Depaoli; loving sister of George (Robin), Alexander (Anne), Victoria, and Kerstin (Remo) Perini; devoted aunt to Josiah, Claire, and Alissa … Continue reading

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Ruth Navia

A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 15, 7pm at the funeral home.

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Frederick R. Pivarnik

Frederick Raymond Pivarnik 11/2/1926-6/6/2012 Age 85, from Annandale, VA died at home in Hospice after many medical complications. Born in Bridgeport, CT. He was the son of Peter Pivarnik and Sophie Smith Pivarnik. Frederick served in the U.S. Army in … Continue reading

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Ronald Perry Holmlund

RONALD PERRY HOLMLUND On June 4, 2012 Ronald Holmlund, 85, of McLean, VA passed away after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease. He was born in Jamestown NY – May 1st, 1927. He is survived by Gwenn, his wife of … Continue reading

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Raymonde A. Stockman

Raymonde A. Stockman (Age 91) SPRINGFIELD, VA Raymonde A. Stockman passed away on Friday, June 1, 2012. She is survived by daughter Anita Stockman of Alexandria, Va., son and daughter-in law Patrick and Gail Stockman of Williamsburg, Va., daughter-in-law Judy … Continue reading

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William Edwin Bush
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John Dunster Kettelle, Jr.

John Dunster Kettelle, Jr. December 29, 1925 – May 31, 2012 John Dunster Kettelle, Jr., passed away on May 31, 2012, at his home in Arlington, Virginia, from prostate cancer. He was a mathematician with a long career in operations … Continue reading

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Mary L. Wegener

Mary Louise Norton Wegener, 35, of Falls Church, VA, went to be with the Lord May 28, 2012. Mary was born in Washington, DC on June 1, 1976. She graduated from Northern High School in Calvert County, MD in 1994, … Continue reading

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Audrey Houchens Grissom

Audrey Houchens Grissom passed away on May 27 at the age of 86. Audrey was born in Alexandria and taught in Fairfax county schools for 17 years. She also worked at Gallaudet University and with the Fairfax County Park service. … Continue reading

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Eloise J. Dillon
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Charles B. Rovin
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John S. Budzik
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David L. Patsel

DAVID LEE PATSEL (Age 63) Of Arlington, Virginia, on Friday, May 25, 2012, at his home. Born in Bethesda, Maryland, and grew up in Roanoke, Virginia. Spent his entire career of 37 years as a technician with CBS, Inc., working … Continue reading

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Charles Swearingen

LCDR Charles Hubble Swearingen, USN, Ret of Arlington, VA slipped peacefully into the Lord’s arms while surrounded by loved ones on May 24, 2012 at the age of 91. He touched the hearts of everyone he met and will be … Continue reading

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MaryEllen F. McGovern

Mary Ellen Florence McGovern left her life here with us on Wednesday,May 23 2012. Her charismatic and loving personality as a nurse and mother touched all around her. An inspiration to living with love and joy in your heart. Devoted … Continue reading

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John Robert Peters
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Thomas H. Loy, Jr.
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John D. Hoover, II

John Douglas Hoover, II (Age 6) John died peacefully in his sleep on May 20th, 2012 at his home in Alexandria, Virginia after valiantly fighting but losing a nearly 4 year battle with cancer. He is survived by his father, … Continue reading

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Ann Claire Hase
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Harrison A. Thomas

A memorial service for Harrison Thomas was held on May 27, 2012 at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church in Annapolis, Maryland. An interment service will be held at noon on Saturday, October 6, 2012 in the churchyard at St. Paul’s Church, … Continue reading

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Geraldine Williams
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Rene Toro
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Vera VanLear Harris

Harris, Vera VanLear, On Wednesday, May 9, 2012 , of Springfield, VA, Devoted wife of the late Frederick M. , devoted mother of Phil, Cindy and Brad; devoted grandmother of Justin, Doug, Samantha, Katie and Mike. Family will welcome friends … Continue reading

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Eva P. Thierry
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Deta Caroline Follin

Deta Caroline Follin of Falls Church Virginia, passed away on the morning of May 3, 2012 after a long illness. She was born June 2, 1921 on the island of Jamaica, joined the Women’s Royal Naval Service during WWII, moved … Continue reading

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Jacqueline P. Dorsett
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Mam Van Nguyen

Age 92 The family will receive friends on Friday, May 4, from 5:30pm-8:30pm. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, May 5 at 9:00am. Burial in Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Herndon, VA.

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Louis Andrew Cyr
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Arthur E. Brooker

ARTHUR “ART” EDWARD BROOKER (LT, USN, RET), of Falls Church, VA, born May 9, 1919 in Buffalo, NY. Died at Inova Fairfax Hospital on April 29, 2012, of an aneurysm. Predeceased by wife, June Evelyn Brooker, on August 9, 2011. … Continue reading

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Claire L. Anders
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Thomas Woodrow McBroom, Sr.
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Margaret B. McGorry

Margaret Otto Boylan McGorry Passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at Inova Loudoun Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Leesburg, VA. Mrs. McGorry was born on February 20, 1920 in Scranton, PA to the late John D. and Helen … Continue reading

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Victor E. Muniec

Victor E. Muniec (age 87) On April 24, 2012 in Alexandria, VA. Predeceased by his wife of 51 years, Judith Priestley Muniec, He is survived by his five children: Christopher T. Muniec of Petersberg, VA; Gregory V. Muniec of Doswell, … Continue reading

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Jean F. Dwyer
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Thomas Ford Blake
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Marcia Robertson Lutz

Marcia Robertson Lutz passed away on April 23rd, at home in Arlington, VA. She was the daughter of the late Col. Carl G. Lutz and the late Margaret R. (Messler) Lutz of W. Hartland, CT. She is survived by a … Continue reading

