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Robbie Nell Brown

April 27, 1931 - September 2, 2013

Robbie Nell Brown, age 82 of Nokesville, VA formerly of Texas passed away on Monday, September 2, 2013 at her home. She was the daughter of the late Mose Brown and Era Hall Brown and was a retired bookkeeper for Macy's. She is survived by her loving daughter Deborah J. Patel and her husband Nilesh. Funeral services will be held at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center Street, Manassas, VA on...
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Donald Ray Dean

August 28, 1934 - September 1, 2013

Donald Ray Dean, age 79 of Manassas, VA passed away on Sunday, September 1, 2013 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Dean was the son of the late Grace L. Phillipi Dean and William Thomas Dean. He was a member of Manassas Assembly of God Church and enjoyed playing golf. Survivors include his loving wife Sue Dean; his children Vicki Lynne Moran and Sandra Lee Kasmark; his...
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Katherine Louise Hill

November 25, 1939 - August 31, 2013

Katherine Louise Hill, age 73 of Gainesville, VA passed away on Saturday, August 31, 2013 at Novant Health Prince William Medical Center. She is survived by her loving husband Rex L. Hill, her siblings Marjorie B. Brothers, Clarence A. Bauer, Jr., Theodore S. Bauer, Janet E. Delp and T. Michael Bauer She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. Services and...
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Edward Franklin Haines

October 11, 1930 - August 30, 2013

Edward Franklin Haines, age 82 of Manassas, VA passed away on Friday, August 30, 2013 at Inova Fairfax Hospital. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years Alice Marie Haines; his children Deborah Elkins and Franklin Dorsey Haines; his sisters Audrey Mellotte and Myrtle Snyder; his grandchildren Christopher Lee Elkins and Geoffrey Lee Elkins; and by his great grandchildren Jordan Alexis...
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Genevieve Bruce Warrick

November 10, 1939 - August 29, 2013

GENEVIEVE BRUCE WARRICK (Age 73) On Thursday, August 29, 2013, at Loving Arms Assisted Living in Front Royal, VA. Genny Warrick, born in Los Angeles; longtime resident of Springfield, VA; Loving mother of Jeffrey B. Warrick and Terry J. Warrick both of Northern Virginia. Also survived by her former husband James H. Warrick (Shirley) of Burke, VA. In 2005, Genny retired after 30...
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Dorothy Anne Pelkey

December 17, 1933 - August 28, 2013

Dorothy "Dottie" Pelkey, 79, resident of Centreville, VA, passed peacefully at Fair Oaks Hospital on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, after a brief illness. Dottie was born and raised in Roanoke, Virginia and graduated from Jefferson High School. Before her retirement in 1999, she worked for Verizon as a Customer Care Representative. She was the youngest of three daughters born to Charles and Mary...
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H. Selwyn Smith

July 19, 1922 - August 24, 2013

H. Selwyn Smith Circuit Court Judge and former Secretary of Public Safety for the Commonwealth of Virginia Retired Circuit Court Judge H. Selwyn Smith passed away peacefully Saturday August 24, 2013; surrounded by his family. He died knowing that the newest member of his family had been born 72 hours earlier, managing a slight smile and a twinkle in his eyes when hearing the news and...
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Eric Dean Hillstrom

February 11, 1945 - August 23, 2013

Eric Dean Hillstrom, age 68, of Haymarket, Va., passed away peacefully in his sleep on August 23, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born Feb. 11, 1945, in Ripon, Wis., he was the son of Werner, a veterinarian, and Elaine Hillstrom. He graduated from Markesan (Wis.) High School in May 1963 and from Madison (Wis.) College in May1966 with a Bachelor of Business Administration...
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Uel Black Jones

April 12, 1917 - August 23, 2013

UEL BLACK JONES, age 96, of Manassas, formally of Falls Church, passed away on Friday, August 23, 2013. He was born on April 12, 1917 in Meadowbluff, Greenbrier County, WV to the late William B. and Ina (Black) Jones. He moved to Washington, DC as a young adult. Uel served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 8 years prior to and during WWII. He was a railroad passenger conductor for 36 years. Mr....
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Pamela Rose Deely

December 31, 1950 - August 23, 2013

PAMELA ROSE DEELY, age 62 of Manassas, Virginia passed away Friday, August 23, 2013 at Novant Health Prince William Medical Center, Manassas. Pam was born December 31, 1950 in Cleveland, Ohio daughter of the late Raymond and Alene (Smith) Peters. She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church, Manassas. She was preceded in death by her son, Shannon Deely. Survivors include her loving...
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Franklin Edward Watts

July 25, 1916 - August 22, 2013

FRANKLIN EDWARD WATTS, age 97, passed away on August 22, 2013 at Novant Health Prince William Medical Center, Manassas, VA. Predeceased by his mother: Agie Elizabeth Lackey, father: Walter R. Watts; wife: Julia Austin Watts; daughter: Ginger K. Stratton; step-son: Mike Beacham; son-in-laws: Lee Shepard and Gene Stratton. He is survived by his daughter: Judith A. Shepard of Manassas, VA;...
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Annette Riahi

May 17, 1957 - August 19, 2013

ANNETTE RIAHI, 56, of Gainesville, Virginia passed away Monday, August 19, 2013 at Novant Health Prince William Hospital Center. She was born on May 17, 1957 in Cleveland, Ohio the daughter of the late James O. and Naomi E. (Lanham) Mooney. She was a technician at Prince William Hospital PCU floor for many years and was dedicated to the medical field. Survivors include her loving husband,...
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Robert "Bob" R. Wine

July 28, 1932 - August 19, 2013

Robert R. (Bob) Wine, 81, passed away August 19, 2013 at Prince William Hospital. He was a lifelong resident of Manassas. He is survived by his wife Roletta, sister, Mary, children, Judy and Dale, and grandchildren Casey, Erin and Kate. Bob was a longtime member of the Manassas Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and sang in the Sanctuary Choir. There he also enjoyed many other...
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Kathryn "Kat" Stepp Crabill

