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Vance Phillip Banziger, age 60, a trade sales professional and longtime resident of Reston, Virginia, passed away on May 23, 2022 with family by his side. Vance was born in Anchorage, Alaska and was a son of Hans Richard Banziger and the late Norma Stackpole Banziger. Vance is survived by hi…

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Anita V. LaGamma, née Vitacolonna, and her twin Gloria, were born in 1933 in the Bronx to an Italian immigrant family from Abruzzi.  

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Madeline Julia Gunderson Bregman “Nima,” passed away on May 14, 2022. Born on April 5, 1946 in Toledo, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Harvey and Leonora (Fox) Gunderson. She graduated from Ottawa Hills High School in 1964.  She worked as a Special Education Teacher’s Assistant fo…

Ngoc Ho, passed away at age 65, on March 26, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Van, and his children Anh, Julian, and Allison. Ngoc was born in Vung Tau, Vietnam on April 2, 1956. His humble beginnings taught him the value of hard work. As a boy he worked as a street vendor to support his la…

Robert Erven Sawyer (Bob), was born at Sibley Hospital, Washington D.C.  on July 11, 1937.  Bob grew up in southern Maryland and Northern Virginia and graduated from Fairfax High School in 1956.  He was a talented athlete, who excelled in both basketball and baseball and was also a powerful …

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 Lynn (Porto) Weaver, a longtime resident of Burke, passed away on March 2nd after a brief illness.  She was 75.

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Jose Manuel Espino, born February 6, 1936 in Caracas, Venezuela, passed peacefully at Fairfax Inova Hospital on December 9, 2021, surrounded by the ones he loved.  The only son of Dr. Jose Manuel Espino and his Dutch mother, Delia Espino, he came to the US at the age of 6 for schooling while…

Louise Mabel Obear, age 101, passed away peacefully in her home in Los Angeles, California, on February 10, 2022.  She was born July 24, 1920, in Herndon, Virginia. 

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Tobias Benjamin "Toby" Moyer, age 40, of Fairfax, VA (formerly of State College, PA) passed away Friday, February 25, 2022, as a result of a hit and run accident in North Hutchinson Island, FL. Toby was born in State College, PA on July 31, 1981, a son of Glenn M. Moyer and Lois (Jeffreys) M…

Wendy Graham Mathews, 60, of Vienna, VA and Pocono Lake Preserve, PA, formerly Chatham, New Jersey, passed away on December 31st, 2021 surrounded by family and friends after a courageous battle with breast cancer. Wendy was born on October 6th, 1961 in Abington, PA, the only child of the lat…

Stephen “Steve” Oliver Easterday Sr., of Clifton, Virginia, passed away on Saturday, February 5, 2022, at Fair Oaks Hospital. Devoted and beloved father, he is survived by his four children; Stephen O. Easterday, Jr., Megan I. Easterday, Kaitlin J. Easterday, and Connor J. Easterday. He is a…

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Artist, educator, USAF veteran, and master scuba instructor, Lawrence (Larry) Craig Hammonds, 85, passed away February 11, 2022, at home in Ashburn, VA.  Born December 3, 1936, in Auburn, NY, he was the youngest son of the late Arthur and Evelyn (Townsend) Hammonds. Larry was preceded in dea…

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David Wayne Pearson, Sr., 84, of Springfield, VA, passed away on February 2, 2022, from complications brought on by a stroke. David, the youngest of four brothers, James, Maurice and Roger, was born on September 6, 1937, to Dorothy (Lekites) and Drew Pearson in Dover, Delaware. He was later …

Greta Faye Rutherford Killion, 87, of North Charleston, SC, wife of Willard Killion went home to be with the Lord on Monday, February 7, 2022. Greta was born May 3, 1934, in Big Stone Gap, VA. She was the eighth child of nine born to William and Bertha Jane Chandler. She was preceded in deat…

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Alberta Leona Boothe Payne from Herndon, VA passed away on January 20, 2022, at Orchard Woods Health Center in Winchester, VA; she was 99 years of age.

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Raymond John Schreiner, age 88, a resident of Alexandria, VA passed away at Poet’s Walk in Warrenton on January 26, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Maureen Schreiner, Alexandria, VA; his son, Stephen Schreiner, Alexandria, VA; his son, Michael Schreiner and his wife, Colleen of Warrenton, …

William E. Richardson, age 82, of Fairfax County, VA passed away at home on Monday, 17 January 2022. Bill was the eldest son of three children, siblings Richard and Joy, born in Waterloo, NY to William and Geraldine Richardson. The family later moved to various areas within Long Island, NY. …

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Edward Moore Jr., age 83, passed away at his home in Warrenton Virginia on January 6, 2022. Born on Feb. 28, 1938 in Washington D.C. to the late Edward Moore Sr. and Lillian Jones Moore.

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Ella Louise Stickles, 89 of White Post, VA passed away Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at Blue Ridge Hospice Inpatient Care Center.

