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Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

MANTHOS, Matina

MATINA MANTHOS (Age 82)

On Sunday, September 8, 2013, of Washington, DC. Wife of the late Michael N. Manthos; beloved mother of Pericles Manthos of Hawaii and Eleni K. Dorian of Bethesda; grandmother of Katerina and Melina Dorian; sister of Angeliki Balkalis and George Antoniou of Driopi, Greece. The family will receive guests for a wake at St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 36th St. & Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC on Friday, September 20 beginning at 10 a.m. where funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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Monday, September 16th, 2013

TONNER, William G.

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Capt. WILLIAM GREGORY TONNER, JR.

On Wednesday, September 11, 2013, of Bethesda, MD. Beloved husband of Helen Tonner; father of William G. Tonner, III and the late Sherry Tonner Quill; step-father of Roger Sorey; grandfather of William G. Tonner, IV, Jordan J. Tonner and Daniel P. Tonner. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), on Tuesday, September 17, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Graveside Service and interment Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, 875 N. Randolph Street, #225, Arlington, VA 22203.

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Monday, September 16th, 2013

SACKETT, Carol A.

 

CAROL ANNE SACKETT

On Saturday, September 14, 2013, formerly of Bowie, MD. Beloved daughter of the late Anne Veronica Sackett; survived by her father, Donald B. Sackett; sister, Donna E. Sackett and brothers, Phillip J. and James K. Sackett. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Peter’s Church, 2900 Sandy Spring Road, Olney, MD, on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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Monday, September 16th, 2013

BECKER, Dorothy D.

 

DOROTHY DEXHEIMER BECKER

On September 7, 2013, wife of the late John D. Becker, died at Riderwood Village in Silver Spring, MD at age 96. She is survived by her daughter Barbara (Becker) Girard and her husband Raymond and their children Katherine and Stephen (Portia) of Connecticut, and her son Perry J. Becker and his children Lauren and Caroline (Becker) Silva of Maryland. She also leaves many friends and neighbors from throughout her lifetime. In addition to her husband she was predeceased by eight siblings and her daughter-in-law Janet Gibson Becker. A memorial service will be held at Riderwood Chapel on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 11 a.m. Sympathy may be expressed in the form of memorials to Takoma Park Presbyterian Church, 310 Tulip Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912 or Shepherd’s Table, 8210 Colonial Ln., Silver Spring, MD 20910.

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Sunday, September 15th, 2013

CAMPANELLA, Vincent M.

VINCENT MATTHEW CAMPANELLA

On Tuesday, September 10, 2013, of Ellicott City, MD. Beloved husband of the late Evangeline Campanella; father of Stephen, Vincent, and Tony Campanella, Lynn and son-in-law Stephen Neuberth, and the late Michael Campanella; grandfather of Christopher, Paul, Elizabeth, Derek and Valerie Campanella and Thomas, Mary and Chase Neuberth; brother of S. Joseph Campanella and his sister-in-law Margaret Perikles. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Grace Church,15661 Norbeck Blvd.,Silver Spring, MD 20906 or Holy Cross Home Care and Hospice, 11800 Tech Road, Suite 240, Silver Spring, MD 20904.

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Sunday, September 15th, 2013

PEREIRA, Victoria E.

VICTORIA ESTHER PEREIRA

On Thursday, September 12, 2013, of Silver Spring , MD. Beloved wife of Russell Pereira; mother of Janiere Pereira; daughter of Balthazar and Catherine Barrie; sister of Rose Barrie, Joan Bannis, Myrtle Barrie-Jemmott, Coady Barrie, Brian Barrie and Kenneth Barrie. Also survived by three uncles, five aunts, four nieces, nine nephews, numerous cousins and great friends. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Wednesday, September 18, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Camillus Catholic Church, 1600 St. Camillus Drive, Silver Spring, MD, on Thursday, September 19 at 10 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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Sunday, September 15th, 2013

TOLSON, Levett H.

LEVETT HART TOLSON (Age 95)

On Friday, September 13, 2013, of Hyattsville, MD. Beloved husband of Mary Frances Tolson for 68 years; father of Tansy Fair, Tricia Crowley, and Trent Tolson; grandfather of Kara Hurley, Tyler Tolson, Shannon Crowley, Tory Tolson, Jordan Crowley, Tessa Ashby, Piper Fair, Tristan Tolson, and Kellan Tolson; great-grandfather of Trulee Tolson, Hailey Hurley, Norah Tolson, Taryn Tolson, and Georgia Ashby. Levett served in the The Big Red One Infantry during World War II. Relatives and friends may call at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 3790 East-West Highway, Hyattsville, MD on Tuesday, September 17, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Interment Charlotte, North Carolina. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Research Center, 640 Jackson Street, St. Paul, MN 55101.

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Sunday, September 15th, 2013

WILLIAMS, Nicholas B.

NICHOLAS B. WILLIAMS

On Tuesday, September 10, 2013, of Washington DC. Brother of Justin Williams Jr. of Arlington, VA. Survived by his first cousins, Becky S. May, of Little Rock, AR, and Adgie Lou Dirom, of Lynchburg, VA. and many dedicated nieces and nephews. Interment private. Memorial contributions in memory of Nicholas B. Williams, Class of 1955, may be made to Antioch College, One Morgan Place, Yellow Springs, OH 45387.

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Sunday, September 15th, 2013

RINTA, Saga H.

