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ADAMS, James
WASHINGTON, DC: James Adams, 83, died August 10, 1877. He worked as a cashier at the Bank of Washington for nearly four decades. He came to the Washington, DC area in 1812, and served as president of the Firemen's Insurance Company. Funeral services were held at his home with Rev. Walworth, a Unitarian minister from Baltimore, officiating. Interment was at Congressional Cemetery.

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ANDERSON, David B.
WASHINGTON, DC: David Bernard Anderson died December 12, 2007. He was the husband of Diane Anderson; the father of Quincy L., David B. II, and Malcolm M. Anderson; and the son of Clifton and Muriel D. Anderson. He is also survived by 2 grandchildren; two brothers, Donald and Glen Anderson (Kennis); two sisters, Gail Stowers and Jeanette Anderson; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father; and a brother, Frederick Anderson. Arrangements were handled by Stewart Funeral Home.

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ANDERSON, Sharon
WASHINGTON, DC: Sharon D. Anderson, 10, died July 14, 1977. She was a former resident of West Palm Beach, FL. Survivors include her mother, Pauline Anderson; a brother, Derrick Anderson; her maternal grandparents, Paul L. and Lee Ellington Anderson, both of West Palm Beach, FL; two aunts, Diane B. Christian and Rose Marie Jackson; two uncles, Paul L. Anderson and Tony Anderson; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Glenwood Memorial Cemetery in Florida with arrangements by Stevens Brothers Funeral Home.

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AUFLICK, Thomas J.
WASHINGTON, DC: Thomas James "Tom" Auflick died June 11, 2004 at George Washington University Hospital. He was born February 27, 1916. There were no known surviving relatives. Arrangements were entrusted to Joseph Gawler's Sons, Inc.

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BIRCH, Carolyn
WASHINGTON, DC: Carolyn Birch died August 24, 2009. She was born August 30, 1939. She is survived by two sisters, Tonie Mingo and Bette Murray (Frank); and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Fort Lincoln Cemetery with arrangements by Marshall's Funeral Home.

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BOGANS, David
WASHINGTON, DC: David A. Bogans died March 8, 2008. He was the husband of Helen Bogans. He is also survived by two nieces, Brenda Smith and Gwendolyn Byrd; two nephews, Jerome (Isabel) Bogans, and David G. (Maxine); a goddaughter, Shirley Deloatch; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Ward Memorial A.M.E. Church. Interment was at Cedar Hill Cemetery by Stewart Funeral Home.

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BOLDEN, Helen
WASHINGTON, DC: Helen J. Bolden, 94, died February 11, 2007. She was born September 21, 1912 to the late William Albert and Florence Bennett. She moved at an early age to Washington, DC to receive education and professional training as a nanny and housekeeper. She enjoyed singing, playing the piano, cooking, and reading the Bible. She attended the First Baptist Church of Georgetown, and sang in the choir. Survivors include a brother, Leon Bennett; a sister, Gertrude Carter; her sisters-in-law, Elizza, Ethel, and Mary Bennett; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Bolden; four brothers, Louis, George, Ernest, and William Bennett; and two sisters, Pauline Carter, and Mary E. "Lizzie" Briscoe. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Georgetown. Interment was at National Harmony Memorial Park Cemetery in Landover, MD under the direction of Robinson Funeral Home.

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CARKHUFF, Ida
WASHINGTON, DC: Ida P. Carkuff, 103, died March 17, 1975. Services were held at the Methodist Home on Connecticut Avenue. Interment was at the Congressional Cemetery under the direction of Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home.

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CHIAKA, Connie
WASHINGTON, DC: Connie Mae Chiaka died January 19, 2008. She was born August 14, 1948 to John D. and Bernice Cooper Blunt. She worked for the Department of Labor, and later worked as a home care nurse. Survivors include her children, Bernice Strayhorn and Lynwood Strayhorn; her mother, Bernice Blunt; her sisters, Sandra Thomas, Bernice Akinrelere, and Marsha Flemings-Clay; her brothers, Robert Blunt and James Blunt; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; a close friend, Loretta Jones; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Matthews Memorial Baptist Church. Interment was at Mount Olivet Cemetery by Thibadeau Mortuary Service.

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CLASEN, Stanley
WASHINGTON, DC: Stanley M. Clasen died June 12, 2009. He was born September 6, 1916. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was the husband of Nancy C. Clasen, and the brother of Robert J. Clasen. Interment was at Arlington National Cemetery under the direction of Pumphrey Funeral Home.