January 1, 1952 - August 17, 2013

KATHRYN "KAT" STEPP CRABILL, age 61, a lifelong resident of Manassas and grew up in Manassas Park, passed away Saturday, August 17, 2013 at Novant Health Prince Willam Medical Center, Manassas. Kat was a remarkably strong and loving woman who loved spending time with her family and friends. She was a kind soul with a great sense of humor. Kat was an amazing story teller and had an incredible...
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Robert Irving Gould

November 5, 1937 - August 17, 2013

Robert Irving Gould born November 5, 1937 and died August 17, 2013 from lung disease. He is survived by his wife Sandra Gould and family Patricia and Gabriel Chavez and children Victoria, Corinne and Nathan; Robert Gould and Jennifer Chung; Kevin and Cindy Gould and children Kyle and Mason; Sean Gould; and Sandra's family Peter and Joyce Repole and children Laci and Brenden and Stephanie Repole...
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William "Bill" Forrester

August 16, 2013

On August 16, William "Bill" Forrester of Bristow, VA, formerly of Manchester, NH, died after a brief illness. He was born in NY, the son of Glenford and Irene Forrester. He was 78. He attended Cortland State Teachers College in Cortland, NY, and was a graduate of Bentley College, Waltham, MA. He served as a Corporal in the US Army during the Korean War. Prior to his 1998 retirement, Bill...
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Josephine M. Rose

October 3, 1921 - August 16, 2013

Josephine M. Rose, age 91 of Bristow, VA died on Friday, August 16, 2013 at Shenandoah Memorial Hospital in Woodstock, VA. She was preceded in death by her husband Gordon Rose, a son David Rose and a great grandson Edward. She is survived by her daughter Sue Singleton, her sisters Anna and Sarah and by 6 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren. The family...
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Malcolm Leon Ward, Jr.

May 8, 1943 - August 12, 2013

MALCOLM LEON WARD, JR. age 70, passed away on Monday, August 12, 2013 at Northern Virginia Healthcare Center, Manassas, VA. Mr. Ward was an avid outdoorsman, especially enjoying camping, fishing and hunting. He was a family man who will be missed by many. Survivors include his three children: Jeremiah Schanke of Alexandria, VA, Joshua Ward of Lima, OH and Rebecca Ward of Louisa, VA and four...
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Cecil Gene Hollins

February 26, 1930 - August 10, 2013

CECIL GENE HOLLINS, 83, of Manassas, Virginia passed away Saturday, August 10, 2013 at Northern Virginia Health Care. He was born on February 26, 1930 in West Virginia the son of the late Silas A. & Iva (Nowlin) Hollins. He was retired from Allied Aviation Fueling Company. He is preceded in death by a son, Gene L. Hollins. Survivors include three children, Linda Hawkins, Janet Hollins and...
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Tsitsi Chinyadza

May 3, 1972 - August 9, 2013

TSITSI CHINYADZA NYEREYEMHUKA, age 41 passed away on August 9, 2013 at University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She was born on May 3, 1972 in Zimbabwe to Webber and Eileen (Manyonga) Chinyadza. Tsitsi was a quiet very religious women who loved to cook. She was an extremely generous person always lending a helping hand. She was a devoted wife to her husband, Robson...
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Robert Sidney Collingwood

January 9, 1944 - August 9, 2013

ROBERT SIDNEY COLLINGWOOD, 69, of Woodbridge, Virginia passed away Friday, August 9, 2013 at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center, Woodbridge. Robert was born January 9, 1944 in Plymouth, Massachusetts. He was preceded in death by his brother David Collingwood. Survivors include his companion Mary Carol Barszcz and her son Johnathan Barszcz; his children Tina Garland and her husband...
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Alex Rafael Luna Janer

August 27, 1966 - August 9, 2013

ALEX RAFAEL LUNA JANER, 46, of Centreville, Virginia passed away Friday, August 9, 2013 at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, Fairfax, Virginia. Alex was born August 27, 1966 in Colombia. He was an Insulation mechanic for Fain-Padgett Insulation, Inc. Survivors include his wife, Gina L. Quintero; three children, Alex Luna Quintero, Luis Luna Quintero, Juliana Luna Quintero, his parents, Luis E. Luna...
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Marianne Marks Brzozowski

December 9, 1945 - August 9, 2013

MARIANNE MARKS BRZOZOWSKI, 67, of Manassas, Virginia passed away Friday, August 9, 2013 at Novant Health Prince William Hospital, Manassas, Virginia. She was born December 9, 1945 in Morristown, NJ the daughter of the late Edward and Helen Marks. Marianne earned a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Elizabeth's College in New Jersey. She taught school for several years in the Manassas Public...
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David Vasquez, Jr.

October 29, 1946 - August 7, 2013

DAVID VASQUEZ, JR, age 67, of Manassas, Virginia passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2013 at Novant Health Prince William Medical Center. He was born on October 29, 1946 in Arizona the son of the late David and Imelda (Shapiro) Vasquez. He worked as a janitor at the Manassas Mall. Survivors include a very dear friend, Mona Paquandas with whom he made his home. Memorial services will be held 2...
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Clarence George Taylor, Jr.

