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Janice A. Murensky

January 27, 1938 - September 24, 2017

Janice Mildred Addair Murensky of Lakewood, CO and formerly of Springfield, VA passed away on September 24, 2017 in a Lakewood hospital following a brief illness. Mildred was born January 27,1938 in Bartley, WV to the late John H. and Ira Mae Hooker Addair. She earned a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education from Concord College (University) in Athens, WV and retired from the Fairfax County,...
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Amado Reyes Diaz

February 15, 1949 - September 23, 2017

Amado R. Diaz Sr. of Gainesville, VA passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday morning, September 23, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Elisa A. Diaz; his son, Amado A. Diaz Jr.; his daughter-in-law, Lieu U. Diaz; and his grandchildren Kobe K. Diaz, Niko N. Diaz, Karissa K. Diaz, Nila N. Diaz, and a future grandchild due in January 2018.Born on February 15, 1949, Amado R. Diaz was the...
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William A. Torres

April 6, 1928 - September 21, 2017

CMSgt, USAF (Ret.)Of Springfield, on September 21, at the age of 89. Beloved husband of 54 years to Sylvia Torres; father of Rob (Ruth) Torres; Nick (Susan) Torres, and Lee (Angela) Torres; grandfather of Matt, Paige, Charlotte, Alexander, Lucy, and William; and also survived by extended family.William retired from the U.S. Air Force as a Chief Master Sergeant after a decorated 30 year career. He...
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Timothy Matthew Gruendl

June 12, 1980 - September 18, 2017

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Tim's memory to the University of Virginia Medical School, Department of Plastic & Maxillofacial Surgery, https://med.virginia.edu/plastic-surgery/
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Norma Louise Green

April 20, 1938 - September 18, 2017

Norma Louise Green (Uhlir), 79, passed away on September 18, 2017 at Rose Court/Garden Ridge Skilled Nursing Care Unit in Greenspring Village, Springfield, VA. She passed away peacefully after complications from a long battle with Parkinson's disease with the addition of the onset of Dementia in the last several years of her life. She was born in Marianna, PA on April 20, 1938 and grew up in...
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Anita Antonieta Kupratty

July 26, 1955 - September 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Paul Francis Sollers

November 21, 1956 - September 15, 2017

Paul Francis Sollers, 60Of Springfield, VA passed away on Friday, September 15, 2017. Paul is survived by his beloved wife Tracy A. Sollers; loving children Virginia (Chris) Jones, Nolan Dale Sollers, and Patrick (Valerie Moorehead) Sollers; siblings Linda Sollers and Joe (Jody Withers) Sollers; sister in law Debbie Sollers; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents John...
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Pamela Jeanne Woodruff

March 12, 1956 - September 14, 2017

Pamela Jeanne Woodruff, 61On September 14, 2017 passed away in Fairfax, VA. She is survived by her loving husband James Woodruff; daughter Jessica Gossett and her husband Zacharia Elyazgi; grandchildren Kamila, Jannah, Jibreel and Amin Elyazgi; mother Lettie Rice; siblings Linda McGee, Charlie Rice, Paula (Ray) Epp, Angie Rice and Kim Rice; and many more nieces and nephews. She was preceded in...
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Emelia M. Ruffing

March 6, 1924 - September 13, 2017

"Emily"Died on September 13, 2017 at Alexandria Hospital, Alexandria, VA. She was 93 years old. Emily was born in Washington, DC on March 6, 1924. Her parents were the late Thomas O. May, Sr. and Freya M. Mori May. Emily was predeceased by her husband Fred Ruffing; brother Thomas O. May, Jr.; son Peter Ruffing; and granddaughter Erin Ruffing.Directly from high school, Emily joined the steno pool...
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Harriet Turner Holleran

December 2, 1929 - September 11, 2017

Harriet Oxford Turner, the only child of Herman Davis Turner of Palmetto, GA and Mabelle Adeline Hinegardner of Nokesville, Va., was born in Chicago, Illinois. She grew up in Arlington, Va., graduated from Washington-Lee High School in 1947, and attended the College of William and Mary for two years. In 1949 she took a clerk typist job at the State Department and attended George Washington...
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Frances Elaine Compton

