Our Obituaries

Elizabeth DeLong Kuhl

January 26, 1926 - August 25, 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

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Theresa Dolores Krause

August 10, 1925 - August 10, 2016

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Devin Lawrence Donnelly

February 1, 1965 - August 7, 2016

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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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S. Jean van der Tak

April 20, 1927 - July 27, 2016

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Milton Philip Semer

March 5, 1919 - July 27, 2016

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Richard Allen Holmes

October 10, 1931 - July 25, 2016

Richard Allen Holmes, MD, died peacefully at home at the age of 84 on Monday, July 25, 2016, at Sunrise Assisted Living in Washington, DC.He leaves behind his wife of nearly 50 years, Dodie Holmes; his daughter Mindy Holmes (Washington, DC); his son Adam Holmes (Fresno, CA); and his five beloved grandchildren Wesley Hogan, Zachary Holmes, Caitlin Hogan, Devin Holmes, and Adam ("AJ") Holmes, Jr. ...
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Theodore Cherukuri

December 21, 1940 - July 23, 2016

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Alan J. Barnett

July 27, 1926 - July 20, 2016

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Phyllis Lee Bialek

February 23, 1930 - July 19, 2016

Passed away on July 19, 2016. She was born in Scranton, PA, but lived her entire life in the Washington, DC area. She is preceded in death by her high school sweetheart and husband, Dr. Stanley M. Bialek. She is survived by her daughter, Julie Garel, her son-in-law John Garel, and her two grandchildren, Ferris and Ellis. She was a kind, generous woman who took pride in supporting and caring for...
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Kay Harris Kriegsman

February 26, 1943 - July 17, 2016

Kay Harris Kriegsman, prominent Psychologist and published Author, died Sunday, July 17, 2016 at her Bethesda, MD home. She was 73. She was preceded in death by her husband William Edwin Kriegsman, Sr. Kay was the devoted mother of Bill Kriegsman of Olympia, WA and Katie Kriegsman Peters of Bethesda, MD; daughter of Elizabeth Harris of Grand Junction, CO; grandmother of Kyle Kriegsman. Darby...
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Howard A. Dawson

October 23, 1922 - July 15, 2016

Howard A. Dawson, Jr.Chief Judge, U.S. Tax Court On July 15, 2016, Howard A. Dawson, Jr. of Bethesda, Maryland. Beloved husband of Marianne Dawson and devoted father of Suzanne D. Vanyur, and the late Amy L. Dawson. He is survived by his brother Dr. Shelton P. Dawson, his adoring grandchildren Jennifer E. Vanyur, Christen E. Vanyur and Allison C. Vanyur and his son-in-law John Vanyur. The family...
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Michael John Elliott

May 31, 1951 - July 14, 2016

Michael Elliott, a British journalist who held top editorial positions at three major newsweeklies and who later was chief executive of a global humanitarian group founded by the rock star Bono, died July 14 at a hospital in Washington. He was 65.The cause was an aggressive form of bladder cancer, said his wife, Emma Oxford.Mr. Elliott gave up a career as a tenured professor at the London School...
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Roderick Alderton

October 7, 1923 - July 14, 2016

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Anthony K. Vanacoro

October 28, 1954 - July 12, 2016

This obituary tribute has not been written by Tony but for him. As his life partner, he would have wanted me to reach out to all of his friends. It is with profound sorrow that I must tell you all that some time early on Tuesday morning, July 12, 2016, Tony Vanacoro died in his sleep. He had been experiencing heart problems very recently, and had been in hospital to treat and hopefully resolve...
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David Gerard Rowan

July 15, 1960 - July 6, 2016

David G. Rowan (Age 55) of Washington, DC, formerly of Oakton, VA who died peacefully at home July 6, 2016. David is survived by his beloved wife, Marilou Poulin Rowan, and children Danielle Rowan McDermott (Jacob) and Andrew Patrick Rowan. He is also survived by his mother, Mary Lucey Rowan, aunt, Joan Lucey Donnelly and siblings, Paul E. Rowan, Mark C. Rowan and Virginia Rowan Pommer and 14...
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Santiago Saez

