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Nancy J. Higgins

April 4, 1960 - November 6, 2013

On November 1, 2013 of Springfield, VA. Sister of Brian R. Higgins of Springfield, VA. Niece of Cordelia L. Higgins of Crewe, VA and also survived by many cousins. Relatives and friends may call at Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Dr. Alexandria, VA on Friday, November 15, 2013 from 2-4 & 7-9pm. Funeral service will be held 1:30pm Saturday, November 16, 2013 at Springfield United...
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Kingsley Prentiss Thompson

November 2, 1924 - November 4, 2013


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James Robert Cade

June 14, 1950 - November 4, 2013

Lt. Col. James Robert Cade, USAF (Ret.) "Jim" (63) On Monday, November 4, 2013 of Burke , VA. Beloved husband of Joan Ann Cade; father of Robert James Cade (Meghan) and Joseph Paul Cade (Amanda); Brother of Jean Cade Gildersleeve, Jane Cade, and Jeff Cade. Proud veteran of 21 years' service in the Air Force. A devoted husband and a loving father. Relatives and friends may call at Jefferson...
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Helen L. McGhee

October 31, 1929 - November 2, 2013

Helen L. McGhee On Saturday, November 2, 2013 of Alexandria, VA. Beloved wife of the late Robert R. McGhee; mother of Deborah Norman (Johnny), Evelyn McGhee and Claudia Hill (Mike); grandmother of Michael Norman, Robert McGhee and Jimmy Hill; great-grandmother of six. Relatives and friends may call at Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Dr. Alexandria, VA on Monday, November 11, 2103...
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Alvin R. Mindel

November 2, 1930 - November 2, 2013

Alvin R. Mindel On Saturday, November 2, 2013 of Alexandria, VA. Beloved husband of Estelle Mindel and brother of Rochelle Nezin and Wilma Mindel. Graveside service at King David Memorial Gardens, Falls Church, VA on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 2 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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Hugh P. Burns, Jr.

February 19, 1939 - November 2, 2013

Hugh P. Burns, Jr. Lt. Col USAF (Ret.) On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at home in Lorton, VA. Beloved husband of Teresa A. Burns; father of Dany Burns (James Hamson), Brian Burns, Mary Burns (David Gross) and Chris Burns (Sharon); brother of Mary Rosche; grandfather of Holly Santa Ana, Brad, Brittany and Bethany Hamson, and Justin, Evelyn and Audrey Burns; also survived by many nieces and nephews. ...
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Patricia R. Nuttmann

March 4, 1926 - November 1, 2013

On Friday, November 1, 2013 of Fairfax, VA. Beloved wife of the late Harold "John" Nuttmann. Loving mother of John T. Nuttmann. Grandmother of John M. and Michael J. Nuttmann. Relatives and friends may call at Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Dr. Alexandria, VA on Monday, November 11 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Memorial service will be held 10am Tuesday, November 12 at St. Matthew's United...
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Betty Jean Matthis-Fitzgerald

December 8, 1938 - November 1, 2013

On Friday, November 1, 2013 of Alexandria, VA former native of Picayune, MS. Beloved wife of the late H. Marshall Fitzgerald. Sister of Dorothy Elizabeth Boullion of Slidell, LA and the late Maryanne Williams. Also survived by several nieces and nephews and many good close friends. Relatives and friends may call at Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Dr. Alexandria, VA on Tuesday,...
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Brian Keith Midkiff

December 19, 1955 - October 31, 2013

Brian K. Midkiff On Thursday, October 31, 2013 of Alexandria, VA. Former spouse of Faye E. Midkiff; father of Kevin J. (Jennifer) and Keith M. Midkiff (Jeannette); brother of Janice A. Harris (Fred); grandfather of Lola J. Midkiff. Relatives and friends may call at Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Dr. Alexandria, VA on Sunday, November 3, 2013 from 2-4 PM. Interment private.
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Charles Barrick Freitag, Sr.

August 23, 1946 - October 31, 2013

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 of Alexandria, VA. Beloved husband of Zoe-Ann Freitag. Loving father of Barry (Janet) Freitag of Alexandria, VA and Tiffany McTurck of Melbourne, FL. Brother of Elaine Burton. Grandfather of Tiffany Marie Freitag, Brittany Nicole Freitag, Jonathan Alexander Freitag, Monica Gabrielle Freitag, Melissa Camille Freitag and Charles Barrick Freitag, III. Great-grandfather...
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Robert L. Summa

July 18, 1933 - October 30, 2013

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 of Alexandria, VA. Beloved husband of Carolyn Summa. Loving father of Bob (Kathleen) Summa of Dove, DE, Michael A. (Susan) Summa of Dale City, VA, Linda Gilchrist of Alexandria, VA, Steve (Judy) Summa of Alexandria, VA and Joe (Denise) Summa of San Diego, CA. Grandfather of Robert Lee Summa III, Mark and Brian Summa, Christopher Gilchrist, Michelle, Kevin and Dawson...
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Earl Wilson Cleveland

