Our Obituaries

Doris Mary Browne

November 23, 1930 - November 11, 2017

Doris Mary Browne (Gemmill) died November 11, 2017, after a long and vibrant life. Doris grew up in Takoma Park and attended the Academy of the Holy Names and Catholic University before raising five children in Arlington, VA. She also worked for Lord and Taylor in the men's department, and as a teller for First Virginia Bank. An accomplished pianist, consummate hand-crafter, avid reader, free...
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Hazel Lillian Shell

November 11, 1924 - November 5, 2017

Mrs. Hazel Lillian Shell (Ashby), age 92, of McLean, Virginia passed away peacefully while surrounded by her loving family on November 5, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late James Nathaniel Shell.Hazel was born November 11, 1924 in Atlanta, Georgia, the daughter of the late Frederick William Ashby, Jr. and Margaret Lewis Ashby.She worked as a cartographer for the Army Map Service of the...
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Hilda Catherine Bankert

December 27, 1924 - November 5, 2017

Hilda C. BankertDecember 27, 1924-November 5, 2017Hilda C. Bankert, age 92, of Fairfax, VA, passed away in her sleep on Sunday, November 5, 2017. She was born in New Baltimore, MI to William and Mary (Krell) Frohm. William and Mary both emigrated to this country from Germany as young teens.Hilda is survived by her six children: Francis, Craig and wife Pam, Tamara, Jacinta and husband Paul,...
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Jaime Mendez

September 17, 1941 - November 2, 2017

Jaime Mendez, age 76, of Fairfax, Virginia passed away on November 2, 2017. He was born in Cochabamaba, Bolivia on September 17, 1941. He was a man of faith who followed the teachings of God and very devoted to the Virgin Mary. Jaime was a caring husband who loved his wife to the end, and an excellent father who taught his daughters the example of an honest life with high moral values. He was...
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Dana Alison Wyckoff

April 3, 1960 - October 30, 2017

Dana Alison Wyckoff, 57, of Washington, DC, formerly of New York City and Chappaqua, NY, passed away Monday, October 30, 2017, after a fierce and determined battle with cancer. She was the adored daughter of the late Barbara Heafey Wyckoff and Edwin Brit Wyckoff. A writer and communicator by profession, Dana was also a life-long volunteer both in her adopted home of Washington, DC, and in her...
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Elizabeth Avery Moize

November 2, 1934 - October 28, 2017

Elizabeth Avery "Betsy" Moize Betsy Moize of Falls Church, Virginia, passed away on October 28, 2017. Her beloved partner of 30 years, Janice L. Moody, was at her side. Betsy was 82.Betsy was born on November 2, 1934, in Farmville, Virginia. She grew up and attended schools in Virginia and Dallas, Texas, before graduating in 1954 from Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri. In 1959 Betsy arrived...
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Joseph Stephen Pipan

December 9, 1935 - October 21, 2017

Joseph Stephen Pipan, also known as Pop-pop, passed from this life to the next on Saturday October 21, 2017 at the age of 81 after a brief battle with leukemia. He was born at home in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania. He worked his way through Wilkes College as a musician, playing the accordion in a polka band. After college, he was employed as a systems analyst for the Department of Defense where he...
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Catherine B. MOULD

February 2, 1927 - October 17, 2017

Catherine "Kitty" Butler Mould, age 90, of McLean, VA passed away on October 17, 2017 She was born in Washington, D.C. and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and homemaker. She was dedicated to her faith and was highly active for decades at St. John's Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Calvin Mould. Surviving are seven children, John C. Mould and wife Carmel,...
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Aide Cordova

June 1, 1926 - October 11, 2017

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Barbara Elliott Hopkins

August 16, 1928 - October 9, 2017

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Allen Alexander Long

April 22, 1926 - October 6, 2017

Allen Alexander Long, died Friday, October 6, 2017. Surviving are his beloved wife Frances (Chandler) Long, two sons David (Lynn) and Allen (Beth) Long, six grandchildren and two great-granddaughters. Also survived by a brother, Joseph (Gale) Long. Allen worked for METRO for 22 years and retired as Assistant Director of Public Affairs. He previously served the Appalachian Power Company as a...
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Doris Joy Hansen