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COBB, Richard E., Sr.
WASHINGTON, DC: Richard E. "Dick" Cobb, Sr. died August 10, 2009. He retired from the Internal Revenue Service. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps, and flew bombers in the Pacific Theater. He was an accomplished church tenor. He and his wife enjoyed traveling, and were Life Master tournament bridge players. Family members include his wife of 62 years, Dorothy Ann Goodman Cobb; a son, Richard E. Cobb, Jr.; two siblings, Alan Cobb and Julia Wilson; 4 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Interment was Rock Creek Cemetery under the direction of Collins Funeral Home.

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COLE, Dorothy
WASHINGTON, DC: Dorothy Pennington Cole, 98, died December 18, 2000 at the Washington Home Hospice. She was born in 1902. She had been a school teacher in private and public schools. She was a native of Charlotte, MI, and had been a resident of Washington, DC for 50 years. Memorial services were held at the Divine Science Church on 35th St. in Washington. Arrangements were handled by Pray Funeral Home of Charlotte, MI. Note: Interment may be at Maple Hill Cemetery in Charlotte, MI. Her date of birth may be February 23, 1902.

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CUNNINGHAM, Patricia
WASHINGTON, DC: Patricia Elizabeth Cunningham died December 1, 2008. She was born June 13, 1930. She was a lifelong resident of Washington, DC. She was the mother of Mark Cunningham, Margaret Simonds, Mary Ruckman, Michael Cunningham, and Marsha Holt; and the sister of Thomas Melville. She had 7 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Arrangements were handled by Pumphrey's Bethesda-Chevy Chase Funeral Home.

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DAVIS, Ronald
WASHINGTON, DC: Ronald B. Davis died November 2, 2007. He was born July 24, 1955. He is survived by a daughter, Tiffany Davis; his mother, Jean Kregg; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Mount Calvary Catholic Church in Forestville, MD. Interment was at Mount Olivet Cemetery.

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EICH, Justina
WASHINGTON, DC: Justina Eich, 59, died January 7, 1979 at Doctors Hospital in Washington. She was born September 3, 1919 in Youngstown, OH to Charles P. and Margaret Menehan Eich. She worked for the Central Intelligence Agency in Washington for 22 years, and was a member of Grace Lutheran Church. She was a former resident of West Palm Beach, FL. She is survived by her father of Tawas City, MI. Arrangements were handled by Fox Funeral Home.

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EVANS, Arthur
WASHINGTON, DC: Arthur W. Evans died July 8, 1939 at Walter Reed Hospital. He was the son of the late John W. and Sarah Cary Evans. He was the brother of Joseph Evans and Muriel Thompson. He was married to Bernice S. Evans, from whom he was separated, and was the companion of Lillian Taliferro. Interment was at Arlington National Cemetery under the direction of Stewart's Funeral Home.

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EWING, Ann
WASHINGTON, DC: Ann Elizabeth Ewing died July 24, 2010. She was a journalist and a science writer for Science News. She served as a journalist and lieutenant in the United States Navy during World War II. Survivors include two brothers, Burke "Mac" Ewing of Canoga Park, CA, and Wallace Ewing of Grand Haven, MI; several nieces and nephews; and her friends. Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery under the direction of De Vol Funeral Home.

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GOODRICH, Dorothy
WASHINGTON, DC: Dorothy M. Goodrich died November 17, 2008. She retired from C&P Telephone Company. She is survived by three children, Nancy Martinez, Edward Goodrich, Jr., and Ronald (Zina); 2 grandsons; and 2 great-granddaughters. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Goodrich, Sr. Services were held at Good Hope Presbyterian Church. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery.

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GRAVES, Alta
WASHINGTON, DC: Alta Frances Judy Graves died December 11, 2009. She was born July 9, 1913. She was the mother of Thomas P. Graves of Arvada, CO, Michael A. Graves of San Francisco, CA, and Stephen T. Graves of Albuquerque, NM; and the sister of Sarah Elizabeth Silsbee of Bethesda, MD, and James William Judy of Los Angeles, CA. She was predeceased by her husband, Harold Nathan Graves, Jr. Arrangements were entrusted to Pumphrey Funeral Home.