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Donald G. Dodge

Donald George Dodge of Arlington, Virginia, died April 19, 2012, almost two years to the day after the death of his faithful and loving wife, Marcia Kavanagh Dodge. He had cancer. Don was born in Denver, Colorado in 1932, and … Continue reading

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Connie L. Wittmer

WITTMER, CONNIE L. On Tuesday, April 17, 2012, Connie L. Wittmer, age 87, died with family by her side at her home in Fairfax, Virginia. She is predeceased by her husband Richard D. Wittmer and survived by her daughter Elaine … Continue reading

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Virginia Cole “Ginger” Handy

“Ginger,” Virginia Duke Cole was born in Richmond, VA to Margaret “Mae” McKinstry and John Chapman Cole, completing the family of four along with her sister Margaret K. Cole. Together, the young family lived in the College Hills area of … Continue reading

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Carlos F. Luna

Carlos F. Luna passed peacefully and surrounded by the love of his family on Saturday, April 14 at his home in Fairfax, VA. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday, April 27 at 8:00 PM at Our Lady of … Continue reading

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Kirby K. Gates

Kirby Kay Gates (age 80) On April 11, 2012 at 5:20 PM, Kirby Kay Gates of McLean,Virginia, passed. He was the beloved husband of Catherine B. Gates. His surviving children are: William K. Gates(Jacqueline DesLauriers) of NYC, Dora Marie Levesque … Continue reading

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Donald O. Graul
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Warren George Banner

Warren lived life to the very fullest. He was the love of my life and my very best friend. I will miss the way his eyes sparkled, his contagious laughter, his kindness, and his love, protection, and devotion to both … Continue reading

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Frank Warren Draine

Frank W. Draine 89 of Maryland went to be with our Lord on April 4, 2012 after a long illness. He was a Navy Veteran of World War II and worked for RCA in the Television Division for 35 years. … Continue reading

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Mark A. Peterschmidt

Mark A. Peterschmidt (age 76) died of cancer at his home in Alexandria, Virginia on April 4, 2012. He was born in Fort Madison, Iowa on April 30, 1935. He graduated from Catholic Central High School in Fort Madison, briefly … Continue reading

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Charles Morrissey

Morrissey, Charles F. “Charlie” of Falls Church, VA died peacefully at home on April 4, 2012. At the time of his death, Charlie was surrounded by family and friends. Diagnosed with cancer in December, Charlie fought a gallant and courageous … Continue reading

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Robert E. Norris

Robert Edward Norris (Bob), 58, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 31st, 2012, in Fairfax, VA. Bob was born in Nicosia, Cyprus and lived in the Middle East, Africa, Europe and New York before moving to Northern Virginia in 1970. … Continue reading

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Estelle Noble

Estelle Noble went home to be with her Lord on Monday, March 26. She was born May 6, 1918 in Woodsdale, NC. She is survived by many nieces, nephews and loving friends. Her quick wit, wonderful stories and flaming red … Continue reading

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Michael E. Birrell

Michael Edwin Birrell (59) On Monday, March 26, 2012, Michael Edwin Birrell unexpectedly passed away in his Arlington, VA home from a heart attack. Born and raised in Arlington, Michael was a graduate of Bishop O’Connell High School. Beloved husband … Continue reading

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Debra J. Wiener
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Daniel J. Heidel
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Robert Storm Willis

A memorial service will be held Sat. April 14 at 11:00 AM at St. Barnabas’ Episcopal Church, 4801 Ravensworth Rd, Annandale, VA. *************** Robert Storm Willis, a retired international banker, died on March 18, at home with his family in … Continue reading

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Loretta Bruce Pirnie

LORETTA BRUCE PIRNIE At three in the afternoon Friday, March 16, my dearest wife, sweet love, and faithful companion through three decades of happy life together on earth, died peacefully and beautifully in sleep after a terrible fight against cancer. … Continue reading

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Adam Robert Vakiener
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Meziyet Uygur
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Esther K. Reed

Esther K. Reed of Arlington, VA died peacefully at her home on March 9, 2012, at the age of 89. She was born January 1, 1923, in Cumberland, MD, the seventh of eight children of Jacob and Ida Kishter. She … Continue reading

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Kathryn Reddie
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Eva Cano Mayor

Resident of North Virginia for the past 18 years. Eva passed away March 7th, 2012 surrounded by her husband, Javier F. Mayor, by her sons, Javier Mayor, Fernando Mayor, and Manuel Mayor; her daughters, Romy Warwick and Jimena Mayor and … Continue reading

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Sherrie Lee Ryer
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Elsie N. Rixmann

Elsie N. Rixmann passed away on March 6, 2012 at Fairfax Hospital. Born in Yugoslavia to Anton Nikolich and Josephine Nikolich (nee: Ferluga), she was the wife of the late William Herman Rixmann. She is survived by her sons, Randall … Continue reading

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Gerhard G. Vogele

Gerhard G. Vogele December 13, 1939 – March 5, 2012 Gerhard passed away peacefully in his home on March 5. He is survived by his wife, Inge; his son, Michael; and his daughter-in-law, Maria. He is also survived by three … Continue reading

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Robert E. Bothell

Robert E. Bothell On March 1, 2012 of Falls Church, VA. He is survived by his nephew, David Haese. He was predeceased by his parents, Daniel and Emma Bothell and his sister, Dona Haese. A funeral service will be held … Continue reading

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James W. Lash

JAMES WILLIAM LASH (Colonel, USA) (Age 98) Longtime resident of Arlington, VA on Wednesday, February 29, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Alice Bisbee Lash. Cherished father of Linda Lamatrice and her partner, Norm Waters, of Arlington, VA, and of … Continue reading

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Luis Manuel Baez

Luis M. Baez Born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, Luis Baez of Arlington, VA, was 82 when he passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 28. He was a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army before working as a naval architect for … Continue reading

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Joseph Kravinsky
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Ralph E. Lawrence, Jr.

