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On November 22, 2010. Beloved wife of the late John B. Elder; loving mother of Arlene Manning, Marlene (Clinton) Hall, Brenda J. (Tommy) John- son; grandmother of Shelly Hall, Lisa Collins, Kimberly Bailey, Lynn Amondji, Thomas John- son. She is also survived by nine great-grand children, and leaves behind Donna Williamson, Christie Perry and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends. Visitation will be held Monday, November 29, 2010, 10 a.m. at Mount Cal- vary Catholic Church, 6700 Marlboro Pike, Forestville, MD 20747, followed by funeral mass at 11 a.m.


Of Herndon, VA died on November 26, 2010 at Heritage Hall Nursing Center, Leesburg, VA. He was born on February 18, 1925 in Cass, WV to the late Carl and Jetta Wilfong Ervin. Sterle was the beloved husband of 65 years of Gladys “Punky” Ervin, loving father of Brenda Lacy and her husband Billy of Reva, VA, Sharon Moran and her husband Donnie of Sterling, VA, brother of William and his wife Gloria of Lost River, WV, brother-in-law of Jackie Surato of Lost River, WV, proud grandfather of five grandchildren and 15 great- grandchildren, devoted cousin of Anna Belle Lambert of Waynesboro, VA, uncle of Linda Scott of Mathias, WV and special friend of Margaret Janes of Mathias,WV. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Adams-Green Funeral Home, 721 Elden Street, Herndon, VA, where funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 1 at 1 p.m. Interment will immediately follow at Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Herndon, VA. The family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Northern Virginia Division, 124 Park Street, SE, Vienna,VA 22180.


On Thursday November 11, 2010. Douglas Lee Feagans of Alexandria,VA. Beloved husband of Arlene M. Feagans, father of Douglas E. and David L. (Mary) Feagans, Elaine (Gary) Dove Chapman and Barbara Arlene (Kent) Kurtz, brother of James Feagans. Also survived by 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Graveside service at Arlington National Ceme- tery on Monday, December 13, 2010 at 2 p.m. The family request contributions be made to the American Heart Association or Cameron UMC, 3130 Franconia Rd., Alexandria, VA 22310.


Died November 22, 2010 in Arlington, VA. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy M. Fischer; three daughters, Christine A. Bailey, Marie T. McDonald and her husband Darryl, and Dorothy J. Day and her husband Perry; one step son, Roger C. Deschamps and his wife Becky; and two sisters, Joan Boerger and her husband Bob, and Kathy Meadows and her husband Tom. He is also survived by nine grandchildren. A visitation will be held on Monday, November 29, 2010 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Mountcastle Turch Funeral Home, 4143 Dale Blvd., Dale City, VA. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at All Saint’s Church, 5290 Saratoga Lane, Woodbridge, VA. Interment to follow at Woodbine Cemetery, Manassas, VA. If desired, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City,OK 73123-1718.


may call atBORGWARDT FUNERAL HOME,4400 Powder Mill Rd., Beltsville, MD, Tuesday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. where service will be held on Wednesday, December 1 at 10 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society


On Friday, November 26, 2010, Shirley T. Gail- liot, passed away after a long battle with cancer. Beloved wife of Edward A. Gailliot; mother of Ann (Roger) Comer, Terry (Jeff) Cole and Kenny (Robin) Gailliot; sister of Betty Lester, Peggy Trice and Emmett Trice; grandmother of Jesse Cole, Danielle Comer and Bryce Gailliot. Friends may call at the Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Dr., Alexandria, VA from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, November 29 and where a prayer service will be held on Tuesday, November 30 at 10 a.m. Interment Mt. Comfort Cemetery. The family requests memorial contributions be made to Capital Hospice and/or the American Cancer Society.