December 5, 1925 - October 5, 2017

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Janet East Albrecht

April 26, 1924 - September 28, 2017

Janet E. Albrecht (93) (born Janet Pridgen East) passed away on September 28, 2017. She was born on April 26, 1924 in South Boston, Virginia. She was the youngest of four children. Soon after her birth her family moved to her mother's home state of North Carolina. Janet grew up in Albemarle, Weldon and Asheville. She attended the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and graduated with a...
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Patricia C. Malloy

September 4, 1927 - September 25, 2017

Patricia Claire Cronin Malloy passed peacefully on September 25, 2017. She was born on September 4, 1927 in Chicago, IL to Thomas Cronin and Nora McGrath Cronin. Patricia received her RN from Georgetown University in 1949. She was married to Justin W. Malloy on October 8, 1949, in Washington, DC. In addition to caring for her family of eight children, Patricia volunteered with the American Red...
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Carol Lynn Wilder

June 25, 1939 - September 25, 2017

Carol Lynn Wilder, 78, passed away peacefully on September 25, 2017, in Arlington, Virginia. Born on June 25, 1939, in Durant Oklahoma, Carol was the eldest daughter of Floyd and Nadine Bryant. Having grown up in a military family, and later as a military wife, Carol enjoyed travelling the world. Her love of travel and sense of adventure remained throughout her life. During her lifetime, she...
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Jeanne EKSTEIN

April 17, 1920 - September 22, 2017

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Stephen Charles Matula

November 4, 1919 - September 20, 2017

Stephen C. Matula, of Virginia passed away on September 20, 2017 at the age of 97. He was born in Middletown, PA on November 4, 1919 of Slovak descent. He attended The Pennsylvania State University and graduated from George Washington University. He joined the Army Air Force and served during WWII and the Korean War. Mr. Matula retired as an Air Force Colonel. He continued his career and...
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Thomas Donald Wetrich

July 13, 1923 - September 19, 2017

Thomas Wetrich (94) WWII VeteranDied September 19, 2017, Please Join us in the Celebration of his Life Services October 10, 2017 at 11 AM at Saint Patrick's Episcopal Church - 3241 Brush Drive, Falls Church, VA 22042In lieu of flowers, please donate in his name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memorial DonationsP.O Box 1000, Department 142, Memphis, TN 38148 or call (800) 822 -...
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Joan Marie Jolley

October 28, 1933 - September 17, 2017

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Richard Augustine Kearny

August 21, 1923 - September 16, 2017

Richard Augustine Kearny Jr. born August 21, 1923 in Washington D.C., son of the late Dr. Richard Augustine Kearny and Edmonia Mason Adams Kearny. Husband of the late Mary Jean Tracy Kearny, father of Richard Augustine Kearny, Joseph Francis Kearny and Michael Anthony Kearny all of McLean, Virginia. Brother of Edmonia Catherine Kearny of Washington D.C. and of the late James Dexter Kearny of...
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Sam Alfred Capitano

March 22, 1921 - September 14, 2017

On September 14, Sam Captiano passed away in Southport, NC. The son of Salvatore and Maria Capitano, Sam was born in Pittston, PA in 1921. He served in Army during WW II, seeing action in the European theater. He married Lucy Giuliano in 1946. They moved to Virginia after their marriage, where he worked at the Dept. of Interior for 30 years, residing in McLean for most of the time. Sam is...
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Willard W. Yates

March 7, 1951 - September 10, 2017

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Trevor Matthew Niles

March 12, 1982 - September 9, 2017

Trevor Matthew Niles passed away suddenly on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the age of 35. He had battled depression for many years. Trevor is survived by his wife, Katie Niles (Gaylord); children, Mackenzie and Luke Niles; parents, Karen and Bruce Niles; brother, Ryan Niles; grandmothers, Helen Larson and Betty Niles; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Trevor is predeceased by...
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Mary Louise Jones

September 21, 1927 - September 2, 2017

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Florence Hammond Wiley

December 8, 1924 - September 2, 2017

Florence Hammond Wiley, 92, passed away peacefully on September 2, 2017 at The Fountains at Washington House in Alexandria Virginia. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 16, 11:00 AM at Fairlington United Methodist Church, 3900 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22302. The family will receive friends at 10:30 AM at the church and after the service. The burial will be private. Born...
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Maria Kalis