Ralph Ervin Lawrence, Jr., 72, of Fairfax, Virginia passed away peacefully on February 27, 2012, surrounded by his family. He was born on January 7, 1940 in Oakland, California to the late Ralph and Margaret (Anderson) Lawrence. The oldest of … Continue reading

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Jackie B. Welch

On Sunday, 26 February 2012, Jackie B. Welch, 86, beloved mother of David, Elizabeth, and Joseph, and wife of the late Donald M. Welch, passed away at her home in Springfield, VA. Jackie was born in Steele, MO and in … Continue reading

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Josette Hawkes Sills

JOSETTE HAWKES SILLS A resident of Vienna, VA for the past 32 years, passed away peacefully at her home on February 26, 2012, after a long and courageous battle with ovarian cancer. She is survived by her husband of 32 … Continue reading

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Elaine B. Manning

Elaine Bergquist Manning, 88, long time resident of the Washington Metropolitan Area, died on Saturday, February 25, 2012, at Capital Care Hospice in Arlington, VA. Born in Minneapolis, MN, she came to the area in WWII and retired from the … Continue reading

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Judith Wickert
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Charles R. Johnson

Charles R. Johnson May 26, 1948 – February 23, 2012 Charlie passed away at age 63 on Thursday at his home in McLean, Virginia. He was a loving husband, a wonderful father, and will be missed by all who knew … Continue reading

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Karen N. McAllister

Karen “Nikki” McAllister, 69, of Falls Church, VA passed away on Tuesday, February 21st after battling lymphoma. Karen was born on July 12, 1942 in Atlantic City, NJ daughter of the late Allen and Dorothy Keller . Karen graduated from … Continue reading

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John S. Showell

JOHN SHELDON SHOWELL- SCIENTIST – 1925-2012 John Sheldon Showell, former program officer at the National Science Foundation (NSF), died in his Greenspring retirement community in Springfield, Virginia, February 21, after a long illness. He was 86. Born in 1925 in … Continue reading

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Jerome T. McNamara
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David Andrew “Drew” Lewis
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Patricia Ann Zimmerman

Patricia Ann Zimmerman (August 6, 1929 – February 12, 2012) Patricia Ann Zimmerman (82) of Arlington VA passed away on February 12, 2012. Born August 6, 1929 in New York City, Pat was the second child of Arthur Strahlendorff and … Continue reading

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Vicki J. Adams

Vicki Adams was granted her angel wings on Friday, February 10, 2012 in Arlington, Virginia. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends that Vicki had touched in some small way throughout her short, yet very memorable life. … Continue reading

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Dorothy Jean Benson

Dorothy Jean Benson (81), passed away on February 10, 2012 with her daughters by her side. She was born on October 21, 1930 in Buffalo, NY and was a longtime resident of Northern Virginia. Dorothy lived a life of sharing … Continue reading

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Mark T. Robbins

Mark T. Robbins of Annandale, Va., suddenly on Wednesday, February 8. He is survived by his loving wife, Grace Robbins, and son, Joey, both of Annandale, Va.; daughter, Lizzie Robbins, of Greensboro, Ala.; mother, Constance Robbins, of Sterling, Va.; brothers, … Continue reading

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John T. Robinson
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Stephen B. McCall
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Hope Piovia
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Stanley H. Gaffen

Stanley H. Gaffen Dept. of Transportation Official Stanley Gaffen (83) former Program Analyst for the Department of Transportation, died on January 30 of cancer. Mr. Gaffen retired in 1994 after a career working as a program analyst for the Department … Continue reading

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James A. Praytor

On January 29, 2012, James Arthur Praytor, passed, leaving a gaping hole in the hearts of all who were fortunate enough to know and love him. Born in Bessemer Alabama, February 24, 1936 to Arthur E. Praytor and Ila Mae … Continue reading

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Nelson Doss Gregory, III

In Loving Memory Of Nelson Doss Gregory, III March 6, 1948 – January 26, 2012 Our beloved Nelson (Minka) transitioned to the Kings of Kings and Lord of Lords on Thursday morning, January 26, 2012, at INOVA Fairfax Hospital. Nelson … Continue reading

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Cleland S. Green
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Arvyle B. Oleyar

Oleyar, Arvyle B. of Falls Church, VA was received by the Lord on January 20, 2012. She was born on March 6, 1920 in Hoadley, VA and was the daughter of Dan and Evelyn Posey. She is survived by her … Continue reading

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Clarence H. Heidemann
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Tulin Karakaplan
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Fung Ying Lau Lee

Fung Ying Lau Lee died on Wednesday, January 18, 2012. The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at the funeral home from 1pm-3pm.

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Thuy Thornlow

“Once in a while amazing people come into our lives, and we are lucky if we realize it while they are still living.” Thuy Thornlow passed away peacefully in her home on Tuesday, January 17, 2012, in Springfield, Virginia. She … Continue reading

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Cynthia “Cindy” K. Cofer

Cynthia “Cindy” K. Cofer (Age 47) On January 17, 2012 Cindy rested in her Savior’s arms, in Great Falls, VA, loving wife of 25 years to Frank Cofer, and caring mother of Morgan, Erica and Colleen. Survived by her mother/step-father … Continue reading

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Wendy A. Hester

Wendy A. Hester passed peacefully on January 16, 2012 at the Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Maryland. She is survived by her husband, Dan Crim, her siblings, nephews, niece and many wonderful friends in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, Arnold, … Continue reading