September 11, 1932 - September 11, 2017

Frances "Sally" Compton born 9/11/32, died 9/11/17Frances "Sally" Compton, Springfield, Virginia, passed away at home Sept. 11. The West Virginia native was a former high school educator and coach of girls' sports teams.She is survived by daughter Tina Nolen (J.R.), grandson Jared Nolen, and great- grandson Cameron Aspecto-Nolen, all of Springfield, Virginia; siblings Sadie Cox, Elizabeth, West...
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Elizabeth R. Linsky

November 14, 1941 - September 10, 2017

Elizabeth (Liz) Ryan Linsky; Daughter, Sister, Wife, Mother, Mother-In-Law, Grandmother, Aunt, and friend, found peace and rest on September 10, 2017.Liz was born November 14, 1941, and raised in Fresno, California. She was the daughter of Bill and Charlotte Ryan, and sister of Margaret Ryan. She graduated from Fresno State University, and became a Registered Nurse. After relocating from...
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Douglas Scott Farmer

September 18, 1987 - September 8, 2017

"SCOTT" Of Annandale, VA, died on September 8, 2017, with family and friends by his side. He is survived by his son, Logan; father Stephen Farmer of Annandale, VA; mother Cathryn Korbet (Michael) of Centreville, VA; and brother, Michael Farmer (Karen) of Annapolis, MD.A service to remember and celebrate Scott's life will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2017, at Demaine Funeral Home, 5308...
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Andrea Jean Nellius

March 31, 1939 - September 6, 2017

Of Springfield, on September6, at the age of 78. Beloved mother of Kelley and the late Stacey Nellius. She also leaves behind a group of close, loving friends. Andrea was the first female chosen by the U.S. Postal Service to work at the executive level. She retired after a long and successful career that was highlighted by numerous accolades including several IABC Awards. Andrea was an active...
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Phyllis Munroe Penick

July 31, 1930 - September 6, 2017

Phyllis Munroe Penick, 87 of Alexandria, Virginia received her wings Wedsnesday, September 6, 2017 at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, Virginia.Phyllis is preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Robert Earl Penick, and sister Dorothy Sherman.She is survived by her three children Diana L. Shiflett (Mike Shiflett) of Stafford, Virginia. John W. Duvall (Carol Lowe) of Fairfax,...
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Richard Scott Hastings

February 27, 1961 - September 6, 2017

Of Alexandria, on September 6, passed away at the age of 56 after a brief illness. Richard is survived by his loving parents Ronald and Janice; his brother Doug Hastings; and grandmother Aldene Wright. He was preceded in death by his sister Lori Hastings Burgin. Richard was a life-long resident of Northern Virginia. He retired in 2016 after a 36-year career with the FBI. Services are private...
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Deborah Ann Kaye

February 2, 1953 - September 5, 2017

Debbie Kaye, of Annandale, VA, passed away in the early hours of Tuesday, September 5, 2017. She was born in 1953 in Pittsburgh, PA, the only child of John and Dorothy Musala. They moved to the Northern Virginia area when she was very young, and she graduated from J.E.B. Stuart High School in 1971. She was in the first coeducational class of Rutgers University and finished college in three...
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Victoria P. Talento

February 25, 1941 - September 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Marion Kelleher Evans

December 1, 1930 - September 2, 2017

Marion Evans, a resident of the Greenspring, Springfield, VA, passed away on Saturday September 2nd after a brief illness. Marion and her husband Robert retired from Wayland, MA to Lake Monticello, Palmyra, VA in 1995. Robert passed away in 1998, but Marion stayed on at the Lake, developing many close and dear friends and enjoying the vibrant culture of the area. After 19 wonderful years there,...
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Robert Melvin MacCallum

May 22, 1929 - August 31, 2017

"Bob" (Age 88)On Thursday, August 31, 2017, in Springfield, VA, beloved father, grandfather, and great grandfather passed away; father of Tom MacCallum (Pam), Patty Nelson (Stewart), and Liz McGhan (Mike). A son, Doug MacCallum, predeceased him in 1977. Grandfather of Kaitlin, Jessica (Owen), Eric (Kara), Mary (Joe), Patrick, Chris, Andrew and Andy; Great Grandfather of Callum and Jude....
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Hong Thi Nguyen

December 8, 1926 - August 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Lorraine J. Shedlick

October 16, 1933 - August 25, 2017

LORRAINE JANET ZAHN SHEDLICKNurse, wife, mother and Foreign Service spouse has died after a long illness on Friday, August 25, 2017. She was a powerhouse of a woman, who overcame the challenges of growing up in the Depression era foster care system. Lorraine was born in Queens, New York. She graduated a year early in 1951 from John Adams High School and entered the Brooklyn Hospital School of...
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Patricia L. Marvaso