March 21, 1954 - June 29, 2016

SANTIAGO SAEZ "Papo" Santiago "Papo" Saez of Washington, DC passed away June 29, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family and friends. He is survived by his spouse of 35 years, Jean Francois Ferre; his mother, Olga; two sisters, Lydia and Isa; and several nieces and nephews.Papo devoted 35 years of his working career as a dedicated Lab Supervisor at Sibley Hospital.A...
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Latrell D. Martin

April 2, 2005 - June 27, 2016

Our bright shinning light, Latrell Martin, left us suddenly on Monday, June 27, 2016. He was eleven years old. I'm sure our dear Lord has something more important for him to do.While he was with us he touched so many. He was bright, kind and mature beyond his years. Latrell was a leader with big future plans.Latrell was a great student and athlete, with a tremendous personality. Some...
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Edwin Henry Copenhaver

September 6, 1942 - June 27, 2016

Ask any Capitol Hill resident, "Who is Mr. Ed? "The helpful, unassuming man at Frager's Hardware, most would reply. Ed Copenhaver died early on the morning of June 27th after a long fight with cancer. He was 73 years of age.Ed had been a co-owner of Frager's Hardware for 37 years retiring in 2012. "A lot of really good folks have worked with me over all of these years," said Ed at the time of...
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Dorothy Graeves Weber

February 26, 1917 - June 27, 2016

Dorothy Graeves Weber died peacefully at Brighton Gardens Friendship Heights in Chevy Chase Maryland on June 27, 2016 after a short battle with Alzheimer's Disease. She was 99 years old. Dorothy, known as Dottie, was born in Washington, DC on February 26, 1917 to Lewis and Josephine Graeves. Due to her mother's tuberculosis the family moved to Saranac Lake, New York where she lived from...
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Ming Wang

November 4, 1921 - June 26, 2016

Ming Wang, born November 4, 1921, died peacefully on Sunday, June 26th in Bethesda. Ming Wang was born in Tianjin, China and was a pilot in Chinese Nationalist Air Force during WWII. He came to the US for further military training where he met his first wife, the late Suen Chin. In 1949, Wang went Taiwan to escape the Communist takeover of China. He rejoined his wife and young son in...
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Arabella Robertson Hogentogler

April 19, 1914 - June 25, 2016

On Saturday, June 25, 2016, ARABELLA ROBERTSON HOGENTOGLER of Chevy Chase, MD. Beloved wife of the late Chester A. Hogentogler; loving mother of Suzanne H. Graham, Martha H. Nolan (Thomas), Marie H. Gerdes and the late Chester Hogentogler, Jr. and Judith H. Quattlebaum; devoted sister of Charles Robertson. Also survived by 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and four great-great...
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Evelyn King

June 8, 1916 - June 24, 2016

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Corilla B. Dorsz

September 16, 1913 - June 22, 2016

Corilla B. Dorsz, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband Edmund J. Dorsz.Born in San Antonio, Texas, She lived an incredible 102 years of life in the most challenging, changing days of America. Her effervescent smile touched thousands of lives both here and abroad. An artist, master seamstress, master gardener, devoted wife, eloquent...
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Nancy M. Walker

January 4, 1934 - June 21, 2016

Nancy Elizabeth Murphy Walker, wife of the late Washington DC prominent radio personality Ed Walker, passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 due to complications from surgery. She was 82. Nancy was a beloved schoolteacher in Montgomery County Public Schools for 40 years, teaching at Bradley Elementary, Westbrook Elementary and finally Somerset Elementary before retiring in 2004. She was active as...
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Norma Jean Calderhead