August 8, 1932 - October 26, 2013

On Saturday, October 26, 2013 of Front Royal, VA. Preceded in death by loving wife Hazel and son Michael Cleveland; cherished father of Earl "Grover" Cleveland, A. Wilson Cleveland (Denise), Dawn Hoyt (Doug); brother of 14; grandfather of 7; great-grandfather of 10. He will truly be missed by many. Relatives and friends may call at Jefferson Funeral Chapel 5755 Castlewellan Dr. Alexandria, VA...
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Barbara Jean Rusk Lewis

May 15, 1920 - October 26, 2013

On Saturday, October 26, 2013, of Alexandria, VA. Preceded in death by her husband Clyde Lewis, son John Milton Lewis, granddaughter Kelly Hamrick, sister Alice Bradley, and brother Willard Rusk. Cherished mother of Tanya Lewis Burton (Thomas) and Flora Lewis Hamrick; sister of George Rusk, Eula Chiodini, Nettie Samborski, and Charles Rusk; grandmother of Terri Burton Gohri (Sumeet) and Tammy...
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Charles Richard Walk

August 1, 1934 - October 23, 2013

Charles Richard Walk "Dick" On Wednesday, October 23, 2013 of Herndon, VA. Beloved husband of Cynthia Walk; father of Richard H. and Brian C. Walk; grandfather of Lynsie E. Walk. Relatives and friends may call at Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Dr. Alexandria, VA 22315 on Sunday, November 3, 2013 from 2-4 & 6-8 PM, where funeral service will be held on Monday at 11 AM. Interment...
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Gary Alan Reamy

July 11, 1949 - October 21, 2013

On October 21, 2013 of Laurel, Maryland. Preceded in death by his father, Clarence D Reamy. Survived by his mother, Jewell, sister Susan and his brother Bob (Melissa) Reamy. Also survived by his nephew Jason and niece Maria. A memorial service will be held at Forcey Bible Church, 2130 E Randolph Rd Silver Spring, Maryland on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 11AM. Inurnment private.
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Mark E. Waldron, Sr.

June 21, 1923 - October 21, 2013

Mark E. Waldron, Sr. (Age 90) On Monday, October 21, 2013 of Alexandria, VA. Beloved husband of the late Anne C. Waldron; father of Mark E. Waldron, Jr. and Kimberley A. Waldron (Michele); grandfather of Mark E. Waldron, III, Matthew Taylor Waldron, Anna Chaszar Waldron and Naomi Marie Waldron. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Louis Catholic Church, 2907 Popkins Ln. Alexandria, VA on Saturday,...
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Melvin L. Bergheim

August 3, 1926 - October 20, 2013

Melvin L. Bergheim (Age 87) On Sunday, October 20, 2013 of Alexandria, VA. Former Alexandria Vice Mayor, Mel is the beloved husband of the late Donna F. Bergheim; father of Beth B. Silver (Darwin), Laura A. Bergheim (Jim), David A. Bergheim (Christy) and Maria L. Bergheim; brother of Bette Lustig (Claude), Jerome Bergheim (Diane) and Sylvia Kaufmann (Robert); grandfather of Christopher and...
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Trong Trongtonil

November 7, 1915 - October 19, 2013

Trong Trongtonil On Saturday, October 19, 2013 of Alexandria, VA. Beloved husband of Arline A. Trongtonil. Trong is also survived by seven children, five step-children, nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Relatives and friends may call at Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Dr. Alexandria, VA on Thursday, October 24, 2013 from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM, where funeral service...
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Horace Edward Eubanks

June 16, 1923 - October 19, 2013

Horace Edward Eubanks SFC USA (Ret.) On Saturday, October 19, 2013 of Springfield, VA. Beloved husband of the late Margaret M. Eubanks; father of Janet M. Crowell (John) and Rebecca A. Horton (Randolph); grandfather of Stephen Edward Crowell (Laura), Sean M. Horton (Stephanie) and Bradley R. Horton; great-grandfather of Kylee G. Horton, Trista M. Crowell, Braeleigh R. Crowell and Ashlyn M....
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Eleanor Irene Ungerleider

March 28, 1927 - October 18, 2013

Eleanor Irene Ungerleider, a fifty year resident of the Waynewood development in the Mt. Vernon section of Fairfax County, VA died October 18 at the Paul Spring Retirement Community in Alexandria, VA. She is survived by her husband, Arthur, twelve children; James, David, Gary, Laurie, Carol, Mary Lou, Michael, Susan, Peter, Patricia, Timothy and Julie; thirty-three grandchildren; nine great...
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Seymour Faigen

November 8, 1921 - October 16, 2013

FAIGEN Seymour Faigen (Age 91) On Wednesday, October 16, 2013 of McLean, VA. Beloved husband of the late Francyne Faigen; father of Gary Faigen (Barbara) and the late Judy Zimberg (Alan); brother of Rhoda Sklute (Nolan), Eileen Silverman (Ralph) and the late Gilbert Faigen (Faye) and George Faigen (Greta); grandfather of Stephanie and Rebecca Faigen and Hope Zak; also survived by numerous nieces...
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Robert Carl Stephens