January 27, 1926 - August 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Eleanor Lee Kreachbaum

January 3, 1923 - August 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Andy Y. Jung

July 18, 1932 - August 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Alvin Nick Deck

April 24, 1931 - August 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Vincent Collins Aungier

April 25, 1934 - August 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Somphon White

July 10, 1936 - August 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Martin Henry Johnson

August 23, 1949 - August 14, 2017

Passed away on August 14th 2017 at home in Springfield, VA at the age of 67 of natural causes. A loving husband, he is survived by his wife Alice; mother MaryLou; brothers Doug, Ron and Karl; children Daniel and Mary; grandchildren Alexis, Evelyn, Finley, Caroline and Henry. He moves on to rejoin his father Merlin and son Michael. Marty got his Bachelor of Science degree from Central Michigan...
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Marianne H. Raney

March 3, 1926 - August 12, 2017

Marianne Raney, of Fairfax Station, Virginia, passed away on August 12, 2017 in Alexandria, Virginia. She was married to Colonel Thompson L. Raney, who passed away on October 26, 2005.The funeral service will be held at St. Mary's Historic Chapel in Fairfax Station, and burial will follow at Arlington National Cemetery, Fort Myer, Virginia, both at a later date. Demaine Funeral Home will be...
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Mariette Elizabeth Michaud

September 20, 1935 - August 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Mariette Elizabeth Michaud

September 20, 1935 - August 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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George Franklin Towery

October 7, 1943 - August 11, 2017

Of Springfield, VA, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Friday evening, August 11, 2017. He was a beloved father, grandfather, and lifelong educator. His legacy will live through his children, grandchildren, and through the many lives he touched during his career in the public school system. He is survived by his sons, daughter, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, and a host of...
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O'Neil Joseph Michaud

July 9, 1928 - August 7, 2017

Best known as Neil or Mike, of Springfield, VA, passed away on Aug 7, 2017. He is survived by his beloved wife of 39 years, Berta A. Michaud; children Dorothea Michaud, Michael Michaud, and step-son William Michaud; and granddaughter Brittany Michaud. He was preceded in death by his first wife of 26 years, Claudia. Mike was born July 9, 1928 in Waterville, ME to Leonel Michaud and Clementine...
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Richard Paul Woolson

July 15, 1946 - August 7, 2017

Richard Paul Woolson was born in Spokane, Washington, one of five children to the late Betty Ann and John Woolson. Richard graduated from George Washington University with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Music Performance (Flute) in 1971. He also obtained a Master's degree in Education from George Mason University in 2001. Richard worked as a special education teacher for Arlington County...
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Adeline Marie Phillips

November 24, 1929 - August 4, 2017

Adeline Marie Phillips, age 87, passed away on August 4, 2017. Born and raised in Great Falls, Montana, she was the daughter of Reynold William Plath, Jr. and Alice Florence Dear Plath, and a descendant of pioneer Montana settlers. She married Clifford Parsons in 1947 and they became the parents of four daughters and one son. Adeline was beautiful inside and out. She was kind, caring, genuine,...
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Flora Moreno Soto

November 6, 1928 - July 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Andrew Richard O'Connor

July 31, 1921 - July 29, 2017

Andrew R. O'Connor, LTC, USA, (Ret) passed away peacefully on July 29, 2017, surrounded by his family.He was born in Sapulpa, Oklahoma on July 31, 1921. He attended Oklahoma Military Academy from 1935 to 1938 before enlisting in the Army in 1940. He was initially posted at Schofield Barracks, HI, where he was during the attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. He participated in the Pacific...
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Bobbie Mae Johnson

November 17, 1929 - July 29, 2017

Bobbie Mae Johnson, a long-time resident of Springfield, passed away on Saturday, July 29, 2017. She was 87 years old.She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Joseph D. Johnson; sons Joseph II (Sarah) and Carl (Cindy); five grandchildren; and she is survived by her sister Helen. She was predeceased by a sister and a brother.Bobbie was the Executive Secretary of the Springfield Chamber of...
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Mildred Anne Denney

