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William H. Cooper

June 11, 1949 - December 7, 2016

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Edward Watson Kelley

January 27, 1932 - December 4, 2016

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John T. O'Neill

July 5, 1934 - December 4, 2016

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Joan Lee Gindes

August 11, 1931 - December 4, 2016

On December 4, 2016, of Potomac, MD. She is survived by her husband Samuel Theodore (Ted) Gindes; daughter, Adrienne Broider; son, Steven Gindes; Brothers, Jerome (Deena) Kaplan and Edward (Irene) Kaplan; granddaughter, Marissa Broider. Mrs. Gindes is preceded in death by her mother and father, Mary and Charles Kaplan. A Funeral Service will be held in the Joseph E. Hagan Memorial Chapel at...
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Dorothy Gilson Morris

March 24, 1927 - December 1, 2016

Dorothy Gilson Morris Mudd Dorothy Gilson Morris Mudd, died Thursday, December 1, 2016 in Washington, DC. Born on March 24, 1927 in London, England. Dorothy was a graduate of the Putney School of Vermont, Bennington College, and the New York University School of Law. She served proudly as an attorney for the General Services Administration prior to her retirement. She was the beloved widow and...
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Jack Howard Mower

March 28, 1922 - December 1, 2016

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William Andrew Christenberry

November 5, 1936 - November 28, 2016

William Christenberry William Andrew Christenberry, Jr., whose intimate photographs of crumbling rural buildings and almost violently verdant landscape of his native Alabama made him one of the most respected and influential artists of the modern South, died Monday, November 28, 2016 in Washington, DC at the age of 80. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Sandra Deane Christenberry; children,...
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William H. SMITH

May 17, 1930 - November 27, 2016

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Elizabeth Snyder Wallace

November 13, 1918 - November 26, 2016

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William Hamilton Fort

November 29, 1943 - November 26, 2016

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Helen Clara Charles

March 3, 1922 - November 25, 2016

HELEN C. CHARLES On Friday, November 25, 2016, HELEN C. CHARLES of Bethesda, MD passed away peacefully while surrounded by her adoring children and grandchildren. Beloved wife of the late George James Charles; devoted mother of James, Deborah, Malisa (Gus) and Constance; cherished grandmother of Ulysses (Amalia), George, Eleni, Elisabeth, and Jack. The family will receive friends at Saint Sophia...
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Ellen Maria Dragotto

December 3, 1960 - November 24, 2016

ELLEN MARIE DRAGOTTO 12/03/1960 ~ 11/24/2016 Ellen Maria Dragotto of Washington, DC, slipped away peacefully on Thanksgiving Day. She was the loving daughter of the late Nicholas and Eleanor Dragotto.Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania on December 3, 1960. She was a graduate of Scranton Preparatory School, the University of Scranton and George Washington University. She started her career in...
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Asher Lawrence Earle Howard

September 29, 2016 - November 22, 2016

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Alice Dejean Child

August 31, 1918 - November 20, 2016

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Harry Richard Weller

December 23, 1969 - November 19, 2016

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Quinn Eleanor Markwell Hoskins

November 16, 2016 - November 19, 2016

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Jean Osgood Rainey

April 5, 1925 - November 18, 2016

Jean Osgood Rainey, 91, died November 18th at Chevy Chase House in Washington, DC after a prolonged illness.Jean was born on April 5th, 1925 in Lansing, Michigan, daughter of Earl Victor and Blanche Mae (Eberly) Osgood.She grew up in St. Johns, Michigan where her family alternately had a farm and ran a general store. Jean attended and graduated from Lansing Business University in 1942 and then...
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Bernadeen Davis Hershman

July 29, 1912 - November 16, 2016

Bernadeen D. Hershman On, November 16, 2016, Bernadeen D. Hershman of Maryland. Widow of Marshall Hershman; beloved aunt of Pauline C. Strasburger, Yvonne Zito, Frank W. Strasburger; several great nieces and great nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to call at Joseph Gawler's Sons, LLC, 5130 Wisconsin Avenue (corner of Harrison street) Washington, DC on Saturday, November 19, 2016...
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Dorothy Kaproth Hendricks