On Wednesday, November 24, 2010. Wife of the late Arthur J. Freda; loving mother of Nicholas (Carol) Freda and Frederica (Jack- son) Mercer; grandmother of Adri- enne Hawks. Relatives and friends

worth; dear grandmother of five. Also sur- vived by many loving nieces and nephews. Graveside funeral services will be held on Monday, November 29, 2010, 10:30 a.m. at King David Memorial Garden, Falls Church, VA. Shiva will be observed at the home of Joelle Black through Sunday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Tikvat Israel Jewish Education Fund, 2200 Baltimore Rd., Rockville, MD 20851. Service entrusted to TORCHINSKY HEBREW FUNERAL HOME,202-541-1001

REGINA Z.GROSSMANN On Friday, November 26, 2010, REGINA Z. GROSSMANN of Clinton, MD. Beloved wife of the late Philip Grossmann; devoted mother of Robert (Claire) Grossmann, Joelle Black and Ronna (Steve) Butter-


Bradford Holle died Wednesday morning, November 24, 2010, of pneumonia, at his res- idence at The Jefferson, built by the Marriott Corporation. Before being retired medically he served 14 years in theArmy Corps of Engineers in various assignments in Europe, the United States and the Far East. They included works in civil works, rivers and harbors; instructor of bituminous pavements and as an Aide de Camp of an Engineer General. His troop assignments included commanding a heavy engineer equipment company deployed to Adana, Turkey during the Lebanon affair in the 1950's. Bradford was one of the twin sons of Maj. Gen. and Mrs. Charles G. Holle of the Corps of Engineers and Washington, DC. He was 81 years of age. Services will be private.


Geraldine E. Hoes Hammond of Gaithersburg, MD departed this life on November 24, 2010 at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville, MD. She was the beloved wife of James Ham- mond Jr.; mother of Bruce (Bernadette), Craig (Sharon), James III (Natasha) and Ricardo (Dana); step-mother to James Braxton (Cheryl), Tony Braxton (Karen) and Jamie Hammond; grandmother of 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Also survived by two sis- ters, Henrietta Talley (Upton) and Clarissa Plummer; two brothers, Rudolph Hoes (Goldie) and Arthur Hoes; a host of aunts, uncles, nephews, other relatives and friends. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at Asbury United Methodist Church, 17540 Black Rock Road, Germantown, MD 20874. Viewing will begin at 9 a.m., with services following at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Parklawn Cemetery, 12800 Veirs Mill Road, Rockville, MD 20853. Arrangements by SNOWDEN FUNERAL HOME.


On Sunday, November 21, 2010. Beloved wife of Jeff Holtmeier. She is also survived by her parents, Bruce and Barbara Petree; her brothers, Mark (Janet) and Todd (Ann); a niece, Rachel; nephew, Sean; step-chil- dren, Jay (Karen) and Chris (Joanne) Holt- meier; step-grandchildren, Tyler, James and Maria. Friends may call on Tuesday, November 30 from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service, 11 a.m. at Joseph Gawler's Sons, 5130 Wisconsin Ave. (at Harrison St.), Washing- ton, DC. Inurnment to follow at Rock Creek Cemetery. Memorial Donations may be made in her honor to the Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure, Attn: Donor Services,PO Box 650309, Dallas,TX 75265.



Of Lusby, Maryland formerly of Con- nellsville, PA died suddenly and peacefully at her home in Maryland, surrounded by her cherished pets, Sophie, Sammy, Charger and Squeak on Tuesday, November 23, 2010. She was born August 23, 1961 in Connellsville daughter of Freda Pearl Richter Grimm of Connellsville and the late Ellsworth A. Grimm. Vicki was a 1979 graduate of Connellsville High School and she received her bachelor’s degree from California University of Pennsylvania in Spe- cial Education. She was employed as a special education teacher at the Matthew Henson Middle School in the Charles Co., Maryland schools. She was the loving and devoted daughter of Freda Pearl Richter Grimm of Connellsville; beloved sister of Harry “Buzz" Grimm and his wife Jane (Ralph) of Sea Isle City, N.J., Debbie Grimm of Webb City, Missouri and Henry Grimm and his wife Tonya of South Connellsville; dearly loved aunt of Jonathan Grimm, Kylee Jensen, Austin Grimm, Caleb Grimm and Scotty Krause; loving great aunt to Aiden Jensen and Aaron and Ava Grimm. She is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins of the Grimm and Richter families. In addition to her father she was predeceased by a sister, Doris Jean "Sis" Grimm. To all of her beloved relatives and family Vicki was like a "big kid', full of laughter and fun. She was a dedicated teacher, softball player and coach, an avid Steelers fan and a long time athlete. Her smile, warmth and beauty will always be remembered. Family and friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the Brooks Funeral Home, Inc., 111 E. Green St., Connellsville,PAwhere services will be held on Monday at 1 p.m. with Rev. Matthew Goldsberry officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt.Tabor Cemetery. To sign the guest registry please visit