January 18, 1917 - July 27, 2017

Mildred Anne Denney, 100, died Thursday, July 27, 2017 at the Fairfax Retirement Community, Ft. Belvoir, VA. Mrs. Denney was predeceased by her husband, Thomas V. Denney (LTC U.S. Army - Ret.), her daughter, Patricia Ann O'Connor and her son, George W. Calhoun (Carole). She is survived by her daughter, Deborah D. Korge (Thomas). Mrs. Denney was blessed with 11 grandchildren: Dale O'Connor ...
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Joanne Kinneman Allen

March 20, 1929 - July 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Nellie Brooks West

August 13, 1920 - July 25, 2017

Nellie Brooks Craver West, born in Brookville , Maryland, 8/13/1920. Predeceased by brother George, sister Gladys, husband Benjamin Victor, and son Mark Charles West. Survived by daughters Debra Kings(Charles)and Sandra Klingenstein(Bill), 3 grandchildren, Beverly Jones McGrath, Patricia Jones and Chris Klingenstein, and 1 great grandchild, Jace Klingenstein.She was a wonderful wife and mother,...
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Isabel Lynn Connelly

March 7, 1953 - July 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Walter Joseph Rabe

January 7, 1934 - July 23, 2017

Walter J Rabe, Col USAF (Ret'd) Walt died on 23 July, 2017 of complications of prostate cancer and chronic lymphocytic cancer at age 83. Walt was born on 7 January 1934, the third of seven children of Ferd and Aurelia Rabe. He spent his youth in Northern Kentucky, and graduated from Covington Latin School. (Good fortune!) On 7 July 1953 Walt entered the US Military Academy at West Point as a...
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Leticia Paton

February 24, 1924 - July 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Betty Lou Zink

July 26, 1934 - July 22, 2017

The viewing for Betty Lou Zink will be held on Thursday, July 27th, 2017, from 6 PM to 8PM. The service is scheduled for Friday, July 28th, 2017, at 10 AM. The viewing and service will be held at Demaine Funeral Home in Springfield, VA.
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Delores Ann Davis

April 1, 1942 - July 22, 2017

Delores was born on April 1, 1942 and passed away on July 22, 2017 in Annandale, VA. She is survived by her daughters, Shawn Duran, Susan Christian and Shyria Wynn. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 10:30 AM at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 310 S. Royal Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Iowakah A. Paganelli

February 26, 1923 - July 19, 2017

Of Springfield, on July 19, at the age of 94. Beloved wife of the late Bonfilio Paganelli; dear mother of Kathy and Michael (Sharon); and doting grandmother of Jason and Nicholas. Iowakah (Wakie) was born in Morgantown, West Virginia on February 26, 1923. She was raised in Bath County, Virginia, and met her husband in Washington DC. They Settled in Springfield, Virginia where they raised their...
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James Herbert O'Mara

October 11, 1936 - July 16, 2017

James Herbert O'Mara, known to friends and family as "Jim", passed away on July 16, 2017 at the age of 80 years.Born October 11, 1936 in St. Clair, Michigan, Jim grew up in the Northern Virginia area, graduating from George Washington High School in Alexandria, Virginia. He received his BS and MS degrees in Chemistry at George Washington University in Washington, DC and a PhD in Physical...
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Etta Blackmore Hook

May 5, 1921 - July 16, 2017

On Sunday, July 16, 2017, ETTA HOOK, of Annandale, VA passed peacefully at home after a full and happy life of 96+years. Widow of Walter C. Hook, Jr, Retired Lieutenant, Fairfax County Police Department, she was predeceased by her sisters Louella Reynolds and Mary Regina Whelan and survived by her sister Eileen Heinz, her stepson, Walter C. "Ricky" (Linda) Hook, III, her children: Sally M. ...
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Mary L. Lee

June 21, 1922 - July 14, 2017

Lee, Mary Louise Mary Lou Lee, 95, formerly of Franconia, Va. departed this life July 14, 2017 after a long struggle with Alzheimer's. Predeceased by husband, Howard M. Lee and parents Adolph and Elizabeth Gottsponer of St. Vincent, AR. Devoted mother of Ralph H. Lee (Maureen), Nancy L Hamilton (Carl) and Elizabeth A Lee. Four grandchildren: Becky and Jackie Lee; Jay Hamilton and Lori Hamilton...
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Betty Jane Brown

November 27, 1938 - July 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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James Nelson Young