Dale Nelson Saunders, “Sam”, of Herndon, Virginia died on January 2, 2022 as a result of cancer.  He was a native of Herndon, attended Herndon and Floris Elementary Schools, a graduate of Herndon High School and earned a B.A. in Business from George Mason University.  Sam started his career …

James C. McKeever Jr. of Fairfax, Virginia, died at 75 years on October 30, 2021. A loving husband, caring father, active in the community, businessman and keeper of the faith. 

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Carl Joseph Tacci, a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away on Monday, December 6th. He was blessed with 90 wonderful years on this Earth. He now enjoys a renewed life in Heaven with his mother, Anna; father, Ignazio; three brothers, Vincent, Sam, and Joe; gr…

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On Thursday, November 11, 2021 John Rutland, of Centerville, Virginia passed away peacefully at Annandale Healthcare Center where he received skilled nursing care, since August of 2020, for his exposure to Agent Orange during his war-time service in Vietnam.

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It is with great sorrow that we announce the death of our mother, Adele Anderson (May 3, 1938 - October 13, 2021), age 83. She was a native of Washington, DC, and passed away after a short illness at Roper-St Francis Hospital in Charleston, SC on Wednesday, October 13, 2021.  Her two loving …

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On Monday, October 11, 2021, Damian Virginia DiGiovanni passed away peacefully at the age of 68 in her home in Herndon, Virginia. She suffered a stroke during brain surgery to remove a non-cancerous tumor, leaving her bedridden for nine years. Her love for life and faith in the Lord was an i…

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Emily Claire Nelson Greer of Vienna died Nov. 6, 2021, just 20 days shy of her 26th birthday. The cause of death is pending. She was a graduate of Forest Park High School and earned an Associate’s Degree from Northern Virginia Community College. Emily was described by family and friends as b…

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William Purnell (Bill) Baxter, born Jun 28 ‘33 Annapolis MD, died Oct 22 Fairfax VA.Preceded in death by wives Janet Louise (Bishop), Irene Gleason.Survived by siblings Alex Baxter and Nancy Verzi, children Thomas (Aimee) Baxter, Anne (Andy) Ogren, Sarah (David) Ropper, 7grandchildren, and 1…

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Stephen E. Ward, 81, of Reston, Virginia, died at home, surrounded by family, on October 16. Steve was the first of four sons, born on March 10, 1940 to James and Doris Ward of East Orange, New Jersey, and was raised in the town of Glen Ridge. He is survived by his two sons, Tony and Andy, t…

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In the early morning of Monday, October 4, 2021, Barbara Berlage passed away in her home in West Friendship, Maryland due, in part, to complications resulting from the COVID-19 virus. She was 86 years old.

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Richard Markeloff passed away on September 28, 2021 in his Herndon, VA home at age 61. A physicist, Rich received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin and initially worked at CERN and FermiLab. Rich greatly enjoyed problem-solving at R&D consultancies in the DC area. At his death, he…

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June 15, 1927 - August 1, 2021 Charles Frederick Manns Jr, 94, formerly of Vienna, VA passed away peacefully on August 1, 2021, at Spring Arbor in Leesburg, VA. He was born on June 15, 1927 in Buffalo, NY, the son of Mary Speck Manns and Charles Manns Sr.Chuck is survived by his two sons, Ch…

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January 16, 1939 - July 16, 2021 Carlysle (Carl) Arden Douglas was born on January 16, 1939 and passed away on July 16, 2021 and is under the care of Nelsen Williamsburg funeral home. He was born at Grand Junction, Colorado. Carl attended the University of Colorado after which time join the …

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January 10, 1932 - June 16, 2021Janet Young Weber, 89, passed away on June 16, 2021 in Sugar Land, Texas with family at her side.Janet was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on January 10, 1932 to James and Dorothy Young. She moved to Virginia in 1942 where she resided until 2010 when she move…

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 March 1, 1955 - February 16, 2021On Wednesday, February 16th, 2021 Michael John Neises, loving father of four, passed away at the age of 65. Michael was born on March 1st, 1955 in Mainz, Germany. He was adopted on April 30th, 1959 by Frederick “Fritz” and Marta “Julie” Neises. He served in …

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August 17, 1938 - May 13, 2021 James Harvey Falk, Sr., 82, of Reston, Virginia, passed away peacefully on May 13, 2021, surrounded by his children. He was born on August 17, 1938, in Tucson, Arizona, the youngest of seven children to George Falk and Elsie Laura Higgins Falk. He attended Tucs…

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Edward Sidney “Sid” Shaw passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer’s at the Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore, KY. Born on August 2, 1935, in Valdosta, GA, to the late Albert Paul Shaw and Nell Marie Creal (Ball). He is also predeceased by his wife, Mary “Jo” Shaw (Rogers), his tw…

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December 27, 1930 - May 25, 2021 Robert Elwood Pugh of Wilmington was born on December 27, 1930 and died May 25, 2021. He was the son of the late Jonah Alexander Pugh and Gladys Traylor Pugh.He was predeceased by his first wife Evelyn, and oldest sister June.He is survived by his wife Jean G…