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Thelma Rapatan

THELMA “BABY” QUIACHON RAPATAN On January 14, 2012, Thelma Quiachon Rapatan or “Baby” as known by her close friends, passed away at the Manor Care Rehab Home at Carlin Springs Rd., Arlington, VA. She was 81 years old when she … Continue reading

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Mike Darrell Gay

Mike Darrell Gay, 59, who specialized in hugging everyone, died Jan. 14 at Capital Caring Hospice in Arlington after a long decline with dementia. Not long after he moved to Arlington, Virginia, Mike Darrell Gay showed up at his brother’s … Continue reading

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Carol Snitzer

Carol Everhart Snitzer died peacefully at home in Springfield, Virginia, on Thursday, Jan 12, surrounded by friends and family. She was 87. A skilled lifelong gardener, she was known as “The Garden Lady” for her superb garden around her Greenspring … Continue reading

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Marie L. Yanowsky

MARIE L. YANOWSKY, 85 On Wednesday, January 11, 2012, of Springfield, Virginia and South River, New Jersey, after a lengthy struggle with dementia. Beloved wife of Nicholas for almost 60 years, mother of Betty (John) Slanta of Alexandria, Virginia, Barbara … Continue reading

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Anita L. Kienle
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Noma P. Strang
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Ioakhim Khinkis
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Henry Bardach
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Frank W. Cass
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Howard B. Fisher
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Anita A. Ferrell

Services will be held for Mrs. Ferrell on Saturday, January 7, 2012, starting with a graveside service at 10:30am at Mount Comfort Cemetery, 6600 South Kings Highway, Alexandria, VA 22306. The memorial service will be held at 12 Noon at … Continue reading

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Arthur R. Cooke

ARTHUR ROY COOKE Died at home in McLean, Virginia after a short period of illness on December 28, 2011. The cause of death was cancer. Born in Stamford, Connecticut, Cooke moved to the Washington, DC area in 1949 while in … Continue reading

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William H. Cusick

Cusick, Jr., William H. “Bill” 97 Died on Monday, December 26, 2011 at his residence in McLean, Virginia. He is survived by his sister, Betty Barnes, children, William III of New York City and Daisy Kiley (Kevin) of Jacksonville, NC; … Continue reading

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Larry E. Ribstein

Larry E. Ribstein, legal scholar, professor, and author, died December 24th in Falls Church, Virginia. He is survived by his wife Ann, daughters Sarah and Susannah, sister Ilene Gleicher and mother Harriet. A memorial service will be held at George … Continue reading

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Thomas R. Gregory
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Aline B. Imler
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Rosemary Cabral

A long-time resident of Suitland, MD passed away on Saturday, December 10, 2011, with her family at her side, at Anne Arundel Medical Center (after battling a long illness).  She was one of 12 children born to Eugene and Josephine … Continue reading

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Jessie Zemar

On December 8, 2011. Jessie Eileen Barbash Zemar, 96, born January 21, 1915 in Goole, England and long time resident of Falls Church, VA. Survived by a daughter Joan Johnson of Vienna, VA; a son Kenneth Barbash of Snellville, GA; … Continue reading

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Fischer, Elizabeth A.

Elizabeth Ann Fischer passed away peacefully at her home in Alexandria on December 8th, 2011. She retired from the federal Government in August of 1999 where she had worked as an accounting clerk for the Department of the Army. During … Continue reading

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John Washington Thomas Otieno

The family will receive friends on Friday, December 16 from 5pm-8pm at the funeral home. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 17, 10am at Cornerstone Evangelical Church, 3901 Gallows Road, Annandale, VA. (There will be a viewing … Continue reading

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Louis C. Baker

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2pm at the Columbia Baptist Church, 103 West Columbia Street, Falls Church, VA 22046.

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Amelia “Molly” A. Thomas

Amelia Agatha “Molly” Thomas Of Arlington, VA on November 11, 2011. Beloved mother of Judith of Florida, Mary Lynne of Georgia, and Russell Joseph of Virginia. Molly Thomas, nee Jerich, was born in the mining town of McKinley, Minnesota to … Continue reading

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Cristian G. Deras

The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 13 from 2pm-8pm at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 14, 2pm at the funeral home. Interment will follow at National Memorial Park, 7400 Lee Highway, Falls … Continue reading

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Jane Weech

Dear Weech Family Supporters, Jane passed away peacefully in her sleep at home early on Thursday morning. She was surrounded by loved ones in her final hours. Chris, Liz and Jo stayed home from middle school on Wednesday. Alec came … Continue reading

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Glenn C. Enns

Glenn C. (Bud) Enns, age 89, passed into new life on Thursday, November 3, at his son Tom’s home in Springfield, Virginia. Bud was diagnosed with cancer in mid-October and left his home in Stanley to be close to his … Continue reading

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Maria-Eugenia Merida

Maria-Eugenia Merida was born in La Paz, Bolivia to the late Carlos & Elena von Boeck. She married Alejandro E. Merida on December 7, 1973. Together they welcomed two children Oscar & Patricia. While her children were young, she and … Continue reading

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Joseph P. Kane, Jr.

