Our Obituaries

Antero V. Santos

June 24, 1937 - April 20, 2017

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Milton Alfred Pilcher

November 13, 1916 - April 16, 2017

Major General Milton A. Pilcher, USA (Ret), of McLean, VA, passed away on April 16, 2017, at the age of 100.Milton Pilcher was born in Washington, DC, November 13, 1916. He attended McKinley High School in Washington and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in Blacksburg, VA, graduating with a BS in electrical engineering in 1938. Mr. Pilcher did graduate studies in...
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Maxine F. Fisher

January 8, 1929 - April 8, 2017

Maxine Ferald Dingle-Fisher was born January 8, 1929 and was the third child of Charles "Pop" and Melvina Dingle "Mama D". Her life was filled with childhood memories with her older sister Barbara Dingle Hawkins, and her older brother Charles Dingle, and her baby brother Sheldon Dingle. Maxine attended Central Commercial high school in New York City, and furthered her studies in Business...
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John Frank Michitsch

July 9, 1943 - April 7, 2017

MG JOHN FRANK MICHITSCH USA (Ret.) July 9, 1943 ~ April 7, 2017 Major General John Frank Michitsch passed away in his home on April 7, 2017. He is survived by his son, Johnny (Cynthia); daughter, Liesl (Jason Giorgio); two grandchildren, Rachael and Eddie; and his sister, Helen Brown. He was married to his college sweetheart, Sherry Louise Hamilton for 49 years. As a 35 year Army Officer, he...
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Brenda Jane Carter

September 9, 1943 - April 3, 2017

On Monday April 3, 2017, Brenda Jane (Grubb) Carter, after a courageous five-and-a-half-year battle with Multiple Myeloma, peacefully went home to be with her Lord and with all those who she so sorely missed who had gone before. Born and raised on Farley Hill, WV on September 9th, 1943 to John and Izola (Cox) Grubb, she was a 1961 graduate of Stoco High School in Coal City, WV and moved to...
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Ruth Brown

May 14, 1919 - April 3, 2017

Ruth Brown was a fearless woman. She left upstate New York for New York City as a young girl to start her career. She began as a book keeper, became an accountant, and, while still in her twenties, owned and managed a commercial air conditioning business. She sold it when she married and helped her husband establish and run his successful engineering company. For sixty years they were partners...
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Thomas R. Wolanin

December 1, 1942 - April 2, 2017

Thomas R. WolaninThomas R. Wolanin, 74, passed away on April 2, 2017, after a two-year battle with cancer. Wolanin was born on December 1, 1942, in Detroit, Michigan. His grandparents were immigrants from Poland. His father, Chester Wolanin, was an electrician, and his mother Helen Wolanin (nee Helen Luszczki) was a medical secretary. Both parents were high school graduates and expanded their...
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William Reed Usher

March 9, 1933 - March 28, 2017

MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM R. USHER, USAF (Ret.)(Age 84)General Usher passed peacefully on March 28, 2017 in Arlington, VA with his loving family at his side. He was the dear husband to Frances M. Usher, beloved father to two sons, William R. Usher, III and John W. Usher, and doting grandfather to Andrew R. Usher. During his distinguished 31-year military career, General Usher served in a broad range...
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Milan Valuch

June 26, 1928 - March 26, 2017

AMilan Valuch ObituaryMilan Valuch, 88, passed away on March 26, 2017. He is survived by his wife Carolyn Duignan, his first wife and mother of his children Joan Valuch Sr., his son Milan Paul Valuch and his wife Natalee, his daughter Suzanne Valuch-Tatum and her husband Tommy, his son Carl Valuch and his wife Clare, his daughter Joan Doria (nee Valuch) and her husband Stephen, and his grandson...
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Roberta Louise Hazard

November 8, 1934 - March 25, 2017

Roberta Louise Hazard, born in Boston, Massachusetts, on 8 November 1934 died in Escanaba, Michigan on March 25, 2017. She was the daughter of Robert Louis Hazard, Sr., of Fall River, MA and Louise Bourget Hazard of Somerville, MA; and the sister of Robert Louis Hazard, Jr., all deceased. A graduate of the Boston College School of Education (1956) and Graduate School (1957), she taught American...
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Elizabeth Teresa Westgate

