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Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

ROGERS, James L., Jr.

JAMES LEROY ROGERS, JR. (Age 83)

On Wednesday, February 23, 2011, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Mary R. Rogers; father of James (Christine) Rogers, Timothy (Mary Agnes) Rogers, Mary Ann (Gary) Katski, Thomas (Elizabeth) Rogers and Elizabeth ( Mark) Anderson; brother of Elizabeth, Jean (deceased), Caroline, William, Dorothy and Ann (deceased). Also survived by 12 grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Sunday, February 27, 2011, 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. John the Baptist Church, 12319 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, on Monday, February 28, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Charities of Washington DC, 924 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20001.

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Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

KEEN, Jr. William Patrick

WILLIAM PATRICK KEEN, JR.

On Wednesday, February 23, 2011, of Hyattsville, MD. Beloved husband of the late Florence M. Keen; father of William P. (Roberta) III, David M. (Ruth) and Francis T. (Pamela) Keen; grandfather of William P. IV., Christina M., Margaret A., Nicholas R., Lucas A., David M. Jr., Michael J. and Susan A. Keen; great-grandfather of Allison M. and Nathan P. Keen. Predeceased by his companion Luisa Opperman. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Wednesday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. John Baptist de la Salle, 5706 Sargent Road, Chillum, MD, on Thursday, March 3 at 10 a.m. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Ann’s Infant and Maternity Home, 4901 Eastern Avenue, Hyattsville, MD 20782.

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Monday, February 21st, 2011

MURPHY, Ann Frances

ANN FRANCES MURPHY

On Monday, February 21, 2011 at Morningside House in Ellicott City, formerly of Kensington, MD. Beloved wife of the late John “Tony” Murphy; mother of Jo-Ann M. Giovanni, Mary Patricia Murphy and John A. Murphy. Also survived by six grandchildren and two great- grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Friday, 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Redeemer Church, Summit Ave & Cable Drive, Kensington, MD on Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Ann F. Murphy to Gilchrist Hospice Care, 11311 McCormick Road, #350, Hunt Valley, MD 21031.

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Monday, February 21st, 2011

CURRIE, Emma Mary

EMMA MARY CURRIE

On Monday, February 21, 2011, of Kasson, MN, formerly of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of the late Herbert L. Currie; mother of Alan D. Currie, Cheryl A. Markham, Martin J., Warren J. and Wade P. Currie; grandmother of 19; great-grandmother of 13. Relatives and friends may call at Our Lady of Grace Church, 15661 Norbeck Blvd, Silver Spring, MD on Friday, February 25, 10 to 11 a.m., where Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association , National Capital Area Chapter, 3701 Pender Drive, Suite 400, Fairfax, VA 22030.

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Sunday, February 20th, 2011

WILLIAMS, Clinton T.

CLINTON T. WILLIAMS (Age 93)

On Sunday, February 20, 2011, of Rockville, MD, formerly of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy M. Williams; father of Jeanne M. Williams. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, on Wednesday, February 23, from 12:30 to 1 p.m., where a Funeral Service will follow at 1 p.m. Interment George Washington Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Montgomery Hospice Society, 1355 Piccard Drive, Suite 100, Rockville, MD 20850 or to Heritage Harbour Health Group, 801 Compass Way, Suite 5, Annapolis, MD 21401, www.hhhg.org.

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Sunday, February 20th, 2011

PURVIS, Nathanial, Jr.

NATHANIEL R. PURVIS, JR.

“Nate”

On Sunday, February 20, 2011, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved father of Regina L. Nash, Justin H. Purvis and Janine V. Purvis; brother of Bruce E. and Edward E. Purvis. Relatives and friends may call at St. Patrick’s Church, Norbeck & Muncaster Mill Roads, Rockville, MD, on Friday, February 25 at 10:15 a.m., where Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society , Montgomery County Unit, 801 Roeder Road, Suite 800, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

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Sunday, February 20th, 2011

ANDERSON, James W.

JAMES WILLIAM ANDERSON

“Andy” (Age 78)

On Sunday, February 20, 2011 of Adelphi, MD. Beloved father of Valerie J. Felter (Jim) and Natalie A. Jaquith (Bob); grandfather of Ashley and Michelle Felter, Evan, and Genna Jaquith. Also survived by other loving family and friends. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Friday, February 25 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., where service will be held on Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 1 p.m. Interment Cedar Hill Cemetery.