April 30, 1930 - June 21, 2016

NORMA JEAN CALDERHEAD (nee: Willen) Beloved wife of William D. Calderhead, died June 21, 2016, at her home in Arlington, VA, she was 86. A private Memorial Mass was held at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. Besides her husband, Mrs. Calderhead is survived by a step-daughter, Billie Stull; granddaughter, Katherine McGwier; grandson, William McGwier; great-granddaughter, Kaitlin McGwier; two...
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Martin Packman

July 24, 1922 - June 20, 2016

Martin Packman, a long-time civil service official of the Department of State, and a former Deputy Director of its Bureau of Intelligence and Research, died on June 19, at Sibley Hospital of congestive heart failure. He was 93.Mr. Packman retired as deputy bureau director in 1980, after having worked in the State Department for 24 years. He was successively chief of the British Commonwealth...
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Elizabeth J. Lindsay

October 20, 1933 - June 15, 2016

On Wednesday June 15, 2016, Elizabeth "Betty" Henderson Lindsay of Bethesda, Maryland. Beloved wife of Dr. Joseph "Joe" Lindsay. Devoted mother of Lee Lindsay Wittenstein, Joseph Wade Lindsay and Robert Andrew Lindsay. She is survived by her sister Mary Ann Johnson. Betty was adored by five grandchildren, one great grandchild, a niece and two nephews. The family requests that...
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David Lee Mohre

July 23, 1942 - June 15, 2016

David Lee Mohre On June 15, 2016, David Lee Mohre of Washington, DC. Beloved husband of Elizabeth (Liz) Mohre, father of David L. Mohre, Jr and wife Virginia of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Derrick L. Mohre and wife Maryia of Baltimore, MD, Dana Mohre Trzeciak and husband Michael of Port Deposit, MD, and Lily K. Mohre of Washington, DC, grandfather of four grandchildren, and a host of many special...
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John C. Whitaker

December 29, 1926 - June 12, 2016

John Carroll Whitaker, born December 29, 1926, died on June 12, 2016 in Chevy Chase, MD at the age of 89. Mr. Whitaker was a former domestic policy aide to President Richard Nixon. He was born in Victoria, British Columbia, attended Loyola High School in Baltimore, MD, graduated from Georgetown University in 1949, and received his Ph.D. in geology from Johns Hopkins University in 1953. He first...
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Margaret Alice Skinker

October 17, 1932 - June 12, 2016

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Ann Woodward Tinsley

March 27, 1922 - June 10, 2016

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Mary Petrie Greer

July 3, 1920 - June 7, 2016

GREER, Mary P.Mary P. Greer, aged 95, of Washington, DC died on June 7, 2016. She was a long-time resident of Grand Oaks Assisted Living Facility. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Walton J. Greer, and her daughters Betsy Houston and Kathy Gulnac. She is survived by her sons-in-law Stuart E. Houston and Jon Gulnac. She is also survived by three grandchildren and six great...
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Mark Alexander Callanan

August 25, 1987 - June 7, 2016

NEW (added August 6, 2016): A military funeral service will be held for Mark at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday, October 14, 2016. Attendees should meet in the main Administration Building at 12:30 pm. All are welcome.__________________________________________Mark Alexander Callanan was born August 25, 1987 in Rochester, NY and died June 7, 2016 in Washington, DC. He is survived by his...
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Pamela S. Currey

January 3, 1944 - June 4, 2016

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Natalie Smith Bouquet

March 28, 1929 - June 4, 2016

On Saturday June 4, 2016, Natalie Smith Bouquet of Chevy Chase, Maryland. Beloved wife of Dr. Jean-Pierre Bouquet and devoted mother of Jacqueline Bouquet, Michele Bouquet and Edouard Bouquet. Sister of Victor Smith and the late Maurine Starr. Adored grandmother of Nicholas Bouquet, Alexandrina Kay, Christopher Sievering, Genevieve Bouquet, Samantha Sievering, Josephine Bouquet, Jean-Pierre...
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Eric Alan Meyer

