Our Obituaries

Glenys M. Dyer

July 11, 1925 - February 17, 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

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Mary Annelies Postlethwaite

December 31, 1923 - November 19, 2016

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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

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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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Vincent G. Massaro

December 26, 1937 - November 6, 2016

VINCENT G. MASSARO, PH.D. Vincent G. Massaro was born December 26, 1937 in Buffalo, New York to John and Sarah Massaro. He graduated from Canisius College in 1959 with a B.S. in Economics and received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Notre Dame in 1963. From 1963 to 1965, Dr. Massaro was the recipient of a National Science Foundation - NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship at the...
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Ellen Jane Schneider

December 4, 1921 - November 6, 2016

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Kevin Joseph McEnroe

July 8, 1986 - November 4, 2016

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James Francis Moriarty

January 27, 1989 - November 4, 2016

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Ryan Allen Gloyer US Army

April 6, 1982 - November 3, 2016

SFC Ryan Allen Gloyer was born on April 6, 1982 in Torrance, California toparents Richard and Lurene Gloyer. Ryan was the second of three children, Matthew theoldest and Justin the youngest. At the age of six, Ryan and his family moved to theoutskirts of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.At an early age it was clear to his family that Ryan was going to be a part of anelite special forces group. From the...
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Eileen Lyle Bannach

May 14, 1944 - November 2, 2016

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Tracy Ann. Survived by her siblings, Barbara Biss and Andrew Lyle; her children, Michael (wife, Laura) and Leonard (wife, Angie) Bannach; and her two grandchildren, Austin and Dakota Bannach.Viewing will be held Sunday, November 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Murphy Funeral Home, 4510 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22203. Funeral Mass will be held...
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Martha M. Swearingen

April 9, 1941 - October 29, 2016

Martha McKinnon was born in Lumberton, NC on April 9, 1941. Martha passed away in hospice in Arlington, VA on October 29, 2016. Martha grew up in Laurinburg, NC. Her parents were James McKinnon and Martha Murray McKinnon and her younger sister is Ann (McKinnon) Kitzmiller. Martha was very musical (piano, guitar, singing) and a voracious reader. She went to Agnes Scott for college (1963 graduate)...
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James Plyler Thompson

December 12, 1937 - October 27, 2016

James (Jim) P. Thompson Jr., PhDLTC Army (Ret) (78)Passed away on Thursday, October 27, 2016 of ALS, leaving behind a wonderful family, including his wife Kathy, sons Greg and Michael, and daughters Vickie and Mira. He is also survived by his grandchildren Will, Kate and Stan, sisters Carolyn and Sandra, brother Ralph, and his grandchildren Will, Stan and Kate, as well as a beloved group of...
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Rhoda Marie Messer

May 23, 1929 - October 26, 2016

Messer, Rhoda Marie (Age 87)Col USA (Ret.)On Wednesday, October 26, 2016 of Arlington, VA. Beloved wife of 47 years to the late Lt. Col Ralph Damon Messer (2011). She is survived by her step-son R. Stephen Messer, nieces, Leslie Pontz, Kim Pontz McDonnell, nephew, Mark Pontz, as well as numerous great nieces and great nephews. She was preceded in death by step-son, Greg Messer and step-daughter...
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Elizabeth Kline Grinnell

December 29, 1927 - October 26, 2016

Elizabeth Kline Grinnell "Betty" (Age 88) On October 26, 2016, Elizabeth Anne Kline Grinnell of Arlington, VA died peacefully at her home in Virginia. Beloved wife of the late John R. Grinnell; devoted mother of Helen Grinnell Howells and John Grinnell; loving grandmother of Jacquelyn and John Michael Howells; Amanda, Garrett and Grant Grinnell; and great-grandmother of Keegan, Tatum, and Khloe'...
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Buckner Miller Creel

August 4, 1923 - October 24, 2016

Colonel Buckner Miller Creel III, U.S. Army Infantry (retired), died peacefully in his home on October 24, 2016. A veteran of three wars, COL Creel served on active duty for over 32 years. Entering the Army in 1942, he was commissioned a 2nd lieutenant of Infantry. His World War II service was with the 77th Infantry Division in the Pacific Theater of Operations and included the amphibious...
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Jack Harold Ebert

June 19, 1938 - October 22, 2016

1SG Jack Harold Ebert, US Army (Ret.), 78, of Alexandria, VA, died Saturday, Oct 22, 2016. Born in Lewiston, ID, June 19, 1938, son of the late Harold L. Ebert and Stella Opland Ebert. He attended Clarkston HS, Clarkson, WA, graduated from Dayton HS, Dayton, WA and attended Eastern Washington State College. He joined the US Army in 1958, serving 20 years in personnel management positions in CA,...
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Joann Patricia Hiller

