Celebrity Obituaries

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Ann Baumstark Dau

November 25, 1943 - December 12, 2017

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

October 18, 1938 - December 12, 2017

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Mary Ann Meegan

September 28, 1936 - December 11, 2017

MaryAnn Meegan, beloved wife of Michael J. Meegan (deceased), passed away on December 11, 2017 at the age of 81. She was reunited with her husband Michael, her parents Jack and Ann Currier, her daughter Barbara Meegan and her grandson Wyatt Campbell. MaryAnn was born and raised in Washington, DC. MaryAnn married Michael and raised her children in the Northern Virginia area. MaryAnn was an...
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Luong Thanh Phan

December 14, 1941 - December 8, 2017

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Eileen Lou Stuntz

August 29, 1930 - December 7, 2017

Eileen L. Stuntz, beloved wife of Harley L. Stuntz III, passed away peacefully at home on December 7, 2017 at the age of 87. She was reunited with her Lord and siblings: brother Robert Rippe, and sisters Marilyn Dauss and Carol Mattix. Eileen was born and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana, to John and Luella Rippe. She graduated from Concordia Lutheran High School in Fort Wayne, Indiana. In 1956,...
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James Gerald Meadows

September 21, 1930 - December 6, 2017

James (Jim) Gerald Meadows, 87, went to be with the Lord on December 6, 2017 at his home in Springfield, Virginia following his long battle with Alzheimer's. Jim was born on September 21, 1930 in Washington, DC to the late William Meadows and Mary S. Meadows. Jim completed his Undergraduate and Master's degree from the University of Maryland and had a successful career in the Government working...
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Harry L. Kay

March 10, 1927 - November 25, 2017

Harry Lee Kay, Jr. aged 90, and a resident of Alexandria, Virginia, died on Saturday, November 24, 2017, at the Capital Caring Hospice in Arlington, Virginia.Harry was born on March 10, 1927 in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and grew up on a farm in Woodford, Virginia. His parents were Harry Lee Kay, Sr., and Mary Wright Kay, and he had two sisters, Evelyn Thornton, of Richmond, Virginia, and Mary...
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Elsa Krieser

November 9, 1952 - November 23, 2017

Elsa Krieser, age 65, loving wife, mother and grandmother passed away peacefully on Thursday November 23, 2017 at her home in Springfield, VA after a prolonged illness. She was surrounded by her family. Elsa was preceded in death by her siblings Anita Rickert, Hermann Stelzig and Marietta Bruno. Elsa Krieser was born November 9, 1952 to her parents Hildegard and Engelbert Stelzig in Lobbach,...
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Ethel L. Mitchell

September 26, 1921 - November 23, 2017

Of Springfield died , on November 23, 2017, at the age of 96. Preceded in death by her loving husband of 40 years, Melvin W. Mitchell (d. 1987), her parents Ivan C. and Nannie E. Porter, her sister Ila Mae and husband Charles W. Brokaw; mother of Michael Alan Mitchell (wife Debi), Judith Mitchell (husband Larry) Johnson, Gregory Carl Mitchell, and Virginia Lee (husband Jay) Mitchell; grandmother...
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Christopher Lee Brady

August 18, 1971 - November 22, 2017

Christopher L. Brady (Age 46)Born on August 18, 1971 in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, raised in Northern Virginia, lost his battle with cancer at the VA hospital in Washington, DC on November 22, 2017. Loving son of Doris Brady and stepfather Brent Brady, retired in Honduras, and father Wayne Smith and stepmother Sharon Smith of Nevada. Survived by sisters Carly Walker of Purcellville, VA and Joanna...
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Tien Tan Nguyen

June 3, 1936 - November 18, 2017

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

October 22, 1931 - November 18, 2017

Of Fairfax Station, on November 18, 2017, at the age of 86. Beloved wife of 65 years to Alton Peregoy; mother of Stanley Wayne Peregoy, Susan Peregoy (Paul) Smith, Kelley Peregoy (Brett) Winebarger; grandmother of Stephanie, Gina, Vincent, Dominic, Brian, Nicole, Katelyn, Josh, and Jacob; great-grandmother of Brennan, Harper, Jameson, Ethan, Samantha, Madison, and Easton; also survived by...
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James Louis Demmel