July 10, 1918 - October 15, 2013


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William J. Sullivan

January 18, 1936 - October 14, 2013

William J. Sullivan "Joe" On Monday, October 14, 2013 of Alexandria, VA. Joe was a 1957 graduate of Notre Dame, a 1962 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School and a senior executive at the FAA. Joe is the beloved husband of B.J. Sullivan; father of Mary Bridget Sullivan, Joseph Carroll Sullivan (Leslie) and Mark Wyville Sullivan (Deborah); brother of Suzanne and M. Madge Sullivan;...
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Roy S. Gillinson

August 6, 1923 - October 14, 2013

Roy S. Gillinson, MD (90) On Monday, October 14, 2013, of Alexandria, VA. Loving husband of the late Joan Gillinson; father of Heather Campbell, Alexander, David(Brenda), and Andrew Gillinson; grandfather of Adrianne and Oliver; great-grandfather of Elisse. He lived a long, fulfilling life and will be missed by many, including the Lions. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday,...
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Hilmon E. Walters, Jr.

November 5, 1920 - October 13, 2013

Hilmon E. Walters, Jr. "Bucky" Captain USN (Ret.) On Sunday, October 13, 2013 of Springfield, VA. Beloved husband of Kathryn Walters; father of Mary R. Walters, H. Patrick Walters, Anne E. Walters, Kathryn M. Mackin, Stephen J. Walters, the late Michael G. Walters, grandfather of ten; and great-grandfather of two. Relatives and friends may gather at St. Bernadette's Catholic Church, 7600 Old...
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Frederick McGovern Pedrotti

August 12, 1958 - October 12, 2013

Died peacefully at his Warrenton, VA home on Oct. 12, 2013 surrounded by his loving wife and family. He fought his two-year lymphoma battle with grace, courage and dignity. He is survived by his wife, Lynn Pedrotti of Warrenton, VA and her son Jason (Robin) Worrell and grandsons, Chase & Luke of Vienna, VA. Born in San Francisco, CA to Lt. Col. Peter & Emma Pedrotti (deceased). Survived by...
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Frederick M. Henderson

May 9, 1933 - October 11, 2013

Died peacefully at his Alexandria, VA home on Oct. 11, 2013 surrounded by family members. He was 80. Born May 9, 1933 in Braddock, PA; He was the only child of the late Agnes and Morrow Henderson. He graduated from Duquensne University, served in the U.S. Air Force and then worked for the federal government until retiring from the National Security Agency. Beloved husband of Stella M. Henderson...
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Rita Mary Collegeman

September 27, 1922 - October 8, 2013


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Glenn Thomas Walters

September 21, 1954 - October 8, 2013


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Margaret H. Loewith

April 17, 1953 - October 7, 2013

Loewith, Margaret H. On Monday, October 7, 2013 of Woodstock, VA Beloved partner of Fiona Post; mother of Erik Uttermann, Alison Uttermann, Ari Post, Rebecca Uttermann, Anna Post, and Sasha Post; sister of David Loewith and Jason Loewith; and daughter of Bud Loewith and the late Hyla Shulkin. Memorial Service at Congregation Agudas Achim, 2980 Valley Dr. , Alexandria, VA on Wednesday, October...
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William Soloman Miller

August 25, 1924 - October 6, 2013


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Stephen Jay Loewinger

September 10, 1947 - October 6, 2013

Stephen J. Loewinger On Sunday, October 6, 2013 of Leesburg, VA. Loving father of Julie and Denise Loewinger; brother of Richard Loewinger. Graveside service at King David Memorial Gardens, Falls Church, VA on Friday, October 11, 2013 at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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Don Ernest Stott

August 4, 1953 - October 5, 2013

Don Ernest Stott; known as "Ernst" to many friends and family. Beloved husband and friend, Don Ernest Stott left us on October 5, 2013. Ernst was born in Washington, D.C. on August 4, 1953. Ernst attended Woodson High School where he enrolled in Cosmetology School. Ernst continued to pursue a career as a hairstylist. His competitive spirit, immense talent, magnetic personality and outstanding...
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Mary Elizabeth Hotnisky

June 16, 1951 - October 5, 2013


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Nenita Wage McPherson

May 17, 1929 - October 2, 2013

On Wednesday, October 2, 2013 of Alexandria, VA. Loving mother of Annette (Curtis) Canasa-Graves. Grandmother of four. Relatives and friends may call at Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Dr. Alexandria, VA on Monday, October 7, 2013 from 2-4 & 7-9pm and from 9am until the Mass of Christian burial at 10am at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 805 Wayne Avenue Silver Spring, MD....
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Grace Ugalino Barba

February 11, 1950 - October 2, 2013

Grace Ugalino Barba, of Alexandria, Virginia, passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at age 63. Survived by her parents, Cornelio Barba, Jr. and Anna Barba; her only daughter and true joy of her life, Charisse Ghattas; as well as her five sisters and five brothers. Born in Cagayan, Philippines, Grace received her Bachelor's in Pre-Medicine from the University of the East. She was employed...
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Perry F. Phillips

April 1, 1927 - October 2, 2013

Perry F. Phillips On Wednesday, October 2, 2013 of Alexandria, VA. Beloved husband, of 65 years, of Caralyn B. Phillips; father of Terri Payne (Bill) and Brad Phillips (Melanie); brother of Dorothy, Dorene and Richard; grandfather of Jonathon Payne and Amanda Phillips (Matthew Byram). Relatives and friends may call at Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Dr. Alexandria, VA on Tuesday,...
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William J. Lacey, Jr.