June 28, 1935 - November 15, 2016

Dorothy Kaproth Hendricks "Kappy" Of Bethesda, MD passed away peacefully on November 15, 2016 at the age of 81. She is survived by her loving son, Jeffrey Sherwin Hendricks of Bethesda, MD; loving daughter, Lisle Hendricks Davies (Blake Davies) and grandchildren, Katrina Noelle Davies and Christopher Julian Cameron Davies of New York City. She is also survived by her beloved brother and...
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John Davis Morgan

February 14, 1921 - November 14, 2016

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Mary H. Kruegel

December 10, 1911 - November 13, 2016

Mary H. Kruegel, a long-time resident of Washington D.C., died on November 13, 2016. Mary, born Mary Louella Hill, was born on December 10, 1911 in Mercersburg, Franklin County, PA; Mary was the 3rd of 11 children of Ralph Edgar Hill and Martha Anetta Hill (nee Comerer). Her husband, Erwin O. Kruegel, predeceased her in 1975 after a 15 year marriage. She out-lived all of her siblings. Mary did...
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Linda Levitt Goshko

December 23, 1937 - November 13, 2016

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James Francis Jordan

February 9, 1933 - November 10, 2016

James F. Jordan of Chevy Chase, Maryland, passed away peacefully on November 10, 2016. Jim was born on February 9, 1933 in Washington, D.C. He was preceded in death by his parents, John A. Jordan, Sr. and Margaret Ellen Leahan Jordan, his sisters, Mary Margaret Jordan McKeever, Rita Bridgett Jordan Marshall, Joanne Ellen Jordan Barr, Kathleen Elizabeth Jordan Flood, Patricia Rose Jordan Keyser...
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William C. Ramsay

November 6, 1930 - November 8, 2016

WILLIAM C. RAMSAY Physicist, Writer and Composer Died on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 in Washington, DC. Born on November 6, 1930 in New York City, he earned the BA at University of Colorado, Boulder, and the MA and PhD in physics at UCLA. He taught physics at University of California, Santa Barbara then served as a technical manager at Systems Associates in California. He worked at the Atomic...
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Charlene Katherine Kramer

May 9, 1951 - November 5, 2016

Charlene Katherine Kramer (nee Kahlor) was born on May 9, 1951 in Brooklyn NY, the second of four daughters to Regina and Loyd Kahlor. Even as a child, she was not only the caretaker of the family, but also the one with high ambitions. The first in her family to attend college, she graduated from Binghamton University in 1973. It was during her time there that she met her soul mate and future...
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E. Barrett Prettyman

June 1, 1925 - November 4, 2016

E. Barrett Prettyman, Jr., prominent District of Columbia attorney died on November 4, 2016 after a brief illness. A resident of Washington, DC and Ocean City, MD, Mr. Prettyman was 91. Mr. Prettyman was predeceased by his beloved wife, Dr. Noreen McGuire Prettyman who died in 2011. He is survived by two children from an earlier marriage, E. Barrett "Ty" (Terri) Prettyman III of Oakton,VA and...
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William Charles Dackis

August 28, 1924 - November 1, 2016

William Charles Dackis on November 1, 2016 at his home in Bethesda, Maryland. He was preceded in death by his parents Charles William and Paschalia (Mpoulakis) Dackis. He was the beloved husband of Elle Rallis Dackis, and the loving father of Grace Buas (Michael), Charles Dackis, and Penelope Dackis (Basil Nikas). He was also the devoted grandfather of Matthew Buas, Michelle Pulman (Simon),...
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Gene R. La Rocque

June 29, 1918 - October 31, 2016

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Ann Clarissa Heasty

December 9, 1918 - October 30, 2016

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Hale Stevenson Ross

February 12, 1996 - October 30, 2016

On Sunday, October 30, 2016, Hale Stevenson Ross of Washington, DC, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly in New Haven, CT. Beloved son of Susan Williamson Ross of Washington, DC and John S. Ross, III of Holden, Massachusetts; loving brother of Campbell B. Ross and John S. Ross IV; dear grandson of Doris S. Williamson, James F. Williamson (deceased), John S. Ross, Jr. and Ruth D. Ross (deceased)...
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Frances Virginia Cohen Pasmanick