August 28, 1962 - June 2, 2016

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Martha Halley McNeely

March 30, 1946 - May 31, 2016

Martha H. McNeely On May 31, 2016, Martha McNeely of Washington, DC. Beloved wife of Michael McNeely; devoted mother of James H. McNeely; sister of Albert F. Halley. A private ceremony was held on June 3, 2016. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater DC-Maryland Chapter, 1800 M. St. NW, Suite B50 North, Washington, DC 20036. For...
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Bettie Jean Labriola

October 6, 1928 - May 29, 2016

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Barbara Rose Winston

September 1, 1936 - May 29, 2016

Barbara or "Smitty" as she was affectionately called growing up, was born in Washington DC on September 1, 1936 to the late Harold Charles and Helen (Hyson) Smith. She was preceded in death by her only sibling, Harold Charles Smith Jr.Barbara attended the prestigious Paul Lawrence Dunbar High School in Washington DC and graduated with a Bachelors degree in sociology from Penn State University....
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Albert Bilik

September 27, 1922 - May 28, 2016

BILIK, AL (age 93) - Passed away peacefully on May 28, 2016 in Washington, D.C. after a full, long and love-filled life. Al was born on September 27, 1922 in Brooklyn, N.Y. to immigrants Jacob and Lena Bilik, worked in the family drug store in Coney Island, and graduated from James Madison High School. Al enlisted in the Navy at the age of 19 and served as a medical corpsman on the USS Hyde in...
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Thomas Michael Elliott

August 4, 1942 - May 24, 2016

ELLIOTT Thomas Michael Elliott (Age 73) A native of Evansville, Indiana, left a life and career well lived on May 24 at his home in Washington, DC. Born August 4, 1942 he remained in Evansville through his graduation from Bosse High School and then attended Indiana University in Bloomington, IN from 1962 to 1970, earning a AB in zoology, an MS in higher education and a EdD in higher education....
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Joyce Keogh Farr

September 19, 1937 - May 22, 2016

Joyce Keogh Farr With great sadness the family of Joyce Keogh Farr announces her passing on May 22, 2016. Born September 19, 1937 in the District of Columbia to Margaret duFief Reed and Michael Francis Keogh. Devoted wife of Harry Hull Farr, real estate developer, whom she married in Our Lady of Victory on May 30, 1960. She is survived by her four children, Michael Keogh Farr (Laurie Fishburn),...
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Elizabeth FitzGerald Kettler

September 15, 1929 - May 20, 2016

Elizabeth FitzGerald Kettler, known as Betty by family and friends, peacefully passed away on May 20 at her residence in Buckingham's Choice Retirement Community in Buckeystown, Maryland. She was born in Seattle, Washington on September 15, 1929 to Geraldine and Gerald FitzGerald and was raised in Chevy Chase, Maryland. She was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School, class of 1947 and went on...
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Marilyn Janet Holmes

April 14, 1934 - May 17, 2016

Marilyn Janet Holmes, an award winning documentary producer for the US State Department and a former Director of the State Department's Family Liaison Office, passed away Tuesday, May 17, at Georgetown University Hospital. She was 82.She was born in Paris, France, in 1934. When German troops invaded France in 1940, seven year old Marilyn and her French mother, Denise, fled Paris in a mass...
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Norma Leonard

February 12, 1921 - May 17, 2016

On Tuesday, May 17, 2016, Norma Leonard of Washington, DC. Beloved wife of the late William Leonard. Devoted mother of Christopher Wallace, William, Andrew, Nicolas, James and Oliver Leonard. She is also survived by her twelve grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A Celebration of Norma Leonard's Life will be held in the Renwick Chapel on the grounds of Oak Hill Cemetery in...
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Clovis Maksoud