December 12, 1938 - October 1, 2013

William J. Lacey, Jr. COL USA (Ret.) On Tuesday, October 1, 2013 of Alexandria, VA. Beloved husband of Virginia Lacey; father of William, III and Michael Lacey and Jennifer Kopsch (Rob); brother of James Lacey. Funeral service at Ft. Myer Old Post Chapel with interment following at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday, January 31, 2014 at 9 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be...
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Jacqueline K. Wheeler

March 24, 1946 - September 27, 2013

Jacqueline K. Wheeler (67) On Friday, September 27, 2013 of Alexandria, VA. Loving wife to the late Thomas William Wheeler, Sr.; mother of the late Thomas William Wheeler, Jr., the late Tracy Leigh Wheeler, and Travis Wheeler (Jennifer); grandmother of Thomas William Wheeler III and Connor Alexander Wheeler; sister of Carolyn Sue Bolt. Relatives and friends may call at Jefferson Funeral Chapel,...
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Minnie Charnovitz

April 21, 1925 - September 27, 2013

Minnie Charnovitz 1925–2013 Minnie Hoffman Charnovitz passed away on September 27, 2013 after a brave and long battle against cancer. Minnie was born in Savannah, Georgia in 1925 and was graduated from Savannah High School. Together with her late husband Edward Charnovitz, in 1958, she established and operated a printing and publishing plant in Savannah known as Sterling Press and later...
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Elizabeth P. Johnson

February 5, 1928 - September 26, 2013

On Thursday, September 26, 2013, of Annandale, VA. Daughter of the late Eugene Piggott and Ada Long; wife of the late Burton Johnson "Johnny"; mother of Mary Bryant, Gene Johnson, and Kimberly Strong (Bryan); sister of Jeanette Heim (Donald), grandmother of 6; and great-grandmother, too. She will truly be missed by many relatives and friends. She lived her life without prejudice and happily...
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Richard Lee Bishop

April 29, 1980 - September 25, 2013

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 in Woodbridge, Virginia. He was born in Alexandria, Virginia on April 29, 1980. He is predeceased by his endearing grandmother Margaret Bishop. He is survived by his son Ricky Edwards and daughter Leia Bishop--they were his world. Stacy Fischer, fiancé and the love of his life; beloved mother Janet Bishop; father Ricky Thodos (Robin...
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William Waldon Taylor, Jr.

January 20, 1925 - September 23, 2013

Colonel William Waldon Taylor Jr., US Army Retired passed away on September, 23 2013 at Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg, Virginia. He was born in Henrico County, Virginia on January, 20 1925 to Beatrice McManus and William Taylor, Sr. He was inducted into the Army on April 2, 1943, fought as an Infantryman in the European Theater of War, earning the award of the Silver Star in April of...
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Clark L. Marion

September 27, 1937 - September 22, 2013

Marion Louise Clark nee Casciolini (75) "Molly" Passed away on Sunday, September 22, 2013, in Woodbridge, VA. Originally of Framingham, MA, Molly is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, Bill Clark, Sr.; cherished children Lisa Bureau (Tim) and Bill Clark, Jr. (Alicia); dearest sister Jan Dorsey (Andy); special cousin Carolyn Schmidt (Harold); adored grandchildren Nicholas, Alexander, Jacob...
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Lawrence Carl Jaffe

April 5, 1937 - September 22, 2013

Lawrence C. Jaffe a retired Army Lieutenant Colonel of Vienna, Virginia died of cancer at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington on Sunday, September 22, 2013 at the age of 76. LTC Jaffe served in the United States Army for twenty years with tours that included Vietnam, Japan, and Germany. His honors included the Bronze Star amongst many others. Following his military service LTC Jaffe worked at...
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James Allen Van Dyke LTC USA

December 9, 1933 - September 21, 2013

James A. Van Dyke, Sr. LTC, U.S. Army (Ret.) Age 79 A resident of Annandale, Virginia, LTC Van Dyke passed peacefully at his home on September 21, 2013 after a long battle with melanoma. LTC Van Dyke was born on December 9, 1933 in Holland, Michigan, the youngest of six children to the late William Van Dyke and Gertrude Van Dyke (né Fitzgerald). After spending his childhood in rural...
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Timothy Todd Good

November 2, 1959 - September 21, 2013

Timothy Good, 53, of Burke, VA, formerly of Silver Spring, MD succumbed to cancer on September 21, 2013. He is survived by daughter Iolanthe Good, parents Sharon Good and Dick Good, and four siblings. He attended Springbrook High School where he was the Indoor State 2 Mile Champion in 1976. He graduated from Brown University with his Masters in Computer Science in 1992. Tim was employed by...
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Louis Earl Jones

June 21, 1922 - September 20, 2013

On Friday, September 20, 2013 of Alexandria, VA. Beloved husband of the late Esther S. Jones; father of Louis E. Jones, Jr. and Nancy M. Jones; brother of Anna and Ethel Jones. Relatives and friends may gather at Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Dr. Alexandria, VA on Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 12 Noon until time of memorial service at 1 PM. Inurnment immediately following at Ft....
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Anita T. Pittman