December 26, 1921 - August 31, 2017

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Christine F. Baltrym

February 13, 1979 - August 26, 2017

In Loving Memory of Christine Frances BaltrymFebruary 13, 1979 - August 26, 2017Christine Frances Baltrym, 38, passed from this earth on August 26, 2017, with beauty and with light so strong this world could no longer contain. She was a devoted wife and mother, beloved daughter and sister. Christine was a gift to everyone she touched, and she has her heavenly reward, to look after us from above....
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Leona Margaret Schwarzmann

January 4, 1932 - August 23, 2017

Leona M. Schwarzmann, wife of Robert H. Schwarzmann, local business owner, community volunteer, Navy veteran and wife of 63 years, died on Wednesday, Aug 23rd. She was 85.She was born January 4th, 1932 to James and Mildred Dolphin of Cascade, Iowa. Leona joined the US Navy, Co. 51 "The Waves" in 1952, leaving behind a heartbroken suitor. She traveled throughout the world during her time in the...
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Brenda Arundel Everett

October 4, 1922 - August 20, 2017

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Martha Helen Webre

November 17, 1923 - August 15, 2017

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Juan Pablo Osuna

October 12, 1962 - August 15, 2017

Juan P. OsunaObituaryJuan P. Osuna, age 54, passed away suddenly on August 15. Beloved husband, son, uncle, brother-in-law, friend, and colleague, he leaves behind a legacy of professional and personal impact that touched everyone around him. Juan was born in Bogota, Colombia before immigrating to the U.S. at the age of seven. A graduate of George Washington University and The American...
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Elio E. Grandi

April 9, 1924 - August 4, 2017

Elio Emil Grandi, 93, passed away Aug. 4 in Springfield, VA. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 59 years, Elena Jovacchini Grandi. He is survived by three children, Edward Grandi (Deborah Papier), Eric Grandi (Michelle Grandi), and Eliana Pitt (Jeffrey Pitt); eight grandchildren, Rachel Grandi, (David Budzinski), Pierce Grandi, Alan Pitt (Kelsey Pitt), John Grandi, Jordan Pitt, Clare...
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Stephen Lee Wisemiller

August 4, 1956 - August 3, 2017

Wisemiller, Stephen Lee (Age 60) Of Falls Church, VA passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 3, 2017. Beloved husband of 16 years to Sherry Morgan Wisemiller. He is survived by his dear mother, Mary Theresa Wisemiller, brother Barry James Wisemiller, sisters Mitzie (Glenn) Larsen and Joanne (Rick ) Gentry, nieces and nephews, Michael Gentry, Lauren Wisemiller Assefa, Meghan Larsen, Danielle...
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Luis Iglesias

November 14, 1930 - July 28, 2017

Of McLean, VA passed away at home surrounded by family on Friday, July 28, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Amalia; children Cynthia (Erol Guven) and Lucinda (Gilles Barbeau); grandchildren Lucas and Sofia Guven; brother Manuel Iglesias and sister Aurora Iglesias. Family will receive friends at Murphy Funeral Home of Falls Church, 1102 W. Broad St., (Rt. 7), on Tuesday,...
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Earl Alfred Connor

August 24, 1924 - July 18, 2017

Earl Alfred Connor of Sringfield, Va (previously McLean) passed away on July 18, 2017 at the age of 92. Earl was born on August 24, 1924, son of Robert and Mae Elizabeth Connor in Arlington, Va. He was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend. He is survived by his daughters, Dottie Harvey (Bill), Robin Pafford (Brad) and Edie Pybus (Mike); seven grandchildren,...
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William Grady Donaldson

April 11, 1933 - July 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Murphy Falls Church Funeral Home, Falls Church, VA.
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Katherine Frances Gallagher

September 4, 1939 - July 12, 2017

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Mahlon Mundell Frankhauser

September 20, 1931 - July 10, 2017

Mahlon M. FrankhauserSeptember 20, 1931 - July 10, 2017 We revered Mahlon as a remarkable man from whom we all learned many valuable lessons. Mahlon M. Frankhauser was a beloved husband, father, son, grandfather, brother, colleague and friend. His passions in life included dancing, practicing law, skiing, sailing, running, tennis, hiking, gardening, and being with family and friends. Nineteen...
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Robert Edmund Noonan