Died peacefully at his home in Fairfax, Virginia, on November 2, 2011. Loving husband of Annette, his wife of 53 years; devoted father of Paula, Stephen, Brian (Olivia Wills) and Christine (Mickey Gamble); doting grandfather of Marie Therese, Cecilia, Virginia … Continue reading

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Martha B. Binford
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Joyce Cameron
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Lynda Goldman
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Hannelore E. Kobylka
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Lauri Steven Filppu

Lauri Steven Filppu, 64, a retired Justice Department attorney passed away at home on October 30th after a courageous several year battle with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Filppu, brother Lennart (Lucy) Filppu, and sister … Continue reading

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Mary Jane Nelson

1937-2011 Memorial Service to be held at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 5800 Backlick Road, Springfield, VA on Friday, November 4, 2011 at 1:00 PM. Condolences to the family. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Mary’s favorite charity: The … Continue reading

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Colonel Raymond C. Shreckengost, USMC (R)

On October 29, 2011 after a long series of illnesses. Beloved husband of 31 years of Sheryl P. Shreckengost, loving father of Stephanie Ward (Wayne), and Brenda Rae Marshall, grandfather of Colonel Quinn Gummel, USAF (S) (Sally Woodyard), and Lori … Continue reading

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Michael Anthony Garfield

Michael was born on October 13, 1962 at Fort Jay Hospital in New York City. He graduated from Hayfield High School in Virginia in 1981. Michael attended Washington Bible College, Liberty University, and Northern Virginia Community College where he received … Continue reading

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Trinh N. Duong

The family will receive friends on Sunday, October 23 from 12noon-8pm and again on Monday, October 24 from 9am-1pm, at the funeral home. Prayers will be offered each day. Interment, National Memorial Park, Falls Church, VA.

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Walter Ragland

On Sunday, October 16, 2011 he went to be with the Lord. Walter Ragland of Woodbridge, VA, was born April 7, 1935 in the Borough of Manhattan, NY. He served in the Marine Corps and was honorably discharged receiving the … Continue reading

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Jeffrey L. Jarvis

Jeffrey L. Jarvis, 58, a retired natural resources manager with the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management passed away at home on October 13th, in the company of his family and friends. Jeff dedicated his life to the preservation of … Continue reading

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Frederick ‘Fred’ L. Phelps
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James A. Kallio

James A. Kallio Passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 9, 2011 after a long and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Jim was a mechanical engineer (ret.) for NSWC Carderock. Predeceased by his parents, Wilho and Tynne Kallio. Beloved husband of … Continue reading

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Marian D. Lunney
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Vasso P. Heasley

On Friday, October 7, 2011 of Dunn Loring, formally of Vienna and Falls Church. Vasso had a colorful spirit and was unforgettable.  She enjoyed the best of the simple things in life; she was a terrific cook and enjoyed hosting … Continue reading

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Bette K. Smith

Bette Kirkpatrick Smith passed away October 2, 2011 at the age of 77 at her home in Centreville, VA. She was born to Ralph and Elma (Ferguson) Kirkpatrick on January 16, 1934. She was a native of Haynesville, LA graduating … Continue reading

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Cattleya Laohasawatchai

Cattleya Laohasawatchai was born on January 14th, 1956 in Bangkok, the ninth of ten children. Her father and mother, Siewlai Seolao and Laolimsi Saelim, both born in 1917, emigrated from China to Thailand in the late 1930’s or early 1940’s. … Continue reading

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Barbara Sawyer Lowry, M.D.

Barbara Sawyer Lowry, M.D., Col., U.S. Army (ret.) March 31, 1924 –September 21, 2011 Barbara S. Lowry, M.D., of Pocono Lake Preserve, Pennsylvania, died on September 21, 2011 at the age of 87. Dr. Lowry was born in Merion, Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Doris G. Moore
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Michael Abeel Phelan
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William “Billy” Walker

William “BILLY” Walker, JR Passed on September 13,2011 Visitation: The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 18, from 2 PM – 6 PM, and Monday, September 19, from 10 AM-11AM at Advent Funeral Services, 7211 Lee Highway, Falls Church, … Continue reading

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Amy Ostermeier

Amy Allison Ostermeier, formerly of Knoxville, TN, died September 2, 2011, at home surrounded by loved ones in Alexandria, Va. She was preceded in death by maternal grandfather Paul Jeffries and paternal grandparents Norma and Delmar Ostermeier. She is survived … Continue reading

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Cyril M. Ferenchak

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 31, from 2pm-4pm and 6pm-8pm at Advent Funeral Services, 7211 Lee Highway, Falls Church, VA 22046. A graveside service will be held on Friday, September 2, 1:45pm at South Florida National Cemetery, … Continue reading

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Glenn A. Herzog

Of Laurel, MD suddenly on Saturday, August 27, 2011. Loving son of Kay Mongeon; brother of Karen (David) Hagbloom; step-son of Albert Mongeon. He is also survived by two uncles, Bruce and Ernest Holroyd and four nephews. Glenn was preceded … Continue reading

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Gerald F. Vosburg

Passed away at his home in Falls Church, VA on August 27, 2011. He was born in Hornell, NY. He lived in Falls Church since 1974. He is survived by sons, James (Debbie) of Herndon, VA, Gary (Liz) of Catonsville, … Continue reading

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Mildred Babbitt

Funeral service will be held Monday, August 29, 11 a.m. at Advent Funeral & Cremation Services 7211 Lee Highway, Falls Church, VA. Interment to follow at noon at National Memorial Park King David Memorial Gardens 7482 Lee Highway, Falls Church, … Continue reading

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Mark F. Blodgett

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, August 30, 5:30pm at Advent Funeral Services, 7211 Lee Highway, Falls Church, VA 22046.

