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“Mrs. Burrowes, Jenn, and Cynthia sincerest condolences on the passing of your husband and father. It is my prayer that your wonderful memories of a...Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Tracey Amos - Silver Spring, MD

“Best friend since 1950 at Woodrow Wilson and University of Maryland. So many good memories of the Skipper. He will be missed but not forgotten. We...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Bill Bride - Atlantis, FL

“So sorry to hear Skip had passed away. What a great guy! Great neighbor and friend. Will miss him at the Gym - he always updated me on you all. ...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Fidel miller - vienna, VA

THOMAS 'SKIP'BURROWES, JR. Passed away peacefully in his sleep on December 6, 2014. Beloved husband of Elizabeth 'Betsy', loving father of Jennifer and Cynthia (Matthew), and doting grandfather to Kathryn and Michael. He was born in Honolulu, HI and was christened the "Little Skipper" by the nurses because his father was commander of a minesweeper in Pearl Harbor. Skip was a member of the class of '53 from Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington D.C. Graduated from the University of Maryland where he was a member of the ATO fraternity, and completed Officer Candidate School in Newport, RI. He served 3 years active duty in the Navy then retired as a Captain from Naval Reserves in 1985. Skip worked for the Department of Defense overseeing the Military Traffic Management Command. In retirement, he was an avid golfer at Westwood County Club and docent at the Udvar Hazy Air & Space Museum. Friends will be received at Money and King Funeral Home in Vienna, VA on Thursday, December 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 12 at 11 a.m. at the Church of the Holy Comforter in Vienna, VA with a reception following at Westwood Country Club. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or Fisher House Foundation.

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