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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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Frederick Andrews Edwards

July 27, 1926 - May 1, 2017

Captain, U.S. Navy (Ret.)July 27, 1926 - May 1, 2017Captain Frederick A. Edwards Jr, U.S. Navy (Ret.), passed away on Monday, May 1st, at The Fairfax in Fort Belvoir, Virginia. He was the son of the late Frederick A. Edwards and Bessie (McKichan) Edwards. Born in San Diego, California, he graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1950 and served for 27 years in shore and sea duty assignments,...
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Louis John Smith

March 6, 1940 - May 1, 2017

Louis J. "Luke" Smith, a Department of State historian for 34 years until his retirement in 2005, died unexpectedly of respiratory failure on May 1. He was 77. In 1971 the Department of State recruited Luke Smith from university teaching to serve in its Historical Office. He wrote historical studies and memoranda for policy makers, but his most significant contribution was as an editor of the...
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Gladys Marie Kautzmann

June 20, 1922 - April 30, 2017

GLADYS KAUTZMANN, 94Gladys Weber Kautzmann, 94, of Burke, Virginia, passed away on the morning of April 30, 2017, peacefully in her sleep.The viewing will be held from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm followed by a funeral service at 1:00 pm on May 8, 2017, at Burke United Methodist Church. Burial will be held at 1:00 pm at Millersville Mennonite Cemetery, in Millersville, PA. Funeral arrangements are being...
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Barbara Ann Tyler

November 6, 1940 - April 30, 2017

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

August 5, 1933 - April 29, 2017

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

August 4, 1933 - April 26, 2017

Eleanor Fay Shipley passed away at Leewood Assisted Living in Annandale, VA on April 26th, 2017. She is survived by her husband, James C. Shipley, and her son Brian P. Shipley of Sevierville, TN. Known to her friends as Fay, she was originally from Adamstown, MD and graduated from St. John's High School in Frederick, MD. She attended nursing school at Mercy Hospital in Baltimore, MD. When she...
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Marie Frances Kelly

September 12, 1923 - April 24, 2017

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

December 9, 1930 - April 23, 2017

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

May 17, 1926 - April 23, 2017

On Sunday, April 23, 2017 Betty Louise Axt Braunstein McCurry died suddenly at Inova Fairfax Hospital. Born May 17, 1926 in the District of Columbia she had a happy childhood in College Park, Maryland. She graduated from McKinley Tech High School and received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Maryland. She was a member of the Alpha Xi Delta Sorority, Beta Eta...
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Wondwossen Hailu

December 27, 1942 - April 20, 2017

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

June 26, 1919 - April 17, 2017

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

November 25, 1950 - April 14, 2017

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

January 15, 1991 - April 14, 2017

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

February 23, 1923 - April 14, 2017

Martha Allyne Cooper Schmidt, 94, of Springfield, Virginia passed away April 14, 2017.Visitation will be held at Demaine Funeral Home, 5308 Backlick Road, Springfield, VA 22151 onWednesday, April 26 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. The Funeral mass will be held at Nativity CatholicChurch on Thursday, April 27 at 11:00 am. with Fr. Bob Cilinski officiating. Burial will take placeat Arlington National Cemetery...
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Francis John Vargofcak

January 5, 1933 - April 14, 2017

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Francis John Vargofcak on April 14, 2017 after a long struggle with Alzheimer's dementia. Francis (Frank) was the only (surviving) son of Anna and Michael Vargofcak of Petoskey, Michigan who both precede him in death. Petoskey, where Frank spent his early years, always held a special fondness in Frank's heart. Frank was a 1951 graduate...
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James Martin Scott

June 11, 1938 - April 13, 2017

A memorial celebration honoring James Martin Scott will be held on Saturday, May 6th, at 2:00 pm at the Inova Center for Personalized Health's Conference Center at 3225 Gallows Road in Fairfax.In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be sent in his memory to Insight Memory Care Center in Fairfax, Virginia; Homestretch in Falls Church, Virginia; or Northern Virginia Family Service in...
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Kirsten Margrete Hansen

April 29, 1940 - April 13, 2017

Kirsten Margrete Hansen was born on April 29, 1940, a mere 20 days after the German Army occupied Denmark. She was born at home at Nybrovej 137 in Lyngby, Denmark. She was the third child of four from the marriage of Ernest Frederick Hansen and Karen Margrete Lykkemeyer. Kirsten finished school and worked as a secretary for a law firm. Her portrait was displayed in the local photographer's...
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Beryl Stueve