Of Silver Spring, Maryland, after a brief illness, passed away on November 20, 2010, at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, with Kevin and Joseph Conroy at his bedside. He will be interred at Crown Hill Cemetery in Wheat Ridge, CO, on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 11 a.m. Memorial donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Go to for complete obituary and to offer condolences.



WARDT FUNERAL HOME, 4400 Powder Mill Rd., Beltsville, MD, Monday 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. with funeral service at 7:30 p.m. Interment private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Research Center, 640 Jackson St., St. Paul,MN55101.


until 11 a.m. service, Mrs. Hawthorne will rest at Asbury United Methodist Church, 11th and K Sts. N.W. Interment Lincoln Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements by HORTON and REESE FUNERAL SERVICE.

FANNIE J.HAWTHORNE On Monday, November 21, 2010. She is survived by one daughter, Jeannette; two sons, Julius and John; five grandchildren; other rel- atives and many friends. On Mon- day, November 29 from 9:30 a.m.

WILLIAM FREDERICK JOHNSON "Fred" On Tuesday, November 23, 2010, of Potomac, MD. Loving father of Desiree Johnson (John) Campbell and Olivia Johnson (Kevin) Easley; brother of Cleo Stapp; grandfather of Natalie Grace Easley, Caroline Elise Easley, Ryan John- son Easley and the late Veronica Jane Easley. Mr. Johnson is also survived by his former wife Sigrid Danchenko and her son Damian Danchenko. A service will be held at PUMPHREY’S COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME, 300 W. Montgomery Ave. (Route 28 just off I-270 exit 6-A) on Monday, November 29, 2010 at 10 a.m. Interment Quantico National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lewis & Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, P.O. Box 3434, Great Falls,MT 59403. Please view and sign the family guestbook at


Died at homeWednesday, November 24, 2010 after a long illness. She was the widow of the late LCDR Charles Allen Kent, Jr., USNR. Interment will be at Arlington National Ceme- tery.

Sarah is survived by her daughters, Susan Jane Kent, PhD of Holly Springs, NC and Deborah Ann Kent Mackay and husband Donald of Glen Ellyn, IL.

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On Thursday, November 18, 2010, Hannah Therese Kershes, died peacefully at her home in Springfield, VA. Hannah is the wife of the late Charles J. Kershes, Sr. She is survived by her children, Mary Kershes, Robert Kershes, Michele Hanson, Charles Kershes, Lisa Kershes, Theresa Naylor, Bernard Kershes, Matthew Kershes and Hannah Marter. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the FAIRFAX MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 9902 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA on Sunday, November 28, 2010 from 4 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 8800 Braddock Road, Annandale, VA on Monday, November 29 at 11:30 a.m. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery. Memorial contributions in her name may be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 1503 Michaels Road, Richmond, VA 23229-4899, for obituary and directions visit


On November 20, 2010. Survived by one sister, Beulah M. Simons; grandchildren, Angie, Her- bert "BooBoo" and Nikki. Visitation Monday, November 29, 10 a.m., service 11 a.m. at Johnson & Jenkins Funeral Home, 716 Kennedy St.,NW,Washington,DC.

On Monday, November 22, 2010, Frank Horton passed away unexpectedly at the age of 64 at his home in Lorton, Virginia. Originally from Rochester,NewYork, Frank and his family have resided in Northern Virginia for the past 38 years. Following college and service in the United States Air Force, Frank worked at the General Services Administration since 1973. Frank is survived by his wife of 36 years, Karen; their two daughters, Susan and Lindsay; and one brother, Steven. A memorial service will be held at Demaine Funeral Home, 5308 Backlick Road, Springfield, Virginia 22151 at 11 a.m., Friday December 3.