May 26, 1938 - July 7, 2017

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Margaret Mary Markey

June 21, 1931 - July 7, 2017

Margaret Mary Markey, of Vienna, VA, passed away on July 7, 2017. She is survived by her loving daughter, Regina Markey Keeney, her son-in-law Terence J. Kenney, and her treasured granddaughters, Teresa and Anne Keeney. Also surviving are her much-loved nieces, nephews, siblings-in-law., and extended family. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 16, 6 to 8 pm at Murphy Funeral...
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Betty Mae Holmes

November 25, 1928 - July 6, 2017

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John Joseph Nestor

June 1, 1939 - July 5, 2017

Nestor, John J. "Jack"Of Ashburn, VA passed away on Wednesday July 5, 2017. He is survived by his brother, Robert Nestor and his family. A graveside service will be held at Columbia Gardens Cemetery, 3411 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201 On Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 3:00 pm. Those planning to attend should arrive at 2:45 pm. Arrangements by Murphy Falls Church Funeral Home. www...
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Bernard J. Edwartoski

May 10, 1931 - June 30, 2017

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Louis Elroy Hargenrader

September 25, 1930 - June 26, 2017

A Good Man Died Today!He was not famous beyond his family, church and neighborhood. He was a husband, father, grandfather, a Catholic, neighbor and friend. Even more, he was a scientist, a mechanic, a gardener, a waiter, a money counter, an usher, a problem solver ... the man to call when you needed help. He didn't seem to know how to say no. He didn't walk to your aid.. He ran. In recent years...
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Marsha Hopkins Ayres

April 7, 1953 - June 23, 2017

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Carole Lee Haynes

October 2, 1945 - June 22, 2017

Carole Lee Haynes peacefully passed on June 22, 2017 at the age of 71. She is preceded in death by her parents John and Margaret Picard and her brother John Picard. She is survived by her daughter Cynthia M Patrello; sisters Michelle Schwartz and Susan Giordano; companion Steve Stites; grandchildren Bradley (Michael) Bledsoe, Casie (Michael) Knight, Carrie and (James) Yarnall; and one great...
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John Herbert Carpenter

August 25, 1953 - June 19, 2017

John Herbert CarpenterAug. 25, 1953 - June 19, 2017John Herbert Carpenter was born at Tachikawa Air Force Base in Japan on August 25, 1953 to Claude and Elona Carpenter. Claude was serving in the Air Force. John was the third child in the family joining two older sisters, Linda and Wendy. Only two weeks after being born, he traveled with his mother and his two older sisters across the Pacific...
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Francis Chichester Cordovilla

February 1, 1927 - June 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Murphy Falls Church Funeral Home, Falls Church, VA.
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Thomas Willard Close

May 26, 1956 - June 12, 2017

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Edward Frances Mitchell

August 2, 1994 - June 6, 2017

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Theresa Simone Fortier

May 15, 1924 - June 6, 2017

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Rhea Russell Dixon

March 26, 1942 - June 5, 2017

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Terence Robert Crumbley

September 23, 1987 - June 5, 2017

Terence Robert Crumbley, on June 5th, 2017 at age 29, lost his battle with cancer after a hopeful, valiant struggle, prematurely ending the life of an exceptionally determined, amazing young man. T.R. will forever be remembered as a caring, thoughtful, kind, and intelligent man who valued character, friendships, and nerdom. He earned a BS from University of Virginia in Computer Engineering and MS...
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Joseph John Shabelski

April 12, 1934 - June 2, 2017

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Lee O. Holmberg

March 13, 1932 - May 31, 2017

Lee Ohlbaum Holmberg, 85, beloved wife of Captain Lennart G. Holmberg, USN (Ret.), passed away in her home on May 31, 2017, following a lengthy illness.Her daughter Susan Lee Holmberg, PhD, preceded her in death.Born in Brooklyn, New York, to the late Dorothea and Clarence Ohlbaum, MD, she attended the Berkeley Carroll School. Lee was a graduate of Wheaton College, Norton, MA, with a degree in...
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Eslyn Parnes Banks