November 1, 1936 - April 11, 2017

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

January 4, 1934 - April 11, 2017

Evelyn Virginia Smith (née Beans), was born on January 4, 1934 to Charles Robert Beans and Evelyn Narcissus Beans. She grew up in a loving family, surrounded by her parents and brother. In March 1952, she married Coleman Adam Smith, Sr. and lived in the Northern Virginia area, where they raised their three children. She passed away late in the evening on April 11, 2017. Affectionately known...
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James Grayson Boucher

November 9, 1972 - April 9, 2017

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

April 27, 1934 - April 8, 2017

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

September 30, 1934 - April 7, 2017

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

May 26, 1927 - April 5, 2017

George William Krause, Col USA (Ret.), age 89, of Alexandria, Virginia, passed away surrounded by family at his home on April 5, 2017. George was born in Dallas, Pennsylvania on May 26, 1927. He was the son of William Krause and Bertha Mae Harris. George graduated from Tunkhannock High School Tunkhannock, PA, and earned a Bachelor's Degree from Omaha University and a Master's Degree from the...
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Alice Jane Avrit

May 29, 1932 - April 5, 2017

Alice (Dayne) Jane (Tamminga) Avrit May 29, 1932 - April 5, 2017 Dayne was born in Denver, Colorado in 1932 and died peacefully in Woodbridge, Virginia on Tuesday, April 5, 2017. She graduated from South High School in Denver, Colorado; and received her B.A. degree from Calvin College in 1954. She worked as an elementary school teacher at Reddings and Fort Ord, California. She then met Richard ...
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Mark Redmond Anderson

November 30, 1952 - April 5, 2017

On the evening of Wednesday April 5th, 2017, Mark Redmond Anderson was called to glory, finding peace after his battle with cancer. He is survived by his children, Megan Fleming and Brian Anderson (children to Brenda Romenius) and Holly Anderson (daughter of Joanne Leonard), his two sisters Pamela Rudolph and Terry Anderson, and his granddaughter Hailey Fleming. Mark left this world as he entered...
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Stuart W. Garrett

March 28, 1921 - April 2, 2017

Stuart Woodson Garrett passed away at his home on April 2, 2017 at age 96. Predeceased by his parents Thomas A. Garrett and Bessie Lee Bowles, brothers Thomas and Curtis, sister Evelyn, and daughter Judith. He is survived by step-brother Wayne Garrett, step-sister Irene Snelling and extended family in the Richmond, Virginia area. After joining the Army, he served in the 104th Infantry known as ...
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Mary Elizabeth Moore

July 20, 1924 - April 1, 2017

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

May 15, 1921 - April 1, 2017

Rita B. Shlesinger of Mount Vernon VA age 95 passed away on April 1, 2017 survived by her loving husband of 67 years B. Edward (Bill) Shlesinger, Jr., six children Robert E. Shlesinger of Clarks Summit PA, Kathleen S. O'Hern of White Bear Lake MN, James E. Shlesinger of Alexandria VA, Anne M. Shlesinger of Alexandria VA, Jean M. Shlesinger of Charlottesville VA and Rev. B. Edward (Ned)...
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George W. Reimherr

June 16, 1931 - March 31, 2017

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

September 30, 1924 - March 30, 2017

Margaret Louise Landreth"Margie" (92)On Thursday, March 30, 2017 of Springfield, Virginia transitioned to be with God. A loving mother and talented crafter, Margie is survived by her daughters Liz Tardif of Winter Park, Florida; Janet Weber of Baltimore, Maryland, Patty Kelly and husband Bob of Westminster, Maryland and Sue Landreth of Homer, Alaska; her sister Christine Anderson of Muskegon,...
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Yong Hee Lee

October 16, 1947 - March 28, 2017

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

August 26, 1955 - March 27, 2017

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Aaron Michael White

May 29, 1979 - March 27, 2017

Aaron Michael White, age 37, died at the Adler Center for Caring in Aldie, Virginia, on Monday, March 27, 2017. The cause was cancer.Aaron was born on May 29, 1979, in Bethesda Naval Hospital. Aaron lived in Burke, Virginia, with his grandmother Jeanne Brown, and was a carpenter's apprentice.Survivors include his mother, Celine Thompson, step-father, Daniel Thompson, grandmother, Jeanne Brown,...
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Bette Ann Gott

April 15, 1933 - March 23, 2017

Of Ft. Myers, FL and Alexandria, VA passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017. Survived by her children Janet Fields, Susan Denny, Randall Gott, Kenneth Gott and Allen Gott. Grandmother of 10, great-grandmother of 22. Visitation will be on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 10:00 am; service at 11:00 am at Demaine Funeral Home, Backlick Road, Springfield, VA followed by burial at Mount Comfort Cemetery,...
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Alfred F. Grande