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HALL, Rev. Jerome
WASHINGTON, DC: Rev. Jerome Hall, S.J., died March 11, 2009. He was a member of the Jesuit community. He was the son of James A. and Marie P. Hall; the brother of Rep. John J. Hall and James A. Hall III; and the uncle of Leila Hall, MD, James A. Hall IV, Lilian Sofi Hall, and David C. Hall. Services were held at the Great Church of St. Aloysius. Interment was at Georgetown Jesuit Cemetery by Collins Funeral Home.

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HATTON, Grace
WASHINGTON, DC: Grace D. Hatton died January 4, 1971. She was the mother of Mabel M. Cameron and Norma L. Buckler. She had 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, George E. Hatton. Interment was at Congressional Cemetery with arrangements by S.M. Hines Funeral Home.

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HUNEKER, Erik
WASHINGTON, DC: Erik H. Huneker, 77, died May 5, 1971. He retired from the theatrical scenery industry. He worked for the Aeolian Co. in New York, and was a assistant treasurer of the Metropolitan Opera Company. He is survived by his wife, Kitty Beale Huneker; and a stepbrother, Barrie Bracken of St. Augustine, FL. Services were held at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church. Interment was at Congressional Cemetery.

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HUNEKER , Kitty
WASHINGTON, DC: Kitty Beale Huneker died December 30, 1979. She was the aunt of Nancy Beale and Mary Truxtun Cummings, both of Washington, DC, and John Carroll Beale of Easton, MD. She was preceded in death by her husband, Erik H. Huneker. Services were held at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church. Interment was at Congressional Cemetery.

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JACKSON, Cedric
WASHINGTON, DC: Cedric F. Jackson died October 7, 2008. He was born December 24, 1930. He was the husband of Geraldyne V.T. Jackson. Other surviving family members include a son and daughter-in-law, Stanley M. (Karen) Jackson; a brother, Anthony E. Jackson (Catherine); a sister-in-law, Mattie Jackson; 3 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at St. Luke Catholic Church. Interment was at Mount Olivet Cemetery.

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JAMES, Naomi
WASHINGTON, DC: Naomi James died December 19, 2007. She was born July 23, 1927. She is survived by her children, James Garrett, Cherette Saunders, Nadine Day, Pungeola Bellinger, Alvin, Tony, Renee, and Joanne James, Crawford James, Jr., and Sheila and Ivy James; 17 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Deanwood. Interment was at Rock Creek Cemetery.

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LANGE, Salda
WASHINGTON, DC: Salda M. "Sally" Lange, 91, died May 20, 2003. She was a native of Czechoslovakia, and came to the Washington area as a child. She was a graduate of Strayer School of Business, and was a former secretary for a Washington coal merchants' organization. She attended Grace Reformed Church. Survivors include four sons, Robert G. Lange of Olney, Richard S. Lange of Connecticut, Ralph M. Lange of Michigan, and Lawrence E. Lange of Gaithersburg; 5 grandsons; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Samuel Stratton Lange. Arrangements were handled by Joseph Gawler Funeral Home.

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LYON, Madeline
WASHINGTON, DC: Madeline Aster Lyon died April 30, 2007. She was born August 12, 1913. She is survived by a 100 year-old sister, Julia Alston of Raleigh, NC; and her nieces and nephews, Walter Battle (Nona), Queen Williams (Leonidas), Mary Feaster, Gladys Matthews, Theresa Mozie, Walter Alston (Selma), and Bill and Thomas Lyon. Services were held at Guildfield Baptist Church. Burial was at National Harmony Memorial Park Cemetery in Landover, MD.

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MacGOWENS, James H.
WASHINGTON, DC: James H. MacGowens died February 23, 2008. He was born September 30, 1933. He was the husband of Donna J. MacGowens; the father of Courtney MacGowens, Justin MacGowens, and William Hall (Pamela); and the brother of John MacGowen (Kathy), Jerrie Daniels (Marvin), and Beatrice Jett. He is also survived by a grandchild, and other relatives and friends. Arrangements were entrusted to Marshall's Funeral Home.

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MERTEN, Viola
WASHINGTON, DC: Viola E. Merten died June 17, 1982. She is survived by a sister, Edith M. McNerney; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Merten; and a son, Walter Clements. Interment was at Congressional Cemetery under the direction of Pumphrey's Bethesda Chevy Chase Funeral Home.