May 6, 1929 - July 10, 2017

James Nelson YoungIt is with sadness that the family of James Nelson Young Sr. announces his passing on July 10, 2017. Born on May 6th, 1929, Jim was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He loved his family fiercely and deeply and will be profoundly missed. Jim's prestigious military career spanned 33 years and included both active and reserve duty where he rose to...
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Ray Edward White

March 26, 1927 - July 10, 2017

RAY E. WHITE, JR - LIFE AND TIMESOn 10 July 2017, despite his determination to overcome declining health issues this year, beloved husband, father, career Foreign Service officer, Ray E. White, Jr., passed away peacefully and with the same grace and dignity for which he was known in life. He was born 26 March 1927 to Margaret McKim and Ray E. White in Lewistown, Pennsylvania. After graduating...
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Gail Patricia Confer

February 15, 1944 - July 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Angela F. Symonds

June 1, 1925 - July 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Jeffrey Scott Noce

July 24, 1968 - July 5, 2017

It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Jeffery Scott Noce, on July 5, 2017. Jeff was a beloved son, father, husband, brother and friend. Jeff was born on July 24, 1968 to Peter and Dottie Noce. He graduated from Patrick Henry High School, in Roanoke, in 1986. He was a graduate of Randolph-Macon College in 1990 and was a member of the SAE fraternity. Jeff...
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Mary R. Hill

September 8, 1923 - July 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Virginia Mae Cook

March 24, 1943 - June 28, 2017

"Ginny"(Age 74)On Wednesday, June 28, 2017, Virginia peacefully passedaway at her residence in Alexandria, VA. Dear wife of the late Robert William, beloved mother of Terri, Scottand Kevin. Retired from the Federal Government,Ginny enjoyed traveling, volunteering, beach week withthe family and spending time with her five grandchildren.She is survived by her sisters Margaret (Steve) and...
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Malcolm George Weaver

May 3, 1947 - June 28, 2017

LTC, USA (Ret.)On Wednesday, June 28, 2017, LTC Malcolm George Weaver (Ret.), of Alexandria, Virginia passed away peacefully after a long battle with numerous illnesses. He was the beloved husband of 47 years of Cheryl "Cheri" Weaver; the loving father of son, Christopher and daughter, Lauren (Tim); and adoring grandfather to Emerson. He was preceded in death by his father George McDonald...
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John Francis Xavier Ryan

January 31, 1952 - June 27, 2017

January 31, 1952 - June 27, 2017John Francis Xavier Ryan, 65, died on June 27, 2017. John was the loving husband of Karen Marie Ryan; cherished brother of Mary Ann Ryan Egan (Pete) and Thomas W. Ryan (Constance L.); beloved uncle of Jennifer Wilson (Kenny), Meredith Akers (Stewart), Jennifer Ryan Harris (Greg), Kaitlin Frances Ryan, Margaret Ann Ryan, Thomas John Hammett (Emily), Gregory Joseph...
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Thanh Ngoc Pham

September 6, 1932 - June 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Nicholas Alexander Pishvanov

November 16, 1932 - June 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Francis Xavier Talbot

September 1, 1961 - June 23, 2017

Francis (Frank) X. Talbot was born in September, 1961 and passed away on June 23, 2017. He was the son of the late Dr. Frank Talbot and he is survived by his mother, Suzanne Talbot. He is the brother of Laura Whitford (Dave), Valerie Talbot, Pam Takacs (Dan) and Lissa Livingston (Scott). He has five nieces and nephews, Bryan, Kristy, Kelly, Lyndsay and Suzy. Frank was born at GW Hospital in...
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William Charles Hallman

February 3, 1948 - June 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Rachel A. Ewell

June 27, 1928 - June 19, 2017

Rachel started life as the poorest of poor - a farm girl in a little town in South Carolina. At the age of 15 ½, during World War II, she, and a few of her friends, obtained fake ID's and ran away from home to join the US Navy-a decision that would eventually take her to far off lands and a lifetime of adventure. Her first great adventure, at the age of 16, would lead her to a chance...
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Gail Vivadelli Rudolph

June 22, 1935 - June 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Robert D. Phares

August 13, 1936 - June 11, 2017

Robert D. Phares Sr.Age 80, of Springfield, VA, passed away peacefully at his residence on Sunday, June 11, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Charlieann Phares for over 60 years, and cherished father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.Bob was born in Maryland on August 13, 1936 to the late John and Catherine Phares. He was an active member and offier of the Sheet Metal Workers International...
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Colin McRae Carter