September 3, 1924 - March 25, 2017

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Alba Colon Whitt

April 15, 1929 - March 24, 2017

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Valerie Anne Holman

August 14, 1946 - March 23, 2017

Valerie Anne Holman, 70, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 23, 2017. She was the wife of A. Denis Holman.Born in Boston, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of Louise A Goodman and Carl Goodman, Jr. She received her Associates Degree in Business from Cecil College in Maryland. In addition to being a wife and mother, Val was an Association professional for over 39 years. She specialized...
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Donovan Luther Humphries

May 24, 1931 - March 22, 2017

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Yvelyne de Marcellus Marix

July 13, 1925 - March 21, 2017

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Hilda Nodes Steinert

December 20, 1935 - March 20, 2017

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Tony William Archiletti

September 14, 1924 - March 18, 2017

On March 18, 2017 in Warrenton, VA, Archie, died peacefully in his sleep. He was born in Manown, PA. He was a long time resident of New Eagle, PA and for the last 11 years lived in Springfield, VA near his family. He was a Steelworker/electrician throughout the Mon Valley and loved to garden in his spare time. He was a WWII Veteran who proudly served in the Navy. He would watch his...
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Emilia Rosales Flores

January 5, 1909 - March 18, 2017

Emilia Flores, of Peru, departed this life on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 2:45 p.m. She was 108-years old, and leaves behind her devoted daughter, Rosa Clarisa Flores, son Moses Flores, and daughters Lydia and Felicia Flores. She also leaves behind a multitude of grandchildren and great grandchildren. The family thanks God for blessing Emila with a long, fruitful life. They wish to thank all...
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Richard Joseph Massabny

March 29, 1936 - March 18, 2017

.MASSABNYRichard J. Massabny "Rich"March 29, 1936 - March 18, 2017On Saturday, March 18, 2017, Rich Massabny passed away peacefully at his home in Arlington with his wife by his side. Massabny was a local cable television personality. For nearly 30 years he was a theatre and restaurant reviewer on the popular "Arlington Weekly News TV" program (channel 69). He was also the host and producer of ...
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Mildred Lester Wilson

December 24, 1921 - March 11, 2017

Mildred L. Wilson, daughter of Eugene Parks Beatty and Mamie Bell Smith, was born in Sherrills Ford, N.C. in 1921 and ended her long and fruitful life of 95 years on Mar. 11, 2017 in Falls Church, VA. Millie was raised on a western North Carolina farm and came to Washington, D.C. in 1942 at the age of 21 to work for the Executive Office of the President. She had received preparation for this...
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Phyllis Mulcahy

April 28, 1935 - March 10, 2017

Phyllis Mulcahy passed away March 10th, 2017 at the Inova Alexandria Hospital after a long illness bravely fought. She was 81 years old and a long time resident of Arlington, Virginia. She was born in Manchester, England to John and Phyllis Bailey. The second of two sisters. She was preceded in death by her late husband Gordon Gregory Mulcahy retired from the US Air Force. She spent her working...
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Jack Albert Chapman

December 1, 1938 - March 9, 2017

Jack Albert Chapman of Arlington, VA died on March 9, 2017. He had Alzheimer's Disease. Jack was born on December 1, 1938 in Amarillo, TX, but grew up from age three in Joplin, MO. He attended the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago on a Naval ROTC scholarship and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in physics in 1960. A 20-year career in the Marine Corps followed. The...
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Joseph Powel Franklin

August 28, 1933 - March 8, 2017

JOSEPH POWEL FRANKLINBorn 28 August, 1933, in Cumberland, Maryland, attended public school through sixth grade. When World War II ended, entered McDonogh School in Baltimore, Maryland, completed high school and won appointment to West Point.Entered West Point 3 July 1951, lettered in football and golf, and graduated in top ten percent of the Class of 1955. Commissioned in the Corps of Engineers...
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Jerome Charles Heid

May 9, 1952 - March 5, 2017

On Sunday, March 5, 2017, Jerry passed away unexpectedly. He was predeceased by his parents, Virginia and Edward Heid; son Brian, wife, Carrolline; and brother, John Heid. He will be missed by his children Aaron and Cathlena; granddaughters, Destiny, Ida, and Carmen; brothers, Edward and Robert; his sister, Emma; and his best friend, Tim Leonard. Jerry is also survived by his aunt Betty; his...
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Carol Ann Baker