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OLFUS, George
WASHINGTON, DC: George T.R. Olfus died June 7, 1974. He was the husband of Annie Olfus, and is survived by other relatives and friends. Services were held with Rev. Moses Lester Jackson, Jr. officiating. Burial was at Congressional Cemetery under the direction of Manor Park Funeral Service.

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OWENS, Judge
WASHINGTON, DC: Judge W. Owens died January, 14, 2008. He was born February 2, 1942. Survivors include his wife, Minnie Jackson Owens; four sons, James, Demetrius (Lynette), Steve, and William; four daughters, Jacqueline (Jimmy) Crooks, Belinda, Tia, and Patricia; two brothers, Luke Owens and Fred (Doris) Owens; a sister-in-law, Annir Mae Owens; 31 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Glenwood Cemetery under the direction of Marshall's Funeral Home.

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PARHAM, Zachariah
WASHINGTON, DC: Zachariah I. Parham died November 12, 2009. He was the father of Sherman Lamont Mason and Patricia Ann Mason. Other survivors include a sister, Rebecca Johnson; his nieces and nephews; his grandchildren; his great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Quantico National Cemetery under the direction of Stewart Funeral Home.

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PAUL, Ann
WASHINGTON, DC: Ann Paul died February 23, 2006. She was born August 17, 1945. She was the mother of Eric and Jewel Paul; and the daughter of Ruth Bethel. She is also survived by two sisters; four brothers; her nieces and nephews; a grandchild; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Mount Olivet Cemetery.

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PEACH, Lucinda
WASHINGTON, DC: Lucinda Joy Peach, 52, died July 25, 2008. She was born January 18, 1956 to Henry Elmer Peach and Joy Frances Hartwell. She was the sister of John Peach of Santa Fe, NM, and Rebecca Cooke of Southampton, MA. She is also survived by her colleagues, friends, and members of the Buddhist community. Two memorial services were held, one at the campus of American University, and the other at River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Bethesda, MD. Arrangements were handled by Thibadeau Mortuary Service.

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POPE, Lena
WASHINGTON, DC: Lena E. Pope died March 10, 2007. She was born July 16, 1928. Survivors include her children, Darlene and Kenneth; a brother, Edward; 2 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Warren Pope. Services were held at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. Burial was at Mount Olivet Cemetery.

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PROCTOR, David M.
WASHINGTON, DC: David Monroe Proctor died February 16, 1928. He was born April 6, 1847 to Abner Proctor and Catherine Smith Proctor. Interment was at Glenwood Cemetery.

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RABKIN, Dr. Dorothy
WASHINGTON, DC: Dr. Dorothy Sislen Rabkin died September 19, 2008. She was born July 14, 1922. She was a pediatrician. She established a private practice in Maryland, and also worked for the District of Columbia Public Health Department. She earned an M.D. degree from George Washington Medical School at the age of 20. She was a longtime volunteer for Planned Parenthood, and she and her husband, Dr. Boris Rabkin, M.D., were founding members of the Adas Israel Congregation. Of their six children, five became physicians, and one is an attorney. She is survived by her children, Elizabeth, Lawrence, Robert, Nancy, Charles, and John; a brother, Dr. Maurice Sislen and his wife, Ann; 13 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband. Interment was at Adas Israel Cemetery.

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REGAN, Philip
WASHINGTON, DC: Philip Regan died November 2, 1918. He was a veteran of the Spanish-American War, and served with the U.S. Engineers. Interment was at Mount Olivet Cemetery.

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SHIELDS, Alice
WASHINGTON, DC: Alice Shields, 83, died September 3, 1941 at the National Lutheran Home in Washington, DC. She was the daughter of George and Jane McClain Shields. She was a native of Gettysburg, PA, and was a member of St. James Lutheran Church there. She was unmarried. Survivors include a nephew, Luther M. Fritsch; and three nieces, Mrs. James B. Conant, Mrs. David O. Decker, and Mrs. James B. Leitheiser. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery in Gettysburg, PA.

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SIMMONS, Ronald H., Jr.
WASHINGTON, DC: Ronald Haywood "Ron" Simmons, Jr. died October 7, 2009. He was the husband of Sandra E. Monroe Simmons; the father of Ronesia Simmons, Ronald H. Smith, Ronnetta Palmore, and Rayvon L. Wills; the son of Burstelle Simmons; and the brother of Crystal Mason, Charemagne Grimes, and LaJuan Johnson. He is also survived by several grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Ronald H. Simmons, Sr.; and a daughter, Ronsha Simmons. Services were held at Emanuel Baptist Church. Interment was at Mount Olivet Cemetery with arrangements by Stewart Funeral Home.

