Our Obituaries

Henry Stuart Irvin

April 8, 1932 - June 24, 2017

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Carl Robert Wagner

January 14, 1945 - June 23, 2017

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Carmen Salvatore Genovese

April 29, 1962 - June 23, 2017

Carmen Salvatore Genovese (Carm) age 55Carmen Genovese died on June 23, 2017 in Washington, DC. His wife of 19 years, Jo Bradley, survives him.Born in Barrie, Ontario, Carm grew up with a fantastic group of friends at St Mary's School and Barrie North Collegiate, worked at Pizzeria Italia, and went to the University of Western Ontario for a Honours Business degree. He spent the first decade of...
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John Orr Dwyer

March 10, 1938 - June 22, 2017

Dr. John Orr DwyerDr. John Orr Dwyer of Washington DC passed away on June 22nd at Potomac Valley Nursing and Wellness Center inRockville MD. The cause of death was complications from Parkinson's disease. The son of John B. Dwyer and the former Elinor Orr, Dr. Dwyer was born on March 10th, 1938 in Philadelphia PA. He grew up in Wellesley MA and was graduated from Wellesley High School in 1956. Dr....
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Anthoula P. Gianniotis

March 7, 1960 - June 19, 2017

ANTHOULA P. GIANNIOTIS (Age 57) On Monday, June 19, 2017, Anthoula P. Gianniotis of Washington, DC, became our angel. Following a long battle with cancer, she went peacefully with her family by her side and her pride, dignity, and beauty intact. Her kindness and touch of grace echoed through every interaction and was confirmed by the overwhelming support of family, friends, and colleagues...
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Jametta White Martin

October 18, 1923 - June 18, 2017

Jametta Isadora White was born and raised in Charleston; the daughter of Rev. James Wofford and Lula J. Morton White. Her father, Rev. J.W. White was the pastor of Memorial Baptist Church on Alexander Street for years; the family lived in the parsonage next door to the church. Jametta's first grades of schooling were at the Wallingford Academy and the Mary Street School through the 4th grade. ...
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Saone Baron Crocker

January 11, 1943 - June 17, 2017

Died June 17, 2017, Saone in Washington, DC, after a seven-year battle with ovarian cancer. She was born on January 11, 1943 in Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia, Zimbabwe. She was a graduate of University of Cape Town, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, and Georgetown University Law School; environmental attorney and exquisite communicator, a creator of family nests,...
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Jean Pearce

March 18, 1921 - June 14, 2017

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Charles Raymond Tyler

September 30, 1920 - June 6, 2017

Charles Raymond Tyler (Ray) age 96Ray Tyler died on June 6, 2017 in Bethesda, Md. His wife of 65 years, Ruth Nash, survives him.Born in Cleveland, Ohio he was a World War II veteran, serving seven years in the US Marine Corps. Ray was on Midway Island on December 7, 1941 when the Japanese attacked and was also on Midway during the June 1942 naval Battle of Midway. While still in the Marines he...
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William Joseph Lescure

June 23, 1930 - June 3, 2017

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Fariborz Navidi-Kasmai

February 2, 1964 - June 2, 2017

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Barbara O'loughlin Silby

February 28, 1939 - June 1, 2017

Mrs. Barbara O'Loughlin Silby, wife of Dr. Howard Michael Silby, died of metastatic uterine carcino-sarcoma, on June 1, 2017 in Palm Beach, Florida. She was 78 years old. Barbara had wonderful family time in Nantucket, Palm Beach and Potomac, Maryland with her husband Howard, two daughters Elisabeth Petkevich and Caroline Silby Hinz; her two sons-in law Misha Petkevich and Laurence Hinz, and...
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Olivia Barclay Jones

January 10, 1941 - June 1, 2017

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Capitol Hill Village or the Winterthur Museum. Capitol Hill VillageDonations to Capital Hill Village can be mailed to Capitol Hill Village725 8th St SE, Washington DC 20003. Or online at: www.capitolhillvillage.org/donate Winterthur MuseumDonations to Winterthur in Memory of Olivia Barclay Jones:Director's OfficeAttention: Jane E....
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Patricia Glover Barnett