Died at home on Thursday, November 18, 2010 after beating the odds and surviving 11 years with lung cancer. Born July 6, 1936 in Hershey, Pennsylvania to Franklin and Nancy Gingrich, Frank attended Gettysburg College and graduat- ed in 1957. On September 21, 1957, Frank married Jill Green in Oakmont, Pennsyl- vania. He served 27 years in the United States Air Force retiring in 1984, attaining the rank of Colonel. Frank's Air Force career included assign- ments in Texas, Maine, Africa, Colorado, Greenland, England, Alabama, Alaska, and Virginia. His first assignment was as a founding member of the 1st Aerospace Control Squadron and he finished his career as the Commander of the 2147th Communications Group at RAF Mildenhall. Among his military honors are the Legion of Merit with one oak leaf cluster, Meritori- ous Service Medal with 2 oak leaf clusters, Joint Service Commendation Medal, and the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (1st Aero). After retiring from the Air Force, he started a home improvement business specializ- ing in kitchen, deck, and bathroom remod- eling. He stopped professionally remod- eling in mid-1994 after which he and Jill moved to Woodbridge, Virginia to live with their daughter Shannon and three granddaughters. Frank was actively involved with the Twin Oaks Homeowners Association first as the pool director, and finally as Association President. He also spent many hours on his numerous hobbies including wood- working, cabinet making, and playing World of Warcraft on the internet with his many dear friends from the online guild, Defenders of the Pass. He is survived by his wife, Jill Gingrich; daughter, Shannon Shirley ofWoodbridge, Virginia; son, Tyler Gingrich and Tyler's wife, Margaret of Columbus, Ohio; and four grandchildren, Eric Gingrich, Lauren Shirley, Emma Shirley, and Jenny Shirley. Frank was preceded in death by his beloved dog Maggie. Interment will be in Arlington National Cemetery, February 28, 2011 at 1 p.m.


Of Christiansburg, VA, and previously residing in Alexandria, VA and Washington, DC, died Sunday, November 14, 2010 at Wheatland Hills Retirement Community. He was born in Surry County, NC on September 14, 1911 to the late Tyre Henderson Harris and the late Sarah Plutina Snow Harris. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Louise Edwards Harris and one son, Dale Louis Harris. He attended college at School of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, MO and American University, Washington,DC. Mr. Harris was a police officer with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, DC for 31 years, retiring in 1968. After getting his real estate license, he dabbled in that area for a few years before returning to police work. He served as Director of Security for GEICO headquarters in Chevy Chase, MD. Following his second retirement, Mr. Harris served on the security staff at Arlington Tow- ers. His last position was in security at the Northern Virginia Community College, Alexan- dria Campus. Mr. Harris was active in his community and with Scouting. Family and friends were always very important to him and he did whatever he could to help them out. He is survived by one son, Dr. Charles E. Harris and wife, Zelma Hedrick Harris of Pearisburg, VA; sisters-in-law, Olive Edwards King and Patsy Newton Edwards of King George, VA and Nancy Edwards of North Palm Beach, FL; special niece, Cynthia King Miller and husband, Luke Miller and special nephew, Larry King and wife Jo King, all of King George, VA; numerous nieces and nephews. He is also survived by a special friend, Kate Douglas of Marion, VA. Interment will be at Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery in King George, VA.A private memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pfeiffer Fund at Pfeiffer University, PO Box 960, Misenheimer, NC 28109-0960 or to Heroes, Inc., 1100 G Street NW,Washington, DC 20005. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg,VA.

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Of Waterford, VA, surrounded by loved ones at home, went to be with his eternal family, on November 22, 2010. Survived by wife of 61 years, Eileen Ibranyi of Waterford; four children: Elizabeth Ibranyi Hommels of Waterford, Gustav L. Ibranyi, Richard J. Ibranyi, Eileen Ibranyi; sister, Eleanor “Sally” Polgar Rosta; grandchildren, Gustav and Christopher Ibranyi. A son John S. Ibranyi predeceased him. Visitation on Tuesday, November 30, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Loudoun Funeral Chapel, 158 Catoctin Circle, SE, Leesburg, VA 20175. Funeral Mass onWednesday, December 1, 10:30 a.m. at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, 231 N. King St. Leesburg, VA 20176. Donations may be made to INOVA Loudoun Hospi- tal Foundation; Evercare Hospice & Palliative Care; or Raise the Roof Campaign/Waterford Old School. Online condolences may be made at