May 21, 1924 - October 22, 2016

Longtime Arlington, VA, resident Patricia Chambliss Hiller (Patsy) died peacefully at her home on October 22, 2016. She was 92 years old. The adoptive daughter of Hazel Johnson Chambliss of Washington, DC, Patsy was born on May 21, 1924. After growing up in Washington, DC, she met the love of her life, Harold Wade Hiller (Wade) of Taylorville, IL, at a Tea Dance at the United States Naval...
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James A. Gravette

March 16, 1932 - October 21, 2016

On October 21, 2016, retired Air Force Colonel James (Jim) A. Gravette Jr. of Arlington VA passed away. Jim is now united with his parents (James and Jules); and is survived by his wife Margaret; daughter Peggy Purcell (Mike) and children Lindsey, Casey, Jaimee, and Natalie; son Jim Gravette (Julie) and children Megan, Erin, and Lauren; and daughter Aimee Kokotakis (Manny) and children Nicholas...
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Joseph Thomas Timpane

December 29, 1960 - October 18, 2016

Joseph Thomas Timpane (55) of Amissville, VADecember 29, 1960-October 18, 2016Joe was lost suddenly while riding his beloved Harley on a beautiful afternoon. Born in Washington, DC, Joe is survived by his large loving family. Parents: Michael and Genevieve Timpane; brothers Mike(Jane Andersen), Paul (Sharon) and David (Anne); seven nieces and nephews to whom he was a favorite Uncle: Veronica,...
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Mary Goldie Morris

March 21, 1923 - October 15, 2016

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Paulette A. Cichon

July 31, 1945 - October 15, 2016

On Saturday, October 15th of Arlington, Virginia, passed unexpectedly in her sleep in her beloved condo in St. Petersburg, Florida with her loving husband John R. Tolle of 43 years by her side. Paulette is survived by her sister Florence MacIntrye-Pulling, her niece Chris Syverson and her husband Bill, her nephew Chuck Bidus, her sister-in-law Mary Ann Gerson, her niece Nanette Cichon, her grand...
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Joan LeBeau Anderson

September 1, 1936 - October 13, 2016

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Florence Hilda Currie

April 24, 1921 - October 12, 2016

Florence Hilda Currie 1921-2016Florence Hilda Currie passed away on October 12 2016 after a brief illness. Mrs. Currie was a longtime resident of Arlington Virginia. Born in Liverpool England, as Florence Hilda Dingwall, she came to the United States at the end of WWII as the bride of Hugh H. Currie in 1946. Together they raised a family and helped others begin a life in America. Florence...
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Rhoda Makadon

July 1, 1918 - October 12, 2016

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Barbara Post Walton

April 1, 1941 - October 11, 2016

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J. Godfrey Crowe

January 6, 1930 - October 8, 2016

Colonel J. Godfrey Crowe (USA-Ret), beloved husband, father, father-in -law, and grandfather, passed away suddenly on October 8, 2016. Godfrey was born into a Navy family on January 6, 1930, in Long Beach, CA . He was residing in Pearl Harbor when it was bombed on Dec., 7, 1941 and was evacuated with his mother to California while his father remained on duty in Hawaii. After numerous...
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Mary Rita Prah

May 17, 1951 - October 6, 2016

"On Thursday October 6th, 2016, Mary Rita Prah of Arlington, Virginia passed away at INOVA Fairfax Hospital at the age of 65. Loving mother of Michael Cangialosi and wife of Salvatore Cangialosi; sister of Bob Rochford, Collen LaJeunesse and Kathy Semmerling. A service will be held at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church at 2700 South 19th Street Arlington, Virginia 22204 on Saturday October 22nd...
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Ann Castle Boswell

December 16, 1931 - October 2, 2016

Ann Castle (Mrs. Jackson C.) Boswell, 84, a long-time resident of Arlington, died October 2. Mrs. Boswell was formerly acting Clerk of Arlington County and also served for many years as a senior administrator of the Izaak Walton League of America. After retirement, she was an active volunteer for Potomac Overlook Park, Arlington Meals on Wheels, and the Arlington Walking Club.A direct...
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Ermelinda Pano