June 22, 1914 - June 1, 2017

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Robert Hyman Harris

November 17, 1923 - May 31, 2017

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Selig Kainer

May 28, 1929 - May 28, 2017

Dr. Selig Kainer, PhD Of Washington, DC, 88, passed away on May 28th, 2017. A Physicist, Playwright, and Novelist, he was the co-founding director of the Bleecker Street Players, in Washington, D.C., a theater for new plays. Productions were mounted at Grace Church in Georgetown. Several of his own plays were produced there, in addition to plays of others. He also wrote two original musicals for...
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Elizabeth Marshall Aman

June 2, 1920 - May 27, 2017

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Malisa Adriana Tripodi

April 27, 1939 - May 26, 2017

Malisa Adriana TripodiOn May 26, 2017 in Washington, DC. Beloved wife of Carlos Tripodi. Devoted mother of Maria, Cristina and Fernando Tripodi. Grandmother of Octavio and Chiara Tripodi. Born April 29, 1939 in Buenos Aires, Argentina to the late Jose DiSerio and Lidia Zirpoli. She worked as an educator for the Federal Government. Relatives and friends are invited to call at Joseph Gawler&...
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Patricia Eva Howar

February 18, 1934 - May 26, 2017

Patricia Eva Howar February 18,1934 - May 26,2017 Patricia E. Howar (Pat) was born in Washington, D.C., but she resided in Bethesda, Maryland. Ms. Howar died peacefully on the morning of May 26 ,2017 in Bethesda, MD. Born to A. Joseph and Bader Howar of Washington, DC on February 18, 1934, Pat was the one of five children. Pat and Walter Helmig married and had four children - Patty, Cathy,...
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Alfred Thomas Vecchione

January 27, 1931 - May 24, 2017

Al Vecchione, a television producer who helped broadcast the Senate Watergate hearings to a national audience and who later made crucial contributions that allowed the "PBS NewsHour" to rival commercial news programs in prestige if not in profit, died May 24 at his home in Bethesda, Md. He was 86.The cause was lung cancer, said his daughter Julie Vecchione DeSimone.Mr. Vecchione, an immigrant's...
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Theodore Francis Barstow

April 20, 1931 - May 23, 2017

Theodore Francis Barstow (86)Beloved Uncle, Brother-in-Law, and Friend, Theodore (Ted/Frank) Barstow passed away on May 23, 2017 in Aldie, Virginia. He is survived by his brother-in-law, Robert Timms; his nephews, Robert Timms Jr. and his children, Katie, Bobby, and Stephen; and Michael (and Amber) Timms and their children Zach and Lauren Brown; his niece, Joanne (and Ernie) Chilcotte; and...
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Guy Prud'Homme

July 2, 1951 - May 21, 2017

On, May 21, 2017, Guy Prudhomme of Virginia, beloved husband of Patsy Prudhomme, devoted father of Justin (Katey) Prudhomme, Jessica (Kristin) Prudhomme, Jo-anne Prudhomme (Jonathan Wood), Jeremy Prudhomme (Tara Zullo), Josephine Prudhomme, James Prudhomme. Brother of Anick (Bruce) Cloete. Grandfather of Lillie Prudhomme. Memorial Service will be held at Joseph Gawler's Sons, LLC, 5130...
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Theodora Z. Yeonas

June 24, 1921 - May 19, 2017

YeonasTheodora Z Yeonas (Age 95)On May 19, 2017 in Arlington, VA. Beloved wife of the late Paul G. Yeonas. Mother to George P. Yeonas (Monica) and Dean P. Yeonas (Eleni). Loving Grandmother to 5 Grandchildren Daniele M. (Jonathon), Sonya M., Alexa P., Paul D. and Dimitri D. Yeonas. Theodora was preceded in death by her father Constantine Zacharoudis and mother Agnes Burlando (Armando). Born...
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Joan Kostick Andrews