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SAGA HJORDIS RINTA (Age 91)

On Saturday, September 7, 2013, of Kensington, MD, formerly of Leisure World. Beloved wife of the late Eugene F. Rinta; mother of Kerstin Speller and husband, Thomas, Karen Rinta-Spinner and husband, James, and Michael Rinta and wife, Jennifer; grandmother of Kallie Carter (Kevin), Kim Speller, Tom Speller (Haley), Torrie Nickerson (Doug), Kristianne Bontempo (Craig), Kristin Spinner, Jacob Spinner and Michael Spinner. She is also survived by other loving family and friends. Relatives and friends may call at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 10401 Armory Avenue, Kensington, MD on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 from 10 to 11 a.m., with Funeral Service at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Painesville, OH. Contributions in her memory may be made to Holy Cross Home Care & Hospice, 11800 Tech Rd, Suite 240, Silver Spring, MD 20904.

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Saturday, September 14th, 2013

ROBINSON, Veronica A.

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VERONICA A. ROBINSON

Veronica Robinson (formerly Veronica Vercelli), passed away on September 12, 2013, at the age of 88, in Silver Spring, MD, formerly of Ridgefield Park, NJ. Veronica, known to her friends as Ronnie, was born in Paterson, NJ but was brought up and educated in Gilford, County Down, Northern Ireland, before returning to the U.S. where she married Carlo George Vercelli. They lived most of their married life in Ridgefield Park. They had one child, David, who now lives in Silver Spring, MD. Ronnie also was stepmother to Carlo’s son, Carl, who lives in Damascus, PA, with his wife, Lynnda. Ronnie was step-grandmother to five grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. Following the death of Carlo in 1994, Veronica married her childhood sweetheart, Edward “Ted” Robinson, in Gilford in 1998, where they lived happily in their Irish bungalow until his death in 2006 when Veronica moved in with her son David in Maryland. Ronnie worked for the Ridgefield Park Board of Education beginning in 1967 where she served as secretary for both the Ridgefield Park High School Athletic Department and the Ridgefield Park Adult Education program until her retirement in 1990. Relatives and friends may call at Francis J. Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Blvd. West, Silver Spring, MD, on Monday, September 16, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m., where a Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, September 17 at 11 a.m. A Visitation will take place at Vorhees Ingwersen Funeral Home, 59 Main Street, Ridgefield Park, NJ on Thursday, September 19 from 9 to10:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Francis RC Church at 11:00 a.m. Interment George Washington Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity in Veronica’s name.

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Saturday, September 14th, 2013

TEACHUM, Frances S.

FRANCES SMITH TEACHUM

On Thursday, September 12, 2013, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of the late William Teachum; mother of Carol Teachum, Betty Teachum and Jane Radford; grandmother of Michael, Janice and Tom Radford; great grandmother of Dylan Radford. Also survived by her siblings Evelyn Adams and Ray Smith. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m. Funeral Service at St. Luke Lutheran Church, 9100 Colesville Road (at Highland Dr.), Silver Spring, MD on Monday, September 16, at 11 a.m. Private family interment. Memorial contributions may be made to Montgomery Hospice Society, 1355 Piccard Drive, Suite 100, Rockville, MD 20850.

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Saturday, September 14th, 2013

GUGGENHEIM, Edward T.

EDWARD THOMAS GUGGENHEIM (Age 86)

On Thursday, September 12, 2013, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of the late Alyce M. Guggenheim; father of Susan (Charles J., Jr.) Nash, Steven (Lucy) Guggenheim and Larry (Kathi Wisnaskas) Guggenheim; grandfather of Nicholas, Kelli, Allison and Keith. He was a WWII Navy Veteran and a retired MPDC Detective Sergeant. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking) Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m., where a Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, September 18 at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Montgomery Hospice Society, 1355 Piccard Drive, Suite 100, Rockville, MD 20850 or to American Cancer Society , Montgomery County Unit, 801 Roeder Rd., Suite 800, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

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Friday, September 13th, 2013

BREON, William R.

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WILLIAM R. BREON

On Friday, August 23, 2013, of Rockville, MD. Beloved husband of the late Marie Newman Breon; father of Cathy (Jack) Coleman and Alan W. Breon; grandfather of Elizabeth Coleman; brother of James Breon and Beverly DiMarco; longtime friend of Corine Bloss. Memorial Service at Woodside United Methodist Church, 8900 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910 on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 2 p.m. Interment private. Memorial contributions may be made to Woodside United Methodist Church.

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Friday, September 13th, 2013

MURRAY, Reta S.

 

RETA S. MURRAY (Age 89)

On Thursday, September 12, 2013, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of the late William J. Murray; mother of Johanna Durrett, Christine Devoe, Michael Murray and the late David and Mark Murray. Sister of Richard D. Swanson of Erie, PA. Also survived by 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Glenmont United Methodist Church, 12901 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, Monday, September 16, from 9:30 to 10 a.m. where Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Holy Cross Home Care & Hospice, 11800 Tech Road, Suite 240, Silver Spring, MD 20904.

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Friday, September 13th, 2013

GERALD, Kenneth P.

KENNETH PAUL GERALD (Age 60)

On Tuesday, September 10, 2013, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Linda Gerald; father of Timothy, Christine, and Gabriela Gerald; brother of Glenn, William, Patricia, and Susan. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Monday, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Andrew Apostle Church, Arcola Ave. and Kemp Mill Rd., Silver Spring, MD, on Tuesday, September 17, at 10:30 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38109.

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

Phone: 301.593.9500