January 24, 1923 - October 30, 2016

FRANCES C. PASMANICK On October 30, 2016, Frances Virginia Cohen Pasmanick, a proud Washingtonian, died at the age of 93. She was Admissions Director of Georgetown Day School for over 30 years, a job she adored. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Pasmanick; devoted mother of Anne and Philip (Marilyn); grandmother of Eleanor Cohen, Natalia and Naomi Garcia Pasmanick; cherished friend to countless....
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Benajah Leroy Rainey

September 5, 1919 - October 29, 2016

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Anne Waggoner Zweben

March 11, 1936 - October 29, 2016

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Virginia Baer Smith

December 29, 1946 - October 28, 2016

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Margaret Ann Backus Leary

October 12, 1923 - October 25, 2016

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Carol M. Lujan

February 10, 1942 - October 23, 2016

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Rosemary Donnelley

August 5, 1922 - October 22, 2016

ROSEMARY DONNELLEY Rosemary Donnelley of Washington, DC, passed away peacefully on October 22, 2016. Born in Utica, NY on August 5, 1922, she was the beloved daughter of the late Florence Zimmer Donnelley and Charles S. Donnelley, who was the Mayor of Utica for several years during the 1930's. After attending Vassar College, as a member of the class of 1944, she moved to Washington, where...
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Berj W. Hekimian

June 19, 1930 - October 21, 2016

Berj W. Hekimian, Pharm.D. On Friday, October 21, 2016, Berj W. Hekimian, Pharm.D. of Washington, DC. Mr. Hekimian served as a clinical pharmacist for more than 25 years at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda. He is survived by his beloved wife, Sonia of Washington, DC. Brother of Seta Sarrafian; uncle of Allen Sarrafian and Dina Packard, both of Chicago, IL. A graveside service will be held at Gate...
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Carol Himes Sade

January 29, 1922 - October 20, 2016

Carol Himes Sade of Bethesda, MD died on October 20, 2016. She was the loving daughter of the late Albert Perry and Eleanor Parmelee Himes; and the devoted wife of the late Leo Sade. She was the beloved mother of: Judith R. McDermott (John), the late Jennifer E. Sade (whose husband Wayne Hulehan survives) and Jonathan L. Sade (Diane Hartley). She is also survived by five grandchildren, two great...
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Charles Hammond Cromwell

August 24, 1932 - October 20, 2016

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Thomas Gordon Hagerty

December 2, 1950 - October 16, 2016

HAGERTY THOMAS GORDON HAGERTY (Age 65) Died peacefully in the early hours of Sunday, October 16, 2016, at home with his family in Front Royal, Virginia. Mr. Hagerty had been a resident of Chevy Chase, Maryland for 40 years, until his recent illness. He died of a brain tumor. Tom was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on December 2, 1950. He was the son of the late Ruth Gallaway Hagerty of Fort...
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Basil Harrison

January 2, 1934 - October 16, 2016

BASIL HARRISON (Age 82) "Billy" Passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at his home in Olney, MD. Billy was a native Washingtontian. Born on January 2, 1934 at the Columbia Hospital for Women. Son of Frank and Edna (Athena Vlachos) Harrison. Survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Sophia (Buas) Harrison; his children, Maria (Matthew) Hopwood and Frank (Kathy); four grandchildren,...
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Joy Pamela Rosenberg

May 15, 1930 - October 16, 2016

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Chauncey Y. Dodds

January 13, 1929 - October 13, 2016

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James Russell McGrath

December 2, 1932 - October 13, 2016

JAMES RUSSELL McGRATH Colonel, USMC (Ret.) Passed peacefully on October 13, 2016 surrounded by his family after a brief but strong battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. James Gerard and Irene V. McGrath,his sisters, Nancy Gasior of Oak Park, Illinois and Irene Weir of Chicago, Illinois, as well as his former wife, Anne (April 10, 2016). Jim was born and raised in Oak...
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Onorina Arcangeli

January 10, 1929 - October 12, 2016

Onorina Arcangeli, age 87 died Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016 at Williams House in Washington, DC.She is survived by her husband, Frederigo Arcangeli. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 2665 Woodley Rd. Washington, DC 20008. Entombment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Silver Spring, MD.
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Heloisa Dunshee de Abranches Sabin