Alice H. Jackson, age 88, of Duluth, GA, for- merly of Washington, DC, died November 21, 2010. Mrs. Jackson was retired from the City of Washington D.C. after 40 years of service as a personnel manager. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Jackson. She is survived by her nephew, Bennie and Rada Hayes of Silver Spring, MD and great-nephew, Bennie Hayes, Jr. of Duluth, GA. A funeral service will be held Monday, November 29, 2010 at 12:30 p.m. at Fort Lincoln Funeral Home in Brentwood, MD with interment in Fort Lincoln Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, November 26, 2010 from 3 to 4 p.m. at Bill Head Funeral Home, Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.


Of Myersville, MD, passed away on November 18, 2010. He was the husband of the late Margaret Ann Jarl, who died December 16, 1999.A combat veteran of WWII, he is survived by a son, Larry Douglas Jarl and wife Sonia of Silver Spring; a daughter, Lou Ann Jarl of Myersville; a grandson, Douglas Frank Jarl and wife Ashley of Schenectady, NY; a great- grandson, Alejandro Douglas Jarl; a sister, Vir- ginia Rainer of Gaithersburg; and a niece, Marsha Marshall and husband Ted of Highland, MD. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 4, 2010 at the Chapel Mausoleum of Resthaven Memorial Gardens, 9501 U.S. Route 15 N in Frederick. Inurnment with military honors will follow the service in the Veterans Garden of Honor II at Resthaven. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to theWoundedWarrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516 (


On Saturday, November 20, 2010 of Rockville, MD. Beloved wife of the late John C. Macey, HMC, USN (Ret.). Loving mother of Daryl M. Hobbs of Catonsville, MD and Gary Macey of Louisville, KY. Mrs. Macey is also survived by her five grandchildren and five great-grandchil- dren. Memorial service will be held at Ft. Myer Old Post Chapel on Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 3 p.m. All those who plan to attend should meet at the Chapel by 2:30 p.m. Inurnment to follow at the Columbarium at Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Fisher House Foundation, Inc., 111 Rockville Pike, Suite 420, Rockville,MD 20850-5168.


On Wednesday, November 24, 2010 of Arling- ton,VA. Surviving is her husband of eight years Roy L. Paul; her children John Sieber (Kim) and Stephen Kingsford (Marianne); many grand- children and great-grandchildren; her broth- er William P. Clements and her sister-in-law, Bette Clements. She is predeceased by her daughter Joan E. Lasker and her brothers, Andrew C. Clements and Joseph Elwood Clements. Memorial service will be held at the MURPHY FUNERAL HOME of ARLINGTON, 4510 Wilson Blvd. on Wednesday, December 1 at 2 p.m. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her name to the American Cancer Society, 124 Park St., Vienna, VA 22180.


ter, Steven (Leslie) Leventer and Ruthellen (Peter) Sheldon; dear brother of Bea Albrecht Shaw; adored grandfather of Alexander Leventer, Zachary Leventer, Thomas Sheldon, Jacob Sheldon, Johnathan Leventer, and Robert Leventer. A funeral service will be held on Sunday, November 28, 10:30 a.m. at Temple Beth Ami, 14330 Travillah Road, Rockville MD. Interment to follow at Judean Memorial Gardens, Olney,MD.The family will receive friends Monday evening from 4 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. at the residence of Roger and Lynda Leventer. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his memory may be made to JDRF Maryland Chapter, 825 Hammonds Ferry Road, Suite H-J, LinthicumMD21090.