February 17, 1931 - May 15, 2017

ANDREWS - Joan Louise(née Kostick)May 15, 2017, in the loving embrace of family and friends at her home in Georgetown, Washington, DC. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Peter Conners Andrews, their six children, and eleven grandchildren. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at Temple Beth Zion, 805 Delaware Ave., Buffalo. Sunday, May 21, at 9:30 AM.
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Alina Goldman

March 31, 1933 - May 13, 2017

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Zarie Keosian

September 25, 1919 - May 9, 2017

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Helen Louise Gervasio

October 21, 1924 - May 8, 2017

On May 8, 2017 Helen Daviero Gervasio was reunited in heaven with her beloved husband, Joseph Phillip Gervasio Sr. after 20 years. She leaves behind her devoted family: daughter, Phyllis Jo Gervasio of Arlington, Virginia; son, Joseph Phillip Gervasio and daughter-in-law Deborah Murphy Gervasio of Rockville, Maryland; precious granddaughters, Melissa Anne Gervasio and Allison Lauren Gervasio,...
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Anthony Francis Abell

August 19, 1946 - May 7, 2017

Anthony F. Abell (Age 70)Beloved husband, father, and brother passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 7th at Sibley Memorial Hospital surrounded by family. He was born in Washington, D.C. to William S. and Patricia O'Callaghan Abell and is survived by his loving wife of 17 years, Nancy Elbin Abell, daughter Jessica Abell Ganjamie and her husband Tom, as well as his siblings Patricia Abell, William...
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Walter Cunningham Wilson

September 29, 1935 - May 6, 2017

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Nevin Edson Kuhl

November 5, 1921 - May 5, 2017

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William Russell Pickering

September 30, 1930 - May 5, 2017

Died on Friday, May 5, 2017, in Washington, DC. He was born in Kansas City, MO in 1930. A graduate of Princeton University and Columbia Business School, Mr. Pickering served in the US Army from 1954 to 1956. He enjoyed a long career in the financial and the oil and gas industries. He was a member of the Chevy Chase Club and the Metropolitan Club of Washington, and served for many years on the...
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Mary Remey Wadleigh

January 19, 1947 - May 2, 2017

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John Peter Gearan

May 1, 1958 - May 1, 2017

John P. Gearan passed from this world on May 1, 2017 on his 59th birthday and now is with his heavenly Father. He was born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin to Leonard and Peggy (McInnis) Gearan. After having lived all over the world, he chose to reside in NW Washington, DC for the past ten years.He is survived by his wife, Susan (Tomlinson) Gearan, his brother, Tim and Anne(Rumsey) Gearan of NW...
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Christina Susanne Wadyka

October 19, 1962 - May 1, 2017

WadykaChristina Susanne Wadyka (Age 54)On May 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. Beloved wife of Steven J. Wadyka Jr. mother to three children. Born in Stockholm, Sweden on October 19, 1962 to Bo and Sue Weinberg (nee Keffer). Christina served as Associate General Counsel of Fannie Mae in Washington, DC, and previously was Senior Vice President - Legal Affairs with Discovery Communications at its...
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Emma Elizabeth Nagel

October 2, 1928 - April 29, 2017

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Albert Joseph Didden

December 7, 1911 - April 28, 2017

Albert Joseph Didden, Sr. On, 28 April 2017, in Washington, DC at the age of 105 years. Mr. Didden was born in Washington, DC and graduated from Eastern High School and Catholic University of America with a degree in Commerce/Economics. A lifelong Washington, DC resident, he was the son of George Anton Didden and Marie Carry Didden, paternal grandson of Clement August Didden and Marie Klenk...
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Louise Madeline Packer

April 23, 1926 - April 28, 2017

PackerLouise Madeline Packer (Age 91)On April 28, 2017 in Rockville, MD. Widow of Duncan Packer. Mother of Anne Louise Julian and sister to Dorothy Huffer and Sister Lani Manseau. Loving grandmother to three grandchildren, and aunt to three nieces. Born in Massachusetts to the late Bernard and Dorothy Manseau (nee Hess). Relatives and friends are invited to call at Joseph Gawler's Sons, LLC....
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Carl Howard Kneessi