December 17, 1926 - May 15, 2016

Clovis Maksoud, who advocated on behalf of Arab nations and Palestinian rights as a scholar, a journalist and, for more than a decade, a prominent representative of the Arab League, died May 15 at a hospital in Washington. He was 89. The cause was a cerebral hemorrhage, said his daughter, Lisette Mondello.A Lebanese American, Mr. Maksoud spent much of his life as an envoy of the Arab world to the...
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Jacqueline Germaine Cavaille-Coll

February 24, 1923 - May 14, 2016

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Arthur J. Fox

September 19, 1923 - May 11, 2016

ARTHUR J. FOX, JR. (Age 92) Arthur J. Fox Jr., who parlayed early construction field experiences for a state highway department and for the U.S. Army on World War II battlefields to build industry trade journal Engineering News-Record into the so-called "Bible" of the now $8.5-trillion global construction sector, as editor-in-chief for nearly 25 years, died on May 11 in Rockville, Md. He was 92...
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Linda F. Bailie

February 25, 1948 - May 10, 2016

Linda passed away peacefully on Tuesday May 10, 2016. She was surrounded by loved ones. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Edgar B May January 19, 2015. Linda was born in Armagh, Northern Ireland. She received her Master''s degree from the London School of Economics and did post-graduate work in film and communications at the Annenberg School of Communications. She became senior...
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Gloria Y. Lee

November 27, 1925 - May 8, 2016

On Sunday May 8, 2016 Gloria Y. Lee of Washington DC Beloved wife of Wah B. Lee, Devoted Mother of Steve Lee and Sean Lee. Grandmother of Stuart Lee, Jacqueline Lee, and Youhainus Lee. Gloria is also survived by many family members and friends. On Monday May 16, 2016, there will be a visitation at 10am with a funeral service at 11am to be held at Joseph Gawler's Sons Funeral Directors 5130...
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Thomas Donaldson

August 4, 1921 - May 8, 2016

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Joseph Richards

January 26, 1934 - May 4, 2016

RICHARDS JOSEPH RICHARDS, III A fifth generation Washingtonian, a residential developer and builder and long-time horseman, died at the Adler Center in Aldie, VA on May 4, 2016 following complications from a fall at his residence the week before Easter. He was 82. Mr. Richards was born in Washington, DC on January 26, 1934 to Joseph and Esther Walther Richards, Jr. and spent his formative years...
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Claude V. Christian

June 30, 1923 - May 3, 2016

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Miodrag Marco Djurovich

March 16, 1949 - May 2, 2016

MIODRAG MARCO DJUROVICH "Chuck" On Monday May 2, 2016, Miodrag Marco Djurovich "Chuck" of Washington DC. Beloved husband of Ann Della Porta. Brother of Rajko Djurovich. He is also survived by his aunts, many cousins and nephew, John Della Porta. A visitation will be held at Joseph Gawler''s Sons, 5130 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, DC on Friday May 6, 2016 from 5...
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Thelma Ruth Wilhelm Fontyn

May 14, 1922 - May 2, 2016

Passed away peacefully on May 2, 2016 surrounded by her family. She was 93. Beloved wife of the late Cornelis A. Fontyn and devoted mother of daughters Susan and Jeanette (William James). Beloved grandmother of William James, IV and Pieter Neil James. She is also survived by many special nieces and nephews, grand nieces and nephews, and wonderful friends. She was born in Somerset, PA on May 14,...
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Fumiko Kuwayama

August 25, 1931 - May 1, 2016

On Sunday, May 1, 2016, in Washington, DC, after a lifetime of gracious kindness. Loving wife of the late Kelly; beloved sister of Masako Dougherty of New York; Asako Akabane and Seiichiro Akabane, both of Tokyo, Japan; cherished aunt; treasured friend; esteemed calligraphy sensei; and photographer. Service to be held at Joseph Gawler''s Sons, 5130 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, DC on...
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Lindsay Roberts Smith

