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Saturday, July 17th, 2010

RICHARDSON, Frances H.

FRANCES H. RICHARDSON (Age 79)

On Saturday, July 17, 2010, of Rockville, MD. Beloved wife of the late Robinson Richardson, Jr.; mother of Monte Richardson, Peggy Foss, and Patti Richardson; sister of the late Jo Lee Hansen; grandmother of Monte, Jason, and Travis Foss. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Wednesday, July 21, from 7 to 9 p.m. where service will be held on Thursday, July 22, at 11 a.m. Interment Parklawn Memorial Park. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1850 York Rd., Suite D, Timonium, MD 21093.

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Saturday, July 17th, 2010

RADELAT, Guido

GUIDO RADELAT

On Saturday, July 17, 2010, of Kensington, MD. Beloved husband of Florencia Radelat; father of Ana Maria Radelat, Gloria (Laurence) Condelli, Carmen (Edson) Radelat, Carlos Radelat; grandfather of Maria Cecilia, Antonio Miguel, Carmen Angela and Alexander Luis; great-grandfather of Ava Louise and Stella Lauren. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Wednesday, 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Redeemer Church, Summit Ave & Cable Drive, Kensington, MD, on Thursday, July 22, at 10 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer”s Association, National Capital Area Chapter.

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Saturday, July 17th, 2010

ARNN, Ruth B.

RUTH B. ARNN

On Saturday, July 17, 2010 of Takoma Park, MD. Beloved wife of the late Granville H. Arnn, Jr.; mother of Linda K. Arnn and the late William David Arnn; grandmother of Tamara Bateman; great-grandmother of Kelly-Ann, Steven, Nikaya, Wyatt and Cheyenne; mother-in-law of Diana Arnn. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Thursday, 2 to 4 p.m., where Funeral Service will be held on Friday, July 23 at 11 a.m. Interment George Washington Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Prince George”s County, P.O. Box 925, Bowie, MD 20718.

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Friday, July 16th, 2010

BROOKS, Vincent Anthony, Jr.


VINCENT ANTHONY BROOKS, JR. (Age 70)

Died Sunday, July 11, 2010, at Washington Hospital Center, surrounded by family.

Vincent was born on April 15, 1940, in Washington, DC. He was a 1958 graduate of St. John’s College High School and a 1963 graduate of Syracuse University, where he played lacrosse. Vincent was a veteran of Vietnam and peacetime, having served in the Army from April 1, 1964, until his honorable discharge on August 17, 1970, at the rank of Captain. He received numerous honors including the Bronze Star, Vietnam Service Medal and Army Commendation Medal.

Following his military service, he served with the D.C. National Guard, where he rose to the rank of Major. His subsequent civil service career included positions at the Department of Commerce, the Small Business Administration and the Department of Energy. He was active in the leadership of the Department of Energy Chapter of Blacks in Government. He began and led the DC-Baltimore Chapter of Amyloidosis Support Groups Inc. after being diagnosed with the disease in 2004.

Vincent was the beloved husband of 48 years of Geneva R. Brooks; father of Renee B. Catacalos (Damon), Vincent A. Brooks, III, and Stacy E. Brooks; grandfather of Catherine and Louis Catacalos. He is also survived by niece Jacqueline Bundy, nephew James Tolliver and many relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Vincent A. Brooks, Sr., and Marie Elizabeth Brooks, and his infant son, Mark David Brooks.

Relatives and friends may call at St. Augustine Catholic Church, 15th and V Streets, NW, Washington, DC, on Monday, July 19, 10 to 11 a.m., where Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Interment at Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery, Tuesday, July 20 at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Vincent Brooks, Jr. Memorial Fund, c/o Amyloidosis Support Groups Inc., 232 Orchard Drive, Wood Dale, IL 60191.

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Friday, July 16th, 2010

LONG, Rose Marie

ROSE MARIE LONG

On Friday, July 16, 2010, of Kensington, MD. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth E. Long; mother of Jo-Anne (William) Caisse; grandmother of Michael, Kimberly and Kathleen Caisse. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Tuesday, 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. where funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 21 at 1 p.m. Interment Prospect Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to The Rose Long American Legion Memorial Fund, Department of DC, 3408 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20016.