December 4, 1941 - April 28, 2017

Carl Howard Kneessi, a commercial real estate executive and lifelong Bethesda resident, passed away at Suburban Hospital on April 28th, 2017. Mr. Kneessi was born on December 4th, 1941, and graduated from Coolidge High School and George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He was a member of the Delta Tau Delta Fraternity and served in the United States Coast Guard during the Vietnam War. ...
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Leslie Gordon Kirschner

September 17, 1930 - April 27, 2017

Dr. Leslie Gordon Kirschner, MD Of Washington, DC, 86, passed away on April 27th, 2017. A Psychiatrist and Psychoanalyst for over 50 years and a teacher and mentor at the Washington School of Psychiatry, George Washington University and the University of Virginia. Gordon held monthly forums focusing on creativity. He received training at the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, University of...
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Charles Warren Hanke

August 18, 1924 - April 26, 2017

Charles Warren Hanke, 1924 - 2017Charles Warren Hanke passed away on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Maxine Kennedy Hanke; their sons, Charles William Hanke and John Christian Hanke; and three granddaughters. He and Maxine were married on June 6, 1962 in the District of Columbia.Charles was born on August 18, 1924, in St. Louis, Missouri. He served in...
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Rhoda Erma Silverman

April 24, 1918 - April 26, 2017

Rhoda E. Silverman (Age 99) January 24, 1918 - April 26, 2017On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, of Washington, DC peacefully passed away at Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, Maryland with her family at her side. Born in Boston, MA, daughter of Solomon H. Rubin, MD and Henrietta Sydeman Rubin of Boston. She was wife of Carl Silverman, MD (deceased 1993), mother of Carol Lieberman (Jim) of Potomac and Bill...
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Steven Goerner Allen

September 9, 1948 - April 24, 2017

Steven G. Allen passed away April 24, 2017. He is survived by his sister Nancy J. Medlin and three nieces. A memorial service will be held on June 3, 2017 at 1:00 pm at Joseph Gawler's Son's Funeral Home.
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Marile Schmalzbauer Hofer

March 24, 1927 - April 22, 2017

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Mark N. Chandran

April 10, 1969 - April 22, 2017

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Despina Bayz

February 15, 1939 - April 18, 2017

DESPINA BAYZ Despina Bayz, 78, of Washington D.C., beloved mother of Aki Bayz (Laura) and grandmother of Constantino and Adriano, passed away peacefully at her home on April 18. Sister of the late Harilaos Papapostolou, is survived by two brothers, the Rev. Spyridon Papapostolou and Dimitri Papapostolou of Athens Greece, and two sisters Irene Kazakou of Athens and Magdalene Kantartzi of Bethesda...
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Barbara Wells Caldwell

April 3, 1913 - April 15, 2017

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James E. Morehead

April 5, 1930 - April 14, 2017

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Geraldine Ann Manning

October 5, 1941 - April 14, 2017

Dr. Geraldine Ann Bell 'Geri' Manning passed away on Good Friday, April 14, 2017 of a heart attack at her home. She was 75.Born October 5, 1941 in Agana, Guam, Geri was born during WWII and was a survivor of the Japanese occupation along with her parents, Sixta Roberto and Henry Bell, and 7 brothers and sisters. Geri enjoyed her childhood on the island. Upon graduation from Guam's...
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James Patrick Nash

June 16, 1925 - April 13, 2017

James Patrick Nash (Age 91)James Patrick Nash died Thursday, April 13, 2017. A graduate of Gonzaga H.S., he enlisted in the Army at age 18 and served in World War II. He fought in the Battle of the Bulge and assisted in the liberation of Europe. Following WW II, he attended Georgetown University, achieving his J.D. He served as a DOD Contract Attorney for 24 years at the Pentagon, then as a...
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Jane Richardson Vieth

January 21, 1924 - April 10, 2017

Jane Richardson Vieth, 93, of Bethesda, Maryland, passed away peacefully on April 10, 2017, at her home. A native of Reidsville, North Carolina, Jane was the daughter of Robert Payne Richardson III and Lucy Irvin Richardson. She attended Sweet Briar College and graduated in 1946 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She was a member of Chi Omega Sorority. Admired for her grace...
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Florence Koines