May 4, 1931 - August 5, 2013

Clarence George Taylor, Jr. age 82 of Fairfax, VA died on Monday, August 5, 2013. He was a retired artist for the C.I.A. He is survived by his wife Kay Taylor; his daughters Jill Jenkinson, Tiffany Niemann-Wyer, Burgundy Brumfield, Tara Hendry and Holly Taylor. He is also survived by 1 brother, 1 sister and 19 grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 7 2013 from 6-8...
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Melvin Cornelius Olsen

December 30, 1935 - August 4, 2013

MELVIN CORNELIUS OLSEN, age 77, passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2013 at his home in Manassas, VA. He was born on December 30, 1935 in Portsmouth, VA to the late Ernest T. and Martha (Tyree) Olsen. Mr. Olsen was a U.S. Army Veteran and worked in finance and sales throughout his life. He retired as a Sales Manager from Koons in Manassas after 20 years. Survivors include his loving wife of...
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Larnie Lu Painter

August 16, 1937 - August 1, 2013

LARNIE LU PAINTER, age 75, passed away on Thursday, August 1, 2013, at INOVA Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, VA. She was born on August 16, 1937 in Clintwood, VA to the late Earl and Emma (Vanover) Stanley. Larnie was a wonderful mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, and great grandmother, who was loved and admired by many. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur Ray "Buddy"...
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James Neal Propst

May 14, 1944 - August 1, 2013

James Neal Propst, age 69 of Gainesville,VA passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 1, 2013 at Inova Fairfax Hospital after suffering for years with heart disease. He enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by a brother Herman Propst of Pennsylvania and his parents Harry Loy Propst and Edith Mae Simmons Propst. He is survived by his loving wife of 46...
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Shirley Anne Marshall

March 3, 1937 - July 31, 2013

SHIRLEY ANNE MARSHALL, 76, of Manassas, Virginia passed away Tuesday at Novant Health Prince William Hospital, Manassas, Virginia. She was born March 3, 1937 in Washington, D.C. the daughter of the late Thomas Montgomery and Elizabeth Bentley. She was a prominent member of the Manassas Moose Lodge and the Manassas American Legion. She was preceded in death by a son Wayne Marshall, a sister...
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Marian G. Kerxton

April 28, 1940 - July 31, 2013

MARIAN G. KERXTON, 73, of Gainesville, VA passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2013 in Haymarket, VA. She was born April 28, 1940 the daughter of the late Harry and Elizabeth (Gordon) Gilfenbaum. She moved to the Virginia area in 1961 and was retired from the FBI after 34 years of service. She is survived by two sons, Jeff Kerxton and wife Cindy and Brad Kerxton and wife Cheri; one sister, Susan Pearl...
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Curtis Pendelton Brown

February 14, 1957 - July 30, 2013

CURTIS PENDELTON BROWN, 56, of Manassas, Virginia passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at Novant Health Prince William Medical Center, Manassas, Virginia. He was born on February 14, 1957 in Manassas, Virginia the son of the late Curtis and Fleta (Schaffer) Brown. He worked as a loader operator at Luck Stone. Survivors include his wife, Kari L. Brown of Manassas, Virginia; two children,...
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Joseph Nahim Slaiby

November 1, 1937 - July 30, 2013

JOSEPH NAHIM SLAIBY, 75, of Manassas, Virginia passed away Tuesday at Novant Health Prince William Hospital, Manassas, Virginia. He was born November 1, 1937 in Ghazir, Lebanon the son of Nahim and Siyeka Slaiby. He was retired from the produce department of Giant Foods and was a member of All Saints Catholic Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus. Survivors include his loving wife,...
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Martha Kaethe Seekford

August 23, 1925 - July 28, 2013

MARTHA KAETHE SEEKFORD, 87, of Manassas, Virginia passed away Sunday, July 28, 2013 at Novant Prince William Medical Center. She was born on August 23, 1925 in Germany the daughter of the late Heinrich and Margarete (Shafer) Kurz. She was a retired Cafeteria Manager for the Marriot Corp. She was preceded in death by her husband, Amos David Seekford and by a grandson, Paul Anthony Seekford. ...
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Carol JoAnn Sanner

July 29, 1935 - July 27, 2013

CAROL JoANN SANNER, age 77, of Manassas, Virginia passed away Saturday, July 27, 2013 at her residence. She was born on July 29, 1935 in Rockwood, Pennsylvania the daughter of the late Ira and Emma (Schrock) Sanner. She was a retired beautician for the Headway Hair Designs. She was a member of the Gainesville United Methodist Church. Survivors include her daughters, Jamie Weaver and husband...
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Audrey Faye Millington

October 2, 1923 - July 26, 2013

AUDREY FAYE MILLINGTON, age 89 of Warrenton, Virginia passed away Friday, July 26, 2013 at her residence. Audrey was born on October 2, 1923 and is originally from Memphis, TN. She is survived by her children Bryant M. Yarbrough of Hot Springs Village, AR, Mary Donna Carroll of Warrenton, VA, Sandra F. Thompson of Hubbard Lake, MI, and James B. Millington of Savanah, TN. Also surviving...
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Adam Crites, Jr.

August 30, 1927 - July 22, 2013

ADAM CRITES, JR., age 85 passed away on Monday, July 22, 2013 at Novant Prince William Medical Center, Manassas, VA. He was born on August 30, 1927 in Rig, West Virginia to the late Adam Crites, Sr. and Bessie Bobo Crites. Junior enjoyed woodworking, tractors, western shows and West Virginia. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Survivors include his loving wife of 59 years,...
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Barbara Ann Castle

October 23, 1936 - July 21, 2013

BARBARA ANN CASTLE, age 76 of Nokesville, Virginia passed away Sunday, July 21, 2013 at Oak Springs of Warrenton. Barbara was of the Catholic faith and enjoyed ceramics, gospel music and spending time with her family. Survivors include one son, Tim Castle and wife Lori and three grandchildren, Ashley Miller, Michael Crosby and Timothy H. Castle. Services and Interment will be private...
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Lillian Marie Ross