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Janice Ruth Fox
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Dale Robert McOmber

DALE R. McOMBER Budget Official Dale R. McOmber, a former Assistant Director of the federal Office of Management and Budget, died on the 22nd of August at 3:00pm. He was 87 and lived in the Greenspring Village retirement facility in … Continue reading

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Eileen M. Metzner

Eileen M. Metzner On August 20, 2011, Eileen (Peggy) Metzner passed away in her home in Culpepper Garden, Arlington, Virginia. Born Eileen Margaret Dollard, she descended from Irish men and women who had found their way from central Ireland to … Continue reading

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Sidney Andrew Tronic

Sidney Andrew Tronic died peacefully on August 11th at his home in Annandale, VA, after a twenty-two month battle with brain cancer. He is survived by his wife Deborah Tronic, daughter Sarah Tronic, son Tristan Tronic, mother Lorraine Shirley Tronic, … Continue reading

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Colonel Otto E. Pribram

Colonel Otto Ewald Pribram, US Army, Retired, age 91, of Alexandria, Virginia, died peacefully on Wednesday, August 10, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Brigitte Breuer Pribram, his son, Karl Pribram, his daughter, Janice Gutierrez and 3 Grandchildren. He … Continue reading

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June Evelyn Brooker

Passed away on August 9, 2011 at Halquist Memorial Inpatient Center of Arlington, VA, following a stroke. Born in Buffalo, NY, on June 17, 1921. Survived by husband, Arthur “Bud” Brooker of Falls Church; sons Michael of New Hampshire and … Continue reading

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James S. McCorkle

James Stinson McCorkle (Jim) died in his home at Greenspring Village, Springfield, Virginia Monday morning August 8, 2011, one month from his 98th birthday. He was born in Hinton, West Virginia Sept 5, 1913, graduated from Concord State Teachers College, … Continue reading

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Susana Vargas-Pett

Susana Vargas-Pett, 54, died August 4, 2011 in Fairfax, Virginia. She was born to the late Flora G. Oliva and Andrés A. Vargas on August 7, 1957, in La Paz, Bolivia. Susana earned two Associates degrees from Northern Virginia Community … Continue reading

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Lawrence M. Fulan, III
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Fortunato S. Lira

Fortunato Lira was the devoted husband of Magna Lira; caring father of Luz, Jose, Patricia, Connie, Jean, and Katie; and doting grandfather of six grandchildren, Zachary, Isabela, Raquel, Ryan, Gabriela and Lillian. In 1969, like most Americans he immigrated to … Continue reading

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Robert C. Edwards

Age 67, after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease on July 31, 2011 of Springfield, VA with his wife and daughter at his side. He is survived by his wife, Judith Ann (Beauparlant) Edwards and his daughter, Allison Kate Edwards. … Continue reading

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Kenneth R. Jensen

Kenneth R. Jensen Kenneth R. Jensen, 90, a resident at The Fairfax, Fort Belvoir, VA, passed away on July 27, 2011. His wife of 49 years, Cathy, predeceased him in January 2006. He is survived by his sons, William D. … Continue reading

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Joyce Fleener Lee

Joyce Evelyn Fleener Lee June 2, 1936 – July 24, 2011 Joyce Lee, 75, a short-time resident of Northern Virginia, died Sunday the 24th of July at Capital Caring Hospice in Arlington, Virginia. Born on June 2, 1936 in West … Continue reading

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Frank Langdon “Hap” Hubbard

December 18, 1927 – July 23, 2011           Frank Langdon “Hap” Hubbard of Concord, Calif., passed away on July 23, 2011, in Fairfax, Va., after a brief illness while visiting family. He was 83. Mr. Hubbard was born on Dec. … Continue reading

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Robert F. Lindholm

Robert F Lindholm Sr. Lt. Col USMC (Ret) “Bob” (Age 83) On Saturday, July 23, 2011, Bob Lindholm, of Falls Church, Virginia peacefully passed away with his family by his side, at Milly’s Home a private care facility in Fairfax, … Continue reading

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Marie Sauter Handy

Marie Sauter Handy, Washington DC native and longtime local resident passed away on Friday, July 22nd, at Greenspring Village, Springfield, VA. She graduated from Holy Cross Academy in 1941 then studied voice at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore under a … Continue reading

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Francoise Jeanne Bernadette Chaufour

Francoise Jeanne Bernadette Chaufour Passed away Sunday July 17, after a long and painful battle with cancer with her loving family by her side. She was born in Orleans, France May 6 1955.A Resident of Northern Virginia since 1976 she … Continue reading

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Wayne L. O’Hern

Wayne L. O’Hern, Jr. On July 14 died at Halquist Memorial Hospice in Arlington, VA. Wayne is survived by a son, Sean; a daughter, Shannon; a sister, Kathie; a brother, David; and four grand children. Wayne will be remembered as … Continue reading

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John C. Hook

John Clifford Hook, age 89, passed away on July 13, 2011 in his home in McLean, Virginia.  He was born on August 11, 1921 in Lee’s Summit to Elsie Leiweber and Arthur Hook, Missouri, and grew up on a large … Continue reading

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Dorothy Bennett
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Milton Bellovin

Milton Bellovin Air Force Officer Milton “Mike” Bellovin, 89, a retired Air Force officer who volunteered for numerous civic organizations later in life, died on July 11, his birthday, at his home in McLean. He had Parkinson’s disease. Col. Bellovin … Continue reading

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Mary-Paget S. Langalis

LANGALIS Longtime Falls Church City resident Mary-Paget S. Langalis, died at home July 10th, ending a 15-month battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 81. Born July 9, 1930 in Hagerstown, MD, she was the eldest of three children of the … Continue reading

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Albert R. Grinberg
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Ann M. Black

On Thursday, July 7, 2011, Ann Miller Black, of McLean, Virginia, passed away peacefully.  Born in Little Rock, Arkansas, on June 19, 1931, she was the first child of Roy and Harriet Miller.  Ann had two younger brothers, Roy and … Continue reading

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Edna Goodman Crute

Edna Goodman Crute, age 91, a native of Houston, Texas and longtime resident of Norfolk, slipped quietly into eternity on Thursday, July 7, 2011, at Halquist Memorial in Arlington, VA. She will be interred at First Lutheran Church on Colley … Continue reading

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Mate Klaric

(Age 91) Died peacefully at Capital Caring Hospice, Halquist Memorial Inpatient Center (HMIC) in Arlington, VA on July 1, 2011 from pneumonia after suffering from Lewy body dementia. Dear husband for 65 years of Veronika; father of Wilfrieda (Frieda) Kulish … Continue reading