October 26, 1924 - April 9, 2017

On April 9, 2017, Florence Koines of Bethesda, MD. Beloved wife of the late Tom Koines; devoted mother of Margo Anderson (Bruce), Arthur Koines (Sarah) and Matina Sawicki (Steve); and grandmother of Christopher, Tiffany (Aaron), Madeline, Natalie, Thomas, Stephen and Marissa. Family will receive friends at Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 36th and Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, DC on...
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Gabriel Adrian Schmunis

July 26, 1939 - April 9, 2017

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Muriel Feldman

April 1, 1922 - April 8, 2017

Muriel Sculky Feldman passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 8, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Muriel was a long time Washingtonian with involvement in many D.C. organizations including volunteer service at the White House. Muriel worked for many years with Hecht Company, Saks Fifth Ave., Claire Dratch and Saks-Jandel. She was born in Port Chester, NY and was one of eleven children. She is survived...
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Horace Buchanan Bazan

November 27, 1918 - April 8, 2017

BAZAN, HORACE BUCHANAN. On April 8, 2017, Horace Buchanan Bazan, beloved husband of the late Mary Katherine Bazan, devoted father of Katherine Bazan Heller (John) and Elizabeth Buchanan Bazan, beloved grandfather of Mary Heller and Renee Heller Honeycutt (Greg), and great-grandfather of Jaxson Honeycutt. Also survived by niece Anne Hulbert (Bill Griffin), other relatives and friends, and loving...
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Mary Koutris

January 1, 1927 - April 7, 2017

Mary Psarakis Koutris died peacefully at home on 7 April 2017 in Bethesda, MD at the age of 90.Mary is survived by her nieces and nephews of Elena Psarakis, Stephanie Psarakis Hald and David Hald, and Michael and Tia Psarakis, and sister-in-law Sylvia Psarakis. She also has grandnephews of Guga and David and grandniece Mariam. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband James Koutris and...
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Leo Christy Condolon

June 14, 1928 - April 3, 2017

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James D. Fotos

October 26, 1929 - April 2, 2017

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Carole Lynne Kraemer

December 3, 1947 - March 31, 2017

Kraemer Carole Lynne Kraemer (age 69)On March 31, 2017 in Washington, DC. Beloved sister to Joan Rivas (Robert) and loving aunt to Barclay (Cheryl), Marcus, Jeffrey (Betsy), and Brian. Born in Youngstown, OH to the late Elmer and Martha (nee Roll) Kraemer. Carole dedicated many years to her career in Foreign Service. In addition to her work in the Foreign Service, Carole held a variety of...
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Elaine Elias Lambrakopoulos

February 28, 1933 - March 31, 2017

On Friday, March 31, 2017, ELAINE ELIAS LAMBRAKOPOULOS of Chevy Chase, MD. She was born in Vasta, Arkadias Greece on February 28, 1933. Beloved wife of the late Elias Stavros Lambrakopoulos; devoted mother of Evanthia and Stavroula Lambrakopoulos both of Chevy Chase, MD; sister of Efstathios (Eftihia) Metropoulos, Sotirios (Aggeliki) Metropoulos, Ioannis Metropoulos, Georgia Panagopoulos and...
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John Matthew Cahill

November 17, 1923 - March 29, 2017

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Alice Takosh Rodes

January 15, 1913 - March 25, 2017

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Gerald B. Lang

April 12, 1942 - March 25, 2017

.LOCAL BUSINESS EXECUTIVE PASSES AWAYGerald B. Lang (74), Principal and Chief Client Officer at Lang Strategies, LLC passed away on Saturday, March 25th, 2017 at a local care facility surrounded by his family. He had been ill for a few months.Mr. Lang, originally from Jacksonville, Florida, spent his early education and college years there, and began his corporate business career at The...
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Elly Andonyadis