November 3, 1929 - July 21, 2013

LILLIAN MARIE ROSS, age 83 passed away on July 21, 2013 at her home in Nokesville, Virginia. She was born on November 3, 1929 in Nokesville, VA to the late Glen Ralston and Annie Lucille (James) Liskey. Predeceased by her parents and her sister: Betty Wissman Survivors include her loving husband Winfield S. Ross, Jr. of Nokesville, VA; six children: Brenda and husband Jim Wright of...
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Darlene Jean Myers

July 3, 1934 - July 19, 2013

DARLENE JEAN MYERS, age 79 of Haymarket, Virginia passed away Friday, July 19, 2013 at Novant Medical Center Prince William. Darlene was born July 3, 1934 in Tripp, South Dakota daughter of the late Ida Eisenbraun. She was a 1952 graduate of Washington High School, Sioux Falls, South Dakota and attended The University of Colorado and The University of Hawaii. Darlene was a 1976 graduate of...
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Roberto Bob Hilaya

July 5, 1971 - July 19, 2013

ROBERTO BOB HILAYA, age 42, passed away on Friday, July 19, 2013. He is predeceased by his sister, Jenny. Survived by his parents: Nazario and Carmen, children: Jeremy, Viviana, Briana and Liliana; fiancée: Angela; siblings: Ameen Carlos, Maribel and Geo. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 at Pierce...
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Tanya Lee Collins Evans

May 30, 1946 - July 14, 2013

Tanya Lee Evans – A traffic accident on the New York Thruway near Herkimer, New York on July 14, 2013 claimed the life of Tanya Lee Evans of Annandale, Virginia. She was born May 30, 1946 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Elmer Arthur Collins and Hazel Kitchen Collins. Her family soon moved to Logan, Utah where she attended Logan City Schools and graduated from Logan High School in 1964. After...
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Joyce Colleen Pascarell

March 17, 1945 - July 14, 2013

JOYCE COLLEEN PASCARELL, 68, of Manassas, died at 10:50 AM, Sunday, July 14, 2013 at Fairfax Hospital. She was born March 17th, 1945 in Galax, VA to Warren and Beatrice Creger. Joyce is survived by her sister: Shirley (Al) Davidson of Dagsboro, DE; brother: Robert (Debbie) Creger of Bristow, VA; daughter: Shelley Kilby of Kearney, NE; son: Richard (Giselle) Kilby of Gainesville, VA; son:...
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Jane Marie Shutlock

April 7, 1935 - July 13, 2013

Jane Marie Shutlock, 78, of Manassas, VA, passed away on July 13, 2013 at the Fairfax Nursing Center from complications caused by acute myeloid leukemia. She was the widow of Michael Andrew (Mickey) Shutlock. Born in Schenectady, NY, on April 7, 1935, she was preceded in death by her parents, James and Genevieve Haggerty; a brother, Richard Haggerty; and a sister, Joan Lipscomb. She is survived...
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Kenneth George Corliss

March 31, 1942 - July 13, 2013

KENNETH GEORGE CORLISS, age71, of Manassas, Virginia passed away Saturday, July 13, 2013 at Prince William Hospital. He was born on March 31, 1942 in Burlington, Vermont the son of the late Harrison B. and Rena M. (Morris) Corliss. He was a retired machinist for The Tap and Die Company in Lyndonville, Vermont and was a veteran of the US Air Force. Survivors include his four children, Tammy...
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James Vernon "Barney" Martin

March 2, 1943 - July 10, 2013

JAMES VERNON "BARNEY" MARTIN, age 70 Of Manassas Park, Virginia passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia. Mr. Martin was born March 2, 1943 in Hillsville, Virginia son of the late Howard and Guida Martin. He was a volunteer Fireman for Manassas Park Fire Department, a Police Officer for Manassas Park Police Department, a member of the Moose and a...
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Cornelius John Van Aalst, Jr.

February 1, 1939 - July 10, 2013

Cornelius John Van Aalst, Jr., age 74, passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 in Manassas, VA. He was born on February 1, 1939 in Los Angeles, CA to the late Cornelius John and Bertha Owella (Flemming) Van Aalst. Mr. Van Aalst was a member of Manasseh Lodge 182 for the past 43 years. He is survived by his son: Cornelius John Van Aalst III and his fiancée Sara Farmer of Manassas, Virginia...
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Barbara Jean Hendrickson

October 25, 1944 - July 9, 2013

Barbara Hendrickson (Age 68) Barbara passed away on July 9, 2013 in Manassas, VA. She was the loving wife of Paul Hendrickson, devoted mother to Kim and Scott, and stepmother to Dennis, Lorie, and Bonnie. She is survived by 3 siblings and 9 grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews. Barbara was born in Braintree, MA, where she graduated high school. She moved to Manassas with her family...
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Carol Virginia Ferris

September 1, 1928 - July 8, 2013

Carol V. Ferris Carol Virginia Ferris, age 84 of Arlington, Virginia passed peacefully in her sleep on July 8, 2013. Carol was born September 1, 1928 in Cushing, Oklahoma to Earl K. and Annie N. Odom, sister to Kent Odom, Don Odom and Connie Sharp. She graduated from Cushing HS in 1946 and attended Phillips University to study nursing. Prior to joining the Army, she worked as a nurse in Kansas...
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Robert Samuel Thorpe, Sr.