February 28, 1943 - September 20, 2013

Anita Thomas Pittman died on Friday, September 20th at her home in Arlington, Va. Anita was born in Washington, D.C. in 1943 to Alvin and Katherine Thomas, and was a resident of Arlington County, Va., since her youth. Beloved wife of Robert Dennis Pittman for 49 years. Devoted mother of Katherine (Debbie) Sullivan, of Arlington, Va., Joseph E. Pittman of Vienna, Va., Michael A. Pittman of...
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Deana Shulman

March 15, 1917 - September 18, 2013


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Gerald Eugene Read

June 27, 1955 - September 16, 2013

On Monday, September 16, 2013 of Alexandria, VA. Beloved husband of Cathy J. Read. Son of Levis Read of Clearfield, PA and the late Doris Jean Lingle. Loving father of Jessica Read and husband Michael Giffin of Alexandria, VA. Brother of David Read and wife Melody of Dubois, PA. Grandfather of three. A gathering will be held on Sunday, September 22, 2013 from 2-5pm at Jefferson Funeral Chapel,...
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Margie Lou Cain

August 11, 1933 - September 16, 2013

Margie L. Cain On Monday, September 16, 2013 of Roanoke, VA, formerly of Alexandria, VA. Beloved mother of Jeffrey D. Cain (Christie), Sheryl L. Grigg (Jay), Deana M. Welborn (Jeff), Gregory S. Cain (Lisa) and Timothy D. Cain (Robert); sister of Diane Richter and Timothy Compton; also survived by nine grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. Relatives and friend may call at Jefferson...
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Beverly A. Eppolito

July 11, 1929 - September 14, 2013

Beverly A. Eppolito On Saturday, September 14, 2013 of Alexandria, VA. Beloved wife of the late Thomas J. Eppolito, Jr.; mother of Madonna Cio, Thomas J. Eppolito, III, Theresa Eppolito and the late William Eppolito; sister of Helen Riker and Reginald Snyder; grandmother of Dawn, Chrissy, Natalie, T.J., Ronnie, Sherrie and the late Michelle; great-grandmother of Summer, Bryce and Erin. Relatives...
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Vincent Patrick MacQueeney

May 9, 1929 - September 13, 2013

Vincent Patrick MacQueeney Justice Department - Attorney Vincent P. MacQueeney passed away on September 13, 2013 at his home in Springfield, VA. Vincent was born in Milton, MA on May 9, 1929 to General Patrick and Helen MacQueeney. He was a Boston College Triple Eagle (B.C. High, B.C. and B.C. Law) and received a Master's in Law at Georgetown University and Master's in History at George Mason...
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Dan Walter Davenport

June 27, 1958 - September 13, 2013

Passed away on Friday September 13, 2013, of Arlington, VA. Cherished husband of Beth Davenport; son of Carolyn Davenport; father of Amy, Jenny and Brian Davenport; brother of Jon and Ted Davenport. He will truly be missed by many other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held at Good Shepherd Catholic Church 8710 Mt. Vernon Hwy. Alexandria, VA 22309 on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 from 4...
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Raymond Arnold Kelly

September 10, 1937 - September 13, 2013


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John M. Engelmeyer, Jr.

September 12, 2013 - September 12, 2013

John proudly served for four years in the United States Marine Corps and was a lifetime member of VFW Post 7327. In 1997, he retired from Safeway after 29 dedicated years. John had a passion for sports and love the Baltimore Ravens and Orioles. Survived by his loving wife, Myrtle Engelmeyer, daughter, Debra Allen (Russell), and grandchildren Cody and Megan Allen. John is also survived by...
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William Gordon

October 26, 1956 - September 11, 2013

formerly of Denton, NC. Husband of Barbara, brother of Rozella Norris (Waylon). Family and friends may call at Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Dr., Alexandria, VA on Sunday, September 15, 2013 from 7-9PM and Monday, September 16, 2013 from 9AM until time of service at 11AM.
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Muriel S. Deming

May 30, 1914 - September 10, 2013

formerly of New Hampshire and Connecticut. Preceded in death by her loving husband, Harold M. Deming. Survived by her son, Bruce S. Deming and his wife, Belle Clay Deming, and by her granddaughter, Celia Clay Sutherland Deming, and her nephew, Bradley Bell. A funeral service will be held at First Presbyterian Church of Arlington, 601 N. Vermont St., Arlington, VA 22203 on Saturday, September...
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Joseph Paul Nathaniel

September 6, 2013 - September 6, 2013

Joseph Paul Nathaniel was born to Marcus and Shavon Nathaniel on September 6, 2013 @ 3:25 pm weighing 10.7 oz. He was a beautiful baby boy who was deeply loved by his parents and family but God loved him best. Our little angel was called home to be with our Lord & Savior Jesus Christ shortly after given life on September 6, 2013. He was loved dearly and will eternally be in our hearts.
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Elizabeth Victoria De Arment