January 18, 1982 - October 1, 2016

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Larry French Packett

August 18, 1947 - October 1, 2016

Larry French Packett, 69, returned to his heavenly home on October 1, 2016, after bravely battling cancer. Larry was born in Richmond, VA to his parents, Mary Ellen and Arthur Packett. He received an Army Commendation Medal for his meritorious service in the Republic of Vietnam from 1971 to 1972. He received his J.D. from George Mason University School of Law in 1982. He married Gladys Packett...
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Ann Creighton Collar Broder

March 7, 1929 - September 30, 2016

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David Bernard Leavitt

April 25, 1926 - September 30, 2016

David Bernard Leavitt, 90, formerly of Fitchburg, MA, died peacefully in his home in Arlington, VA, on Thursday, Sept 29th, surrounded by his loving family. Born on April 25, 1926, he was the son of the late Michael Joseph and Margaret (Nestor) Leavitt of Fitchburg, MA. He is survived by his daughter, Dr. Kathleen Anne Leavitt and husband Dr. Johan Suyderhoud of Kansas City, MO, his daughter,...
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Gordon Mitchell Grant

December 2, 1929 - September 29, 2016

Gordon Mitchell Grant (85) Of Arlington, VA, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Sept. 29, 2016. Son of Gordon and Beatrice Grant, of Niagara Falls, NY, he is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mildred; three daughters, Lisa Grant Tillman (Dennis), Laura Grant Welch (Sean) and Barbara Grant Crosby (Rob); five grandchildren, Christine Caviness (Bruce), Sophia and Grant Welch,...
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Edith Lillian Elder

May 27, 1927 - September 25, 2016

Mrs. Edith "Edie" Elder (Macaluso) formerly of Medford, Melrose and Orleans, MA, passed away on September 25th in Arlington, VA at the age of 89. She is survived by her two sons, Charles C. Elder, Jr. of Arlington, VA and David K. Elder of Gaithersburg, MD, their spouses, Erin Long and Patricia Elder and her two grandchildren, Jacob C. Elder and Jamie A. Elder also of Gaithersburg, MD. She is...
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Harry Lee Robinson

November 27, 1926 - September 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Murphy Funeral Homes, Arlington, VA.
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Xi Zeng Gu

February 10, 1939 - September 21, 2016

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John Hereford Cornish

October 23, 1929 - September 19, 2016

John Hereford Cornish, a resident of Arlington, Virginia passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, September 19, 2016. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 AM at Murphy Funeral Home on Friday, September 30. Mr. Cornish was born in Slidell, Louisiana, graduated from Louisiana State University, and served as a United States Marine. He spent most of his professional career working for the...
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Dorothy M. Yeannakis

December 6, 1923 - September 18, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Murphy Funeral Homes, Arlington, VA.
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Elizabeth Koutouzis

May 26, 1922 - September 16, 2016

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Margaret Sutton

August 6, 1945 - September 14, 2016

Margaret Sutton, a long term resident of Arlington, VA, died on September 14, 2016 at Arlington Hospital Center in Arlington, VA. She was 71. She was born on August 6, 1945 in New Jersey. Margaret was a 1963 graduate of W&L High School in Arlington, VA and attended East Tennessee State University. She worked in the Arlington area, mostly with the military services. Margaret was preceded in...
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Grace Hatton Daniel

February 27, 1921 - September 6, 2016

GRACE HATTON DANIEL (Age 95) Passed away peacefully at her home in Arlington on Tuesday, September 6, 2016. Born on February 27,1921 in Denver, Colorado, Grace moved to the Washington, DC area at an early age. She and her husband, Clarke settled in Arlington in 1946 and started a family. Grace's sense of humor, selfless devotion to her husband, children, extended family and all who knew her...
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Susan Branigan

December 9, 1930 - September 6, 2016

Susan Branigan (age 86)On September 6th, 2016 Our Lord called Susan, beloved wife of Alan; mother of 8 children and grandmother of 17. Susan was born in Omaha, Nebraska; graduated from San Jose State College; married in Sacramento, California where she was an elementary school teacher; lived in South Dakota while her husband was in the Air force; and, over 50 years ago settled in Arlington,...
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Blanche King Dawson

September 1, 1922 - September 4, 2016

On Sunday, September 4, 2016, Blanche King Dawson (94) of Alexandria, Virginia, passed away peacefully at home. Born in Washington, D.C. (Georgetown) On September 1, 1922. Blanche was the beloved wife of 72 years of the late Norman K. Dawson Jr. ("Tom") and the mother of Kathryn D. Kingsbury, Richard K. Dawson, and Norman J. Dawson Sr.; the grandmother of six; and great-grandmother of five. She...
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