Mary Mitchell Saylor
Mary Mitchell Saylor
  • September 5, 1911 - February 13, 2017
  • Fairfax, Virginia

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Mary Mitchell Saylor, age 105, of Fairfax, VA passed away peacefully on February 13, 2017. She is the beloved wife of the late William J. Saylor; Loving aunt of John Mitchell, Allen Mitchell, Paul Mitchell, Carol Mitchell Phillips, and Lucy Mitchell; Dear mother of Jim (Linda) Saylor. Mary Saylor started her life as a teacher in a one-room school house in Howard County, MD. She then joined the United States Navy as a Wave Officer during WWII, and later retired as a Lt. Commander, and continued her service to the Navy as a civilian until 1971. A visitation will begin on Monday, February 20, 2017 at 10 AM until the time of the funeral service at 12 PM at Demaine Funeral Home in Fairfax, VA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to a Parkinson’s Disease research foundation of donor’s choice. Online condolences may be made to