April 8, 1937 - July 8, 2013

Robert Samuel Thorpe, Sr. 76, of Catharpin, VA. Born in Gainesville, VA April 8, 1937. Owner of Thorpe Construction. Robert was a hard worker and good provider for his family. He would always say "I'll take care of it" when there was a problem. He liked NASCAR, Hank Williams, and gardening. He was still going up till the end and enjoyed helping his sons and grandchildren. He had a...
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Tiger (Jeffery) Robey

May 16, 1961 - July 7, 2013

TIGER ROBEY (JEFFERY) age 52 passed away on July 7, 2013 at Warren Memorial Hospital in Front Royal, VA. He was born on May 16, 1961 in Arlington, Virginia to Norman Richard and Jean Elizabeth (Blevins) Robey. Tiger was an NASCAR and Pittsburgh Steelers Fan. He was a great worker never missing a day of work. In his free time he enjoyed camping and fishing. Predeceased by his father:...
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Martha Eheart King

May 17, 1923 - July 6, 2013

Martha Eheart King, age 90 of Manassas, VA died at her residence on Saturday, July 6, 2013. Martha was a member of Manassas Baptist Church and a former member of First Baptist Church in Charlottesville, VA. She published two genealogical books and contributed articles to several genealogical publications. She was a member of Daughters of American Revolution and U.D.C.. She was an avid...
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Charles Stephen Forest Hritz II

October 26, 1972 - July 5, 2013

CHARLES STEPHEN FOREST HRITZ, II age 40, of Catlett, Virginia passed away Friday, July 5, 2013 at his residence. He was born on October 26, 1972 in Alexandria, Virginia the son of Charles S.F. Hritz and the late Jessie Ann Smith Hritz. He was a truck driver for the K.D. Jones Trucking Company. Survivors include his sons, Forest Hritz of Springfield, Virginia and Coy Hritz of Bealeton,...
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Moreland "Jay" Anderson

July 13, 1970 - July 5, 2013

Moreland Jay Anderson, 42, of Gainesville, Virginia, passed away on July 5, 2013 at INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church. "Jay" was a loving husband, devoted father and a funny, witty friend to all. He loved spending time with his children. One of his favorite things to do was to attend his daughter's softball games. He was a true Patriot fan. He also enjoyed coaching and helping with the...
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Kathleen "Kathy" Lyden

March 15, 1943 - July 4, 2013

Kathleen "Kathy" Lyden, was born in the Bronx, NY to William and Kathleen (McDonnell) Schroff. Kathy moved just before her senior year of high school to Daytona Beach, FL where she graduated from Seabreeze HS. She earned her RN from Mt. Sinai School of Nursing, and later her BSN from Farleigh Dickinson University. While in nursing school, Kathy met the love of her life and best friend, Michael...
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Judy Elaine Harrison

May 14, 1943 - July 2, 2013

JUDY ELAINE HARRISON, age 70, of Gainesville, Virginia passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at her residence. She was born on May 14, 1943 in Alexandria, Virginia the daughter of the late Brose A. and Leona C (Rohrbaugh) Watts. She was a retired school bus driver for Fairfax County Public schools for 32 years. She was the widow of Thomas Harrison, Jr. Survivors include her children; Ricky T....
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Audrey Lynn van Gessel

August 25, 1961 - July 1, 2013

Audrey Lynn van Gessel of Centreville, VA was born August 25, 1961 and lost her courageous battle with cancer on Monday, July 1, 2013. Audrey is survived by her fiancé, Howard Myers of Manassas, VA as well as her daughter Sarah of Centreville, VA. She is also survived by her father, Marinus van Gessel of Bain Bridge Island, WA, her mother, Virginia Krause of Naples, FL, two sisters; Karen Evans...
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Mark Amrein Lindamood

September 25, 1979 - July 1, 2013

Mark Amrein Lindamood, age 33 of Manassas,VA passed away suddenly on July 1, 2013. Mark was born on September 25, 1979 in Washington, DC. Mark was a loving and devoted husband, father, son and brother. He also was a devoted Christian and an active member of his church, Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Mark was an Engineer in Telecom Communications at Ratner Companies in Vienna, VA. He was a talented...
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Darryl Adrian Pennington

May 5, 1954 - June 30, 2013

DARRYL ADRIAN PENNINGTON, age 59, of Manassas Park, Virginia passed away Sunday, June 30, 2013 at his residence. He was born on May 5, 1954 in White Plains, New York, the son of Charles and the late Vera (Verboys) Pennington. He was an auditor for the Olympus Auto Parts. He was a loving husband, great father and an avid golfer. Survivors include his loving wife, Connie Pennington; two sons,...
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Alta Erma Perine

January 8, 1920 - June 27, 2013

Alta was born on January 8, 1920 in Washington, Distict of Columbia and grew up in our nation's capital. She married Wilbur Boyd Perine, Jr. in 1939 and they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary a few months before he passed away. They are the parents of three daughters: Barbara Hymas (husband Randy), Nancy Whitten (husband Bob) and Donna Perine who passed away as a young child from...
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Bonnie Lou LeRoy

January 24, 1956 - June 27, 2013

BONNIE LOU LeROY, age 57 passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at Capital Caring in Arlington, VA. She was born on January 24, 1956 in Alexandria, VA to James Henry and Frances Rebecca (Snyder) Coppage. Mrs. LeRoy was a career employee with AT & T and was a friend of God; leading and teaching in many ministries at Chapel Springs Assembly of God. She was a life member of Pilots for Christ...
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Linda Ann Rath

December 5, 1953 - June 25, 2013

Linda Ann Shearer Rath (Age 59) Passed away peacefully on June 25, 2013 at her home in Manassas, VA after a long battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of Scott A. Rath for over 39 years. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her father, Robert W. Shearer of Manassas, VA; two children, Andrew Rath of Manassas, VA, and Jessica Rath Brookshire and husband Scott Brookshire of...
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Angelina Madeline Reading

July 29, 1928 - June 25, 2013

ANGELINA MADELINE READING, age 84 of Nokesville, Virginia passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at her residence. She was born July 29, 1928 in Washington, DC daughter of the late Massimino and Annina (Dell'Aglia) DiFilippo. She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church, Manassas. Survivors include her loving husband of 62 years, Joseph David Reading; one sister, Mary Corbin of Woodstock,...
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Glover Edward Hopkins II