November 26, 1917 - October 12, 2016

Heloisa Sabin was born on November 26, 1917, in São Paulo, Brazil, the youngest daughter of Antonia Augusta e Clovis Dunshee de Abranches. While still young, she moved with her family to Rio de Janeiro and got a law degree, but never worked as a lawyer. When she was 21 years old she married her first husband Aryaman Jardim and had two sons, Eduardo Sergio and Carlos Eduardo. She dedicated...
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Jane U. Wente

May 26, 1936 - October 11, 2016

Jane Updike WenteJane Updike Wente, 80, of Bethesda, MD, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, following a stroke. Jane was a retired nurse and worked at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and in the surgical operating room at George Washington University Hospital. She was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 50 years, Van A. Wente. She was the loving mother of...
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Deborah Erwin

July 18, 1966 - October 9, 2016

Deborah Erwin Deborah Erwin died in her home in Washington DC on Sunday, October 9, 2016 after a six-year battle with breast cancer. Loving wife of Mark Erwin; mother of Isabel; also survived by her parents, Ruth and Nathaniel Karush of New York City; her sister, Sarah; her brother, Matt; as well as four nieces and nephews. Born in Brooklyn, NY in 1966. Debbie earned a BA from Princeton...
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Peter Kyprios

June 8, 1926 - October 8, 2016

Peter Kyprios, retired Foreign Service Officer, died Saturday, October 8, 2016 at his home in Gaithersburg at the age of 90. He has left us to spend eternity with his beloved wife Marguerite. A man of sincerity and purpose, Peter spent his life working as a Foreign Service Officer, defending his country, promoting peace and fighting for justice all over the world. He and his wife lived their...
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Mary Catherine Albert

June 16, 1951 - October 5, 2016

Suddenly on Oct. 5th 2016. Mary (Minnie) was born on June 16th, 1951 in Washington D.C. to William Lawrence Albert and Catherine Quill Albert. She grew up in Washington and attended Immaculata High School. She graduated from Wells College where she was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. While working full time she put herself through Georgetown Law School, attending at night....
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Sean F. McCarthy

March 27, 1933 - October 5, 2016

Sean Francis McCarthy of Bethesda, Maryland, and life long Washingtonian passed from this earth on October 5, 2016 at the age of 83 after a brief illness. He graduated from Georgetown Prep and Georgetown University.Sean McCarthy was the beloved husband of 46 years to Shirley Jane Schlosser McCarthy. He was the son of the late James T. and Mae McCarthy. Brother of the late Mor McCarthy, Maureen...
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Dorothy Schwartz

July 15, 1918 - October 3, 2016

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Evelyn Frances Staba

July 15, 1923 - October 2, 2016

Devoted mother of Judith Orvos (Paul) died at her home in Washington, DC on Sunday, October 2, 2016. Born on July 15, 1923 in Newark, NJ, Evelyn resided in New Jersey until moving to Washington in 2008. A graduate of The Presbyterian School of Nursing in Newark, NJ, Evelyn served in the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps. She was employed as a Registered Nurse at The Mutual Benefit Insurance Company of...
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Elgie E. CLARK

June 5, 1915 - October 2, 2016

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Grace Carolyn CARTER

January 21, 1913 - October 1, 2016

Grace Carolyn Carter of Montgomery Village, MD died on October 1, 2016. A Native of Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the Late Henry H, and Mary V. Carter. For much of her life, she devoted herself to education both as a teacher and as a school administrator, in Missouri and in Washington, DC Schools. She was also a trustee of Glenwood Cemetery, and served as trustee, treasurer and Sunday...
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Allen Ingram Price

May 6, 1934 - September 29, 2016

ALLEN INGRAM PRICE, JR. On September 29, 2016 Allen Ingram Price Jr. of Maryland died. He was the beloved husband of Marie Antoinette Price; the devoted father of Sasha Price Hogan and the late Andi Madera; the step-father of Clyde Raymond Harmon; and the brother of Mary-Stuart Montague Price. He was the grandfather of Katie Hogan and Carter Hogan. He is also survived by Monica, Micaela, Blaine...
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Dante Degan Schipani