November 13, 1928 - March 22, 2017

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Edward John Pacious

January 12, 1925 - March 21, 2017

Edward John Pacious, M.D., 92, passed away March 21, 2017 in Ft. Myers, Florida, after a brief illness. Dr. Pacious was a long-time Washington physician.Born on January 12, 1925 in Medford, MA, he was the son of Francis L. Pacious and Margaret Moore Pacious. He attended Medford High School before enrolling at Boston College. His college years were interrupted by the Second World War, during which...
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Marcia Wolf Goldsmith

December 23, 1930 - March 21, 2017

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Nancy Trowbridge Holmes

July 25, 1926 - March 20, 2017

HOLMES Nancy Trowbridge Holmes July 25, 1926 - March 20, 2017 Died peacefully on Monday, March 20, 2017. Born in New York City, NY she grew up in Washington, DC, where she attended the Potomac and Madeira schools. She graduated from Smith College in 1948. Two years later she married George Burgwin Holmes who had a career in the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). She was a lover of, and expert in,...
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Salma M. Jurdak

February 28, 1920 - March 20, 2017

Salma Mansur Jurdak passed away on March 20, 2017 at Sibley Hospital in Washington, DC after a short illness. She was 97 years of age.Born in Beirut, Lebanon on February 28, 1920, Salma was the fourth of six children of Professor Mansur Hanna Jurdak and his wife, Leah Abs Jurdak. Salma grew up in a house on the campus of the American University of Beirut, where her father was an eminent...
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M. Irene Crowe

April 20, 1918 - March 14, 2017

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Priscilla Mullin Reid

January 16, 1926 - March 14, 2017

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Richard Harvey Solomon

June 19, 1937 - March 13, 2017

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Elva Lenz Osborne

June 16, 1915 - March 12, 2017

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Nirmal Kumar De

January 1, 1936 - March 12, 2017

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Mary George Carpousis

July 25, 1927 - March 11, 2017

MARY HEON CARPOUSISOn March 11,2017, Mary Heon Carpousis passed away peacefully surrounded by family who cherished her. Mary was born July 25, 1927 to Ifigenia and George C. Heon in Washington DC. Her father immigrated to the DC area from Greece and built successful businesses in Georgetown DC and Chase Chase MD. where Mary worked before marrying Dr. Aris Carpousis (deceased). Mary lived her...
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Balsam Barsch

February 24, 1937 - March 11, 2017

Balsam Barsch, known as Bella by everyone who loved her was born on February 24, 1937 in Cairo, Egypt and grew up in Alexandria, Egypt. She left this world on Saturday March 11, 2017 preceded in death by her husband Robert Stanley Barsch and became an angel to her loving son Stanley Barsch, daughter-in-law Jessica, and grandsons Jack, Billy & Harry.While living in Egypt, Bella was an avid...
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Louis Peter Averinos

April 4, 1932 - March 10, 2017

LOUIS PETER AVERINOSThe servant of God Louis fell asleep in the Lord on March 10, 2017. He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Polis Averinos, and sisters, Loula Avgerinos and Kay Soumalias of Montreal Canada. He is survived by his children, Catherine and her husband John, Peter and his wife Georgia, and his grandchildren, Christopher and wife Laura, Nicole and Louie. He is also survived by...
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Ashley Anne Sanford

April 8, 1983 - March 8, 2017

Arrangements unBeloved 33 year old daughter of Bruce and Marilou Sanford died March 8, 2017 at her home in Washington, DC of cardiac arrest following recent surgeries for infection. Ashley had lived with a series of complicated medical issues for more than 10 years, during many of which she enjoyed good health. Those who knew her found her resilience, courage, and spirit a source of inspiration.A...
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Harry David Seybert

November 19, 1924 - March 8, 2017

Harry D. (Woody) Seybert (age 92)On March 8, 2017. Born November 19, 1924, in Oil City, Pennsylvania. Atage 10 his family moved from Warren, PA to the DC area.Woody graduated from Eastern High School in 1943. Hewas an accomplished musician, and played in several bigbands, including Charlie Spivak and Vaughan Monroe. He served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II from1943-46. He played in...
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Richard Sackett Thompson