July 24, 1920 - May 26, 2017

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S. Kenneth BOOKER

May 11, 1931 - May 26, 2017

On Friday, May 26, 2017, S. Kenneth Booker passed from this earthly life to be with Jesus on resurrection day. He was born on Monday, May 11, 1931. He was a born again Christian (St. John 3:3, KJV), joined the Church and was baptized by immersion soon after reaching the age of accountability. He was predeceased by an infant daughter, Mary Joanne, his parents Herbert and Edith, a grandson, John...
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Ernestine Daniel Loving

December 26, 1920 - May 25, 2017

Ernestine Daniel Loving, 96, of Falls Church and formerly of McLean, Virginia, New Port Richey, Florida, and Amherst, Virginia passed away on May 25, 2017 at Powhatan Nursing Home in Falls Church. She was the wife of the late James Earl Loving. She is survived by her son, J. Wayne Loving and wife, Kathie of McLean. Born on December 26, 1920 in Brunswick County, Virginia, Ernestine was preceded...
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Myles Lafayette Greene

October 19, 1925 - May 24, 2017

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Isabel Marie Giroux

December 14, 1929 - May 20, 2017

Isabel Marie GirouxDecember 14, 1929 - May 20, 2017Isabel Giroux passed away peacefully in her Falls Church home with loved ones beside her. She leaves a family eternally grateful to have shared so many years with her. Her devoted husband and friend of sixty-one years, Albert Giroux, survives her, as do their five children and their spouses; Jeanette and Tom Ghesquiere of Satellite Beach, Florida...
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Gloria Mae Glenn

September 1, 1925 - May 20, 2017

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John C. Krogmann

March 27, 1922 - May 16, 2017

JOHN C. KROGMANN, USNR Retired"JACK" (Age 95)On Tuesday May 16th, 2017 beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and uncle went to meet the Lord after enjoying an eventful life.John was born in Washington, D.C. to Carl Anthony Krogmann and Josephine Clare Krogmann on March 27, 1922. He was one of five children that his parents were blessed to receive. He grew up in the...
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Rodney Orrin Thorson

August 20, 1932 - May 16, 2017

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William Meyer Thorpe

December 17, 1951 - May 14, 2017

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Michael Vincent Curtis

February 10, 1960 - May 13, 2017

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Ivy Ann Bauer

October 22, 1948 - May 11, 2017

Ivy Ann Bauer was born on October 22, 1948 to Dorothy V. McCabe (nee Smith) and Matthew M. McCabe in Washington D.C. She was raised in Arlington County, where she lived with her parents and her siblings Sandy, Skip, Patsy, Shawn and Dawn. Ann graduated high school from Washington-Lee in Arlington in 1966. She met Theodore S. Bauer (Ted) through her brother, Skip, and they dated until they were...
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Marie Ellen Gallagher

October 25, 1933 - May 11, 2017

Marie Ellen GallagherOct. 25, 1933-May 11, 2017Marie Gallagher passed away peacefully on May 11 at her home. Marie and her husband moved to Arlington, VA in 1967 from Scranton, Pa. She started working at Arlington Hospital as a R.N. and within a few years was Director of Central Supply there. During the end of her career she went back to nursing in preoperative care, where she stayed until her...
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Jerene Elizabeth Thomas

April 5, 1921 - May 11, 2017

JERENE Elizabeth Thomas Jerene Elizabeth Thomas of Great Falls, VA, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and aunt, passed away on May 11, 2017. Her remarkable life included volunteer work for 55 years, until she was 92, with AFS (formerly the American Field Service) to manage its Virginia program. In this capacity she earned the Galatti Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service, the...
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Clifton Elmer Gill

June 21, 1931 - May 9, 2017

Clifton E. Gill Jr. (age 85) of McLean, VA passed away peacefully at Chesterbrook Residences under Hospice care on Monday May 8th. He was born on June 21, 1931 at Georgetown University Hospital and had been a lifelong resident of McLean, VA. His family settled in the town of Falls Church and McLean, VA in the 1700's. He was predeceased by his mother and father, Clifton E. Gill Sr. and Marie...
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Charles F. Rotchford

November 28, 1919 - May 9, 2017

On Tuesday, May 9, 2017, Charles F Rotchford of Fairfax, Virginia, beloved husband of Monica B. Rotchford for 66 years; devoted and loving father of Monica (Michael) Montavon, Charles F. (Kathleen) Rotchford, Jr., Christine (Wayne) Ambler, Brian J. Rotchford and Lisa M. Rotchford; adored grandfather of 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A visitation will be held from 2:00 pm to 5:00...
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Loretta R. Karch