September 25, 2016 - September 27, 2016

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James Howard Phillips

December 26, 1938 - September 27, 2016

Phillips, James H.On September 27, 2016, James H. Phillips of Washington, DC. Beloved husband of Mary Ellen "Mimi" Phillips. Devoted father of Katherine Deye (Gregory) and Gregory Phillips (Jennifer). Brother of Edward Phillips. Grandfather of Madeleine, Grace, Jack, Sam and John. Visitation will take place at St. Ignatius Chapel at Holy Trinity Catholic Church 3513 N Street NW Washington, DC on...
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Charles L. Schultze

December 12, 1924 - September 27, 2016

Charles L. Schultze Of Washington, DC died on September 27, 2016 at the age of 91. He was predeceased by his wife of 67 years, Rita Hertzog Schultze. He is survived by his six children, Karen Hoffman, Kevin Schultze (Carmen Martin), Lynn Jones (Kevin Jones), Kathleen Schultze (Bob Wiley), Carol Kasunic (Rob Kasunic) and Mary Chris Weintrob (Elliot Weintrob); 16 grandchildren; five great...
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Karen L. Kuckuck

April 2, 1984 - September 27, 2016

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Margaret Anne Lane

April 21, 1933 - September 26, 2016

LANE MARGARET A. LANE April 21, 1933 - September 26, 2016 Margaret A. Lane, Peggy as acquaintances called her, or Oma as family referred to her, died peacefully Monday at the age of 83 at Sibley Memorial Hospital. She was surrounded by her beloved husband of 59 years, William "Bill'; daughter and best friend, Debra, and granddaughters whom she helped raise and guide, Anne Marie and...
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Ichiro Nishimura

February 20, 1930 - September 24, 2016

Passed away peacefully at his home in Washington, DC on Saturday, September 24, 2016 after a struggle with a lung condition. Born February 20, 1930 in Kyoto, Japan. Son of Dr. Kikugoro Nishimura and Fujie Suzuki Nishimura. Survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Virginia Nishimura. Preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Dr. Jiro Nishimura. He is also survived by two sons and a...
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Josephine M. Wilthew

February 26, 1924 - September 23, 2016

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Walter Zachariasiewicz

November 7, 1911 - September 22, 2016

Zachariasiewicz Walter Zachariasiewicz (Age 104) A distinguished leader and a legendary figure of the Polish American community in the U.S. died Thursday, September 22, 2016, after a prolonged illness. He dedicated his entire life to the promotion and understanding of Polish culture and history and to humanitarian causes worldwide. He was a proud patriot of the United States and of his native...
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Judith Ann Donovan Dowd

October 1, 1940 - September 22, 2016

Judge Judith Donovan Dowd of Washington, DC, died on September 22, 2016. Judge Dowd was born October 1, 1940, in Erie, PA to Dr. John E. and Alice (O'Brien) Donovan. A graduate of the Villa Maria Academy in Erie, she went on to receive her B.A. degree from Dunbarton College in Washington, DC, spending her junior year at the University of London, London School of Economics. She received her...
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Louis Joseph Rolando

May 22, 1917 - September 21, 2016

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James Craig Orfield

April 5, 1963 - September 20, 2016

James Craig Orfield James Craig Orfield, 53, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016 at Georgetown University Hospital after an extended illness. A native of Bristol, Va., Mr. Orfield was the son of James and the late Evelyn Durham Orfield. He was an honors graduate of Virginia High School, where he discovered his lifelong affection for journalism and served as editor-in-chief of the Virginian Times....
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Pedro Manoel Buarque de Macedo

July 16, 1938 - September 19, 2016

Pedro Manoel Buarque de Macedo, Director Emeritus of Catholic University's Vitreous State Laboratory (VSL), died at Georgetown University Hospital early in the morning, Monday, September 19, 2016. Pete, as he was known to his friends, a physicist, inventor, entrepreneur, mentor and family man, lived the American dream and will be missed by all who knew him. Pete was born in Denmark on the...
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Myrtle Barnes Jones

August 5, 1934 - September 17, 2016

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Marianne Gertrude Oestreicher

