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Guillermina Navarro Wood

March 5, 1938 - August 16, 2017

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Shahram Jahanshad-Vizieh

November 4, 1970 - August 15, 2017

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James Anthony Whibley

November 7, 1962 - August 13, 2017

JAMES ANTHONY WHIBLEY "Jimmy" (Age 54) Passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 13, 2017. He was born on November 7, 1962 in Alexandria, Virginia, the beloved son of Josephine Chillari Whibley and the late Francis B. Whibley, Sr.; and brother of Michael, Richard, Steven, Frank, Jr. and Joseph. He was the grandson of the late Harry and Frances Whibley and of the late Luciano and...
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James Garnett Corder

July 18, 1933 - August 12, 2017

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Rogers Corson Brooks

November 12, 1915 - August 8, 2017

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Donald Kenneth Snyder

September 12, 1923 - August 8, 2017

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Robert Dale Matulka

September 2, 1937 - August 7, 2017

ROBERT DALE "Bob" MATULKAUSN CDR (Ret.)Age 79, of Arlington, died Monday, August 7, 2017, at his residence. Bob is survived by his devoted wife, Darlene (Gehler Lebedev) Matulka; his son, Michael Joseph Matulka and former daughter-in-law Edith (DeYoung) Matulka; his daughter, Meghan Anne Matulka and daughter-in-law Lori Dale Nicely; his grandsons, Patrick Robert Matulka and Alec James Matulka;...
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Matthew James Arntt

August 26, 1972 - August 4, 2017

MATTHEW JAMES ARNTTAugust 26, 1972 - August 4, 2017Suddenly, on August 4, 2017, Matthew James Arntt, who was born August 26, 1972, in Fairbury, Nebraska to his parents, Eileen Mae (nee Manley) and the late Frederick J. Arntt, returned to the eternal peace of God's loving embrace.Following his earliest years where Matt lived in Nebraska along with his sisters and parents, Matt was raised in Tyler,...
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Dianne Webster

August 20, 1945 - August 2, 2017

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Jean Lucile Lothrop Lipsky

May 5, 1925 - August 2, 2017

Jean L. Lothrop-Lipsky (Age 92) peacefully passed away on August 2, 2017. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Hank. Her memories will be cherished by her sons Robert and Richard, as well as a host of other relatives and friends. A visitation will be on Wednesday, August 9th from 6-8 pm at Murphy Funeral Home in Arlington, VA where the funeral will be held on Thursday, August 10th...
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Timothy Clayton Winter

September 29, 1947 - August 2, 2017

Timothy C. "Tim" Winter, 69, of Alexandria, Virginia, passed away on Wednesday afternoon, August 2, 2017. Tim was born on September 29, 1947 in Chicago Illinois, moving to North Arlington, Virginia at the age of 4. He graduated from Yorktown High School and attended Virginia Tech where he established lifetime friendships with his Tau Delta fraternity brothers.Tim was very successful in...
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Colette Thorsnes

October 14, 1929 - August 1, 2017

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Manidipa Roy

May 12, 1948 - July 29, 2017

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Luis G. Iglesias

November 14, 1930 - July 28, 2017

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Walter Morgan

February 9, 1922 - July 26, 2017

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Jo Ann Dotson Holland

August 9, 1940 - July 25, 2017

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Oleg RUDNIK

July 19, 1938 - July 25, 2017

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Sunshine VerPlanck Dudley

October 14, 1925 - July 23, 2017

Sunshine VerPlanck Dudley, 91, died July 23, 2017 at Goodwin House Bailey's Crossroads surrounded by family. The daughter of Isabel "Sunshine" and Beekman VerPlanck, she was born October 14, 1925 in Tampa, Florida. She attended Tampa schools and the University of Alabama. Following college, Sunshine was a flight attendant for National Airlines. She met her husband, Remmel H. Dudley, during a...
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Frances May Thompson

May 25, 1930 - July 19, 2017

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Rodney Wolfgang DOBOZY

May 24, 1934 - July 18, 2017

Rodney W. Dobozy (Age 83) Died July 18, 2017, after a lengthy illness. He is survived by his loving wife, Virginia A. (Schaefer) Dobozy; two children, Michael A. Dobozy and Elizabeth Edelson (David). He is also survived by two grandchildren, Joshua and Benjamin Edelson. Mr. Dobozy was a lifelong member of the Potomac Boat Club, and was an avid kayaker and rower. Memorial donations may be made to...
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Michael Edward Rich