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Friday, July 16th, 2010

KNOWLDEN, Eugene E.

EUGENE E. KNOWLDEN

On Friday, July 16, 2010 of Olney, MD. Beloved husband of 46 years of Suzanne M. Knowlden; loving father of John (Roxanne) and William Knowlden; adored grandfather of Brittany, Matthew, Steven and Lauren Knowlden; brother of Robert Knowlden. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD (Valet Parking),Tuesday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service at Church of the Atonement, 10613 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD on Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at 1 p.m. Interment Norbeck Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Montgomery Hospice Society, 1355 Piccard Drive, Suite 100, Rockville, MD 20850.

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Friday, July 16th, 2010

CONNELLY, Angela Marie

ANGELA MARIE CONNELLY

On Friday, July 16, 2010, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of Matthew Connelly; mother of Margaret and Robert Connelly; daughter of Martha Wright and the late Fred Wright; sister of Greg (Susan) Wright. Relatives and friends may call at St. Bernadette’s Church, 72 University Blvd., East, Silver Spring, MD on Tuesday, July 20, from 10 to 11 a.m., with Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wellness Community, 5430 Grosvenor Lane, Suite 100, Bethesda, MD 20814.

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Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

SCHEMPP, Catherine Dolan

CATHERINE ANN DOLAN SCHEMPP

“KITTY” (Age 86)

Kitty Schempp of Washington, DC, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 in her home surrounded by her adoring family following a short but determined battle with cancer. Kitty came to Washington, DC as a child relocating from New York with her parents and brother, the late Catherine Looram and Michael F. X. Dolan, and the late Michael F.X. Dolan, Esquire. Kitty is survived by her husband of 64 years, Leonard F., Jr. and her seven loving children: Leonard F., III (Kathy), Michael (Rosetta), Patrick (Esther), Catherine M. Schempp, PhD, Terrence (Eileen), Mary Ann Rimel (Chris) and Dr. Rosemary Schempp (Raul). She is also survived by ten of her eleven grandchildren and two great grandchildren as well as many relatives and close friends.

As a Washingtonian, she attended Blessed Sacrament parochial school, graduated from Holy Cross High School and remained a lifelong parishioner of the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament serving as a member of the Sodality. She was a dedicated volunteer with the Christ Child Society of Washington and in 2009 she was honored for her exemplary and outstanding service with the Marge Kearney Award.

The family will receive friends at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (valet parking), on Friday, 2 to 4 p.m. and at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament Chapel, 3630 Quesada St. NW, Washington, DC, on Friday, 6 to 8 p.m. and again on Saturday, 10-11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial to follow at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament on Saturday, July 17 at 11 a.m. Interment will be private. Memorials may be made to the Christ Child Society of Washington in Kitty’s name.

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Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

FATO, Maria Antoinette

MARIA ANTOINETTE FATO

On Wednesday, July 14, 2010 of Columbia, MD. Beloved wife of the late Carmino John Fato; mother of Celeste Dodson, Christina (Eric) Kindbom, John (Tricia) Fato and Michael (Kelly) Fato; grandmother of Jimmy, Brandon, Liana, Jordan, Caroline, Sara, Johnny, Julia, Joseph, Nicholas and Jacob. Also survived by many loving family and friends. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), on Monday, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.; where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 20, at 11 a.m. Entombment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

JAFFIN, Stanley R.

STANLEY R. JAFFIN

On Tuesday, July 13, 2010 of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Ann Marie Jaffin; stepfather of Bobbi (Tony) Rossi; also survived by Jennifer and Jonathan Rossi; nephew of Dr. Lillian White-Stevens of Texas. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Friday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., where funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 17 at 11 a.m. Interment Miranda Cemetery, Huntingtown, MD at 1:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to A.R.E., 215 67th Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2061.

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Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

CONNELLY, Capt. ROBERT B.

Capt. ROBERT BAILEY CONNELLY, USN (Ret.)