March 30, 1933 - November 16, 2017

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

January 23, 1944 - November 16, 2017

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Albert Augustine Breuel

July 18, 1937 - November 15, 2017

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Freddie Lee Kemp

November 29, 1931 - November 13, 2017

Freddie Lee Kemp, of Springfield, Virginia, died on November 13, 2017 at the age of 85. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Norma, five children Andrea (spouse George Elliott), Wesley (spouse Julie), David, Catherine (spouse Brad Hoopes), Page (spouse Mike Clark), eleven grandchildren, and four great grandchildren. Freddie was born in Crumpler, West Virginia on November 29, 1931, the only...
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Janice F. Childers

October 24, 1935 - November 13, 2017

Of Burke, passed away peacefully on November 13, at the age of 82. Beloved mother of Sandra (late Jerry) Napier; sister of Eddie Ray Childers, Ruth Jolicouer, Dottie Clouse, Mackie Childers, and Jackie Childress; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Janice began working for Safeway in March 1980. She retired in June 2010 after a dedicated career, leaving as a longtime deli manager. Holidays...
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Donald Edward Czaja

October 24, 1933 - November 10, 2017

Donald Edward CzajaDonald died early on Friday, November 10th. He was born in Buffalo, NY on October 24, 1933 to Edward and Julia Czaja. Don was preceded in death by wife Catherine Czaja. They were long-time residents of Alexandria, VA. He was a devoted father of Jane (Scott) Pollard, Francesca Czaja, Edward (Elisabeth) Czaja, and Mary (Joseph) Symons. His grandchildren (Eric, Emily, Peter,...
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Sheryll Ann Crosby

January 11, 1949 - November 9, 2017

Sheryll Ann Crosby, age 68, passed away peacefully on November 9, 2017. She was predeceased by her husband Thomas. She leaves behind her four children, Sunny, Kevin, Michael, and Matthew as well as nine grandchildren. Sheryll was born in Rhode Island and received her BA and teaching accreditation from the University of Rhode Island. Sheryll taught at multiple schools, last teaching high school...
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John F. Fitzsimons

July 10, 1928 - November 8, 2017

Of Annandale, passed away peacefully at Keough Senior Living, on November 8, at the age of 89. Beloved husband of the late Eunice R. Fitzsimons and dear father of Karen M. Fitzsimons.John was born in New Jersey on July 10, 1928. He proudly served in the US Army for nearly 30 years, retiring as a Colonel in 1979. John's family would like to recognize the doctors and staff at INOVA Fair Oaks...
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Ralph Gonzales

July 6, 1943 - November 7, 2017

Ralph Gonzales passed away on November 7th, 2017 at the age of 74 after a long battle with esophageal cancer. He enjoyed continuing education, tennis, boating and spending time with his family.Ralph was born in Fort Defiance, Arizona on July 6, 1943 to Ralph Marion Gonzales of the Laguna Pueblo and Antoinette Maria Gonzales of the San Juan Pueblo.Ralph graduated from Cathedral private high...
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Carmela Giovanna Mandragona

February 26, 1932 - November 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, VA.
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Charles Francis Adams Sell

November 30, 1940 - November 6, 2017

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Chun Mo Chong

January 7, 1928 - November 5, 2017

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Mary Elizabeth Marsh

August 27, 1927 - November 5, 2017

Mary grew up in an Irish neighborhood in Baltimore, Maryland and attended Notre Dame Girl'sSchool. She was very proud of her Irish heritage. She married her love, Dale on June 4, 1948.She traveled all over the country and overseas as a loving wife and Mother. As a Navy wife,she volunteered at the Navy Relief bringing comfort and aid to others. She had a love and zestfor life which she shared with...
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Luis Alberto Lazarte Benavente