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Jack Lambeth
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L. James Postelle

L. James Postelle On Saturday, June 25, 2011, in McLean, VA. Beloved husband of Linda Sherk Postelle; father of Shannon (Jon Witherow), Colleen and Kevin; grandfather of Kaitlyn Postelle and Jayden Witherow. Jim is also survived by his sister. Dottie … Continue reading

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Mary Grieco

On Saturday, June 18, 2011 of Arlington, VA. She is survived by three children, Peter (Gina) of Doylestown, PA; Joseph (Patricia) of Chapel Hill, NC and Rita of Arlington, VA. She is also survived by two granddaughters; Jessica (Louis) Cannistraro … Continue reading

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Joe E. Bennett
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Lisa J. Heiser

A graveside service will be held at 10am on Thursday, June 23 at Northlawn Memory Gardens, 7060 State Route 3, Westerville, Ohio 43082.

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Joseph Nicholas Schatzle II

Joseph Nicholas Schatzle II (Coach Joe Schatzle) Of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and Arlington, VA, died June 4, 2011, of complications from Alzheimer’s disease.  Joe was born September 10, 1931 in Jamaica, N.Y., to Joseph Nicholas Schatzle, Sr., and Molly McGurk Schatzle.   … Continue reading

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Evelyn Sue Thames Hutson

Evelyn Sue Thames Hutson died on June 3, 2011 surrounded by her family at Goodwin House Baileys Crossroads, Falls Church, Virginia. Sue leaves her husband of 60 years, Harry, four children, ten grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Born July 24, 1928 … Continue reading

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Leona Mae Zermane

Leona Mae Zermane, of Herndon, Virgina, on Wednesday, June 1, 2011.

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Patricia Ann Tierney

Patricia Ann Tierney, of Falls Church, Virginia, on Sunday, May 29, 2011. She is survived by her brother, John Tierney and her nephew, David Tierney.

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Joseph Braxton Loughran

Loughran, Joseph Braxton, on Friday, May 27, 2011 of Oakton, Virginia.  Father of Joseph Braxton and Kathleen, father in law of Martin.  Brother of Betsey Whitehall, stepbrother of Kevin, stepson of Bernice Nicholson(Loren),  uncle of many loving nephews and was … Continue reading

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Patricia May Goll
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Thomas B. Allen
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Helen Marie Reed
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Everts R. Buchanan

Lieutenant Colonel Everts Reed “Bucky” Buchanan (Army, Retired), AGE 92, of Springfield, Virginia, passed away May 16, 2011 of cancer. He was born in Omaha, Nebraska, August 26, 1918 to the late Dr. Rea and Lura Buchanan. Bucky received his … Continue reading

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Carol Ann Brookshire

Carol Ann Brookshire of Bristol, TN formerly of Falls Church, VA went to be with her Lord on Saturday, May 14, 2011. She is survived by her step mother, Donna Conklin, her sister, Rindy Dowdy, her step sisters, JoAnn Madison … Continue reading

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Ariel Anibal Lang Picón

Ariel (Andy) Anibal Lang, age 43, of Falls Church, Virginia died peacefully, surrounded by family and friends, on Thursday, May 12, 2011, at Fairfax Hospital. Ariel was born on November 27, 1967 in Guatemala City, the son of Rudy and … Continue reading

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Leslie Mae Fahey

Leslie Mae Fahey of Chantilly, VA went to be with her Lord suddenly on Tuesday, May 10, 2011. She is survived by her beloved husband, Steve; her Mother, Wanda James; her brother, Jeffery Hope; her Grandmother, Anna James; her Grandfather-in-law, … Continue reading

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Edith Wagner Rhiel
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Walter E. Isler
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Elizabeth Musser Miller

Elizabeth “Betty” M. Miller, aged 101, of Burke, VA, died on May 5th at the Fairfax Nursing home in Fairfax, VA. She was born on May 9th, 1909, in Jenkintown, PA, the daughter of Christian Dale Musser and Elizabeth Quinn … Continue reading

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Evangelina Olano Batol

On Monday, May 2, 2011 of Arlington, VA peacefully went to be with the Lord. Beloved wife of Cris Batol for 58 years, devoted mother of Evita (Subash) Dalai, Carmela (Jorge) Batol-Festin and Renato (Mila) Saldana . On Thursday, May … Continue reading

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Henry W. Sinaiko
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Warren H. Phelps

Warren Howard Phelps(Age 88) Of Falls Church VA, on Monday, April 25, 2011 passed away at INOVA Fairfax Hospital with his family by his side. Beloved husband of 63 years of Julia Hancock Phelps; loving father of Karen Davis, Daniel … Continue reading

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Max E. Hensley

Max is the husband of the late Rosie M. Hensley, loving father of Phyllis Anne Clark, Deborah Sue Aldridge, and Wanda Jean Bohrer. Grandfather of James Jr. “Bo”, Crissy, Stephanie, Allen, Pam, Kristen, Angela, Johnny, and Shelby. Great grandfather of … Continue reading

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Nancy A. Fox
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Katherine V. Counts

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, April 21, 10am at Columbia Gardens Cemetery, 3411 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA.

