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Rose Mehfoud Oley

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“Dear George and Siham, I read about Reba in the paper after Tim called me to let me know. She must have been an amazing woman to have lived so...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Sue Cates Jones - Richmond, VA

“I was saddened to hear of Rose's death. For many years she was one of the cornerstones of the Richmond community. Her kindness and generousity to...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: George C. Martin - Richmond, VA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time. We are truly sorry for your loss and will be thinking of you all. All our love -...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Billy and Sarah Haboush - VA

“I send my prayers and sympathy to the Oley Family as you grieve over the death of your dear mother and pray God to brighten her smile as she looks...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Monsignor Carr - Richmond, VA

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OLEY, Rose Mehfoud "Reba," 87, widow of George A. Oley Jr., passed away Monday, October 26, 2009. She was preceded in death by her infant son, Timothy A. Oley; her brothers, Tony, Eddie, Joe and George Mehfoud; sisters, Lyla Thomas, Mary Gibrall, Mabel Harris and Elizabeth Arnold. She is survived by her seven children, Faiz A. Oley (Mary), Carolyn O. Bain (Augie), Jackie O. Dowdy (Hugh), Lyla O. Wilby (Emerson), George A. Oley (Siham), Anthony J. Oley (Julie) and Mark A. Oley (Celeste); 24 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. Rose was a graduate of St. Patrick's High School and attended Madison College. She was a retired owner of Oley's Ritz, Oley's Lunch Box and the Guv'nors Restaurant, and finally retired from Westbury Pharmacy. She was a member and past president of the Ladies Auxiliary of St. Anthony's Church, member of the Catholic Women's Club, member of the 50 Plus Club, K Cettes, the Fossa Club, Oregon Hill Club, Sleepy Hollow Women's Club and The Golden Age Club. The family will receive friends after 2 p.m. Tuesday and all day Wednesday, at Bliley's- Central, 3801 Augusta Ave., and where the Rosary will be recited Wednesday at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony's Maronite Catholic Church, interment Mt. Calvary. If desired, contributions can be made to her favorite charities, St. Anthony's Church, The Comboni Sisters or the Sisters of the Visitation in Rockville, Va.

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