August 18, 1921 - September 3, 2013

On Tuesday, September 3, 2013, of Manassas, VA, and former long time resident of Springfield, VA Loving mother of Rod De Arment and wife Ann Marie of Alexandria, VA, Shawn De Arment and wife Michele of Nokesville, VA and the late Harold De Arment, Jr. Sister of Jim Roth of Uniontown, PA, Geraldine Loiacono of Palmdale, CA, Joanne Loiacono of Arleta, CA, and Ruth Nuttall of Long Beach, CA. ...
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Ross Nicholas Morgan

September 24, 1952 - September 1, 2013

Formerly of Phoenix, New York. Ross was a proud member of the United States Army Band "Pershing's Own," stationed at Ft. Myer, Virginia. He was the unit's first Command Sergeant Major and honorably served as a tubist in the band for 35 years. Survived by his wife Jane, daughters Virginia Nipper (Brandon), Anna and Elizabeth Morgan, mother Kathryn Morgan, sister Judy Williams (Dan), brother...
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Stanley Alex Gibberman

March 25, 1922 - September 1, 2013

On Sunday, September 1, 2013, of Springfield, VA. Beloved husband of the late Sylvia Gibberman; father of Val Gibberman (Lanie) and Paul Gibberman (Patti); grandfather of Avi (Jamie), Ellie, Lauren, and Ariel Gibberman; great-grandfather of Alexa Gibberman. Graveside service 3 p.m. Sunday, Septemeber 1, 2013 at King David Memorial Gardens, Falls Church, VA. Memorial Contribution may be made to...
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Drusilla Taylor Vander-Linden

September 29, 1948 - August 30, 2013

On Friday, August 30, 2013, of Alexandria, VA. Survived by daughter, Madalaine Vander-Linden and former husband, Robert Vander-Linden. Memorial Service 3 p.m. Saturday, September 7, 2013 at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1301 Collingwood Road, Alexandria, VA.
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Rosalinda R. Joven

April 14, 1945 - August 27, 2013


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Ruth Helen Earp

January 12, 1933 - August 25, 2013

Ruth Helen Earp On Sunday, August 25, 2013 of Washington D.C., formerly of Dumfries, VA. Beloved wife of the late Glenn Reid Earp and former spouse of Charles E.N. Thompson; mother of Richard W. (Joelene), Steven B. (Sue), David L. and Kevin J. (Carol) Thompson; sister of William Hough (Val); grandmother of seven and great-grandmother of three. Graveside service at Conestoga Memorial Park,...
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Richard V. Velasco

November 7, 1967 - August 25, 2013


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Deborah L. Crump

September 23, 1962 - August 24, 2013

Deborah L. Crump (age 50) On Saturday, August 24, 2013 at her home in Alexandria, VA, after a long and courageous battle with MS. She leaves behind a loving husband of 31 years, Thomas; and sons Nathan (Mary), Joseph (Christina), and Daniel (Ashley); grandchildren Sarah, Tyler, Zachary, Joshua, and Campbell; her mother Shirley and father Fred Campbell; sisters Cheryl (John) Monno and Brenda...
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John Glennon Barmby

August 23, 2013

John Glennon Barmby, PhD Of Springfield, VA died on Friday, August 23, 2013. Born to Madge Glennon Barmby and John Norton Barmby in Lawrence, MA. He held degrees from Middlebury College, MIT, George Washington and American Universities and was an expert in guided missile design and weapon systems analysis. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Ellaveen C. Barmby; sons John Scott (Laura) and...
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Doris Jean Joseph

August 15, 1933 - August 20, 2013

"Dorsey" On August 20, 2013 of Alexandria, Virginia. Preceded in death by beloved husband, Roy Lee Joseph. Survived by loving children, Gary, Darren and Robbie. Relatives and friends may call at Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Drive, Alexandria, VA on Monday, August 26 from 2-4 and from 7-9PM where a funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August 27 at 11AM. Interment Mt....
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Maria Adela Benitez

July 18, 1930 - August 19, 2013


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Daryl Ian Ames

August 27, 1932 - August 17, 2013


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Frederick Charles Kurtz

September 14, 1923 - August 16, 2013

Loving husband of Frances Teller Kurtz; devoted father of Jan Frances Kurtz, Frederick Charles Kurtz, Jr., and Lynn Kurtz Muys; proud grandfather of J. Christian Muys III, Cameron Forrest Muys, and Wesley Charles Muys. He is also survived by his brother, Edward L. Kurtz, and his sister, Mary K. Somma, both of Richmond, VA, and loving nieces and nephews. He will be truly missed by many.
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Kathryn Marie Bernatt

May 8, 1918 - August 16, 2013

In the early morning of August 16th, Kathryn Marie "Katoo" Dillon Bernatt joined her family in heaven after 95 years in this world. She passed away peacefully at her home in Alexandria, VA after spending the evening with family and close friends. Born in Columbus, OH to Kathryn "Katie" Marie Wahlenmaier and James George Dillon on May 8th, 1918 (or 1920 depending on who was asking) Kathryn, or...
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Edith May Lacy

December 24, 1933 - August 15, 2013

Edith May Lacy (79) On Thursday, August 15, 2013 of Lorton, VA. Loving wife of the late Beverly R. Lacy; Cherished mother of Mary Anderson(the late Thomas), Randy Lacy(Debbie), Binnie Shepherd(John) and the late Ethel Marie Puffenbarger; grandmother of 8; great-grandmother of 13; great-great-grandmother of 4. She will truly be missed my many. Relatives and friends may call on Jefferson Funeral...
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Amy Dee Sargent