December 12, 1939 - July 14, 2017

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Virginia Smith Corey

October 14, 1927 - July 12, 2017

Virginia S. CoreyOn July 12, 2017, Virginia "Ginny" Corey passed away in her home in Arlington, VA with her five children at her side. Beloved wife for almost 70 years of Neil R. Corey, she was preceded in death by her husband Neil, son-in-law Ralph Patten, Jr. and great-granddaughter Maureen McFalls. Known as "Gigi" by her family, she is survived by her five children Maureen Patten, Steven...
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Frank William Bright

January 30, 1946 - July 12, 2017

On Wednesday, July 12, Frank Bright lost his hard-fought battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his son, Toby, and is survived by his wife, Bobbie, son, Michael, and sister and brother-in-law, Diane and Larry Manning. There will be a visitation on Monday, July 17, 6-8 p.m., at Murphy`s Funeral Home on Wilson Boulevard in Arlington, VA and a Mass on Tuesday, July 18, at 11 a.m., at St....
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Cheryl Elizabeth Thompson

April 11, 1946 - July 11, 2017

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Joseph Peter O'Neill

April 19, 1926 - July 11, 2017

Joseph Peter O'Neill peacefully passed on July 11, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was predeceased by his wife Miriam, his parents Joseph and Ethel, and his sister Patricia. He is survived by his children Eileen and husband David, Joseph and wife Donna, Christopher and wife Pam, Kathleen and husband Robert, and Mary Nell. He also leaves behind his grandchildren David and wife...
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Robert Edward STETEKLUH

September 28, 1924 - July 9, 2017

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Brian Lee Schmuecker

July 7, 1959 - July 9, 2017

Brian L Schmuecker, 58, of Washington DC, died early Sunday morning, July 9, 2017, surrounded by family. Brian is survived by his wife Kathryn (Kati) Dalton Schmuecker and three daughters, Alyssa (16), Megan (14), and Kelly (12). He was preceded by his parents Albert (Al) T and Anne M Schmuecker of Beaver Lake NE.Born July 7, 1959 in Omaha, NE Brian grew up in Scouting attaining the rank of...
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Rebecca Littell

June 27, 1922 - July 8, 2017

Rebecca "Becky" Mott Littell passed away peacefully on July 8, 2017 in Tampa, Florida. Her 95 years were full of love for family and friends. To her late husband Harry Littell, she was the love of his life. She gave her four children Bill, Bob, Tom and Liz "roots" with a well-grounded upbringing, then gave them the wings to seek their own destinies, all the while keeping the door - and her heart...
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Janet Weinberger Traister

September 25, 1940 - July 7, 2017

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Martiniano Ligutom Clerigo

January 16, 1958 - July 5, 2017

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Roy Oscar Parrish

May 7, 1962 - July 4, 2017

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Mary Ann Griffin

November 16, 1932 - July 3, 2017

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William Henry Short

November 7, 1969 - July 1, 2017

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Mary T. McCullough

January 8, 1920 - June 29, 2017

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Barbara B. Jessup

February 23, 1926 - June 25, 2017

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Stephen Scott Bittle

November 5, 1967 - June 24, 2017

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Patricia M. O'Brien

March 7, 1924 - June 21, 2017

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Stephen Christopher Sykes

July 12, 1966 - June 18, 2017

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Manuel Gavito Serra

April 21, 1921 - June 18, 2017

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Zebulon Vance Knott

August 16, 1923 - June 14, 2017

Capt. Zebulon V. Knott, USN, (Ret.) passed away due to complications from a stroke on Flag Day, 14 June 2017. His wife, Rita, of 47 years was at his side. Zeb was born on 16 August 1923. He attended high school in Pensacola and joined the Navy as a cadet in 1942. He served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. Capt. Knott was leader of the Blue Angels for 3 years. During over 30 years of military...
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M. Stephanie Patrick

October 13, 1952 - June 14, 2017

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Louise Agnes Fishbein

March 26, 1926 - June 13, 2017

Louise Fishbein passed away peacefully at her home on June 12, 2017. She was a devoted mother and cherished grandmother, a highly respected teacher in Arlington County Virginia's public school system, a lifelong advocate of progressive causes and an active participant in her community. The arc of her life took her from the mountains of New Hampshire to Washington, DC where she worked with...
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Maureen C. Ludwig

January 28, 1934 - June 11, 2017

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Rebecca Ann Barrett

April 10, 1967 - June 9, 2017

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Arlene Peper La Pierre

February 17, 1921 - June 7, 2017

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Dwayne Jamal Cope-Teal

April 29, 2015 - June 6, 2017

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Joan Case Ebel

January 14, 1930 - June 6, 2017

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Alice Elizabeth Lee

June 27, 1940 - June 5, 2017

Alice Elizabeth Lee "Julie" (Age 76) peacefully passed away on June 5, 2017. She was born in Washington, DC on June 27, 1940 to the late Edward and Catherine English. Julie graduated from Mary Washington College in 1962 with her bachelor's degree. She went on to work as a social worker then an administrative assistant with Northup Grumman. Julie married her husband on August 17, 1963 and...
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Audrey Theresa Bersano

