Obituaries & Services


Sandra Leigh Morgan Lakin

Sandra Leigh Morgan Lakin, a loving mother, sister and cherished friend, died on the 6th of December at the age of 70 at the Goodwin House of Bailey’s Crossroads after nearly a decade living with Alzheimer’s disease. The youngest of … Continue reading

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Annamaria Visich

Annamaria Visich was born near Lecce, Italy, in 1925, the second of seven children and daughter of an Italian Army officer. In 1949, in Rome, she married Sergio Visich, a former Yugoslav Army officer. The couple’s daughter, Ljubica (Lou), was … Continue reading

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Doris Hamel

Doris Lucy Isabelle, 87, passed away December 2, 2019 in her apartment at Sunrise at Burke (VA) with family by her side. Doris was the firstborn to parents Oscar Alfred and Lucy (née St. Jacques) Isabelle on August 16, 1932 … Continue reading


Allan Swenton

Allan Swenton, son of William A. and June E. Swenton, was born on May 30, 1948. He passed away on November 29, 2019 at the age of 71. He attended Hope Center Sheltered Workshop until it became part of Melwood. … Continue reading

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Alicia Garcia

Our beloved Alicia was born on October 17, 1978, in Fontana, California to Adolfo P. and Christina Madrid Garcia.  She passed away on November 27, 2019, in Falls Church, Virginia at the age of 41.  Alicia is survived by her … Continue reading


Edgard Jose Sevilla

It is with great sadness that the family of Edgard Jose Sevilla announces his passing on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at almost 91 years of age. Edgard will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 51 years, Maria Auxiliadora, his … Continue reading


Kevin Paul Connolly

Kevin Paul Connolly of Alexandria, Virginia passed away on November 22, 2019, at the age of 75. He was born on November 18, 1944, in Port Chester, New York, to the late John T. Connolly and Mary E. Connolly. He … Continue reading


Joseph William “Joe” Bauernfeind

Joseph William “Joe” Bauernfeind (72) of Vienna, Virginia passed away Friday, November 15, 2019. Born in Marshfield, Wisconsin, he was the son of Joseph Bernard and Isabelle Bauernfeind. He is survived by his wife of 34 years Pamela Thompson Bauernfeind, … Continue reading


Suzanne Mucci Todd

Suzanne Mucci Todd of Burke, Virginia, formerly of East Boston, MA, died peacefully at her home in her sleep on November 9, 2019, at the age of 97. She was a devoted mother to Raymond Todd and his wife Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Jonard Santos Manalansan

IN LOVING MEMORYJonard Santos Manalansan, “Uncle Nard”, age 52, passed away on Friday, November 8, 2019 at his home in Centerville, Virginia. He was born October 2, 1967, in Manila, Philippines.He is survived by Perlita Paule Manalansan (step-mother), Rosellier Colina … Continue reading


Jacqueline Ziegele Hillman

Jacqueline Ziegele Hillman died from cancer, age 73, on October 31, 2019 at her home in Falls Church, VA. Jacqueline was born in Somerville, NJ, and raised in Annandale, NJ. She earned her BA from Upsala College, attended graduate school … Continue reading



Luisa overcame many challenges in her life Born in Italy in 1938, she was a child of war and talked of her memories of bombs and planes flying overhead She lost her father, Cesare Clivio, to war When her mother, … Continue reading


James William Semler

James William Semler, 72, of Fairfax, Va passed away on Thursday, October 31, 2019. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 43 years, Yvette M. Semler. James was a devoted father to David Semler (Tracy), and Michael … Continue reading


Daniel Ted Fantozzi

Daniel Ted Fantozzi passed peacefully in his sleep on October 27, 2019 in his home in Falls Church after an heroic battle with cancer. Before passing he was able to visit with all his four children. Dan is survived by … Continue reading


Jacqueline L. Muir

Jacqueline L. Muir, known as Jackie to family and friends, passed away at her home on October 26, 2019. Jackie was born in 1936 in Winooski, Vermont. As a wife and young mother, she came to the Northern Virginia area … Continue reading


LaDonna Rodock

LaDonna A. Rodock passed peacefully on October 21, 2019 surrounded by the warmth of her loved ones.  A devoted mother to Mary Kulas (Fred), John N. Rodock, Stephen Rodock (Shannon) and Teresa Seay; loving grandmother to Frances and Kathleen Seay; … Continue reading

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Arthur Richard Saenz, “Art”

Arthur Richard Saenz, “Art” passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 20, 2019 in Arlington, Virginia surrounded by his family.  Art was born on September 27, 1962 to Richard and Berna Saenz in Florence, Arizona.  He grew up in Huachuca City, … Continue reading


Sarah C. Coates

On October 19, 2019, Sarah C. Coates of Suitland, Maryland formerly of Calvert County Maryland peacefully passed away.

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Whitney S. Minkler

Whitney S. Minkler, 89, of Falls Church, VA, formerly of McLean, VA died Wednesday, October 16. He was preceded in death by his wife, Audrey B. Minkler. He is survived by his daughters, Laurie M. Bowles (Al) of Haverford, PA … Continue reading

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Michael Scott Dietrich

Michael Scott Dietrich, (Mikey) of Springfield, VA. Mikey Dietrich, 59, passed away peacefully on October 12, 2019, following a brief illness.  Mikey was born on December 18th , 1959, in Berlin, Germany, to Werner and Marianne Dietrich. Mikey grew up … Continue reading