October 19, 1948 - May 1, 2016

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Eva Licht Romano

October 13, 1929 - April 30, 2016

Died peacefully on April 30, 2016 in Washington, DC. Born in Poland in 1929, she miraculously survived World War II in Germany passing as a Catholic worker. Liberated by the United States 7th Army in 1945, she arrived in the United States in 1947 on the USS Ernie Pyle. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Queens College and two Master''s degrees from Columbia University. She was a...
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Anson Brooks Smith

October 16, 1956 - April 28, 2016

Anson Brooks Smith, 59, an accountant, business entrepreneur, and musician died April 28, 2016 at his home in Bethesda. Anson is survived by his loving wife, Tracy; his stepchildren, Ryan and Sophie; his mother, Peggy Brooks Smith; his sister, Tina West (Ed) and their children, Amanda, Jake and Ashley; his brother, Carter Smith (Nicole) and their daughter, Tallula; and his cousins, Brad Chesivoir...
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Melvin Johnson Wertz

July 19, 1936 - April 25, 2016

Melvin Johnson Wertz age 79 of Washington, DC passed peacefully on April 25, 2016 at his home of 65 years, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Born on July 19, 1936 at Sibley Hospital to the late Melvin and Ruth Wertz, he was preceded in death by his beloved sisters Ginny and Sara. Melvin attended Woodrow Wilson High School and then American University, where in 1958 he earned a...
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Joan K. Barber

February 11, 1925 - April 25, 2016

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Haiden William Banks

April 23, 2016 - April 23, 2016

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Fernando Rene Leyva

August 8, 1917 - April 23, 2016

Fernando Rene Leyva On Saturday, April 23, 2016, Fernando Rene Leyva of Washington, D.C. Beloved husband of Juanita M. Leyva. Also survived by his children, Maria Leyva (Ivan Gonzalez), Anita Lorek (Michael), Roberta Saxon (Stephen), Andre Leyva (Theresa); sister, Georgina Bardelas; 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Our Lady of Victory Church, 4835...
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Roger Bertell Peterson

December 5, 1918 - April 21, 2016

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Joseph Jack Bernard

May 23, 1944 - April 20, 2016

JOSEPH JACK BERNARD (Age 71) Died peacefully at his home on April 20, 2016. He was born on May 23, 1944 in New York City, NY. He moved to Japan for his high school and college years, where he met his wife, Leith. In Washington D.C., he practiced criminal law and enjoyed running marathons. He is survived by his loving wife, three children, and five grandchildren. Later in May, a memorial will be...
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Anne Tolson Hoskinson

September 23, 1957 - April 19, 2016

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Charlotte Kaufman Schlosberg

June 26, 1929 - April 19, 2016

On April 19, 2016, Charlotte Kaufman Schlosberg of Chevy Chase, Maryland. Beloved wife of Hubert (Hank) Schlosberg of Chevy Chase, sons, Jeffrey A. Schlosberg and wife Arlyn Danielson Schlosberg of Alexandria and Marc F. Schlosberg, MD and Doreen Moreira, MD of Cabin John, and two grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at Adas Israel Congregation, 2850 Quebec St NW, Washington, DC on...
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John Kenneth Knaus

May 30, 1923 - April 18, 2016

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Margaret Jane Bates

January 27, 1918 - April 16, 2016

Margaret Jane BatesOn April 16, 2016, Margaret Jane Bates of Bethesda, MD. Beloved Aunt of Patricia Bates Bardenwerper and Walter W. Bardenwerper and Beloved Great Aunt of William Bates Bardenwerper, Nelly Schottel, Tad Bardenwerper, Annie Bardenwerper, Thomas (Buddy) Bardenwerper. Family will greet guests at the St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, 6900 River Road, Bethesda, Maryland on Thursday,...
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Frances Hartigan Pearson