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Saturday, February 19th, 2011

PLATON, Ann

ANN PLATON

On Saturday, February 19, 2011, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of Bernard A. Platon; mother of Don, Randy (Kristine), and Bryan (Cristina) Platon; sister of Seymour, Henry, and Rosie; grandmother of John, Andrew, Anthony, Randall, Natalie, Christopher, and Alexander. Also survived by other loving family and friends. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Thursday, February 24, from 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Bernadette’s Church, 72 University Blvd. East, Silver Spring, MD, on Friday, February 25, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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Friday, February 18th, 2011

CHIN, George Der

GEORGE DER CHIN

On Friday, February 18,2011 of Bowie MD and formerly of Washington, DC.  Beloved husband of Nancy Chin; father of  Sean, Steven, Scott, Sylvia and Curtis; and grandfather of Emily.  Also survived by mother, Donna and sisters, Carolyn and Marilyn.  54 years old, George died of heart failure. Funeral on Thursday, February24,2011 , 10 a m at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Blvd. West, Silver Spring, MD 20901, 301 -593-9500, followed by burial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery and lunch at Good Fortune Restaurant, 2646 University Blvd. West, Wheaton, MD 20902, 301-929-8818. Please omit flowers.

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Friday, February 18th, 2011

WEIGLE, Stephen A.

STEPHEN A. WEIGLE

On Friday, February 18, 2011, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Nancy A. Weigle; father of Stephen E. Weigle. Interment private.

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Friday, February 18th, 2011

KRANKING, James D.

JAMES DAVID KRANKING

On Friday, February 18, 2011 of Chevy Chase, MD. Beloved husband of Margaret Graham Kranking; father of James Andrew (Mary) Kranking, Ann Marie Eggleton and David Wayne (Kathleen) Kranking; grandfather of Robert (Ami) Eggleton and Jessica (Rafael) Brown, Kathryn, Cara, Stephen, Timothy and Emily Kranking, Carlyn and Maren Kranking; great grandfather of Adyn, Nicole and Eli Brown and Gwenivere Eggleton; brother of Mary Elizabeth Sickles, William Norbert Kranking and Catherine Anne Fortwengler. 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. Mass of Christian Burial Christ the King Church, 2301 Colston Drive, Silver Spring, MD, on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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Thursday, February 17th, 2011

DUVALL, Barbara A.

BARBARA ANNETTE DUVALL (Age 90)

On Thursday, February 17, 2011, of Burtonsville, MD. Beloved wife of the late John B. Duvall; mother of John E. Duvall, James B. (Kathleen) Duvall and Susan K. (John) Viqueira; grandmother of Jennifer and Jessica Duvall and Courtney, Lindsay and Christopher Viqueira. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Wednesday, 7 to 9 p.m. Graveside Service will be held at Union Cemetery, Burtonsville, MD, on Thursday, February 24, at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association , National Capital Area Chapter, 3701 Pender Drive, Suite 400, Fairfax, VA 22030.

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Thursday, February 17th, 2011

BASTEK, Deborah Ann

DEBORAH ANN BASTEK

On Thursday, February 17, 2011, of Gaithersburg, MD. Beloved sister of Ronald L. Bastek; daughter of the late Edmond and Rita Bastek. Survived by many loving close friends, cousins and aunts. Service and interment will be held at a later date.

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Thursday, February 17th, 2011

LEAPLEY, Daniel G.

DANIEL GLENN LEAPLEY

On Thursday, February 17, 2011, passed away at his home in Silver Spring, MD after a long illness. Former owner of TrueValue Hardware on 17th Street NW. Beloved husband of Mari Leapley for 25 years; son of William T. Leapley and the late Bobbie Leapley; brother of Lori Leapley; nephew of Bill and Joan Bartlett. Also survived by many loving family and friends. Relatives and friends may call at Our Lady of Grace Church, 15661 Norbeck Blvd, Silver Spring, MD on Monday, February 21 from 10 to 11 a.m.; where Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. Private interment Rock Creek Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the JSSA Hospice, 6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville, MD 20852.

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Thursday, February 17th, 2011

HOSEY, Carole

CAROLE JOYCE OAKES HOSEY

Died peacefully on Thursday, February 17, 2011 in Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of the late Joseph F. Hosey, she was born and raised in La Crosse, Wisconsin, and lived abroad with her husband and children during his 26-year career with the CIA. She and her husband proudly served in the armed forces during World War II. For decades, she was a community organizer and advocate for the rights of the developmentally disabled. As a devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, she is survived by her children, Kristine, Matthew, Regina, Andrea and Stephen; niece, Carole; grandchildren, Holly-anne, Daniel, Stephen, Jennifer Meghan, Vanessa, Brian and Emily; and great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Christian, Aimee, and Ryan. She was predeceased by her sister, Marilyn. All are invited to a viewing on Monday, February 21 at 10 a.m., Mass at 11 a.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 2900 Olney Sandy-Spring Road, Olney, MD. Graveside service at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 13801 Georgia Avenue, Aspen Hill, MD to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Arc of Montgomery County at www.arcmontmd.org or by mail at 11600 Nebel Street, Rockville, MD, 20852-2554.

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

Phone: 301.593.9500