November 28, 1946 - March 2, 2017

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Irene Martin Adams

September 24, 1925 - March 2, 2017

IRENE MARTIN ADAMSBorn September 24, 1925 in Washington, D.C., she passed away Thursday at 4:30 a.m. on March 2, 2017 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease first detected in July 2005. She died as she wished in her home in her bed with loved ones by her side. Her husband James Dana Adams (Army retired Colonel) passed away July 11, 2007. She married September 09, 1950. She is survived...
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Andrew Eliezer Peña

June 16, 1989 - March 1, 2017

On March 1st, 2017, our beloved son, brother, grandson, cousin, nephew, and friend Andrew Eliezer Peña passed away surrounded by his loved ones after his lengthy battle with illness. Andrew, known affectionately by those around him as 'Andy' or 'Yayu', was born June 16th, 1989 and was just 27 years old but in those years, he lived and loved a lifetime's worth although it will never feel like...
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Dana T. Zacharias

December 6, 1956 - March 1, 2017

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Leslie James Henderson

December 15, 1950 - February 28, 2017

Leslie James Henderson, Jr. PhDDecember 15, 1950 - February 28, 2017Les Henderson passed away in his home in Alexandria Tuesday February 28 at the age of 66. He is predeceased by his parents, Dr. Leslie Henderson and Marion Fremont, and his brother Kenneth. He is survived by his spouse Lis, children Les and Johanna, and his sisters Kari, Trisha and Jamie. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, Les lived...
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Franklin Charles Benjamin

April 11, 1939 - February 28, 2017

F. Charles BenjaminFranklin Charles Benjamin, age 77, surrounded by his loving family, peacefully entered into his heavenly rest on Tuesday morning, February 28, 2017. He was a devoted husband and father, a beloved grandfather and a faithful friend to many. Mr. Benjamin, a resident of Arlington was born April 11, 1939 in Havre de Grace, MD. He married Charlotte Evelyn Stump in 1960 and lived in...
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Saul Carrasquillo

March 18, 1948 - February 28, 2017

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Marilyn Kay Webster

June 6, 1934 - February 28, 2017

Marilyn K. Webster ObituaryMarilyn Kay Webster of Arlington, Virginia, died peacefully February 28, 2017, at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, Virginia, surrounded by her family, less than four weeks after she was diagnosed with metastatic lung cancer. She was 77. Survivors are her husband, James C. Webster, of Arlington; four children, Mary Burke (Tom) of Laytonsville, Maryland; James R....
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Annetta Wise

January 29, 1916 - February 27, 2017

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Marcia Mary Richards

May 4, 1966 - February 25, 2017

Marcia Mary Richards, born May 4, 1966, passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2017, after a five-year battle with cancer. She is survived by her children Abby and Ben, who she loved and was proud of beyond measure, and by her father Robert (Bob) Richards, by her sister Susan Richards White and her husband Michael White and son Malcolm White, and by Harry Conaway, Theresa Termine, and many other...
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Vincent J. Lucarelli

July 19, 1929 - February 25, 2017

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Walter Charles Matthews

August 24, 1919 - February 23, 2017

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Daniel Wilbert Swearingen

March 11, 1940 - February 22, 2017

Daniel Wilbert Swearingen was born at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas, on March 11, 1940. His parents were Violet Alma Elvida Nygren of Lindstrom, Minnesota and Colonel Samuel McGraw Swearingen of Fayetteville, Arkansas. Growing up in a military family during World War II and into the 1950's, he lived in a variety of places in Europe and the United States. During his youth, he developed his...
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Christopher Cerda

June 7, 1974 - February 21, 2017

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Glenys M. Dyer

July 11, 1925 - February 17, 2017

Glenys Mechem Dyer (July 11, 1925 - February 17, 2017)Glenys Mechem was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on July 11, 1925. She grew up in Mount Lebanon, an affluent suburb of Pittsburgh, graduating from Mount Lebanon High School in 1943. She attended Wilson College for Women in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania graduating with a BS in Biology in June 1947. She then taught Physiology and Zoology at...
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Mary Helen Haggerty