November 13, 1924 - May 8, 2017

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Mary Oliver Spitler

February 5, 1935 - May 3, 2017

Mary Oliver Spitler, 82, formerly of Falls Church, Virginia, died on May 3, 2017, at her home in Richmond, VA. She was born on February 5,1935, in Norfolk VA to George E. and Mary Louise (Oliver) Schraudt. Her marriage to Dr. N. Shreve Spitler ended in divorce. Mary Oliver is predeceased by her parents, George E. and Mary L. Schraudt of Richmond VA, and her son, David Spitler. Mary Oliver went to...
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Mary Burke Sherwood

November 23, 1917 - May 3, 2017

Mary B. Sherwood (99), a retired-writer editor for the U.S. Information Agency died May 3 at her home at Goodwin House, Alexandria. For several years she wrote a column for the Agency, "The Week in the United States" about domestic matters ranging from civil rights to politics, which was widely published in overseas newspapers. She covered news assignments at the White House and State Department...
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Carolyn Elaine Pervi

July 15, 1945 - May 1, 2017

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Darlene M. Gulius

January 13, 1946 - April 28, 2017

On Friday, April 28th, 2017, of Arlington, VA. Beloved wife of John M. Gulius US Army Ret.; loving mother of Michelle (Robert) Dawson, Cheri (William) Gulius-Robinson, and Renee Gulius; cherished grandmother of Jacob and Joshua Dawson; sister of William (Carol) Denio US Army Ret.; and aunt of Ben Denio and Chloe Voss. Friends may call at MURPHY FUNERAL HOME of FALLS CHURCH 1102 West Broad Street,...
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Patrick Joseph Colliton

August 22, 1953 - April 26, 2017

Patrick Joseph Colliton(Age 63)Passed away at his home in Mclean, VA of cancer on Wednesday, April 26th surrounded by his devoted wife, three loving children and dear friend, Gilbert.Born August 22, 1953, the third of nine children in Washington DC, Pat was a proud graduate of Georgetown Preparatory High School, class of 1971, in Bethesda, MD. Patrick attended Georgetown University, graduating...
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Nancy Lee Poole

September 26, 1938 - April 26, 2017

Nancy L. Poole, age 79 passed away on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. She is survived by her two sons,Kenneth J. Poole (Wife, Laura) and Michael W. PooleShe was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth L. Poole (Pete)A Memorial Gathering will be heldSunday, April 30, 2017 12:00-2:00Murphy Funeral Home1102 West Broad St.Falls Church, VA 22046Reception immediately following at the home of her Sister,...
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Robert Larry Nicklin

November 11, 1942 - April 24, 2017

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Kate Walsh O'Beirne

September 23, 1949 - April 23, 2017

Kate Walsh O'Beirne, 67, of McLean, Virginia, died of cancer on April 23, 2017, Divine Mercy Sunday, at Georgetown University Hospital.She was born on Sept. 23, 1949, to Matthew and Catharine (Rice) Walsh. Her father was the owner of Jimmy Ryan's Dixieland Jazz Club in Manhattan and she grew up in a loving Catholic home in Manhasset, New York.At St. Mary's High School in Manhasset, she was voted...
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Thomas Landon Gehr

January 30, 1933 - April 22, 2017

Thomas Landon Gehr passed peacefully on April 22, 2017. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend to many. He leaves to cherish his memories his wife Helen of 62 years, daughter Linda, son Richard and his wife Delores, grandsons Ryan, Bradley and Kevin, along with many other relatives and friends. Family and friends are invited to a visitation on Wednesday, May 10th from 5-8 pm...
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James Ormond Conlin

August 24, 1938 - April 19, 2017

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William Abegg Schaeffler

March 16, 1934 - April 18, 2017

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Steven Gregory Schmidt

September 14, 1962 - April 15, 2017

Steven Gregory Schmidt, age 54, passed away on Saturday, April 15, 2017 in Roanoke, VA at the Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Steven grew up in Arlington County and attended St. James Elementary School and Archbishop O'Connell High School. He is survived by his father, Daniel H. Schmidt (step-mother Mary J. Schmidt), brother, Daniel B. Schmidt, paternal Aunt, Margot Scarborough (John), Uncle,...
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Gwyn Ann Taylor