June 21, 1936 - March 23, 2017

On Thursday, March 23, Lt. Colonel (Army Ret.) Alfred F. Grande, Jr. completed his last mission on this earth and entered into the glory of Heaven. Born June 21, 1936 in Dover, NJ, "Al" attended Blair Academy in Blairstown, NJ and graduated as a Distinguished Military Student/ROTC from Bucknell University in 1958. He was commissioned into the US Army and served with SHAPE in Paris, France, a...
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Eugene Banard Landrum

October 23, 1924 - March 22, 2017

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

May 1, 1932 - March 21, 2017

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

August 2, 1924 - March 17, 2017

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Blanche Irene Symionow

April 13, 1933 - March 15, 2017

Blanche Irene Symionow On March 15, 2017. Born April 13, 1933, Blanche grew up in North Carolina and later moved to Alexandria, VA. She married William 'Bill' Symionow in 1961. Blanche worked in the restaurant business, and later in the Fairfax County School cafeteria. She enjoyed gardening and flower arranging, crafts, cooking, and birdwatching. She treasured spending time with those she loved,...
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Gloria L. Donnelly

July 26, 1923 - March 14, 2017

Gloria Louise Donnelly passed away peacefully on March 14, 2017 at Sunrise Senior Living in Fairfax, VA. She fought her battle with Alzheimer's. Gloria was born July 26, 1923 in New York to Charles and Florence DeLancy and was preceded in death by her husband, Warren Harry Donnelly, of 50 plus years. Mom was an avid bridge player and loved reading and going to dinner and shows with her...
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Yoko Kyutoku Harvey

January 26, 1932 - March 14, 2017

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

August 24, 1931 - March 14, 2017

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Kris V. Bonomi

December 23, 1948 - March 13, 2017

Kris V. Bonomi (age 68), Navy vet, artist & retired graphic designer for the army died on 3/13/17 in his residence of Lorton, VA after a year-long battle with cancer. Raised in Pittsburgh, PA and longtime resident of VA has artwork displayed around the world including in the US Embassy in Australia and graphic posters displayed in the DC & Pittsburgh Holocaust Museums. Kris was an avid...
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Lois Jean Cover

March 26, 1936 - March 9, 2017

Lois Jean (Engle) Cover was born in Bedford Valley, PA. March 26, 1936. Her parents were Harry Ferdinand and Clara Rebecca Engle. She married D. Wendel Cover, November 10, 1956. They ministered together for 60 years, 40 years at Word of Life International Church in Springfield VA, (which they currently are Senior Pastors) not only reaching our community but reaching many nations through...
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Robert James Masse

March 21, 1953 - March 8, 2017

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Richard Earl Fitts

November 12, 1931 - March 8, 2017

Richard E. FittsNovember 12, 1931 - March 8, 2017Age 85, of Ashburn, VA died Wednesday, March 8, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife Nancy B. Fitts and is survived by his 7 children: Kenneth Fitts, David Fitts, Stephen Fitts, Laura Sohl, John Fitts, Ruth Lucas, Mary Davis and his 22 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.There will be a viewing at Demaine Funeral Home at 5308 Backlick Rd...
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Joseph Evans Howard

May 26, 1951 - March 6, 2017

Joe passed away on Monday March 06, 2017.He is survived by his wife Barbara, four sisters Beatrice Jones, Josephine Russell, Julia Williams, Diane Little, one brother Kevin Phillips, children, grandchildren, numerous cousins, nieces, nephewsand friends.In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to:National Kidney AssociationAmerican Diabetes AssociationJDRF Diabetes...
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Milton Howard Wiser

July 23, 1926 - March 5, 2017

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

March 2, 1921 - March 3, 2017

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Nadine Winona Bolen

October 18, 1923 - March 2, 2017

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Rex David Gavin

August 19, 1932 - February 28, 2017

Rex David Gavin ObituaryRex David Gavin, of Springfield, Virginia (Retired Air Force CMSgt) passed away on February 28, 2017. He was born in Greenville, Mississippi to David and Dorothy Gavin on August 19, 1932. He joined the military at age 17. He served in Japan, France, Korea and Viet Nam as well as several locations in the U.S. Rex met his bride in Chaumont, France, while stationed at...
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Lauren Achsah Starr

