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Sunday, November 6th, 2011

PULVIRENTI, Dolores M.

DOLORES M. PULVIRENTI

On Wednesday, November 2, 2011, of Bethesda, MD, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family. She was predeceased by her parents, Joseph S. and Julia M. Guido and her beloved husband, Domenic P. Pulvirenti. She was a devoted mother to her son, Darren S. Pulvirenti and his wife, Julianne. She was also a devoted grandmother to her step-grandchildren, T. Buxton and Julia B. Hobbes. Dolores was born in Utica, NY and moved with her family to Washington, DC. She graduated from the Notre Dame Academy for Girls and the Georgetown Visitation Junior College. She trained in nursing at Georgetown, G.W. and the original Children’s Hospital in Washington, DC. She was a past member of the Catholic Daughters of America and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Knights of Columbus, Rock Creek Council. Both Dolores and her husband were active members of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Kensington and later, attended St. Jane Frances de Chantal in Bethesda. A committal service will be held at Gate of Heaven Cemetery Chapel, 13801 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, 20906 on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 10:30 a.m.

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Sunday, November 6th, 2011

KOEHLER, William E.

WILLIAM E. KOEHLER

“Bill”

On Wednesday, November 2, 2011 of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of the late Geraldine “Geri” Koehler; father of Jeff (JoAnn) Koehler and Janet (Jim) Boyce; grandfather of Dr. Jeffrey (Alli) Koehler, Lt. Bryan (Megan) Koehler, USN and Kristin (Jake) Schmitz. Also survived by three great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Our Lady of Grace Church, 15661 Norbeck Blvd., Silver Spring, MD on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 from 10:30 to 11 a.m., where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Entombment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Little Sisters of the Poor, 4200 Harewood Rd., NE, Washington, DC 20017.

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Sunday, November 6th, 2011

DUBINSKY, Mary I.

MARY ISABEL DUBINSKY (Age 92)

On Sunday, October 30, 2011, of Oakland, MD. Beloved wife of the late Raymond Michael Dubinsky; mother of Peter Michael Dubinsky, Stephen Mark Dubinsky, Cynthia Marie Edie, and Regina Mary Wilbur. Also survived by 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Friday, November 11, 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial Mass at St. Peter’s Church, 2900 Sandy Spring Rd., Olney, MD 20832, on Saturday, November 12, at 10:30 a.m. Interment private. Memorial contributions may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project, 7020 A.C. Skinner Pkwy, Ste. 100, Jacksonville, FL 32256 or Montgomery Hospice Society, 1355 Piccard Dr., Ste. 100, Rockville, MD 20850.

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Sunday, November 6th, 2011

BONAHUE, Richard J.

RICHARD J. BONAHUE

“Dick”

On Thursday, November 3, 2011, of Rockville, MD. Beloved husband of Mary M. Bonahue; father of Richard J. Bonahue, Jr. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Monday, 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick’s Church, Norbeck & Muncaster Mill Roads, Rockville, MD, on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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Sunday, November 6th, 2011

BELL, Rita R.

RITA RENZI BELL (Age 87)

On Friday, November 4, 2011, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of Alexander Bolling Bell; loving mother of Peter (Claudia) Bell, Mary Rita (Mike) Winpisinger, and Angela (Richard) Pachucki; sister of Rose Keiling; grandmother of Christopher, Michael (Joy), Andrew, and Laura Pachucki, Christy (Jesse) Lindeman and Michael and Julie Winpisinger; great-grandmother of expected Rita Alexandra Lindeman. 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 will be celebrated at St. Peter’s Church, 2900 Sandy Spring Road, Olney, MD, on Wednesday, November 9, at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Autism Speaks, 5455 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 2250, ATTN Web Gift, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

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Sunday, November 6th, 2011

BEACH, Marie Teresa

MARIE TERESA BEACH

On Tuesday, November 1, 2011 of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved aunt of Tom Clingerman and Tina Hemphill. Relatives and friends may call at Our Lady of Grace Church, 15661 Norbeck Boulevard, Silver Spring, MD on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 from 10 to 11 a.m. with Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Washington, DC.

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Friday, November 4th, 2011

STATHES, Peter T.