January 1, 1937 - June 23, 2013

Glover Edward Hopkins II, USAF, departed this earthly life on Sunday, June 23, 2013. He was born to the late Thomas Woodard and Minnie Johnson Hopkins. Glover graduated from Mather Academy in Camden, South Carolina. After graduation, he entered USAF and was honorably discharged in 1959. In 1961, he and Ethel Moorman were united in holy matrimony. They moved to Los Angeles, California where...
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Garland Frank Fones

November 30, 1932 - June 23, 2013

GARLAND FRANK FONES, age 80, of Manassas, VA passed away Sunday, June 23, 2013 at Manassas Health and Rehab. He was born Nov. 30, 1932 in Fairfax, VA the son of the late Frank and Janice Fones. He was a retired surveyor for Duberry and Davis in Fairfax. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 60 years, Nancy Fones and a son, Robert Fones. Survivors include his children, Jeannie...
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Beverly Elizabeth Liller

November 24, 1940 - June 22, 2013

BEVERLY ELIZABETH LILLER, age 72, of Manassas Park, Virginia passed away Saturday, June 22, 2013 at her residence surrounded by family and friends. She was born on November 24, 1940 in Williamston, Michigan the daughter of the late Roy Wilson and Frances Marie (Solton) Shank. She worked at the Pentagon with the department of the U.S. Air Force for 26 years. She was a member of the Manassas St....
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Edward Michael Drazdowsky

December 30, 1928 - June 22, 2013

Edward M. Drazdowsky, 84, a resident of Catlett, VA and formerly of Broadrun and Manassas, passed away early Saturday morning, June 22. He was born December 30, 1928 in Scranton, Pa to the late Joseph and Tekla Drazdowsky. Eddie served in the Army and later retired from the Patent and Trademark Office in 1984. Eddie was most of all a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. In retirement,...
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Mary Jane Barber

July 15, 1944 - June 19, 2013

MARY JANE BARBER, age 68, of Manassas, Virginia passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2013. She was born on July 15, 1944 in Washington, DC the daughter of Vincent F. and Dora V. (Whittman) Barber. She was retired from the US Government and a member of All Saints Catholic Church. She is survived by her son, Michael K. Barber and his wife Melissa of Nokesville, Virginia; one sister, Carol L....
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Garland Robert LeRoy

February 23, 1925 - June 19, 2013

GARLAND ROBERT LeROY, age 88 passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at Novant Health Prince William Medical Center, Manassas, Virginia. He was born on February 23, 1925 in Denver, Colorado to the late Harry L. and Dorothy (Nason) LeRoy. Mr. LeRoy was a WWII 2nd Marine Division, in Pacific Theatre, LVT/Amtrak Veteran who participated in 5 landings in the Pacific, one of which was the Battle...
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William Clarence Burgess, Sr.

May 16, 1965 - June 19, 2013

WILLIAM CLARENCE BURGESS, SR. age 48 passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at his home in Augusta, WV. He is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, Suzanne Burgess of Augusta, WV; two children: William Burgess, Jr. and Lacey Burgess both of Augusta, WV; father: John T. Burgess and wife Jackie of Manassas, VA; three brothers: John Burgess and wife Debbie of Manassas, VA, Robert Burgess of...
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David Daniel Corbin

November 2, 1926 - June 19, 2013

DAVID DANIEL CORBIN, age 86 passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at his home in Nokesville, Virginia. He was born on November 2, 1926 in Catlett, VA to the late Rexford Lyon and Katie (Ennis) Corbin. Mr. Corbin retired from the Department of Defense as a firefighter. He continued his career as a firefighter, volunteering at Nokesville Fire and Rescue Company 5 where he was assigned...
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Frances Lucille Louer

July 8, 1924 - June 17, 2013

FRANCES LUCILLE LOUER, age 88, of Haymarket, VA passed away Monday, June 17, 2013 at Prince William Hospital, Manassas, Virginia. She was born on July 8, 1924 at Marion, Ohio the daughter of the late Clarence R. and Helen L. (Ford) Hedge. She was a member of the Azalea Society of America and the American Rhododendron Society. She was preceded in death by a son, Brian E. Buchanan. Survivors...
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Herbert Lee Jordan

March 28, 1941 - June 16, 2013

HERBERT LEE JORDAN, age 72, of Haymarket, Virginia passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013 at Heathcote Health center. He was born on March 28, 1941 in Washington, DC the son of the late Herbert P. and Helen L. (Williams) Jordan. He was a member of the International Union of Elevator Constructors Local #10. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Desima C. Jordan; two children, Susan L....
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Maria Julia Obando

May 4, 1947 - June 15, 2013

MARÍA JULIA OBANDO, de 66 años, falleció el 15 de junio del 2013 en Georgetown, Washington D. C. Nació en El Callao, Perú el 4 de mayo de 1947, hija de Don Alberto Andrade y Doña Julia Loyola de Andrade, que en paz descansen. Fue ante todo una católica devota y una mujer dedicada a su esposo, hijos y nietos. Siempre será recordada por sus familiares y amigos como una mujer llena de amor...
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Shiah Jean Caton

July 10, 1974 - June 15, 2013

SHIAH JEAN CATON, age 38 passed away on June 15, 2013 at her home in Richmond, Virginia. She was born on July 10, 1974 in Lynchburg, Virginia to Louis Wesley Caton II and Lois Jean Comer. Shiah graduated from Brentsville District High School. She loved the outdoors, art and photography. In her spare time Shiah enjoyed helping others and volunteering with her disabled friends. Survivors...
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Donald Lee Saylor