December 24, 1923 - February 14, 2017

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Thomas Edward Glembocki

September 6, 1937 - February 14, 2017

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Marion Hann MYSKA

February 28, 1934 - February 12, 2017

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Martin Alfred Thomas

April 4, 1927 - February 10, 2017

MARTIN ALFRED THOMAS. M. DMartin A. Thomas, 89, a retired McLean radiologist who served as Chairman of the Department of Radiology at Columbia Hospital for Women from 1972 to 1984, died of complications following a fall at his home. Surrounded by his loving family, Marty passed away on Friday, February 10.Dr. Thomas began his practice of radiology in Washington in 1961 with Eugene J. McDonald. ...
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Beryl Jean Barker

August 14, 1929 - February 4, 2017

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Margaretha Johanna Kovacic

January 2, 1915 - February 3, 2017

Margaretha ''Margaret" J. Kovacic was born in Vienna, Austria, on 1/2/1915 and passed away on February 3, 2017, at the age of 102. She was the daughter of Teresija Macek and Johann Stremer. She grew up in Solvenia, where she met her future husband Marijan Kovacic, who was career U. S. Army. She had lived in Arlington, VA since 1965.Margaret was a loving mother, grandmother, and wife. She was...
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Alexandra Georgina Guillen

April 20, 1958 - February 3, 2017

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Yolanda Theresa DeGrandi

May 15, 1928 - February 3, 2017

On Friday, February 3, 2017 of McLean VA, passed away peacefully; loving wife of Joseph A. DeGrandi and mother of Terese M DeGrandi, MD and her husband Michael T Busch, MD of Atlanta, GA., Lisa M DeGrandi and her husband Brian E. Flippo of Old Town Alexandria, VA, and Donna M. DeGrandi and her husband Adam Budish of New York, NY: grandmother of Justin and Alec Budish and Joseph and Sarah Busch. ...
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Andrew Niles Crabtree

October 28, 1984 - February 2, 2017

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Robert Lee Peake

February 9, 1933 - February 2, 2017

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John Knox McCowan

April 21, 1937 - January 31, 2017

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Dariel Delis Van Wagoner

October 15, 1930 - January 29, 2017

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Buryl Crim Kay

June 3, 1919 - January 28, 2017

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Manfred Paul Manrodt

October 1, 1919 - January 28, 2017

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Irene Loyless

October 11, 1922 - January 27, 2017

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William Bromley Hurd

July 23, 1950 - January 27, 2017

William "Bill" Hurd Jr. of Arlington, Virginia, passed the evening of Friday, January 27, 2017 at Virginia Hospital Center after a quick and aggressive battle with prostate cancer. Bill, born on July 23, 1950 was the son of William "Bill" Hurd and Mariette Bowles Hurd. A local man, He grew up in Alexandria, Virginia and went to T.C. Williams High School and he graduated from Georgetown University...
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Marguerite Ann McLaughlin

August 19, 1947 - January 25, 2017

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Robert Herrmann Hardy

November 11, 1950 - January 25, 2017

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Jane Murray Clark

September 10, 1922 - January 22, 2017

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Theresa N. Good

September 16, 1925 - January 22, 2017

Theresa N. Good (Age 91)On Sunday, January 22, 2017, Theresa N. Good of Arlington, Virginia, passed away peacefully with family members by her side. Theresa was born in Thomas, West Virginia, on September 16, 1925, to Charles and Nora Nichols. She was married to Glancy (Carl) Good on December 13, 1949, in Martinsburg, West Virginia. Theresa graduated from Mercy Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland,...
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Woodrow Wilson Walker

February 19, 1919 - January 22, 2017

On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017 in Arlington, VA. Beloved husband of Janet Kieter Walker, beloved father of Jonathan Woodrow, William Craig Walker, and Elaine Virginia Walker; beloved grandfather of Jonathan Neal walker; also survived by beloved daughter-in-laws Anne Walker and Kathleen Walker. The family will receive friends on Friday, January 27th from 12:30 to 2 PM at Murphy Funeral Home , 4510...
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Charles David Haworth

February 13, 1939 - January 21, 2017

Charles David Haworth II"Skip" age 77Of Alexandria Virginia died in his home on Jan 21. After a 36 year career at the Department of Treasury, Skip enjoyed spending time with his family, classic cars and performance boat. Skip is survived by his children Carol Hartman, Charlie and Tom, and their families. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the American Lung...
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Marselina Mercy Nevarez

September 26, 1927 - January 20, 2017

Marselina M. (Marcy) Nevarez of Arlington, VAMarselina M. (Marcy) Nevarez, 89, of Arlington, VA, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and friends at home on Friday, January 20, 2017. Marcy was born on September 24, 1927, in Hurley, NM and raised in Riverside, CA. She was the daughter of the late Francisco Nevaraz and Belen Rivas Nevarez.Raised through the Depression and eager to...
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Patricia Anne Jones