January 17, 1927 - June 4, 2017

A long time resident of Arlington, VA passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, June 4, 2017. Beloved wife of 66 years to Peter Bersano she is also survived by her children, Mary Lou Bersano, David (Trish) Bersano, Paul (the late Johnell) Bersano, and her grandchildren, John and Isabella. Born in Windsor, Connecticut, Mrs. Bersano worked for Hahn's Stores for some time as a bookkeeper, when...
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James Shivers

July 11, 1924 - June 3, 2017

James Shivers passed away June 3, 2017. He was 92 years old.James is survived by his children Keith of Fredericksburg, VA; James Ellis, Tonya and Monique all of Arlington, VA; his ten grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife, Constance "Connie" Shivers. James was born July 11, 1924 In Black Mountain/Ashville, NC to the late James and Hattie Lott Shivers. He...
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Irish Luna

March 14, 1984 - May 28, 2017

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Asnake Engida

January 7, 1919 - May 28, 2017

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Thomas Jesse Quinn

April 27, 1973 - May 25, 2017

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Carolyne Smith Bryan

July 29, 1915 - May 25, 2017

Carolyne Smith Bryan peacefully passed away on May 25, 2017. She was born in Gainesville, GA, on July 29, 1915, the only child of Elma and Arthur Smith. Carolyne graduated from Brenau College in 1936 with a bachelor's degree in education and is a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority. While at Brenau, Carolyne met her husband, Milton Bryan. They were married from June of 1937 until Milton's...
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Thomas Dennis Pyburn

October 19, 1925 - May 25, 2017

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William Carney

July 1, 1942 - May 23, 2017

William (Bill) Carney, age 74, passed away peacefully on May 23, 2017, at his home in Washington, D.C., surrounded by his family. Bill was born July 1, 1942, in Brooklyn, NY, to Joseph and Sally Carney. He was a member of the Suffolk County Legislature from 1976 until he was elected to the United States House of Representatives, representing New York's First Congressional District from 1979...
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Catherine May Ramirez

April 2, 1950 - May 21, 2017

Words have the power to declare independence, inspire a trip to the moon, or share a dream, but in trying to capture a life or one's impact on those around them, the limitations of words becomes apparent. Cathy's family and friends use the words magical, loving, caring, positive, sympathetic, empathetic, nurturing, helpful, respectful, thoughtful, sincere, honest, capable, compassionate,...
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John Anthony Jones

July 26, 1964 - May 20, 2017

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John C. Krogmann

March 27, 1922 - May 16, 2017

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Berhe Mesfin

November 2, 1934 - May 16, 2017

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Senour Hunt,

January 3, 1924 - May 16, 2017

Colonel Senour HuntU.S. Air Force (Ret.)Senour (Si) Hunt, a resident of Arlington, Virginia, passed away at the age of 93 on May 16, 2017 after a short illness.Col. Hunt was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on January 3, 1924 to Hazel and Roland Hunt. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1946. He served in the Army Air Corps, later the United States Air Force, from 1946...
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Madeline R. Noonan

August 4, 1920 - May 15, 2017

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Nancy Dillon Dawson Millis

May 29, 1925 - May 14, 2017

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Genevieve F. Harwood

July 12, 1927 - May 14, 2017

HARWOOD, GENEVIEVE FISHER (age 89) of Arlington, VA, died on Mother's Day, May 14, 2017, of respiratory failure after a lengthy illness. Her passing was peaceful and at home, surrounded by loved ones. Gen was born July 12, 1927, in Superior, Nebraska. After high school graduation, she moved to Washington, D.C. to work for the federal government. She roomed with three other young women in a row...
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Susan Marie Galich

August 20, 1977 - May 13, 2017

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Jerene Elizabeth Thomas

April 5, 1921 - May 11, 2017

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Zen Joseph Stevens

January 12, 1925 - May 11, 2017

On May 11, 2017, Zen J Stevens died peacefully at the age of 92. He is survived by his wife Caroline Rudolf Stevens, daughter Alice Ritchie, son Mitchell Stevens, grandchildren Christopher, Carly, Amanda and Carrie, great grandchildren Jacob, Leigha, Sofia and Anthony. Mr. Stevens served in the 99th Division, US Army and fought in the "Battle of the Bulge" where he earned the bronze...
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Charles John KLEIN

February 13, 1945 - May 9, 2017

Charles John Klein Charlie (Age 72) Born in Washington, DC and raised in Northern Virginia, died Tuesday May 9, 2017, at his home in Arlington after a long battle with cancer. Son of John W. Klein and Edith Breshears Klein, he was survived by his brother William A. Klein and many nieces and nephews. Charlie was a Vietnam Vet, an avid volunteer with Meals on Wheels, AMEN, and the Vienna VVA. ...
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Joseph Francis Becker