January 17, 1916 - September 16, 2016

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John Richard Buzbee

April 15, 1966 - September 15, 2016

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Joseph Michael Whalen

September 21, 1965 - September 13, 2016

Joseph "Joe" WhalenEntered into his peaceful eternal rest on September 13, 2016. Beloved son of the late Congressman Charles Whalen (Dayton, Ohio) and his wife Barbara. Survived by his wife Katherine Zoe Andrews and their dog Lucy, three brothers: Chip, Dan and Ted, and two sisters: Anne (McLindon) and Mary (Scherer). Joe was a favorite uncle of his many nieces and nephews who...
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Ann McNamara Tierney

January 2, 1919 - September 13, 2016

Ann M. Tierney, a fifth generation Washingtonian, died peacefully in her sleep at the Maplewood Park Place in Bethesda on September 13, 2016.Mrs. Tierney was born in Washington on January 2, 1919, and grew up on Park Road, N.W. For her entire life of 97 years, she lived within ten miles of her birthplace, attending Sacred Heart grade school and high school. During the 1930's and 1940's, she...
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Catherine Newell Carmean Morrisey

May 22, 1918 - September 11, 2016

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Karl Ernst Davis

December 10, 1930 - September 11, 2016

Karl Ernst Davis It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Karl Ernst Davis, a resident of Bethesda, Maryland, on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at the age of 85. Mr. Davis passed away peacefully at Carriage Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center following a prolonged illness. Mr. Davis was a lifelong resident of the Washington, DC area. He was a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College and...
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Jack Radov

April 29, 1920 - September 9, 2016

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Merval Wayne Oleson

September 15, 1923 - September 6, 2016

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John Christian Bailar

October 9, 1932 - September 6, 2016

BAILAR John Christian Bailar, III, MD John Christian Bailar III, MD, a resident of Mitchellville, Maryland, died Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at the age of 83. Born in Urbana, Illinois to John and Florence (Catherwood) Bailar, John was beloved by family and friends for his rigorous mind, pursuit of challenge, and persistent humor. He graduated from University High School in Urbana, University of...
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Barkev Kibarian

December 29, 1927 - September 4, 2016

Barkev Kibarian of Potomac, MD died peacefully on September 4, 2016. In his renowned and lengthy career as an educator and university administrator, he served as a tenured professor at Georgetown University School of Business. He was the first Armenian American to hold the position of College President. He also served as president of The College of Emporia (Kansas), Husson University (Maine)...
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Gian Carlo Guarda

August 24, 1930 - September 4, 2016

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Carden Coleman McGehee

December 31, 1952 - September 1, 2016

CARDEN COLEMAN McGEHEE, JR. (Age 63) Surrounded by loved ones, Carden Coleman McGehee, Jr., died peacefully Thursday evening, September 1, 2016, at Washington Home Family Community Hospice in Washington, DC. Born in Richmond, VA to Caroline (Casey) and C. Coleman McGehee on December 31, 1952, Carden attended St. Christopher's School and later Blue Ridge School in Saint George, VA. Carden'...
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Margaret Campbell Bucher

March 10, 1922 - August 30, 2016

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MaryAnna Schairer

June 6, 1923 - August 28, 2016

On Sunday, August 28, 2016, MaryAnna Schairer of Chevy Chase, MD, beloved mother of David Schairer (Maurice Cottingham) and Carol Gilham (John), brother of Melvin W. Sandmeyer; grandmother of Kit (Jo) Gilham, Claire Gilham (Dan Ebdon) and Beth Gilham (David Warriner); and great grandmother of Amelie Gilham, Arthur Ebdon, Ben Gilham, and Bridget Ebdon. Relatives and friends are invited to call at...
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Troy Lynn Williams

May 18, 1982 - August 26, 2016

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Elizabeth DeLong Kuhl

January 26, 1926 - August 25, 2016

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M. Frances Ayer

November 14, 1941 - August 22, 2016

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Albert Edward Kovalik

May 12, 1932 - August 19, 2016

Albert Edward Kovalik, known to almost all as "Al," was born in Clarksburg, West Virginia in 1932 to Wendelin and Rena Kovalik. His grandfather worked in the coal mines. His family eventually moved to the Cleveland area and settled there. Al attended Lakewood High School and then joined the U.S. Navy with several of his friends, serving on a mine-sweeper. When he returned, Al studied engineering...
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Adrian Wallace Moore