September 13, 1948 - November 3, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of Luis Alberto Lazarte Benavente of Springfield, Virginia announces his passing on November 3, 2017 at the age of 69. With a ready smile and an infectious laugh, Luis enriched the lives of all those who knew him, making those around him happier simply with his presence. His positive impact was reflected by the incredible support of family and friends...
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William John Brill

May 28, 1924 - November 2, 2017

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Marilyn Allen Gordon

September 15, 1927 - November 1, 2017

Marilyn Allen Gordon passed peacefully at her apartment in Alexandria on Wednesday 11/1/2017. She was 90.She was born and raised in Lynchburg, VA. She was very fond of and lifelong friends with many families from the neighborhood in Lynchburg where she grew up. She attended and graduated from Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, VA.She married Robert Harrison Gordon on Saturday 11/25/1950. She...
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James Arthur Williams

March 29, 1932 - October 31, 2017

Known affectionately to family as "The Giant Grummer," died peacefully on October 31, 2017 at the young age of 85 after a valiant battle with injuries sustained from a fall. Though his rank sounds lofty and his height seemed intimidating, he was a wise, kind, loving man who knew the importance of recognizing the "little man.' He tried to instill in people to treat those around them with respect....
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Sue F. Frost

April 22, 1933 - October 30, 2017

On Monday, October 30, 2017, Springfield, VA. Wife of Capt. John Frederick Frost III USN Ret. (deceased), and survived by her children John Frederick Frost IV, William Scott Frost, Rebecca Frost Brillhart, Mary Kay Corbin, and Rysom Sanderlin, her grandchildren Kara and Collin Frost, Kathryn and Lesley Brillhart, Emily Corbin, Margaret Spillane, and Mary Ann Morgan, her great grandchildren Chase...
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Soo Shin LEE

June 28, 1930 - October 27, 2017

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

September 18, 1928 - October 26, 2017

Robert Edward Stephens, age 89 passed away on Thursday October 26, 2017. A visitation for Robert will be held Wednesday, November 1, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Demaine Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will occur Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 10:00 AM at St. Michael's Catholic Church, 7401 St. Michaels Lane, Annandale, VA 22033. Interment will follow at Columbia...
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Mary White Miller

August 29, 1919 - October 26, 2017

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

September 5, 1922 - October 25, 2017

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Helen Eileen Peck

September 29, 1955 - October 24, 2017

A tribute to HelenGod sent an angel into my life 37 years ago. Her name was Helen Eileen Peck. She changed me forever. This is not only for those who knew and loved Helen but also for those who do not know her. Helen was the most wonderful person God created. When you met Helen you knew she was special. You were not only drawn to her outer beauty but more so to her inner. She loved life and...
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John Frederick Clover

June 2, 1941 - October 24, 2017

Of Springfield, on October 24, at the age of 76. Beloved husband of 36 years to Cheryl Clover; father of Justin (Sarah) Clover, the late Jason Clover, Tammy Dodson, and John Clover IV; grandfather of Avery; and son of Mary Thurman and the late John Clover, Jr. John proudly retired in 1998 from the Department of State after a dedicated 30 year career. He served 4 years in the U.S. Air Force, and...
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Frances M. Signet

September 7, 1938 - October 23, 2017

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

May 4, 1934 - October 23, 2017

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Charles Burrel Copas

March 22, 1927 - October 23, 2017

COPAS, Charles Burrel, Lt Col, USAF (Ret)Longtime resident of Northern Virginia, passed away on the 23rd of October at Mount Vernon Hospital after a short illness. Born at Ft. Benning, GA in 1927, he received a B.S. in Science and Literature from Auburn University in 1949, and an M.A. in International Relations from San Francisco State University in 1961. He entered the US Army during World War...
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Leonard Furr Dixon

June 5, 1928 - October 22, 2017

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William Reed McNeil

March 26, 1949 - October 20, 2017

William Reed "Bill" McNeil, of Springfield, VA, passed away on October 20, 2017. William was the loving brother of Richard P. McNeil and his wife Sara, Lynne MacNeil and Tracy McNeil Wines and her husband Leonard. Dear uncle of Lela Scott MacNeil, Grace Anne McNeil Wines and Hannah Lynne McNeil Wines. William's parents were the late Dorothy Reed McNeil and the late Edwin Evan McNeil. Burial will...
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Lois F. Hardison