October 1, 1933 - March 7, 2017

RICHARD S. THOMPSONDied peacefully at his home in Bethesda on March 7, at the age of 83.He was born in Spokane, WA in 1933, and grew up in Pullman, WA. After graduating from Washington State University in 1955, he attended Oxford University for two years as a Rhodes Scholar, followed by two years in the Army. From 1960 to 1987, he was a Foreign Service Officer with the State Department. He...
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Margery P. CARPENTER

May 13, 1920 - March 6, 2017

Margery Elaine Carpenter, nee Peterson, was born and raised in Minneapolis, MN; at age three, she was afflicted with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Margery, transported in a wagon with a pillow and at her insistence, attended Minneapolis Public School, graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Minnesota and attended the graduate School of Social Work. She worked for the Minnesota...
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Dorothy Jane Church Zaring

October 24, 1910 - March 3, 2017

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Kerry Hart Stowell

January 27, 1932 - March 3, 2017

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William Edward Mills

June 11, 1928 - March 1, 2017

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Fanchon Aldrich Castro

February 10, 1919 - February 28, 2017

Fanchon A. Castro on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 of Bethesda, Maryland. Raised by her guardians Hon. Jesse P. Wolcott and Grace Sullivan of Battle Creek, MI; beloved wife of the Dr. Alejandro F. Castro; loving mother of Robert J. Castro of Bethesda, Maryland and Alex F. Castro, II. of Sarasota, Florida. Also survived by 6 grandchildren, Dr. Elena M. Castro, Mrs. Diana Obenshain of Bethesda and...
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Fanchon Aldrich Castro

February 10, 1919 - February 28, 2017

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Charles Byron Ruttenberg

November 16, 1922 - February 27, 2017

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Michelle Marie Maloney Pangallo

June 21, 1943 - February 26, 2017

Michelle M. Pangallo a Washington, DC resident since 1976 passed away in West Palm Beach, Florida on February 26, 2017 of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Born on June 21, 1943, in Binghamton, NY, Michelle was the only child of Robert J. and Marie (Lake) Maloney who predeceased her. Michelle was a beautiful, loving and caring wife who is survived by her husband, Clement D. Pangallo. Raised in...
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Micheline Charpenet Courard

May 27, 1921 - February 23, 2017

On February 23, 2017, MICHELINE CHARPENET COURARD of Fairfax, VA and Washington, DC. Mother of Thierry Liverman; grandmother of Andrew Liverman and Astrid Liverman Streetman, Christian Liverman and Eric Liverman. Memorial Mass will be held at Holy Trinity Chapel, 3513 N St., NW, Washington, DC on Thursday, March 9 at 10:30 a.m. Family will receive friends at 3325 O St., Washington, DC on Thursday...
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Mary Lytle Rhim

December 4, 1929 - February 23, 2017

MARY LYTLE RHIMPeacefully passed away on February 23, 2017 in her home in Potomac, MD. Born December 4, 1929 in Pleasantville, PA. Founder and Director of The Winchester School, Silver Spring, MD, established in 1970. Mary was the beloved wife of Dr. Johng Sik Rhim; loving mother of Jonathan Arch Rhim (Thanh), Christopher Huc Rhim (Lauren), Peter Kennedy Rhim (Jill), Andrew Lytle Rhim ...
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Alice Mary Foster

July 16, 1922 - February 20, 2017

Alice Mary Foster (age 94)On February 20, 2017 in Sterling, VA. Dear wife of the late Dr. James J. Foster. Mother of James (Keiko) Foster, Dennis (Lesley) Foster, Marialice (Terryl) White, Susan Marden, Colin (Christina) Foster, and Loretta (John) Mertz. Loving Grandmother to 12 grand-children. Born in Stevenspoint Wisconsin to the late John and Caroline Worzalla. She was preceded in death...
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Charles. Leffingwell Bartlett

August 14, 1921 - February 17, 2017

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Marion Sutton Reilly

April 28, 1923 - February 17, 2017

Passed away peacefully on February 17, 2017 at her home in Bethesda, MD at the age of 93. Born in Springfield, IL, she grew up in Washington, DC and spent her early career on the Senate staff on Capitol Hill. In 1948 she married John Bernard Reilly of Norfolk, VA at St. Matthew's Cathedral. The couple moved to New York City where her husband began a career in International Marketing that...
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S. Bobo Dean