On Tuesday, July 13, 2010 in Silver Spring, MD, formerly of Jamestown, RI from complications associated with Alzheimer’s disease. He was born in Los Angeles, CA, on September 10, 1930 to then Lt. Bailey Connelly and Evelyn Coloney Connelly. He graduated from the US Naval Academy with the 2nd Company in 1952, and married Elizabeth Ann Bayne the following November. He served on the battleship Wisconsin (BB-64) for two years before attending Electronics School and Submarine School in 1955. After two years on the USS Blackfin (SS-322), he had nuclear power training, and reported to the USS Sargo (SSN-583) which made the first winter surfacing at the North Pole in February, 1960.

Subsequent sea duty was as Commissioning Engineer of the USS John Marshall (SSBN-611), Commissioning Executive Officer of the USS Sam Rayburn (SSBN-635) and Commanding Officer of the USS John C. Calhoun (SSBN-630).

His first shore duty was at the Naval Submarine School as Head of the Officer’s Training Depart-ment. Subsequent duty included the staff of Commander, Submarines, US Atlantic Fleet, and finally as Chair of Submarine Warfare at the US Naval War College, Newport, RI from which he retired in 1977.

Capt. Connelly was employed by Purvis Systems, Inc. in Newport, RI for several years. He was among the founding partners of The Newport Athletic Club, was a member of the Board of the Newport Armed Services YMCA, and a vestryman and member of Trinity Church, Newport, RI.

Survived by his beloved wife, Elizabeth; daughter, Cathleen of Washington, DC; sons, Robert, Jr. of Arlington, VA and Thomas Bayne of Mansfield, MA; and two grandsons, Matthew Gordon Connelly and Samson Bailey Connelly.

A Memorial Service will be held at Trinity Church, One Queen Anne Square, Newport, RI 02840 on Saturday, July 31 at 10 a.m. Interment at Arlington National Cemetery on Wednesday, September 15 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made to Trinity Church or to the US Naval Academy Alumni Association, www.usna.com .

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Monday, July 12th, 2010

ZAGONE, Rosemary Howard

ROSEMARY HOWARD ZAGONE (Age 76)

On Monday, July 12, 2010, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of Raymond N. Zagone; mother of Neal, Andrew, Daniel, Eileen and the late Joanne Zagone; mother-in-law of Jan, Robyn and Cindy Zagone and Mark Bitz; grandmother of Emily, Corey, Zachary, Cassidy, Brian and Brooke Zagone; sister of Frank Howard and the late Thomas, Emmet and Gerald Howard and Patricia McManus. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Saturday, July 17, 2010 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 15661 Norbeck Blvd, Silver Spring, MD from 10:30 to 11 a.m., where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.

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Monday, July 12th, 2010

KILEY, Edward V.

EDWARD V. KILEY

On Monday, July 12, 2010 of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of the late Mildred Louise Kiley; father of Megan L. Brewer, Fran Kiley Smith; Noel Kiley Cole and Clare M. Kiley; grandfather of Jennifer, Cara, David, Thomas, Brian and Robert; great-grandfather of Alethea, Mikaela, Caleb, Sarah, Jacob and Lucy. Mass of Christian Burial at St. John the Baptist Catholic Community, 12319 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD on Friday, July 16 at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Montgomery County, 14645 Rothgeb Dr., Rockville, MD 20850.

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Monday, July 12th, 2010

HILL, Alzada Rosa


ALZADA ROSS HILL

On Monday, July 12, 2010, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of Roland Hill; mother of Andy J. Hill, Sheryll Hill, Max Hill and Roland O. Hill; grandmother of Laylah Lynn Hill and Paris Hill. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Friday, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., where funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 17 at 1 p.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure , Maryland Affiliate, 200 E. Joppa Road, Suite 407, Towson, MD 21287.

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Monday, July 12th, 2010

HARDY, John Mason

JOHN MASON HARDY (Age 73)

On Monday, July 12, 2010 of New Holland, PA, formerly of Germantown, MD. Beloved husband of Jackie Dyer Hardy; brother of Peggy (Jim) Ross and Sally (Tim) Hickey. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), on Sunday, 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. John the Evangelist Historic Church, 9700 Rosensteel Avenue, Silver Spring, MD on Monday, July 19, 2010 at 11 a.m. Interment St. John’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to your favorite charity.

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Francis J. Collins Funeral Home, Inc.
500 University Blvd. West
Silver Spring, MD 20901

Phone: 301.593.9500