November 7, 1933 - June 12, 2013

DONALD LEE SAYLOR, age 79, passed away on June 12, 2013 in Loudoun County, VA. He was born on November 7, 1933 in Washington, D.C. to the late Clarence and Estelle (Gilliss) Saylor. Mr. Saylor was a hardworking man who worked long hours a day up until his death. He loved tractors and enjoyed helping anyone who needed it. Known as the "Snow Angel" to many, Mr. Saylor didn't hesitate to plow...
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Myron Scott McKitrick

January 22, 1921 - June 11, 2013

Myron Scott McKitrick On Tuesday, June 11, 2013, Myron died peacefully at his Manassas, Virginia home. Myron Scott McKitrick was born in Richland Center, WI on January 22, 1921. He met his wife, Jean Estella Tornow, in Madison, WI toward the end of World War II when he was home on leave. After a whirlwind courtship, the two were married shortly after the end of the war. Jean E. McKitrick...
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Robert Peter DiPrimio

August 20, 1948 - June 10, 2013

Robert Peter DiPrimio, age 64 passed away on June 10, 2013 in Florida. He is survived by daughter, Lisa Marie Calix and husband Manuel; his fiancée: Terri Tuton; sister: Brenda Hollander and uncle: Gabriel Moschetti. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 10:00 AM at All Saints Catholic Church, 9300 Stonewall Road, Manassas, VA. Interment will follow at...
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Ressie G. Utz

May 22, 1922 - June 10, 2013

Ressie Whorton Utz or "Grandma Utz" as she was known to so many, went to her final home with the Lord early Monday morning, June 10, 2013 just two weeks after celebrating her 91st birthday. Ressie was born in Rappahannock County, Virginia on May 22, 1922 to Henry Taylor Whorton and Lilly Margaret Cloud Whorton. She was the fifth of their thirteen children. On March 18, 1939 she married widower...
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Deborah Ann Hill

August 7, 1962 - June 9, 2013

DEBORAH ANN HILL, passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2013 at Novant Health Prince William Medical Center in Manassas, VA. She was born on August 7, 1962 in Concord, CA to the late Leo and Clara (Hemburger) Kessler. Deborah was very involved in volunteer services, especially the American Red Cross and Rolling Thunder. Predeceased by her parents and her brother Donald Kessler. She is survived...
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Jean Adams

May 5, 1939 - June 8, 2013

Jean Adams, age 74 of Manassas, VA passed away at her residence on Saturday, June 8, 2013. Jean was retired from the Prince William County School Board as a Data Processor. She was preceded in death by a brother Bob Fogle and a sister Betty Blough. Survived by her son Robert Adams; her siblings Jack Fogle, Ann Ames and Micky Wright and by 2 grandchildren Joey Adams and Kelsey Adams. ...
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Josephine Nkechi Mordi

January 13, 1940 - June 7, 2013

JOSEPHINE NKECHI MORDI, age 73, of Woodbridge, Virginia passed away Friday, June 7, 2013 at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center. She was born January 13, 1940 in Nigeria the daughter of the late Mathias E. and Maria N. Chukwuma. She was the widow of Joseph Mordi. She is survived by her nine children: Chris Mordi, Antonia Akwule, Fran Mordi Nwobodo, Eudora Mordi Ozigbu, Jude Mordi, Uche...
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Judy Kay Niswander

March 26, 1948 - June 5, 2013

JUDY KAY NISWANDER, age 65, of Haymarket, VA passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at her residence. She was born on March 26, 1948 in Indiana the daughter of the late Paris M. and Fannie (Scott) Rasnic. She was a retired bookkeeper for Service Master in Fairfax. Survivors include her loving husband, Richard E. Niswander; two children, Richard Steven Niswander of Alexandria, VA and Christine...
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Bessie Hilda Gordon

August 13, 1914 - June 4, 2013

BESSIE HILDA GORDON, age 98, of Manassas, Virginia passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Capital Hospice in Arlington, Virginia. She was born on August 13, 1914 in Elkton, Virginia the daughter of the late Charles and Ella (Meadows) Collier. She is preceded in death by her husband, John H. Gordon. Survivors include her two sons, Clarence E. Gordon of Manassas, Virginia and Everett R. Gordon...
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Joseph Ernest Dean

September 21, 1924 - June 2, 2013

JOSEPH ERNEST DEAN, age 88, of Manassas, Virginia passed away Sunday, June 2, 2013 at the Avalon House. He was born on September 21, 1924 in Scranton, Pennsylvania the son of the late Theodore and Mary (Davis) Dean. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Dean. He was a retired Registry Clerk for the United Postal Service. He served in the US Army during World War II and was a Wounded...
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Edward Alan Tureen

May 14, 1965 - May 31, 2013

EDWARD ALAN TUREEN, age 48 passed away on Friday, May 31, 2013 at Heathcote Medical Center, Gainesville, VA. Ed was devoted to his wife and three children and his family. He was an endearing, kind and gentle man who always had time for everyone. Ed was intellectually curious and deeply interested in the world around him. He was an avid reader and a wonderful cook, enjoyed coaching his kids...
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Howard Vernon Spruill

December 27, 1919 - May 30, 2013

Rev. Dr. Howard V. Spruill December 27, 1919 - May 30, 2013 Howard Vernon Spruill, age 93, went to be with the Lord on May 30, 2013, his passing due to complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was born on December 27, 1919, at his family's home in South Norfolk, VA, the first child of Vernon Branham Spruill and Mabel Elizabeth Kirby Spruill. He attended public schools in Norfolk and at the...
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John H. Grady, Jr.