November 17, 1928 - August 16, 2016

ADRIAN WALLACE MOORE, JR.No one loved life more than Wally Moore!!He was always positive, optimistic, determined and happy. Every day was considered a gift, and he lived every day to the fullest.Wally Moore, Jr. was born in Southport, North Carolina on November 17, 1928 to the late A.W. Moore and Sadie Orr Moore. He was a graduate of Southport High School and North Carolina State University,...
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John Joseph McLaughlin

March 29, 1927 - August 16, 2016

Dr. John J. McLaughlin died of cancer on August 16 at his home in Washington, D.C. He was born on March 29, 1927, in Providence, Rhode Island. He was the beloved son of the late Augustus (Gus) McLaughlin and Eva (Turcotte) McLaughlin. He was the brother of the late Robert A. (Bob) McLaughlin and brother-in-law to the late Elizabeth C.(McGetrick) McLaughlin, formerly of Warwick, R.I.He was the...
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Catherine Shea Bolger

December 19, 1924 - August 15, 2016

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Marguerite C. Regan

February 9, 1936 - August 14, 2016

Dr. MARGUERITE C. REGAN Dr. Marguerite C. Regan of Silver Spring, MD, passed peacefully in her home on August 14, 2016 after a courageous 21-year battle with Waldenstrom''s Macroglobulinemia, a rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Marguerite touched the lives of so many people and will be deeply missed. Born in Chicago, Illinois in 1936, she is forever a Boilermaker, having received her...
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Michel Louis-Marie Richard

March 7, 1948 - August 13, 2016

Michel Richard, whose innovative and whimsical fusions of French and American foods made him one of the country's most influential chefs, and whose Citronelle and Central restaurants helped transform Washington into a dining destination, died Aug. 13 at a Washington hospital. He was 68.He had complications from a stroke, said Mel Davis, a longtime associate and spokeswoman.Mr. Richard began his...
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Susan Webb Hammond

July 1, 1933 - August 13, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Joseph Gawler's Sons LLC, Washington, DC.
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Theresa Dolores Krause

August 10, 1925 - August 10, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Joseph Gawler's Sons LLC, Washington, DC.
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Devin Lawrence Donnelly

February 1, 1965 - August 7, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Joseph Gawler's Sons LLC, Washington, DC.
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Rae R. Holtz

December 17, 1915 - August 4, 2016

Rae R. Holtz Rae R. Holtz, 100, beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on August 4th, 2016 in Washington, D.C. Rae was preceded in death by her husband Captain Arnold H. Holtz USN (Ret) on September 26, 2008. Raised in Shanghai, China, Rae was the daughter of Michael and Raisia Ruskin and the youngest of seven siblings. Her family...
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Carol Mills Lucas

May 21, 1941 - July 29, 2016

Carol Mills Lucas passed away peacefully at her home in Bethesda, MD, Friday, July 29, 2016. Beloved mother of Richard (Judy), Scott (Mindy) and Stephanie; proud grandmother of Jen and Steven. An accomplished business executive, Carol found joy in retirement through family, great friends, travel, and enthusiasm for golf and tennis. A memorial service and reception will be held Monday, August 1...
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John Frank Diekan

February 20, 1939 - July 28, 2016

John Frank Diekan, USAF Veteran, Devoted Husband, Father and Grandfather died on Thursday, July 28 at Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, MD from complications following a severe stroke. He was 77. Born in Detroit, MI on February 20, 1939 to John Frank Diekan and Helen (Stanna) Diekan, John graduated from Cass Technical High School in January, 1957. Later that year, John entered...
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Jane Reider Terry

February 23, 1919 - July 28, 2016

Jane Reider Terry On July 28, 2016, Jane R. Terry of Washington, DC. Wife of more than 45 years to the late, Ira Brewster Terry, III; mother of Michael Terry of Oregon and Phillip Terry of Florida; grandmother of six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mrs. Terry served in WWII in the Army Nurse Corp in the South Pacific. This is where she met her late husband. They were married in...
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