May 23, 1923 - April 15, 2016

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Constance Soelle Geerhart

February 16, 1930 - April 15, 2016

Constance Vivienne Soelle Geerhart (Age 86)Passed away on April 15 in Washington, D.C. Connie, youngest daughter of Lillian Robertson Soelle and James Christian Soelle, was born in New York City and raised in White Plains, NY. She graduated from Cornell University in 1952 and moved to the Washington area where she lived for the rest of her life (with a brief Midwestern residency in the early...
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David Albert Hurt

April 26, 1926 - April 14, 2016

David A. Hurt, Jr. of Coronado, CA died peacefully with all of his family at his side at the Bonita View Hospice Home on April 14th, 2016 in San Diego, CA. The son of Capt. David A. and Katherine Burbidge Hurt, David, Jr. was born on April 23rd, 1926 in Newport, Rhode Island. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Eva Moore Hurt and granddaughter, Elizabeth Hurt Yoensky. He is survived by...
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Barbara Anderson Moody

August 20, 1931 - April 14, 2016

BARBARA ANDERSON MOODY On April 14, 2016 Barbara Anderson Moody of Chevy Chase, MD. Beloved wife of the late Whitson Jarvis Moody; devoted mother of Debbie Chacos (Andrew) and Priscilla Huffman (David); grandmother of Charlie (Morgan) and Brian (Courtney) Chacos and Whitson (Alexandra) and Walker Huffman; great-grandmother of Sloane, Andrew and Zoe Chacos, sister of Burtam Anderson (Ellen)....
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W. Paatii Ofosu-Amaah

July 13, 1950 - April 13, 2016

W. Paatii Ofosu-Amaah, of Accra, Ghana and Chevy Chase, Maryland, passed away unexpectedly on April 13th, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Waafas; son, Nii Amaah (Sara); daughter, Naabia; siblings, Samuel (Virginia), George (Elizabeth), May (Oko), Vincent (Naa Lamiley); and countless nieces, nephews and cousins. Paatii will be profoundly missed by his family, friends, and colleagues.Born in...
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James Robert Bonfils

December 25, 1925 - April 11, 2016

James Robert Bonfils James Robert Bonfils, 90, passed away on April 11, 2016. Jim was born on December 25, 1925 in St. Louis, MO. He was the beloved husband of Marjorie Bernell Stemm Bonfils, who predeceased him in 2007. He was a loving father to Stacie (Larry) Benes, Washington, DC; Devereaux Raskauskas, Darnestown, MD; Darcy Bonfils, Atlanta, GA and Jim (Andrea) Bonfils, Darien, CT. Jim was...
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John F. Reilly

July 8, 1939 - April 11, 2016

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in memory of John F. Reilly to Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Georgetown, Washington, DC at: https://holytrinity.mytechsupport.com/eca/donations/make_donation.html .Arrangements under the direction of Joseph Gawler's Sons LLC, Washington, DC.
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William John Scofield

August 6, 1943 - April 9, 2016

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Peter Dulin Folger

September 23, 1963 - April 5, 2016

Of Silver Spring, MD passed away on April 5, 2016 at age 52. He will be greatly missed by his family and his friends. Peter''s career was in social work. He was born and raised in Washington, DC. He received an AB from Harvard College with a major in sociology and a Master of Social Work from Catholic University. He also became a Master Gardener through the University of Maryland program....
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Joseph Lee Donnelly

May 22, 1925 - April 5, 2016

JOSEPH LEE DONNELLY On Tuesday, April 5, 2016 Joseph Lee Donnelly, son of the late J. Lee and Madaline Donnelly, preceded in death by his wife Geraldine B. Donnelly, formerly of Chevy Chase and Bethesda, Maryland passed peacefully to his eternal rest with his family by his side. He is survived by his seven children, Geraldine D. Borger (G. Thomas), Joseph L. Donnelly, Jr. (Alice), Joan D....
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Pauline S. Calevas