February 22, 1926 - May 30, 2013

Heritage Hunt Resident John Grady Passes Away Long-time Heritage Hunt Resident John H. Grady, Jr., 87, passed away at his home on Thursday, May 30th, according to his family. Mr. Grady and his wife Barbara have been residents of Heritage Hunt since 2001. Mr. Grady was an avid golfer, a member of the tennis round robin group, and a singer in the choir at St. Katharine Drexel Mission in...
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Lillian Elizabeth McFerren Black

July 2, 1921 - May 28, 2013

Lillian Elizabeth McFerren Black, 91, of McLean, Virginia, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2013. Lillian was born July 2, 1921 to Russel and Maude McFerren in Quincy township, Franklin County, Pennsylvania. She is survived by her four children, Shawnee Marsh, Olivia Kulbeth, Monica Richards, Leo Black, and by fourteen grandchildren and twenty-one great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her...
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Mark Franklin Booher

August 12, 1962 - May 28, 2013

MARK FRANKLIN BOOHER, 50, of Manassas passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at Prince William Hospital in Manassas, Virginia. He was born on August 12, 1962 in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania the son of the late Blair Franklin Booher and Patricia (Wiser) Booher. He was an estimator for the Metropolitan Lighting Company. Mark loved movies, working and his Dog Vegas. Survivors include a son that he...
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Debby Flynn

April 20, 1960 - May 28, 2013

DEBBY FLYNN ran into her Saviour's arms on Tuesday, May 28th 2013. Debby is survived by her loving husband, Buddy Flynn; her parents, Ann & Raymond Reaves; one sister, Sherry Price; one brother, Richard Reaves and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held 12:00 Noon, Saturday, June 1, 2013 at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center Street, Manassas with visitation one hour...
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Julia Cooke Cole

September 30, 1923 - May 26, 2013

Julia Bell Cooke Cole, 89, of Nokesville, VA, died Sunday, May 26, 2013, at her home. Treasured by her family and friends, she was known for her graciousness, her sharp mind, her independent spirit, and her love of wildflowers and birds. Julia was born on September 30, 1923, in Burgettstown, PA, to the late Homer Cooke and Beulah Bell Cooke. Her father was a dairy farmer, and she grew up...
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James Wood Frederick

August 1, 1959 - May 26, 2013

JAMES WOOD FREDERICK, age 53 passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2013 at his home in Gainesville, VA. He was born on August 1, 1959 in Arlington, VA to the late Alan Wood and Jeanette Margaret (Uthene) Frederick. James retired from Fairfax County Government as a mail clerk. He loved music especially The Beatles and enjoyed working on cars. Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Patricia Ann...
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Beckysue Moose

May 31, 1962 - May 25, 2013

BECKYSUE MOOSE, age 50, of Manassas, VA, passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at Novant Health Prince William Medical Center, Manassas. Becky was born on May 31, 1962 in Lockhaven, Pennsylvania. She was a 1983 graduate of Grove City College in Pennsylvania and served as a Captain in the U.S. Air Force. Becky was the owner of Classic Celebrations, a wedding planning company. She was very...
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Ruth Jeffcoate Belenski

October 8, 1920 - May 25, 2013

Ruth Jeffcoate Belenski, age 92 of Manassas, VA died at her residence on Saturday, May 25, 2013 after a long illness. She retired to this community from Georgia to be close to her family. Mrs. Belinski was a member of Grace United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Michael Belenski. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law William and Elva Jean Spencer and her...
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Barrie Ruth Jones Tydings

September 11, 1940 - May 21, 2013

BARRIE RUTH JONES TYDINGS, 72 of Haymarket, Virginia passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Avalon Home, McLean, Virginia after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's Disease. She was born on September 11, 1940 in Wheeling, West Virginia to Ralph W. and Ruth Christine Jones. She graduated from Chatham High School in Chatham, New Jersey. Barrie attended Mary Washington University prior to attending...
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Leonard Robbins Putnam

October 10, 1916 - May 21, 2013

LEONARD ROBBINS PUTNAM, age 96 passed away at Caton Merchant House on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. He was born on October 10, 1916 in Artesian, South Dakota to the late Benjamin and Pearl (Robbins) Putnam. Mr. Putnam was a U.S. Army veteran, a member of American Legion Post 158 and a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Manassas, VA. He worked for 50 plus years at Merchants Tire. ...
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Louis Denver Fultz, Jr.

September 29, 1942 - May 20, 2013

Louis Denver Fultz, Jr., age 70, passed away on May 20, 2013 at his residence in Manassas, VA. He was born on September 29, 1942, the son of the late Louis D. Fultz and Gracie Mae L. Fultz. He retired from Miller & Long Construction Company. He is preceded in death by siblings Larry E. Fultz and Phyllis A. Gibson. Survivors include his loving wife of 37 years, Judy Fultz, his children:...
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Randy Scott Hughes

July 6, 1962 - May 18, 2013

RANDY SCOTT HUGHES, age 50 passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2013 in Manassas, Virginia. He was born on July 6, 1962 in Alexandria, Virginia to David and Shirley (Fleming) Hughes. Randy was an avid Redskins Fan and loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. Survivors include his wife Melissa Wright Hughes; parents: David and Shirley Hughes; three children: Anthony Scott, Erica Dawn...
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Marion Stutzman Culwell

May 5, 1923 - May 17, 2013

MARION STUTZMAN CULWELL, age 90 passed away on May 17, 2013 at Gainesville Health and Rehabilitation Center in Gainesville, VA. She was born on May 5, 1923 in Seward, Pennsylvania to the late Edward and Helen (Dorney) Stutzman. Marion worked for Riggs Bank for 25 years and was on The Bank Auditing Team; following her retirement, she worked for Virginia Management for another 8 years. As...
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Esther Marie Cave

February 5, 1939 - May 17, 2013

ESTHER MARIE CAVE, age 74, of Gainesville, VA passed away Friday, May 17, 2013 at her residence. She was born on February 5, 1939 in Arlington, VA the daughter of the late James H. and Mary E. (Simpson) Adams. She retired from the Fairfax County Public Schools. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward J. Cave. Survivors include her daughters, Linda M. Ours and husband Brady, Victoria...
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