June 7, 1923 - June 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Brittany Ellis Butler

February 26, 1985 - June 10, 2017

Brittany Ellis Butler, age 32, passed away suddenly on June 10, 2017. Beloved wife, daughter, sister and friend. Brittany will be missed by all who knew her. Brittany truly appreciated the world she lived as made evident by her vegan lifestyle, love of animals, and passion for the outdoors. Family, friends, and others whose lives were impacted by Brittany are invited to Demaine Funeral Home,...
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Patricia R. Murphy

August 6, 1931 - June 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Marilyn Jean Beckmann

October 13, 1931 - June 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Margaret Theresa Dorland

August 6, 1930 - June 9, 2017

Margaret Theresa DorlandOf Annandale, on June 9, 2017 at the age of 86. Beloved wife of the late Cirk Arnold Dorland.; mother of Les (Pam), Steve and Sherrie (Monte); grandmother of seven and great-grandmother of 3. Friends welcome on Wednesday, June 14 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, June 15 at 10 a.m....
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Charles Nicholas DeRose

October 20, 1932 - June 7, 2017

Charles Nicholas DeRose LT Colonel, US Army (Ret)October 20, 1932 - June 7, 2017On June 7, 2017, peacefully in his sleep. In his recliner. After watching a baseball game.Charles Nicholas DeRose was born in Washington, PA. He was one of three sons born to Charles and Irene DeRose. He dreamed of playing major league baseball and played on a farm team for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He was drafted into...
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Jacqueline Blanche Stapor

December 5, 1932 - June 5, 2017

With great sadness but welcome relief, Jacqueline Stapor of Springfield VA, age 84, passed into eternal life June 5, 2017, at Fairfax Hospital with her children at her side. She was the daughter and eighth child of Arthur and Josephine Dansereau of Webster, MA. Jackie was simply amazing throughout her life. She was consistently friendly, kind, sharing, caring, & loving with everyone . even...
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Colleen Ann Cosgrove

February 3, 1949 - June 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Rebecca Bondurant Lynch

April 25, 1920 - June 3, 2017

Rebecca Katherine (Bondurant) Lynch passed away peacefully in her home at the age of 97 on June 3, 2017 in Alexandria, VA. She is survived by her children, Patricia (Dominique), Ruth (Donald), and Jack (Karen), along with 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles "Charlie" Vernon Lynch, Sr. and her son, Charles "Chuck" Vernon Lynch, Jr.Known as ...
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Lawrence S. Wilkie

December 11, 1937 - June 2, 2017

Lawrence S. Wilkie, 79, of Fairfax, VA passed away peacefully on June 2, 2017 at Fairfax Hospital. He is survived by beloved wife Betty, daughter Debra, and grandchildren Christopher, Andrew, and Annie. Larry met his wife Betty while working for the FBI and later served in the Air National Guard during the Cuban missile crisis. He retired after a successful career as a sales representative at...
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Maryellen Evans Vandivier

October 11, 1927 - May 31, 2017

Maryellen Evans Vandivier, 89, died on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. A resident of Greenspring community in Springfield, Virginia for over 5 years and Daytona Beach Shores, Florida for 20 years prior to that, she was born October 11, 1927, in Indianapolis, IN. Ms. Vandivier attended Butler University as well as DePauw University in IN.Ms. Vandivier worked in the Department of State for the Security...
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Grace G. Trollinger

May 12, 1917 - May 31, 2017

Grace Glenna Galleher Trollinger passed peacefully at Goodwin House, Bailey's Cross Roads, on May 31, having just celebrated her 100th birthday on May 12, 2017.Born in Washington, DC, to Charles Wesley and Lulu May Galleher, she is survived by her children, Rev. Joseph D. Trollinger, Jr. (Regina); James Wesley Trollinger (Shelia); and Nancy Marie Trollinger Sowers (Allan); 13 grandchildren, 29...
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Kee Pae Yu

March 29, 1956 - May 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Elvia Bailon Silva

December 9, 1978 - May 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Edna M. Rickes

June 25, 1920 - May 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Ervin L. Ridgeway

May 2, 1928 - May 24, 2017

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Ervin's memory to the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org.
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Lorna G. Malovic

February 24, 1922 - May 24, 2017

Lorna Geraldine Malovic passed away at 12:58 am on Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 at the age of 95, after battling heart disease, cancer and suffering with a debilitating spinal condition. She is survived by her beloved son Michael & devoted daughter-in-law Josephine (Pinky), her compatriot in mischief and adventure her granddaughter Lorna, her husband Daryl and great-grandson whom she adored:...
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Diana Banks Pauli