June 1, 1921 - May 7, 2017

On Sunday May 7, 2017, Joseph F Becker, longtime resident of Washington, DC died at his residence with his wife at his side. Born June 1, 1921, he was the beloved husband of Paulette Becker for 71 years. In addition to his wife, he leaves behind his daughter Catherine Baum (Mark) and son John Becker (Carla). He was the loving grandfather of Kelly Lynn, John Joseph and Christine Carter Becker.
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James Wilson Raughley

March 15, 1929 - May 6, 2017

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Marjorie Kathryn Findly

July 29, 1922 - May 5, 2017

Marjorie Kathryn Findly passed away on May 5, 2017, at the age of 94. Marjorie was born on July 29, 1922, in Americus, KS, and raised there. She graduated from Emporia State Teachers College and married Lee Bert Findly in September, 1944. They were married for 72 years. As the wife of a naval officer she travelled and lived throughout the US and Europe. Upon his retirement from the US Navy, they...
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Josephine Skrak

April 20, 1925 - May 3, 2017

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Marguerite Hamilton Mooney

March 5, 1931 - May 3, 2017

On Wednesday May 3rd, Marguerite (Peggy) Hamilton Mooney of Alexandria, Virginia joined the Lord surrounded by her loving family. Peggy was born in Long Beach, California- the second daughter of a career naval officer. She spent her early years split between California and Washington, DC where she graduated from Georgetown Visitation and later Trinity Washington University. She also earned...
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Shenin Delaine Sparks

May 27, 1969 - April 30, 2017

Major Shenin Delaine Mallory Sparks was born May 27, 1969 in Brooklyn, New York. She was the proud daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Louis Edward and Sarah Alice Powers-Mallory. After almost thirty-one years of dedicated service as a nurse, to include time at the "old Walter Reed," she departed this life Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda,...
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Philip E. Barber

December 14, 1937 - April 30, 2017

PHILIP ERNEST BARBER IIIThe Rev. Canon Dr. PHILIP ERNEST BARBER, III (age 79) On Sunday, April 30, 2017 at the home of his son in South Riding, Virginia, surrounded by his wife, daughter, and daughter-in-law. Survived by his beloved and loving wife Diane Capetz Barber, of Fairfax, VA; his sister Virginia Westmoreland, of Sugarland, TX; his son and daughter-in-law Piet and Stacy Barber, of South...
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Edgar Leigh Venzke

April 30, 1920 - April 30, 2017

Venzke, Edgar Leigh Colonel, USA (Ret.)Of Arlington, VA passed away on his 97th birthday. He is predeceased by his wife of 61 years, Margaret Frances Venzke. He is survived by his children, Margaret Leigh Venzke, William (Jane) Venzke, Mary Byrne, and Keith (Maggie) Venzke; his four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and by his sister, Mary Boenning. Leigh, as he was known, served in...
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Weston Cecil Lee

September 22, 1991 - April 29, 2017

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Lucinda M. Topel

November 20, 1920 - April 27, 2017

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Margaret Quistorf

August 15, 1921 - April 27, 2017

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Margaret Burrows Wadsworth

December 25, 1920 - April 26, 2017

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Audine Jones Williams

May 31, 1927 - April 23, 2017

Audine, "Dene," WilliamsOn Sunday, April 23, 2017, Audine Williams passed away peacefully at Grand Oaks Assisted Living in Washington, D.C. at the age of 89. She was preceded in death by her husband, Austin Thomas Williams, Jr. and her son, Austin the III. She is survived by her children Lisa, and Mark, granddaughters Maddie and Charlotte, daughter-in-law Elizabeth Workman and son-in-law Howard...
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Antero V. Santos

June 24, 1937 - April 20, 2017

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Kuniko T. Lynn

February 27, 1934 - April 18, 2017

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Angela Barbaro Pisciotta

March 25, 1918 - April 16, 2017

ANGELA "LEE" BARBARO PISCIOTTAApril 16, 2017, Angela "Lee" Barbaro Pisciotta of Arlington, VA, 99 yrs. old, passed away peacefully Easter Sunday surrounded by family. Lee is survived by her two loving children, Angela M. Walsh of Vienna, VA and Joseph A. Pisciotta of Falls Church, VA. Beloved Grandmother to six grandchildren and Great-Grand-mother to eleven great-grandchildren. Born March 25,...
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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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Francisco Alberto Espaillat

December 17, 1960 - April 7, 2017

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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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Theodore Rogness Johnson

July 18, 1922 - March 20, 2017

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