March 7, 1988 - February 25, 2017

Of Springfield, passed unexpectedly on February 25, 2017. Mother of her beloved Jacob and dear daughter of Pam (Bud) Spencer and Ted (Erin) Starr. Also survived by her brother Andrew, stepsister Barbara Perkins, stepbrother Steven Bueker, grandmother Joan Dunn and her Godmother Debi Ives.Lauren received her Certificate in Clinical Data Coding in 2015 while attending Northern Virginia Community...
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Andrew Johnson

February 21, 1929 - February 25, 2017

On February 25, 2017, Major, USA (Ret.) Andrew C. Johnson, age 88, formerly of McLean, VA, beloved husband of the late Rosetta E. Johnson. Funeral services will be 1:00 pm, July 19, 2017 at Fort Myer Old Post Chapel. Interment with Full Military Honors immediately following in Arlington National Cemetery.
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Faye Glenn Abdellah

March 13, 1919 - February 24, 2017

Former Deputy Surgeon General, Faye G. Abdellah, of Annandale, VA died on February 24, 2017, age 97. Faye was born on March 13, 1919 in New York City, and was preceded in death by her parents, H.B. and Margaret Glenn Abdellah, dear brother Marty Abdellah and his wife, Eleanor. She is survived by nephew Robert Abdellah, his wife Diane, their children Joseph, Ross, and Claire, and niece Faye...
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Alvin G. McKay

May 21, 1938 - February 22, 2017

Alvin "Buddy" McKay, Age 78On Wednesday, February 22, 2017Beloved husband of 45 years of Carole McKay:Loving father of Andrew (Elizabeth) McKay andRobert McKay; grandfather of Jackson McKay.Visitation at Demaine, Springfield, Monday, February 27-3-7 pm.Funeral service at Demaine, Springfield, Tuesday, February 28th at 11 am.Burial following at National Memorial Park.In lieu of flowers memorial...
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Elaine Lindsay Christesen

October 25, 1931 - February 21, 2017

In Memory of Elaine (Peggy) Lindsay ChristesenOctober 25, 1931 - February 21, 2017Elaine Lindsay Christesen of Springfield, VA passed away peacefully in the presence of family at Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg, VA. Elaine was born in Lyndon, Kansas, the youngest of William Frank Lindsay and Edith (Jones) Lindsay. Elaine graduated from Lyndon High School. On January 7, 1951, Elaine...
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Helen Cathleen Lemonedes

March 10, 1956 - February 21, 2017

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

April 7, 1930 - February 20, 2017

On May 11, 2017 at 10 am, Barbara Jane Schneider (Krissel) will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery alongside her beloved husband and best friend Malven Eugene Schneider of over 59 years who had preceded her in death on November 11, 2010. She passed away peacefully in her own home on February 20, 2017. Barbara was survived by her sons Ronald Alan (Robin Marie Kane) and Kevin Mark ...
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Ruth B. Toothman

August 28, 1920 - February 20, 2017

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Fumiko Skovran

November 29, 1930 - February 19, 2017

Fumiko Skovran of Alexandria, VA passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 19, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles A. Skovran, loving mother of Mariko Sharpes (Edward), Catherine Rosynek (Gary), James Skovran (Kerry), Patrick Skovran and Susan Martin (Douglas), adoring grandmother of eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, and caring sister of Miyoko Naemura. Friends...
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Geraldine E. Noble-Martocci

April 1, 1957 - February 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Paulina Kim Thi Duong

November 7, 1967 - February 18, 2017

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

December 16, 1926 - February 17, 2017

Martha Berkshire Peterson, a kind and generous friend, died on February 17 after a brief illness. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and after graduating from the University of Cincinnati she became a military wife, eventually settling in Alexandria. She lived in Greenspring Village at her death, where she enjoyed baking for her friends, Wii bowling, and making monthly visits to play the slots.She...
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Harley Munroe McClees

March 11, 1922 - February 16, 2017

The Legacy-PatriarchAlmost 95 Years of LivingWe are saying goodbye to Harley (Mac) who was a son, father, brother, uncle and affectionately known as Pop Pop by his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. His beloved wife Dorothy and his first wife Dolores, the mother of his children, are both deceased as well as his parents, Ellis M. and Ada I. McClees. He had two daughters: Dolores (Laurie)...
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Emma J. WEAVER

July 13, 1926 - February 15, 2017

Emma Josephine Weaver (née Sims) died peacefully at home in Alexandria, Virginia, on February 15, at the age of 90.Born on July 13, 1926, in Atlanta Georgia, Jo was the daughter of Howard Brooks Sims, Sr., and Loy Sims (née Connell) and the beloved wife of the late Vonda Weaver. She is survived by her brother, Howard Brooks Sims, Jr.; four sons, Robert Weaver, Christopher Weaver,...
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