December 3, 1922 - May 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Sue Carol Frey

July 1, 1930 - May 21, 2017

Sue Carol (nee Silvernail) went home to be with her Lord and Savior on May 21, 2017. Carol was born on July 1, 1930, at home in Roodhouse, Illinois, to Elmer McKinley and Lucille Fontella (nee Marmon) Silvernail. She was greeted by her 10 1/2 month old sister, Donetta Patricia (nee Spencer/Wendt). According to family legend, Carol was so premature, that she easily fit into a shoebox at birth,...
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James Richard Brasse

September 22, 1943 - May 20, 2017

Jim, In celebration of a life well lived in his 73 years on this Earth, but gone to soon. A husband of 50 years, a father who loved his children and was so very proud of this four grandchildren, He will be missed by his family, friends and those whose lives he touched. Rest in peace my love,JudyIn lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Jim's name to Tidewell Hospice, http:/...
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Mozelle McKendry

August 28, 1925 - May 17, 2017

Mozelle McKendry (Fowler) Age 91 Of Fairfax & Luray VA on Wednesday May 17, 2017 peacefully with family by her side. Beloved wife of the late Neil & mother of the late Sean. Loving mother to daughter Kerry; grandmother (Momo) to Allison, Melissa, Millie, Thomas & Molly; great-grandmother to Madeleine, Kasey, Kimberly & Sean. Survived by sister Julia (Leon) Penick & brother...
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Katherine McMahon Mesztenyi

September 7, 1944 - May 14, 2017

Formerly of Adelphi, MD, beloved wife of the late Charles K. Mesztenyi; beloved sister of Margaret McMahon Dobner and Joseph I. McMahon, passed away Sunday, May 14, 2017 in Marietta, GA. Visitation will be Friday, May 26 at 1 pm at Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield. Graveside service will follow at 3 pm at National Memorial Park, Falls Church.
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Burak Guvensoylar

April 29, 1987 - May 14, 2017

Burak Mustafa Guvensoylar, 30, of Washington, D.C., passed away on Sunday, May 14, 2017 surrounded by his loved ones. Burak is survived by his girlfriend Ashley Newsome, his mother Filiz Guvensoylar, his sister Aylin Forbes, his nephew Cuneyt Forbes, his niece Senay Forbes, his aunt and uncle Ayse Berrin and Mehmet Feyyaz Erturk and their daughter Nil, a large, loving extended family, and...
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Mary Ellen Wright

January 4, 1950 - May 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Irma Lois Brodsky

January 24, 1930 - May 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Arlene Rita O'Connor

June 8, 1942 - May 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Robert Earl Penick

February 16, 1928 - May 9, 2017

Robert Earl Penick, 89, passed away on May 9, 2017 at Mary Washington Hospital. He is survived by his beloved wife of 35 years Phyllis Marie Penick; his daughters Karen Shirley Boyd, Robin Jayne Patterson, Kelly Sue Israel, and Kathy Anne Keys; 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; step children, Diana L.(Mike) Shiflett, John W.(Carol Lowe) Duvall and Michael M. (Sheryl) Duvall; step...
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Bachealy Sam

June 4, 1962 - May 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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David Lawrence Gill

February 26, 1943 - May 7, 2017

David Lawrence Gill, beloved husband, father, brother, and friend, passed away May 7, 2017. David was born February 26, 1943, in Rochester, New York to Lawrence and Norma Gill. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Helen Gill, his son Christopher Gill and his wife Barbara, his daughter Sarah Ehrig and her husband Jim, his grandchildren William Ehrig and Paul Gill, his brother Robert Gill...
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Valeria Lucille Owens

February 13, 1919 - May 6, 2017

Of Alexandria, on May 6, at the age of 98. Beloved wife of the late Adolph Owens; mother of Larry (Jackie) Owens and Virginia (Frank Basye) Owens; grandmother of Jason, Darryl, and Travis; great-grandmother of 5; also survived by extended family members. Valeria was born in Rabun County Georgia and a polio survivor. She had a strong Christian faith and never allowed her disability to keep her...
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May Mi-Deum Paradise

May 30, 2016 - May 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Thomas Edward Skrinski

August 3, 1961 - May 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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