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WILBUR ARNOLD LEVENTER OnWednesday, November 24, 2010, Wilbur Arnold Leventer of Rockville,MD. Beloved hus- band of 50 years to Barbara Leventer; devoted and loving father of Roger (Lynda) Leven-


Died at Southern NH Center of natural causes, on Thursday, November 18, 2010. Dr. Mazur was born on December 5, 1921 in Lodz, Poland and emigrated, just in time before World War II, to Israel. He earned his PhD in physics at The Hebrew University, in Jerusalem. He did his post- doctorate work at Cal-Tech, under the tutelage of the great Linus Pauling. He met his wife of 60 years, Adeline (Garfield) Mazur, while doing research at the Univer- sity of Chicago. Dr. Mazur became an esteemed physicist and worked for many years atThe National Institute of Science and Technology, in Darnestown, Maryland. He was the loving husband of Adeline Mazur and a loving father for his 2 sons David (now deceased), and Jonathan. Dr. Mazur is survived by his wife, Adeline, his son, Dr. Jonathan Mazur of Nashua; and three lovely granddaughters, Rachel Alyse, Sarah Beth and Olivia Kai.He has extended family in Israel, which he frequently visited and often felt this to be his home. Dr. Jacob Mazur is a member of Temple Beth Abraham. Interment was held at Beth Abraham Cemetery, Nashua, NH. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to American JewishWorld Service, 45West 36th Street, New York, NY 10018. The DAVIS FUNERAL HOME in Nashua is in charge of arrange- ments.An online guestbook is available at: “ONE MEMORY LIGHTSANOTHER” (603) 883-3401


Of Vienna, VA on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 at Fairfax Hospital. Beloved fiance' of Charlotte "Charly" Wilson; father of Kimberly Moore (Dan) and Jennifer Russell (Brady); broth- er of Mary Addeo and grandfather of Ashlynn and Jacob Moore. Relatives and friends are invited to Mr. Marciniak's Life Celebration at MONEY AND KING FUNERAL HOME, 171 West Maple Ave., Vienna, VA on Monday, November 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216 Glen Allen, VA 23058. The online guestbook is available at


Died in Gaithersburg, MD on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 after enduring a long battle with ALS (Lou Gherig's Disease).

He was born in Washington, DC in 1949. Formerly an attorney, he was a professional photographer in the Washington, DC area. He earned a J.D of Law and Advanced OpenWater Certification. He was also a Graduate of Expert Rider's Course of the Motorcycle Safety Foun- dation and an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor.


Born on April 24, 1925 in Wheeling,WV passed away peacefully on November 24, 2010 at his home in Gainesville, VA. He was preceded in death by his wife Martha,and daughter Brenda. Survived by his children Lisa, Donnie, and Bryan; 10 grandchildren, Taylor, Will, Donnie, Calli, Kendall, Brandon, Nicole, Justin, Rylee, and Carson; and sister, Virginia. A Private Service and Interment for Family will be held at National Funeral Home on Tuesday, November 30 at 11:30 a.m.

He was the loving son of Robert Mendelsohn (Laurel and the late Greta Mendelsohn); son- in-law to Ermil Brodbeck. He is survived by his wife, Rhonda Brodbeck; siblings, Anne Turner (David), Sindy Rogers (Don), Craig Mendelsohn (Dan) and June Plotkin (Charlie); sister-in-law, Jane Bailey (Donald); children, Greta Fox (Evan), Jamie Appell (Brian) and Jeff Mendel- sohn; and former wife, Faye Mendelsohn- Cowan. Also survived by five grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and close friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Mon- day November 29 at the Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home, 11800 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20904. The family will receive visitors on Monday, November 29 and Tuesday, November 30 at the home of Sindy and Don Rogers.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Mark's name may sent to the ALS Guardian Angels Foun- dation, or 33761 Limerick Lane, San Juan Capistrano,CA 92675.

FRANK E.MANUEL On Thursday, November 25, 2010. Beloved father of Frank E. Manuel, Jr. and Paula Murdock; grandfather of Shelby Elizabeth Murdock and Gage Henry Murdock. Relatives and friends may call at BORG-



On November 23, 2010 of Fairfax, VA. Beloved wife of the late Elmer A. McNeil, Sr.; devoted mother of Elmer A. McNeil, Jr., Faune McLean and Barbara Fortune. Also survived by 6 grandchildren, relatives and friends. Friends will be received 10 a.m. Thursday, December 2, 2010 at the Chantilly Baptist Church, 14312 Chantilly Baptist Lane, Chantilly, VA 22021 where funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Dr. Jerry Bryant, Pastor presiding. Interment church cemetery. Arrangements by AMES FUNERAL HOME,Manassas,VA.


late Barbara Meyersburg; dear grandfather of Jason Meyersburg. Graveside Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, November 30, 2010, 11:30 a.m. at King David Memorial Gardens, Falls Church, VA. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. Arrange- ments entrusted to TORCHINSKY HEBREW FUNERAL HOME,202-541-1001.