March 16, 1938 - January 20, 2017

Arlington, VA - Patricia Anne Jones, 78, died Friday, January 20, 2017.Patricia was born on March 16, 1938 in Brooklyn, NY. She moved to Arlington, VA at a young age with her parents, Steven and Anne Smith. Along with her younger sister, Kathi, she attended St. Mary's Academy in Alexandria from kindergarten through 12th grade. Patricia received her nursing degree from Kings County Nursing...
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Howard Harris Mills

May 10, 1938 - January 16, 2017

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Nicholas Mikhalevsky

August 7, 1923 - January 16, 2017

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John Joseph Clubb

November 12, 1943 - January 15, 2017

JOHN JOSEPH CLUBB (SR) (Age 73)On Sunday, January 15, 2017, died of cancer at Stafford Hospital Center, Stafford, VA. Born in Washington, D.C. on November 12, 1943, he lived in Stafford, VA for the last 21 years. He was interested in sports, including coaching youth sports, gardening, animals, photography, and his family and friends. He loved treating people to a great outing, including taking...
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Barbara Vale

July 18, 1931 - January 8, 2017

BARBARA (Bobbi) VALE, aged 85, of Pittsburgh, PA (most recently of Arlington, VA) passed away on January 8, 2017. Barbara was born in 1931 in Pittsburgh as the youngest child of Waclaw and Pauline (Rusinas) Walukiewicz. She attended grade school at St. Casmir's Catholic Church, and received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Duquesne University in 1954. Barbara then went on to head the...
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Patricia Ann Endres

April 6, 1969 - January 8, 2017

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John A. Pope

August 7, 1919 - January 8, 2017

John A. Pope, USAF, Ret., served in World War II as a transport pilot following graduation from aviation cadet pilot training in April, 1943, with the class of 43-D. He was assigned to the Air Transport Command where he ferried B-17 aircraft from the factory to modification centers and to using tactical units. In 1944, he was assigned to fly C-47 aircraft between England and France and was...
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Olga K. Varoutsos

September 12, 1919 - January 8, 2017

On Sunday, January 8, 2017, Olga K. Varoutsos of Arlington, VA passed away peacefully in her home. Beloved wife of the late Paul G. Varoutsos; devoted mother of George (Alexandra) and Paul (Donna); cherished grandmother of Christine (Theodore), Nicole (Brian) and Paul (Yukie). She is also survived by her loving sister, Angie Steagall.The family will receive friends at MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, 4510...
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Helen Weaver

August 10, 1936 - January 4, 2017

Helen Weaver passed away on January 4, 2017 at the Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, Virginia. She was born in Jamaica Queens, New York on August 10, 1936 to parents who immigrated to this country from Italy. She was richly proud of her Italian heritage and often thought of visiting Italy. She met and married Richard Weaver, her husband of 46 years, in 1958 while he was in the United States...
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Helen S. Davis

May 10, 1921 - January 4, 2017

Davis, Helen SorrellsOn Wednesday, January 4, 2017, of Arlington, VA, beloved wife of the late Vance Davis and preceded in death by seven brothers and four sisters; mother of Larry V., Linda P. and Ron C. Davis. Also survived by eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Family and friends may call at Murphy Funeral Home of Arlington, 4510 Wilson Blvd. where visitation will be held from 2...
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Floyd Douglas Birdzell

August 21, 1930 - January 3, 2017

Floyd Douglas BirdzellFloyd Douglas Birdzell, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away on January 3, 2017. He is survived by his wife Theresa; son Douglas; daughters Dorothy and Madelyn; grandson Anthony; and brother Luther. He spent the majority of his career working as an attorney for the FDIC, and was an avid lover of the law throughout his life. His hobbies included building...
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Barry M. Murphy

February 13, 1951 - January 2, 2017

Barry M. MurphyFebruary 13, 1951 --- January 2, 2017On January 2, 2017, Barry Michael Murphy died at his residence in Oakton, VA. He was raised in Arlington, Virginia and dedicated his career to helping families at Murphy Funeral Home. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus-Edward Douglass White Council 2473, Arlington Lions, Falls Church Chamber of Commerce, and a former President and Board...
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Frederick James McCall