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SLAUGH, Fred
WASHINGTON, DC: Fred A. Slaugh died June 26, 2008. He was born January 3, 1940. He worked for the Maritime Administration, and enjoyed baseball. He was the husband of Dolores Slaugh; the father of Elaine and Kate Slaugh and Sara Glesner (Michael), and the brother of Charles E. Slaugh, Jr. (Holly). He had 2 grandchildren. Services were held at the National Presbyterian Church. Arrangements were handled by Pumphrey Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Elnora
WASHINGTON, DC: Elnora "Babe" Smith died November 27, 1989 in Washington, DC. She was a native of Tuscumbia, AL, and had been living in Washington for several years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Tuscumbia, where she sang with the Senior Choir. She is survived by a nephew, Clarence White of Tuscumbia; and two nieces, Annie Mae Thompson of Tuscumbia, and Helen Qualls of Washington. Services were held at Canaan Baptist Church in Washington. Interment was at Rock Creek Cemetery under the direction of Horton Mortuary.

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SPAULDING, John W., Sr.
WASHINGTON, DC: John William Spaulding, Sr. died March 11, 1980. He was the husband of Jenny Spaulding; the father of John W. Spaulding, Jr., Veronica S. Trainum, Mildred Bielaski, Francis P. Spaulding, and Mary S. Sullivan; and the brother of Mary Lowe. He had 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Interment was at Congressional Cemetery with arrangements by Nalley Funeral Home.

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STEADMON, Inez
WASHINGTON, DC: Inez Gertrude Steadmon passed away February 9, 2007. She was the wife of Curtis Steadmon; and the mother of Kathlean Morrison, and Calvin (Toni) and Vondell Steadmon (Joan). She had three grandchildren; and is also survived by other relatives and friends. She was the daughter of the late William Carrington and Lucille V. Patrick. Arrangements were entrusted to Stewart Funeral Home.

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SZUKELEWICZ, Jeanette
WASHINGTON, DC: Jeanette Clara Szukelewicz, 85, died September 1, 2010. She was a congregant of Blessed Sacrament Church for nearly 60 years, and was a member of the Christ Child Society, the Blessed Sacrament Sanctuary Sodality, and the Post Cana Group. She was also a member of the Chevy Chase Women's Club. She was the mother of Denise F. Pfaff (John), Robert J. Szukelewicz (Leigh), Patricia C. Chilcutt (Thomas), and Michael E. Szukelewicz (Kate). She is also survived by a sister, Josephine Dyer; and 9 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward S. Szukelewicz. Services were held at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament. Interment was at Gate of Heaven Cemetery under the direction of DeVol Funeral Home.

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TURNER, Georgiana
WASHINGTON, DC: Georgiana Turner died May 22, 2006. She was born June 18, 1927. She was the mother of Mary Shaw. She is also survived by two siblings, Frances Stevens and Earl Thornton; her nieces and nephews; 3 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at National Harmony Memorial Park in Landover, MD under the direction of Marshall's Funeral Home.

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WARD, Newton
WASHINGTON, DC: Newton B. Ward, 46, died July 25, 1940 at his residence in Treasure Island, FL. He had moved to Florida from Washington, DC four months before his passing. Survivors include his wife, Edith Ward; a son, Spencer A. Ward; a brother, John Ward of Virginia; and two sisters, Mary E. Camper of Washington and Mrs. J.T. Harrell of Fredricksburg, VA. Services and interment were in Washington. Local arrangements were handled by Baynard Funeral Home.

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WELCH, Elizabeth
WASHINGTON, DC: Elizabeth Katherine Boyle Welch died September 6, 2008. She was born May 11, 1919. Survivors include two daughters, Elva Zelaya and Annemarie Welch; a brother, John P. Boyle; 9 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Claude Welch; and four brothers, William, Joseph, Thomas, and Robert Boyle. Services were held at Our Lady Of Victory Catholic Church. Interment was at Mount Olivet Cemetery.

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YOUNG, James D.
WASHINGTON, DC: James D. Young died October 22, 2008. He was born April 6, 1974. He is survived by his parents, Judyette D. Young and James Adkins; two sons, James D. and Jalil D. Young; his fiancee, Necole Peoples; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Sylvan Vista Baptist Church. Interment was at Glenwood Cemetery.

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