June 6, 1917 - April 3, 2016

Pauline (Pepa) Sarhosis Calevas of Chevy Chase, MD, died Sunday, April 3, 2016 following an extended illness at the age of 98. She was preceded in death by her husband George in 2009 following 61 years of marriage. Together they worked at Calevas Laboratories, a company that manufactured a variety of fruit juice concentrates, flavoring extracts and cocktail mixes. From this company, they would...
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Joan Marie Stohlman

December 6, 1923 - March 28, 2016

JOAN DARBY STOHLMAN Joan Darby Stohlman of Bethesda, MD, age 92, passed away on March 28, 2016 of complications from Alzheimer''s disease. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Edwin Lawrence Stohlman, Jr. She is survived by her four children, Edwin Stohlman III, Jeanette Stohlman, James Stohlman and his wife, Pamela Stohlman, and Joyce Stohlman, 12 grandchildren, Jennifer...
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Hugo Ezequiel Cohan

August 5, 1937 - March 24, 2016

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Katherine Sisk Schwarzmann

March 15, 1918 - March 23, 2016

Katherine (Kay) Schwarzmann, age 98, passed away peacefully at her home in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Kay was born to Leslie Armon and Eathel George Sisk in Winona, Mississippi, in 1918. She spent her childhood years in Sheffield, Alabama, and came to Washington, D.C., in 1938. Kay retired in 1973, from the US Civil Service Commission, where she served as a Personnel...
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Dorothy H. Schoolfield

October 10, 1920 - March 23, 2016

On Wednesday, March 23, 2016, Dorothy H. Schoolfield of Bethesda, MD. Preceded in death by her beloved husband, James E. Schoolfield, Sr. Surviving is her son and daughter-in-law, James E. Schoolfield, Jr. and wife, Rhonda F. Schoolfield; daughter, Garland Miller; grandchildren, Jennifer Schoolfield, Tom Bendon, Jimmy and Jamie Schoolfield; great-grandchild, Louise Bendon; special friends, Steve...
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Vibeke Thune Lofft

June 7, 1940 - March 21, 2016

Vibeke T. Lofft, age 75, passed away peacefully on March 21, 2016, at a hospital in Washington, DC, surrounded by her family. Mrs. Lofft was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 20 years, John Gordon Lofft, in 1986. Vibeke was a loving mother of Alexander H. Lofft and Christopher T. Lofft, the cherished grandmother of James T. Lofft and Catherine H. Lofft and a dear sister to Flemming...
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Ann Robyn Mathias

April 28, 1942 - March 21, 2016

On March 21st, 2016, Ann Robyn Mathias, of Bethesda and Easton, Maryland, died at her home surrounded by family and friends.Born was on April 28th, 1942 in Napoleon, Ohio, to the late Glenn and Angeline Rafferty. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree and her Law degree from American University, her Master of Science degree from John Hopkins University and her Doctor of Education degree from...
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Brooks J. Saltsman

August 27, 1921 - March 18, 2016

BROOKS JOHNSTONE SALTSMAN Passed away peacefully on March 18, 2016 at Maplewood Park Place in Bethesda, MD, surrounded by her family. She was 94 and had served as a volunteer at Suburban Hospital for over 60 years and as a trustee of the hospital for over 20 years. She was predeceased by her husband, James A. Saltsman, Jr. and by her brother, Lewis K. Johnstone. She is survived by her son,...
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Patricia Ann Chesen

August 28, 1931 - March 18, 2016

On March 18, 2016, PATRICIA ANN CHESEN of Washington, DC. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Robert Chesen; devoted mother of Mary H. McGovern, John P. Chesen (Yumi) and Paul M. Chesen (Alisia); sister of Margaret McMahon (Lawrence); grandmother of Christina Abney (Matt), Shannon McGovern and Jack, Nanami, Gavin and Shane Chesen. Relatives and friends are invited to call at JOSEPH GAWLERS SONS, 5130...
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Marga Reichardt

October 9, 1914 - March 15, 2016

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