January 18, 1975 - January 2, 2017

Frederick "Fritz" James McCall, Jr., beloved husband, father, son, and friend, was the heart and soul of his family. He made a loving and joy-filled home with his wife, Soyong Cho McCall, and his daughter, Sophia Cho McCall, in Arlington, Virginia. Fritz was a doting and adoring father, frequently taking Sophia on adventures big and small. He taught her everything he could, from swimming with...
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Thomas Craddock

March 13, 1930 - December 25, 2016

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Mary Arlene BREWER

December 28, 1925 - December 23, 2016

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Constance Jones Chesley

March 26, 1920 - December 19, 2016

CONSTANCE ("Connie") JONES CHESLEYAGE 96 * ARLINGTON, VAConstance Jones Chesley died peacefully early morning on December 19, 2016.Connie, the third of five girls was born on March 26, 1920 to Beulah Nicholson and Samuel Creighton Jones in Dickerson, MD. From an early age, Connie showed musical talent as the daughter of a music teacher .She and her sisters formed much of the choir at St....
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Caitlin Marie Peck

September 6, 1988 - December 19, 2016

Caitlin Marie PeckOn Monday, December 19, 2016, Caitlin Marie Peck died following an unfortunate accident. Beloved daughter of Karen Rowe Peck of Annandale, Virginia and Michael Bernard Peck of Madison County, Virginia, Caitlin was born in Falls Church, Virginia and lived in northern Virginia her entire short life.In addition to her parents, Caitlin is survived by her grandmother Beverly J. Rowe...
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Bruce Norman Decker

April 19, 1960 - December 16, 2016

Bruce N. Decker Bruce N. Decker, 56, of Falls Church, Virginia, a good and handsome man, passed away on 16 December 2016. His loss was unexpected, coming just weeks after beginning treatment for recently diagnosed AL Amyloidosis.Bruce was born in La Porte, Indiana, on April 19, 1960, to Norma Jean Decker and the late Philip A. Decker. As a child, Bruce lived in several states owing to his...
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Lynn Ann Cook

February 10, 1959 - December 10, 2016

Lynn Cook passed away unexpectedly at her home in Arlington, VA on December 10, 2016. Lynn is survived by her two daughters, Caroline Phillips and Charlotte Cook, her sisters, Betsy Driver (Loretta) of Flemington, NJ and Susan Buczak of Tampa, FL, and her twin brother, Steven Buczak of Venice, FL. She leaves behind aunts and uncles, loving friends, and Clover, her beloved golden retriever. Lynn...
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Theodore Laurence Nilsen

November 24, 1929 - December 10, 2016

Theodore (Ted) L.Nilsen (87)On Saturday, December 10, 2016 of Falls Church, VA. Beloved father, grandfather, and husband; pre-deceased by his wife Jeanne Nilsen, Ted is survived by his daughter Connie Handen (Jeff)and three loving grandchildren; Alex, Max, and Julia, all of Villanova, PA. Born in Long Island, New York, Ted was a professional jazz saxophonist in his youth and a U.S. Navy veteran...
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Anne FRANKO

December 8, 1921 - December 8, 2016

Anne Franko, of Arlington, Virginia, passed away on December 8, 2016, her 95th birthday. She was born in Youngstown, Ohio, the youngest of four children, to parents from Eastern Europe. Anne was ahead of her time, working as a waitress, secretary and, in her later years, as a jewelry sales representative. She attended Youngstown College, where she learned short-hand, a skill she used throughout...
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Katherine Brown Carson

March 6, 1924 - December 6, 2016

Nancy Tuttle Fulton passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 7, 2016, after a brief illness. Nancy was at home surrounded by her family's love. She was a devoted wife, mother, and both a grandmother and a great grandmother who will be dearly missed by all. Nancy was born in Oakland CA to James H. Tuttle and Marion Claire Tuttle (nee Hinckley) and lived in California until she met and married...
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Nancy Tuttle Fulton

September 29, 1921 - December 6, 2016

Nancy Tuttle Fulton passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 7, 2016, after a brief illness. Nancy was at home surrounded by her family's love. She was a devoted wife, mother, and both a grandmother and a great grandmother who will be dearly missed by all. Nancy was born in Oakland CA to James H. Tuttle and Marion Claire Tuttle (nee Hinckley) and lived in California until she met and married...
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Walter J. BODLING