ROBERT B.MEYERSBURG On Wednesday, November 24, 2010. Robert B. Meyersburg of Naples, FL formerly of Bethesda, MD. Beloved husband of the late Sybil Meyersburg; loving father of James (Jane) Meyersburg and the


Of McLean, VA on November 26, 2010 at Arleigh Burke Pavilion. Beloved husband of Margurite G. Mohon for 65 years. Mr. Mohon was a veteran of WWII serving in the U.S. Army in Pacific Theatre. Services private.


ALBERT FRANCIS McCARTHY (Age 77) Died November 23, 2010. Memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday, November 30, 11 a.m. at St. Nicholas Cathedral, 3500 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. Son of the late James T. and the late Pauline E. (Pidgeon) McCarthy. He is survived by brother Charles and sister-in-law Anne, Rockville, MD; nieces, nephews, and their children in Virginia, Penn- sylvania, and Texas; and loving friends. In lieu of flowers, please donate to St. Innocent Orphanage, which involves homeless boys in building homes for needy families (project-; P.O. Box 120028, Chula Vista, CA 91912).

On Friday, November 26, 2010, Betty Croom Norman of Bethesda, MD. Loving wife of 68 years to William E. Norman; loving sister of Sarah Hardzog of Chevy Chase, MD and the late Alice Wright. Many loving nieces and nephews also survive her. Friends may call at DeVol Funeral Home, 10 East Deer Park Drive, Gaithersburg, MD onWednesday, December 1, 2010 from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. Interment to follow in Goshen Cemetery, Laytonsville, MD. Memorial contri- butions may be made in her name to Goshen Cemetery, Inc. for the care of the cemetery, 6001 Griffith Road, Laytonsville, MD 20882. Please view and sign the family guestbook at:


DOROTHY S. PROJECTOR (Age 87) January 14, 1923 - July 24, 2010

Of Glen Mills, PA , formerly of Lewes,DE and Kensington, MD, passed away on Saturday, July 24, 2010 at home.


A former marketing manager at Chesa- peake & Potomac Telephone Company, died after a brief illness November 20, 2010 at The Virginian in Fairfax,VA. McCloud, born in Baltimore, MD on Janu- ary 31, 1916, moved to Northwest Wash- ington, DC, as an infant and remained a Washingtonian and, later, a Northern Virginia resident throughout his life. He graduated from McKinley Tech High School and attended Georgetown Univer- sity Foreign Service School inWashington. He served during World War II in the U.S. Army Air Corps. Following the war, McCloud began working for C & P Tele- phone Company. He was a Bell System Pioneer. He retired from C & P after 39 years of service. McCloud was a parishioner of St. Antho- ny’s Catholic Church in Falls Church. He was a member of the Arimatheans, serving the celebrants and bereaved families at funeral Masses held at Ft. Myer. McCloud was also an active volunteer at the home- less shelter in Bailey’s Cross Roads. Survivors include his wife, Anna V. McCloud of Fairfax; four children, Mary K. McCloud of Heathsville, VA, Patrick McCloud and his wife, Victoria of Voorhees, NJ, Anne M. Boyle and her husband, Steve of Denver, CO and Mau- reen M. Roberts and her husband, Arthur of Heathsville,VA; step-children, Patsy and Richard Cornwell of South Pleasant, SC, James and Elizabeth Donahue of Simsbury, CT and John Thomas Donahue of East Hampton, CT; 21 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. McCloud was pre- deceased by his son, Peter L. McCloud, by his first wife and the mother of his children, Miriam Frances McGrath McCloud, infant son, George Patrick McCloud and step-son, Richard Dennis Donahue. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Falls Church, VA. A Memorial Mass wll be held at St. Anthony's Church, Falls Church,VA on Monday, November 29 at 10:30 a.m. Arrangements handled by National Funeral Home.

Dorothy was born in Memphis, TN. She graduated high school at the age of 16 went to college at Southwestern College at Memphis where she received her Bachelors degree. She continued her education with George Washington University where she received her Masters degree in Economics.