June 23, 1932 - February 16, 2017

S. BOBO DEAN On February 16, 2017, S. Bobo Dean of Washington, DC. S. Bobo Dean practiced law in Washington, DC since 1965. His practice was primarily in the representation of Indian tribal governments. In 1982 he was a founding partner of the firm Hobbs, Straus, Dean & Wilder (now Hobbs, Straus, Dean & Walker). Over a legal career of over 50 years, Bobo represented Native American...
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Ellen Marie Athas

July 6, 1954 - February 15, 2017

ELLEN M. ATHAS (Age 62)Who made significant contributions to the environmental policy of the Obama Administration as senior council of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), and a woman of great intellect and generosity of spirit, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Ms. Athas, a 30-year resident of the District of Columbia, most recently served as senior counsel for the Office...
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Charles A. Hobbs

September 9, 1928 - February 12, 2017

Charles A. Hobbs, 88, died February 12, 2017 in Bethesda, MD. He joins his wife of 56 years, Harriette, after a peaceful passing at 5:20pm. He is survived by his sister Helen of Adamstown, and his brother Allen of Bethesda, and daughters Ann Hobbs Noon of Frankford, DE; Holly Rowe of Arlington, VA; Courtney Burnes of Duxbury, MA; Kelly Hobbs-Perry of Denver, CO. He was the adoring grandfather of...
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Alexander Rola Gordon

February 22, 1921 - February 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Joseph Gawler's Sons LLC, Washington, DC.
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Joseph W. Smith

June 30, 1921 - February 10, 2017

JOSEPH W. SMITH (Age 95) Passed away Friday, February 10, 2017. Much beloved by family and friends for his gentle soul, big heart, and wry humor. He is survived by his two daughters, Debbie Hechinger and Hilary Smith; his son-in-law John Hechinger Jr.; his four grandchildren, Jamie Hechinger, Kate Hechinger, Jack Hechinger, and Mara Smith Zidek; his grandsons-in-law Jay Klug, Tim Ivers, and Josh...
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Eileen J. Mazzella

December 8, 1931 - February 7, 2017

Eileen J. MazzellaOn February 7, 2017, in Washington, DC. Loving wife of 49 years to Dr. Walter J. Mazzella, DDS. Mother to John, Walter (Rosanna), and Maureen (Joachim), and loving grandmother to Marissa, Miranda, and Melina. Born in Duluth, MN, on December 8, 1931 to the late John and Nora (nee Collins) Shea. She was preceded in death by her sister Mary Helen Hoye. Eileen attended St....
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Robert Samuel Peacock

October 23, 1964 - February 5, 2017

Robert Samuel Peacock (Age 52)Passed away on February 5, 2017, at his business, Classic Motors of DC, on Wisconsin Ave. Born at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, MD on October 23, 1964. He is survived by his wife and high school sweetheart Kara Greenhouse Peacock, brother James, sister Yvonne, and mother Christine Thompson. After attending Magruder High School he left Maryland to study in...
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Carolyn Ann Bauer

November 14, 1937 - January 30, 2017

Ann Bauer, born November 14, 1937 in Lakeland, Florida, was welcomed into the arms of her Savior the evening of January 30, 2017 at the Sunrise of Arlington in Arlington, Virginia. She will watch over from above her daughter, Lisa Bauer Wackler (Ted) and son, Gregory Allen Bauer (Cindy). She is also survived by her grandchildren, Gretchen Wackler, Molly Wackler, Leo Wackler, and Mathew Douglas ...
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Natalia Francesca Elejalde-Ruiz

December 12, 1977 - January 29, 2017

Natalia Elejalde-Ruiz passed away unexpectedly as she slept on January 29, 2017, due to complications from surgery. She was 39. Born and raised in Washington, DC, Natalia lived in Hanover, N.H. and was a longtime employee at Wal-Mart. Beloved daughter of Vanessa Ruiz and Eduardo Elejalde, stepdaughter of David Birenbaum and caring sister of Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz. She is survived by all of them as...
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