January 6, 1983 - August 13, 2013

Amy Dee (Aubin) Sargent, 30, passed away unexpectedly in Falls Church, Virginia, on August 13, 2013. Her husband Justin Sargent, the love of her life, was by her side. Justin and Amy also lost their baby boy, due on December 25, 2013. Amy and Justin were surrounded by their family, including her mother, Pamela Aubin, and brother, John Aubin, and Justin's mother Catherine Sargent, father Thomas...
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Earl Mason Shiflett

October 18, 1938 - August 12, 2013

devoted husband and father, passed away on Monday August 12, 2013 at Fairfax hospital. He passed surrounded by his loving family. He was born October 18, 1938 in Charlottesville Virginia, to the late John M. and Lucy M. Shiflett. His family moved to the Northern Virginia area in 1939 and he had been a Springfield resident for the past 60 years. He was the youngest of 13 children, 11 of whom...
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Sandra Carson

April 20, 1947 - August 11, 2013


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Margaret Tanghe Suess

October 25, 1947 - August 10, 2013

Margaret Mary Tanghe Suess "Peggy" On Saturday, August 10, 2013 of Annandale, VA. Beloved wife of Gregory N. Suess; mother of Jeremy N. Suess (Caroline) of Roanoke, VA, Thomas A. Suess of Arlington, VA and Jodie Y. Suess of San Francisco, CA; sister of Andrew J. Tanghe of Webster, NY, Arthur H. Tanghe of Hilton, NY, Fred T. Tanghe of Rochester, NY, Anne Marie Tanghe Kolshorn of Webster, NY and...
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Michelle M. Cio

September 16, 1978 - August 10, 2013


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Patrick John Keany, Jr.

July 19, 1953 - August 10, 2013

Patrick J. Keany, Jr. On Saturday, August 10, 2013 of Falls Church, VA. Beloved son of Patrick J. and Marianne L. Keany; brother of Janice O' Rourke (Kevin), Kevin J. Keany (Carey), Daniel J. Keany (Kathy), Christopher B. Keany (Robin), Terrance E. Keany (Julie), Mary Elizabeth Rolander (Dana) and the late Sharon L. Keany; also survived by a host of loving nieces and nephews. Relatives and...
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Brenda Lee Shamburg

August 31, 1944 - August 9, 2013

Brenda Lee Shamburg On Friday, August 9, 2013 of Stafford, VA. Beloved wife of the late William "Bill" Shamburg; mother of Rick Williams (Tracey) and Dawn Williams (Craig); sister of Anita Pitts (Marty), Joann McCullough (Bruce), Nancy Hicks (Charlie) and Gary Starkey (Jean); Brenda is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. Memorial service at Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755...
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Asher Caleb Freeman

September 26, 1989 - August 7, 2013

Asher C. Freeman On Wednesday, August 7, 2013 of Carlsbad, CA, formerly of Fairfax, VA. Beloved son of Jesse D. Freeman and Jane E. Klinger; brother of Shira Ilyse Freeman Klinger; grandson of Ernest and June Freeman and the late Alfred Klinger and Shirley Buckingham. Funeral service at Congregation Adat Reyim, 6500 Westbury Oaks Ct. Springfield, VA on Friday, August 16, 2013 at 12 Noon. ...
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Dorothy Agnes Donald Scinta

June 2, 1921 - August 5, 2013

Dorothy Agnes Donald Scinta On Monday, August 5, 2013 of Alexandria, VA. Beloved wife of Anthony H. Scinta; Dorothy is also survived by a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, two cousins, three nephews and five nieces. Relatives and friends may call at Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Dr. Alexandria, VA on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 from 2 to 6 PM. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Louis...
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Doreen Platt Jones

December 25, 1931 - August 1, 2013

Doreen "Dodie" Platt Jones Greensboro, NC: Doreen "Dodie" Platt Jones, 81, passed away Thursday, August 1, 2013. A graveside service will be held at 12:00 PM Sunday, August 4, 2013, at National Memorial Park, Lee Hwy, Falls Church, Virginia. Doreen was born on Christmas day 1931 with her identical twin sister to the late Earle and Reta Shaw Platt in Michigan City, Indiana. She worked for the...
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Anna C. Palmiero

February 17, 1931 - July 27, 2013

Anna C. Palmiero On Saturday, July 27, 2013 of Alexandria, VA. Beloved wife of the late Guiseppi Palmiero; mother of the late Antonio Palmiero (Maria) and Raffaela Gatto (Joseph); grandmother of Joey Gatto (Kate), Giovanni Gatto and Annamaria Palmiero. Relatives and friends may call at Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Dr. Alexandria, VA on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 from 9:30 until 10...
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Phyllis Rothe Tobias