August 2, 1917 - October 15, 2017

Lois Mae Hardison, age 100, after living a full and happylife, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 15,2017. She is survived by her husband of 75 years,Dr. W. Barker Hardison, and two sons, William B. Hardison, Jr. (Carolyn) of Richmond, VA, and Richard E. Hardison of Raleigh, NC. She is also survived by four grandchildren: Jonathan Hardisonand Matthew Hardison both of Richmond, Drew ...
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Eulogia Evangelina Chirinos

September 6, 1918 - October 13, 2017

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Roseann Pettitt

April 28, 1927 - October 12, 2017

Of Ft. Belvoir, VA on October 12, at the age of 90. Beloved wife of the late Robert G. Pettitt; dear mother of Susan Baldassano and son-in-law Bob, the late Christine, and the late Robert "Bobby". Grandmother of Debra (Tim), Angel (Jess), Kathryn (James), and Orlando (Makenna).Great-grandmother of Rebecca, Mark, Reid, Riley, and Sully. Sister of the late Dominic "Sonny" Mangino, and also survived...
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Natalia Harkaway

September 2, 1937 - October 12, 2017

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Donald Edward Wilson

July 23, 1935 - October 10, 2017

Our beloved Donald E. Wilson (Coach) passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 with his family by his side after a long battle with cancer. Don was born 23 July 1935 in Shenandoah, Iowa and graduated from Shenandoah High School. He attended Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas, Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas and American University in Washington, D.C. He is...
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Leonard Harrison Brown

August 28, 1933 - October 10, 2017

Leonard Harrison Brown, Jr.Passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at the age of 84 in Annandale, VA. Originally from Lexington, NC, he was the son of the late Leonard Harrison Brown, Sr and Northa Mae Carlton Brown. He attended Lexington High School until 1952. He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree, with Honors, from the University of Maryland in 1972. Leonard enlisted in the United States...
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Marie Morin MacPhee

December 16, 1927 - October 7, 2017

Marie Morin MacPhee of Hilton Head, SC, formerly of Springfield, VA, passed away on October 7, 2017. She was predeceased by her husband of 59 years, Frederick C. Morin, Jr., longtime past Chairman of the Fairfax County Water Authority. She was also predeceased by her second husband, Daniel J. MacPhee of Hilton Head, SC.Marie was born in Boston, MA on December 16th, 1927. She lived in...
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Ted Michael GALL

February 27, 1951 - October 7, 2017

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Mary Jane Theresa Velesz

October 13, 1926 - October 7, 2017

On October 7, 2017 of Springfield, VA. Preceded in death by husband of 62 years Frank J. Velesz, Sr.; beloved mother of Francis Velesz, John Velesz, Ann Atkins, James Velesz, Janet Beaver, and Michael Velesz. Also survived by 15 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Funeral Service Friday, October 13, at 10 AM at St. Michael's Catholic Church, 7401 St. Michaels Lane, Annandale, VA 22003. ...
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Isabelle M. Fennig

April 5, 1917 - October 5, 2017

On Thursday, October 5th, 2017, of Annandale, VA. Beloved wife of late Paul R Fennig; loving mother of Paul R. Jr., of Amesbury, MA, Frederick M. of Little Rock, AR and John R. of Alexandria, VA. Also survived by eight grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Friends may call on Friday, October 13th at Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, from11 to 11:45am. Funeral service 1pm Friday, October 13...
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James G. Howell

December 21, 1927 - October 5, 2017

James Grant Howell passed away October 5th, 2017 at the age of 89. Jim was born December 21st, 1927 to his parents Samuel and Lucille Howell. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at Westpoint in 1950 and went on to serve 20 years as a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army, doing several tours abroad in service to his country. He then served over 20 years for the United...
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Leopoldine Maria Tynes

