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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…

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12-24-53  -  4-7-21 Born in Monterey, CA, on 12-24-53, Holly Emelia Sellman of Annandale, died at Fairfax Hospital on 4-7-21. As a Navy Junior, she attended schools in VA, RI, and Malta before graduating from Vienna's Madison High in 1971. She held a degree in Horticulture from the College o…

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January 11, 1971 - December 24, 2020 James (Jim) Charles Ruwaldt of Herndon, Virginia died suddenly at his home on December 24, 2020. He was born on January 11, 1971 in West Lafayette, Indiana to James Joseph Ruwaldt, Jr and Janet Marie (Girtman) Ruwaldt who survive him and live in Lodi, Wis…

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Adam Jeffrey Oakes, age 19, died suddenly on Saturday, February 27th, 2021 in Richmond, Virginia. He is survived by; his parents, Eric and Linda Oakes of Potomac Falls, Virginia, his grandparents Harold and Carol Oakes of Herndon, Virginia, Jerry and Evelyn Tanner of Sunset Beach, North Caro…

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It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Parvaneh Khosravi Korangy on the morning of February 19th, 2021 at home in Leesburg, Virginia.  She is survived by her children Amir, Afsaneh, Sheida, Ardeshir, and her grandsons Bijan, Cyrus, Omeed, Navid and Arshan, as well as her ext…

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Pamela Jeanne Forness Gordon, age 68, of Burke, Virginia, passed away at her home, on February 10, 2021, after a courageous battle with cancer. Pamela was born in Bellevue, Illinois, in 1952. She is survived by her daughter, Chiara Nicole Glass; son-in-law Christopher Glass; her granddaughte…

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Loving Mother, proud grandmother and lifelong PE teacher, Peggy Dowdy Carlin, passed away on February 13, 2021 at the age of 81. Peggy held on to hear the voices and hold the hands of her three children, leaving a legacy of love, laughter and family. Peggy completed her Bachelor's at Emory a…

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July 7, 1956 - January 30, 2021 On January 30, 2021 Richard Lee (Dick) Drumm passed away at age 64 in Herndon, Virginia after a short battle with cancer.Richard was born in Wausau, Wisconsin, July 7, 1956 to Ronald and Marjean Drumm. He graduated from Wausau West High School in 1974. After w…

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Clifford John Mack of Annandale, VA passed away on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at the age of 72. Cliff was born on November 24, 1948 in New York, NY to Joseph and Elvera Mack. The family lived in Astoria, Queens and later moved to Massapequa, Long Island, NY. He graduated from Southampton Co…

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Paul Junior Heavener, age 70, of Dunn Loring, VA, passed away on Monday, December 7, 2020. Paul was born on June 20, 1950 in Petersburg, WV. He was the son of the late Asa Mason Heavener and Ella Mae (Moyers) Heavener.

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Brenda Kaye Almond, 65, passed away peacefully on December 10th, 2020. She was born October 17th, 1955 in Little Rock, Arkansas to Willie R. And Mildred J Smith. Brenda graduated from Central High School in Little Rock, Ark. She started to work at AT&T in her early 20s and had a long 24 …

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On Saturday, November 14, 2020, Matthew James Lopez, beloved son, brother and friend, passed away at the age of 29, after a long battle with cancer.

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Elizabeth “Betty” Robic and Ernest “Ernie” Robic passed away peacefully at home on October 10th and on November 9, 2020, respectively. They had been married for 66 years. They are survived by their three sons, Michael, James, and John and 11 grandchildren.  

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Elizabeth Anne Jacobs passed away peacefully in her sleep on 1 November at the age of 90. She was born in Harrisburg PA, grew up in Forest Hills New York, and graduated from Vassar College. Together with her husband Alan Jacobs, she lived and raised four children in Great Falls Virginia befo…

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Hon. William B. Tirrell, Sr. CDR USN Ret. born in Norwich, CT May 14, 1946 died November 09, 2020 in Cape May, NJ after a short-lived battle with cancer. He is predeceased in death by his father William Harding Tirrell, his mother Frances Susannah (Jackson) Tirrell., his mom Gunhild Garina (…

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Paul Kleinsmith 78 years old Born in Upstate New York and grew up in Albuquerque, NM. Paul moved to Herndon VA where he worked and retired. He went to college at UNM, earned a PHD at Carnegie Mellon University and held multiple Post Doctorates. He was Preceeded in death by his father Elwyn K…

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jill Borkowski-Lang, owner of Cracked-Egg Enterprises. Jill was born in NJ, raised in Ft. Lauderdale, she graduated from FSU & Univ. of Denver. Jill is survived by her mother, Pat, sister Kristen, brother-in-law Joel & nephew L…

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Christopher Mearl Toia died on Wednesday, August 26, 2020, in his home in Chantilly, Virginia.  He was born on May 23rd, 1990 in Virginia to his beloved parents Karie and Jeff Toia. "Chris" as he was fondly called by his family and friends was a kind and quiet young man. Chris had a huge hea…