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Marian Spita

Marian Spita (age 60) Born April 24 1950 survived by his wife of 31 years Claudia and his two children Alexander and Nathalie. He was a pianist, teacher, engineer and loving father. He was one who lived his life in … Continue reading

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Zyung Ki Gil

On April 17, 2011, in Falls Church, VA. Loving husband for 72 years of Kwae Chul Gil; father of Hangyoung, Chagirl, Pia, Hyunsook, Seungwhan, and Taekyung, sixteen grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren. Born in Kumsan, Korea in 1916, he was … Continue reading

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Aleksander Bilinski
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Modesta F. Pagal

The family will receive friends on Friday, April 29 from 4pm-8pm at Advent Funeral Services, 7211 Lee Highway, Falls Church, VA 22046. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, April 30 at 2pm at St. Philip Catholic … Continue reading

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Fernando A. Bonilla

Fernando A. Bonilla (Age 96) On April 12, 2011, in Arlington, VA. Loving husband for 53 years of Teresa Marin; father of Elisa Kieswetter, Teresita Montero, Rene Kramer, Nidia Mans, and Cecilia Kornegay; “Abuelito” of Patricia Kieswetter, Caren Kieswetter, thirteen … Continue reading

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A. Victoria Proctor
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German E. Andrade
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Lincoln S. Crichlow

Lincoln Sylvester Crichlow was born on July 20, 1923 in Brooklyn, NY to Martin and Miriam Crichlow. He grew up in Harlem until he was almost eight years old when he moved with his family to his parents’ homeland of … Continue reading

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Enrique Amezquita
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Raymond T. O’Rourke

Raymond T. O’Rourke, 81 On Saturday, March 26, 2011 in Fairfax Va. He was predeceased by his wife Irene, his brohther Thomas, and daughter, Shirley. Raymond is survived by his children, Dennis and Michael, and 6 grandchildren. Also by his … Continue reading

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Rev. Robert Lyles

Robert Hallie Lyles, Episcopal Priest The Reverend Robert H. Lyles, 80, who served as Vicar and Rector of Saint Barnabas’ Episcopal Church, Annandale from September 1963 until his retirement in July of 1999, died Saturday, March 26th at Goodwin House, … Continue reading

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Scott R. Chubb
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Jerrel Dunn

Of Arlington, VA. Jerry was born in Roanoke, VA on October 17, 1947. He is survived by his partner of 20 years, Kathleen Calnan, and brother, Jay Dunn. Jerry served in the US Army in Viet Nam and was awarded … Continue reading

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Thelma O. Ruhlman
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Glenwood H. Dail
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Thomas Edward Lowrey

On March 17, 2011 Thomas E. Lowrey from Alexandria, Virginia passed away after losing his battle with cancer.  Tom, loving father, brother, husband and friend is survived by his wife Barbara, his two children, Tom and Elizabeth and his grandchildren, … Continue reading

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Sharon L. Bruno

Sharon L. Bruno (age 64) On March 13th, 2011, in Arlington, VA, Sharon passed away with her ex-husband and son at her side at Capital Hospice. She is survived by 4 sons (Jeffrey, Michael, Matthew, and William) and their families … Continue reading

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Marian Kaplan
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Patricia Ann Lambert

Patricia Ann Lambert August 2, 1935 – March 13, 2011 Ms. Lambert is survived by her two sons, Harry and David. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 16 from 2pm-4pm and 6pm-8pm at Advent Funeral and Cremation Services, … Continue reading

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Minnie A. Samuels-Miller

Minnie Albert Samuels-Miller died on March 12th at the Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, Virginia of natural causes after a long illness. Born in East Chicago, Indiana on September 17, 1926, she was the daughter of Adline Smith and David … Continue reading

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Marian McGowan

Marian E. McGowan, 61, of Annandale, VA, died on March 11, 2011 at 10:00 am, following a two and a half year battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband, Tim McGowan and two daughters, Molly McQuaid and Lindsay … Continue reading

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James Richard Naughton, Sr.

Long-time resident of McLean, VA, James (Jim) was born March 18, 1925 in Sioux City, Iowa. He passed away on March 10, 2011 from a cerebral hemorrhage with family by his side. He was preceded in death by his parents, … Continue reading

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Ruby A. DePalma

DePalma, Ruby A. On March 8, 2011 of Falls Church, VA. She is survived by her husband, George DePalma, her children, Bette dos Santos, Val Kirkpatrick, Ray Kirkpatrick and Jennie Malloy, her sisters, Betty Frank and Elsie Huebner. She is … Continue reading

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J. Antonio Lizardi
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Alberto Sanchez
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Zuleime Walters
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Thurman Hill
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Marian Maguire
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Fontelle R. Gilbert
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Donna L. Faught

Donna Jean Laper Faught was born June 14, 1930 to Roxie L. Scott and Harry George Laper in Wooster. She is a graduate of Wooster H.S. and the University of Ohio. She received a Masters of Business Education from James … Continue reading

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Richard Nalls
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Barbara A. Lucas

BARBARA A. LUCAS (Age 89) On Monday, February 28, 2011, passed away peacefully at Sunrise of Falls Church, VA, where she resided for the past 5 years. In 1984, she moved from Stratford, CT, to Water’s Edge condominiums, Falls Church, … Continue reading

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Colleen Kaye Lerma
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Konrad J. Walther
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Dorothy Jean Johnson
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Hazel Dean Castle
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Selma Davidson
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Erika Goold
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Theodore Lecour
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Patricia Clarke
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Grace Goldstein
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Henry Baumann
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Dorann Banks
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John Brayden
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Amelia Graves
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Virginia Furlan
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Glenda Dawson
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Helen Fenstermacher
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Martha Barber
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Frances Smiddy
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Helen Batchelder
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Han-Ching Wang
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Leon J. Berkovsky
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Bridie McGowan
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Robert Kenneth York
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Oscar Salvatierra
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Ada Goldbeck
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Benjamin Sherman
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John Geraghty
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Freda Conley
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May-O Kuo
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Doris Olortegui
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James Keller
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Bruce Drennan
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Frank Van Lierde
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Curtis Ray Dove, Jr.
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Christine Ehrhard
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Mary Cordell
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Edward P. Krysa
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