August 15, 1960 - April 12, 2017

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Kathleen Ann Jones

February 12, 1956 - April 10, 2017

Kathleen A. Jones died peacefully in her home in Falls Church, VA at the age of 61.Kathleen was born in Bridgeport, CT and was the only daughter of Patrick F. and Teresa C. Jones. She graduated from Sacred Heart School and Cathedral High School in Bridgeport. She then attended Merrimack College in North Andover, MA, graduating as a Medical Technician. Kathleen also earned an MBA degree, which she...
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Wilma Jean Jillson

June 24, 1923 - April 8, 2017

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Joan Marie Fedora

February 13, 1952 - April 6, 2017

Of Falls Church, VA passed away on Thursday, April 6, 2017. Beloved daughter of the late Charles and Marjorie Fedora. She is survived by her brothers, Robert C. (Rose), Charles M. (Sharon) and Richard (MaryJane); three nieces, six nephews and their families. Funeral services will be held at Murphy Falls Church Funeral Home, 1102 W. Broad St. (Rt. 7), on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 11 a.m....
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John Miller

November 21, 1941 - April 5, 2017

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Arthur Leo Sehrer

August 13, 1930 - April 5, 2017

Arthur Leo Sehrer, Jr. left his earthly body on April 5, 2017. He was the son of Arthur L. Sehrer, Sr. and Marie Sehrer of New York. Arthur grew up in the City of New York. As a depression baby, he spent his summer months working a farm in upstate New York. He returned to the city each school period. Arthur Graduated from the Merchant Marine Naval Academy New York. He Studied Naval Engineering...
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Shirley Maye Cumbey

February 16, 1929 - March 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Murphy Falls Church Funeral Home, Falls Church, VA.
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Mary Anne Karcher

September 17, 1925 - March 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Murphy Falls Church Funeral Home, Falls Church, VA.
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Courtland Joshua Jones

April 17, 1918 - March 29, 2017

Courtland J. Jones, born April 17, 1918, passed away peacefully at home with his family at his side. He grew up in Lynchburg, Virginia and graduated from Lynchburg College. After college he enrolled in George Washington University Law School while working at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. At the start of World War II he was appointed as a Special Agent by J. Edgar Hoover. He served the...
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Wendell Nelson Holmes

November 13, 1929 - March 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Murphy Falls Church Funeral Home, Falls Church, VA.
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Virginia Lois Williams

September 23, 1918 - March 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Murphy Falls Church Funeral Home, Falls Church, VA.
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Ruth Marie Packer

March 22, 1929 - March 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Murphy Falls Church Funeral Home, Falls Church, VA.
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James Benjamin Bradshaw

June 15, 1943 - March 24, 2017

James B. BradshawJames B. Bradshaw better known as Brad (Age 73) passed away on March 24, 2017, in Springfield, VA. Dear husband for 45 years of Iris M. Bradshaw; father of Michael Frederick, Kevin Alexander, and Mark Anthony. Brad was born in Jacksonville, FL, son of Jean and Fredrick Bradshaw. A lifelong car enthusiast for which he worked professionally for the automotive service industry for...
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Edward Bower

January 5, 1921 - March 24, 2017

Edward Bower, of Falls Church, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017. Edward served in the United States Navy during WWII and was a founding member of St. Philips Catholic Church in Falls Church. He is survived by his wife of 74 years, Mary F. Bower, children Mary Michael Farr and husband Michael P., and Joseph P. Bower and wife Dolores, four grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He is...
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Kathryn R. Fagan

November 7, 1938 - March 21, 2017

Kathryn R. Fagan, age 78, of Falls Church, passed away on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. She is preceded in death by her husband, Edward Fagan, Jr. She is survived by her sons, William Fagan and wife Angel, and John Fagan, grandchildren, Anthony, Moira, and Liam. The family will receive friends at Murphy Funeral Home, 1102 W. Broad St., Falls Church on Friday March 31, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm. A funeral...
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Thelma Diane DelGobbo

August 5, 1935 - March 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Murphy Falls Church Funeral Home, Falls Church, VA.
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Don Lachberg

March 6, 1940 - March 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Murphy Falls Church Funeral Home, Falls Church, VA.
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