Dorothy began her professional career in 1943 as an economist for the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. For the next 30 plus years, she had a successful career as a civil servant spending more than 19 years at the Federal Reserve. Dorothy retired from the Social Security Administration in the late 1970’s. In her last role, she was the Director of the Division of Economic and Long Range Studies. Dorothy’s expertise resulted in numerous writings presented in both government research and academic journals such as The Journal Of Economic Literature, Journal Of Human Resources and American Economic Review . She enjoyed bird watching, classical music, reading, learning to use the computer, doing exercise and spending time with as well as caring for her beloved husband Theodore (Ted).

Dorothy is survived by her devoted husband and love of her life Ted. They were married more than 60 years. In addition to her husband, Dorothy is survived by her sisters Ruth Fischer of Wilmington, DE and Clara Belleson (Burt) of Brooklyn Park, MN. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

In keeping with Dorothy’s wishes there was no public service.

The family would like to send a special thank you to the people of Maris Grove, those at Bayada Nursing and the staff of Crozier Keystone Hospice for all their support during Dorothy’s last years. In addi- tion, Dorothy was blessed to three guardian angels - David Hanlon, Cynthia Henry and Hana Ambaye. All these individuals were of incredible support to Dorothy and Ted. The family suggests contributions in Dorothy’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Asso- ciation, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011. To send condolences please


On Wednesday, November 17, 2010, BERNICE T. MANN of Washington, DC. Beloved mother of Betty C. Kelly and her late husband, A. Jack of Highland, CA, Doris M. DeVol and her late husband, Robert DeVol, Bethesda,MD and Marcia J. (Marni) Miller and her husband, Tim, Gaithersburg, MD; adoring grandmother of 11; dear great-grandmother of 21. A vast number of nieces and nephews who all loved and admired her enthusiasm for life are left to survive her. She was predeceased by her 11 brothers and sisters. A celebration of her life will be held at The Church of the Redeemer, 19425 Woodfield Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20879 on Saturday, December 4 at 10 a.m. Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to either the Chevy Chase Baptist Church - Homeless/Hunger Fund 5671Western Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20015 or to the American Red Cross of the National Capital Region, 8550 Arlington Blvd., Fairfax,VA 22031. Please view and sign the family guest book at:

Of Concord, MA on November 22, 2010. Beloved husband of Mary Lou (Porter) for forty- eight years; devoted father of Sean Alan McColl (and his wife, Kim) of Arlington, VA, Julie Porter McKenna (and her husband, David) of Sudbury, MAand Rachel McCollVuolo (and her husband, Anthony) of Sudbury, MA; loving grandfather (aka “Popeye”) of Katelyn and Michael James McColl, Taylor, Matthew James, Amelia and Sara McKenna, Anthony, James and Lucy Vuolo; brother of Anne Ormsbee of Montpe- lier, VT, Linda Gouws of Falmouth, ME and Mary Poplawski of Vestal, NY. Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, December 4 at 10 a.m. in the Holy Family Parish, 12 Monument Square, Concord Center. Interment following at the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord. Visiting hours will be on Friday, December 3 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Dee Funeral Home, 27 Bedford Street, Concord Center. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Doctors Without Borders, P. O. Box 5030, Hagerstown,MD21741. For obituary and guest book, visit Dee Funeral Home of Concord, MA.


Harry Robert Prost, age 84, of Fairfax, VA, passed away on November 20, 2010. Beloved husband of the late Shirley Jean Perreault Prost. Loving father of Charlene Prost and Christopher Prost and his wife Teresa; cher- ished grandfather of Michael Robinson; dear brother of Sylvia Heflin; adored uncle of Lee Ann Heflin and Vincent Heflin. Mr. Prost was a retired accountant for the U.S. Government. He was a Navy Veteran, having served in both WorldWar II and Korea. The family will receive friends at the EVERLY FUNERAL HOME, 10565 Main Street, Fairfax, VA 22030 on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 from 2 to 4 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, December 1 at 10:30 a.m. in St. Leo the Great Catholic Church, 3700 Old Lee Highway, Fair- fax, VA 22030. Interment will follow in Fairfax Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Disabled

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