Mary Elizabeth Fleming Hoskins passed peacefully, at the Brookside
Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
in Warrenton, VA on December 12, 2019 after a brief hospital stay.
She was a longtime resident of Chantilly, VA
and had recently moved to the Fairmont Independent Senior Living
Apartments in Manassas, VA.
Mary was born in Elmira, NY and graduated from Southside High School in 1948.
Mary accompanied her husband SFC Dwight Hoskins Sr. to many Army posts
within the United States
and also to Chateaneuf and Paris, France.
As a Secretary to the Department of the Army, she worked several years
at the Pentagon. She also was employed
at the Surgeons General Office in Washington, DC and at the Army
Communication Command in Bethesda, MD.
She retired from federal service in 1989 to take care of her mother,
Mary enjoyed spending time with family and friends, all forms of
sewing, knitting and crocheting and
time spent with her friends at the 55 and older club in Falls Church, VA.
Survived by one brother: Paul Fleming of DE, three sons: Mark
Hoskins of Indian Head, MD,
James Hoskins of Nokesville, VA and Skip (Dwight, Jr.) and Kathy
Hoskins of Lusby, MD;
five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. In addition, Mary
is survived by many nephews
and nieces and great nephews and nieces. Mary was pre-deceased by her husband,
Dwight E. Hoskins, Sr. of which they shared 68 years of marriage.
Friends may call at the Pender United Methodist Church, 12401 Alder
Woods Dr., Fairfax, VA 22033,
on Friday, 20 December 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; with
services immediately following.
Internment at Arlington National Cemetery will be at a later date.