October 30, 1926 - December 4, 2016

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Kevin Paul Patterson

November 13, 1980 - December 3, 2016

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Melva L. Oldham

February 20, 1929 - December 3, 2016

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Paul Gabriel Quinn

April 2, 1929 - November 30, 2016

Passed away peacefully on November 30, in Arlington, VA. He was born April 2, 1929, in Boston, MA, to John Quinn and Helen (Thompson) Quinn. He is survived by his daughter, Dana Quinn Boyd (Kirk), of Great Falls, Virginia, his son, Stephen (Margaret Sullivan) of Arlington, Virginia, and his loving grandchildren Quinn Boyd and Emily Boyd of Great Falls, Virginia, Natalie Quinn and Henry Quinn of...
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Michael John Pakenham

March 13, 1958 - November 28, 2016

Michael J. Pakenham (Age 58) On November 28th, 2016 passed away at his home in Arlington VA. Son of Ann Pakenham and the late Jerome Pakenham. Survived by his wife, Eleanor, daughter, Claire, his mother, brother Tim, sister Mary and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Bill. A life-long teacher, Mike spent most of his career working at Gonzaga College High School. He...
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Norman H. Gendron

September 1, 1922 - November 25, 2016

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Karl Joseph Fontenot

April 23, 1930 - November 25, 2016

Karl J. Fontenot, Jr., beloved husband for sixty four years to Marion, deceased on November 25, 2016. Loving father to Keith Fontenot and his wife, Maite, of McLean, Va., and to Kenneth Fontenot and his wife, Teresa of West Chester, PA. Proud and adoring grandfather to David and Daniel Fontenot of McLean and step-grandfather to Kristin Kunkle of West Chester. Born in Ville Platte, Louisiana, he...
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Virginia K. Gilbert

October 20, 1924 - November 25, 2016

This is the day the Lord has made; We will rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24 In Loving Memory Virginia K Gilbert (92) passed away peacefully at home in Edgewater, Maryland on November 26, 2016. Born in Palmyra, Virginia on October 20, 1924, she was the daughter of James Marshall Davis and Loula Mae Marks. Virginia was preceded in death by the love of her life, James Worth Gilbert...
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Jonathan James Hargrove

December 29, 1982 - November 23, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Murphy Funeral Homes, Arlington, VA.
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Mary Annelies Postlethwaite

December 31, 1923 - November 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Murphy Funeral Homes, Arlington, VA.
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Virginia J. Andre

February 16, 1922 - November 15, 2016

Passed away peacefully at her home in Arlington, VA surrounded by friends and family, on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Lt. Col Donald P. Andre, USAF (Ret.), devoted and loving mother of Donald P. (Cherie) Andre, Jr. and Curtis W. Andre; adored grandmother of Jason W. Andre; and great-grandmother of Jason W. Andre, II. She is predeceased by her son, John D. Andre. Mrs....
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Doris Hoffman Allen

July 21, 1931 - November 9, 2016

Doris Hoffman Allen was born on July 21, 1931 to Mary Agnes and William Ashby Hoffman of Alexandria, Virginia. She graduated from George Washington High School in 1948, where she worked on The Surveyor newspaper and co-hosted the radio show, Time Out for Teens. Ms. Allen obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from the College of William and Mary in 1952. She was a member of Kappa...
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Joaquin Francisco Otero

April 3, 1934 - November 9, 2016

Mr. Joaquin (Jack) Otero passed away into eternal life on November 9, 2016 due to complications from congestive heart failure. He was born in Cuba in 1934 and emigrated to the U.S. in 1954. In November of 1960, he became a U.S. Citizen by naturalization. He resided in the Washington, DC area for almost 50 years, and the last 30 years in Arlington, VA. Mr. Otero retired in 2011. For 50 years...
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Dru E. Gahagan

May 22, 1949 - November 8, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Murphy Funeral Homes, Arlington, VA.
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Ardeth Keller Hines

August 28, 1938 - November 8, 2016

Ardeth K. Hines of Arlington, VA, was born August 28, 1938, and passed away November 8, 2016. During her twenty-year career as a Foreign Service spouse, serving mostly in Latin America, she was an award -winning artist and a classical musician. She then taught high school English for 25 years, most of them at Herndon High. She is survived by her husband Richard; their children Jennifer Hines,...
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