October 4, 1928 - October 4, 2017

Leopoldine "Pauline" Maria Tynes entered her Heavenly rest on October 4, 2017, her 89th birthday, after a month long illness at Virginia Hospital Center. Pauline leaves to cherish her beautiful memory, five daughters, Lillian, Lynda (Eduardo), Lydia (Jerry), Leanna (Westley) and Lorraine (Darwyn); three sons, Lyndon (Karen); Leon (Angel); and Russell (Joan); two sisters, Heidi and Lucy;...
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Eleanor Lousie Powell

May 13, 1941 - October 3, 2017

On October 3, 2017 at the age of 76. Daughter of the late Roy & Effie Carrico. Mother of Brian A. Powell and wife Crystal and grandmother of Oliver Powell. Sister of Thelma Turek (late Joseph) and James (Corrine) Carrico. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in passing by siblings Oscar (Louise) Carrico, Forrest (Barbara) Carrico, Dennis (Betty) Carrico, Robert...
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Marilyn M. McGonegle

December 24, 1941 - October 3, 2017

Marilyn Miller McGonegle, 75, of Springfield, Virginia, went Home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017. Her memorial service will be held on Friday, October 6th at 11am at Ravensworth Baptist Church, 5100 Ravensworth Road, Annandale, VA 22003.Marilyn was born December 24th 1941 in Virginia and grew up in Conway SC with her parents, V.F. Miller and Jerry Hatchell Miller. Marilyn...
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Richard Cornelius Fisher

September 16, 1921 - October 2, 2017

Dr. Richard (Dick) C. Fisher Jr. passed away from natural causes at the Green Spring Village community in Springfield, Virginia on October 2, 2017 at the age of 96.Dr. Fisher was born to Richard C. Fisher and Ellen R. Fisher(Kuhl)on Sept 16, 1921 in Storrs, Connecticut. He served in the Army Civil Engineering Corp. from 1942-1946. He graduated Ohio State University and the Medical College of...
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Roxanne Caitlin Green

October 8, 1989 - October 1, 2017

Roxanne ("Roxy") C. Green (nee Hornberger) left this world too soon on October 1st, 2017 in her home in Sterling, Virginia at the young age of 27 years old. Roxanne is survived by her parents Edith (Edy) Ramieka (nee Hunter), Keith Hornberger, and Sean Rameika; her grandparents Deloris Hornberger, Kathleen and Mike Rohe, and Donald and Marie Rameika; her three siblings Nadine Hornberger (26),...
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Richard Benjamin Setton

October 22, 1938 - October 1, 2017

Richard B. Setton, PhD. After a busy and rewarding 8-year cancer remission, Dick, age 78, died on October 1. He was born in Brooklyn NY, served in the US Army, graduated from the Univ. of MD and received his PhD from Catholic Univ. Early in his career, he was the Clinical Director for the Mental Health Center in Woodstock VA and as an employee of the US Dept. of Agriculture developed its first...
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Timothy Mark Thomas

March 5, 1955 - September 30, 2017

Timothy M. Thomas, 62, died suddenly in a car accident Saturday, September 30, in Springfield, Virginia.Tim was born on March 5, 1955 in Bedford, Indiana. He grew up mostly in Indiana, where he achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank a Boy Scout can earn. He moved with his family to northern California during his high school years.He attended the University of California at Berkeley on...
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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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Francis Joseph Brittain

June 14, 1988 - September 15, 2017

Francis (Frank) Brittain passed away on September 10,2017 in his home in Manassas, VA. He is survived by his wife Lauren, daughter Riley, step-son Nicholas, sister Jacqueline and extended family in North Carolina, South Carolina and Northern Virginia area. He proudly served in the Army and was medically retired as a SGT. He was stationed at Fort Drum, NY and Schofield Barracks, HI and had one...
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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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Richard Paul Bond

March 9, 1946 - August 28, 2017

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

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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 the Old Post Chapel on Fort Myer on Monday, November 13, beginning at 2:45 pm. Burial will follow at Arlington National Cemetery. Demaine Funeral Home will be handling the...
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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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