March 28, 1923 - July 27, 2013


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Susie Evans Call

April 3, 1921 - July 27, 2013

Susie Evans Call On Saturday, July 27, 2013 of Alexandria, VA. Beloved wife of the late John J. Call; mother of the late Thelma Jane Call, Bonnie Jine Call, Mary Elizabeth Redden and Betty Sue Call; grandmother of James J. Redden (Diane), Mary Sue Cox (Brian) and Gregory A. Redden (Jackie); great grandmother of Tommy, David (Caroline), Chris, Jon, Riley, Amber and Joseph; great-great grandmother...
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Christine Morgan

December 28, 1957 - July 24, 2013


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Mary Ellen Marcus

June 22, 1925 - July 23, 2013

Mary Ellen Marcus On Tuesday, July 23, 2013 of Alexandria, VA. Mary Ellen is survived by her sisters, Dorothy and Shirley Costanzo and 7 nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may call at Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Dr. Alexandria, VA on Friday, July 26, 2013 from 2-4 & 6-8 PM. Funeral service at Franconia United Methodist Church, 6037 Franconia Rd. Alexandria, VA on Saturday...
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Rhoda Levin Berger

June 26, 1931 - July 23, 2013


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Belva Jane Lee

July 22, 2013 - July 22, 2013

Belva Jane Lee was born on May 8, 1925 in Washington, DC at the old Garfield Hospital to Florence Edna Dare Hardesty and Bernard Henry Hardesty, Sr. She had one brother, Bernard Henry Jr. (Tot), who was 8 years older than her. Belva grew up in Washington, DC living at 337 16th Street, SE within walking distance of the homes of her several aunts and uncles plus several cousins, all boys and all...
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John E. Neves

February 22, 1932 - July 21, 2013

John E. Neves SMSgt USAF (Ret.) On Sunday, July 21, 2013, at his home, the Greenspring Retirement Community, in Springfield, VA. Sergeant Neves dedicated almost all of his adult life to the furtherance of the United States Air Force. He retired from active duty in 1976 with 26 years' service, all in the administrative career field. His last assignment was with the Nuclear Warfare Status Branch,...
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Alfred S. Doniger

November 5, 1917 - July 21, 2013

Alfred S. Doniger (95) On Sunday, July 21, 2013 of Springfield, VA. He will be remembered for his gentlemanly demeanor, fairness, and subtle sense of humor. He loved family, music, cooking, and baseball. His beloved wife, Adrienne, died in 2009. He is survived by his brother, Steve Doniger, and was predeceased by sisters Pearl Weinstein and Ruth Evans, and brother Alan Doniger. Devoted...
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Marianne Krause

June 4, 1927 - July 19, 2013

On Friday, July 19, 2013 of Annandale, VA. Loving wife of the late William G. Krause; cherished mother of Walter G. Krause (Paula); sister of 5 surviving siblings; grandmother of Missi Carroll, Sissy Campbell, Priscilla Krause, and Curtis Early; great-grandmother of 8. She will truly be missed by many. Relatives and friends may call on Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Dr. Alexandria,...
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Margaret C. Hutchison

July 17, 1924 - July 12, 2013

On Friday, July 12, 2013 of Alexandria, VA formerly of St. Louis, MO. Loving mother of Thomas C. Hutchison of Newark, DE and Claudia H. Faherty and husband Robert of Alexandria, VA. Grandmother of Heidi Hanes, Krista Liss-Stoume, Thomas Hutchison, Jr., Tami Lunsford, Kathleen McNutt, Timothy Faherty, Mark Faherty, Megan Faherty and Bridget Flaaen. Great grandmother of eighteen. Relatives and...
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Helen L. Haun

October 29, 1929 - July 7, 2013

Helen L. Haun On Sunday, July 7, 2013 of Vienna, VA. Beloved wife of the late Ben Snow Haun; mother of Ben Haun (Donna), Karen Edwards (Bill), Rick Haun (Denise) and Brian Haun; sister of John Cooney (BethAnne) and Sarah Wolff; grandmother of 12 and great-grandmother of 12. Relatives and friends may call at Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Dr. Alexandria on Thursday, July 11, 2013...
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Roland W. Finken

September 2, 1930 - July 6, 2013

Roland Walter Finken was born September 2, 1930, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was the first son of Herman and Gertrud Finken, German Immigrants, and had one younger brother, Harry Finken, who predeceased him by over 50 years. Roland grew up in Wisconsin, but as a child of 7 years, his parents migrated with him back to Bremen, Germany where his Father had been promised a top Engineer position at...
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Frank J. Keim

September 28, 1921 - July 4, 2013

Frank J. Keim (91) On Thursday, July 4, 2013, of Alexandria, VA. Husband of Anne C. Keim; father of Robert J., David J., Stephen P., and Thomas M. Keim; brother of Marcella M. Keim; son of the late Frank J. and Marie Blahovec Keim. Frank was born and raised in St. Louis, MO, and served in the Navy on the U.S.S. Kiowa during World War II. After the war, he studied at Washington University in St....
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Fred Alvin Manuel

February 5, 1930 - July 3, 2013

On July 3, 2013 of Alexandria, VA. Preceded in death by his loving wife Rebecca "Jane", and his daughter Diane. Dear father of Linda Patierno (Don), and grandfather of Lisa Satterfield, Jack Carling and Martha Carling. Also survived by six great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, and his sister, Rita Barnes. Family will receive friends at Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Dr...
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