PETER T. STATHES (Age 95)

On Wednesday, November 02, 2011, of Kensington, MD. Beloved husband of the late Martha Stathes; father of Thomas, Cole and Jeff Stathes; brother of Jane Cook. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. Funeral Service at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 10401 Armory Avenue, Kensington, MD, on Monday, November 07 at 11 a.m. Interment Parklawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The Association for Retarded Citizens, 1825 K Street, NW, Suite 1200, Washington, DC, 20006.

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Friday, November 4th, 2011

GRAY, John T.

JOHN T. GRAY

On Wednesday, November 2, 2011, of Bethesda, MD. Beloved husband of Trude Gray; father of Nancy Scott, Tom (Lisa) Gray; grandfather of Grayson, Heather, William, Taylor, Harrison and Andrew; brother of Dell, Marion, Doris and Trudy. Also survived by five great-grandchildren. Memorial Service at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 5500 River Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, on Saturday, November 5, at 2 p.m. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Fourth Presbyterian Church.

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Friday, November 4th, 2011

CONNOLLY, Janice M.

JANICE MARIE CONNOLLY

On Monday, October 3, 2011, in Sarasota, FL formerly of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of the late LTC Francis Joseph Connolly, USA (Ret.); mother of David T., Donald R., Douglas B., Dawn E. and the late Daniel Connolly; grandmother of Elizabeth Dooms, Jessica Bykowski, David Jr., Tiffany, Michael, and Catherine Connolly, Darlene Jones, Stacy Ward and Kim Ivon; great grandmother of David Connolly III, Savannah, Jordan and Nathan Dooms, Stephanie Kelly, Brandi Ward and Samantha Ivon, Jennifer, Trinity, Bronson and James Jones; sister of the late Lorraine Estelle Wallace. Also survived by her cousin, Leigh Fisher and family. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Monday, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. John the Baptist Church, 12319 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 11 a.m. Interment Arlington National Cemetery to follow at 3 p.m. (Those wishing to attend should assemble at the Administration Building no later than 2:30 p.m.).

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Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

WALKER, M. Eleanor

M. ELEANOR WALKER (Age 96)

Retired Principal of Charles Hart Junior High School in Washington, DC and former president of Mutual 13 in Leisure World. On Monday, October 31, 2011, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved daughter of the late Charles J. and Mary E. Walker; sister of the late Charles A. Walker. Friends may call at Our Lady of Grace Church, 15661 Norbeck Blvd, Silver Spring, MD 20906 on Thursday, November 3, from 10 to 11 a.m., where Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Private Interment Mount Olivet Cemetery, Washington, DC. Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Grace Church at the above address.

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Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

FIDEL, Edward A.

EDWARD ALLEN FIDEL (age 96)

On October 29, 2011, Edward Allen Fidel passed away at Manor Care Nursing Home in Chevy Chase, MD, where he had been a resident since 2006. Born in Grand Junction, CO on November 17, 1914 to Anthony George Fidel and Anne Bagley (Allen) Fidel, Mr. Fidel was a foreign service officer for nearly 30 years until his retirement in 1970. He attended the University of Colorado, and received a B.S. from School of Foreign Service, at Georgetown University in 1937. He married Frances Bean in 1939. He served as a federal agent with the U.S. Department of Interior, 1937-1941. From 1941-1970 he served with the U.S. Department of State, successively as a foreign service officer in Quito, Ecuador; as Third Secretary at the American Embassy in Paris; as Second Secretary, American Embassy in Rome; as Economic Advisor British Commonwealth and Northern European Affairs Division, Washington, 1941-57; First Secretary, American Embassy, Bern, Switzerland (1955-57); Counselor of Embassy for Economic Affairs (1957-59); Director, Executive Staff, Office of Assistant Secretary of State for Economic Affairs (1959-61). Senior Foreign Service Inspector (1961-63). U.S. Consul General, Trieste, Italy (1963-67). Board of Examiners, Washington, D.C. (1968-70). A year following his wife Frances’ death, he married Suzanne Chapman in 1982, who died in 1998. He is survived by his son, Edward Allen Fidel Jr. of Ft. Myers, FL; his stepson, Stephen R. Chapman and his wife Susan J. Kitsoulis of Washington, DC.; his niece, Barbara Fidel Adams and her husband James Adams of Concord, NC.; his nephew, Lawrence Fidel and his wife Katie of Montgomery, AL, and his stepdaughter Catherine C. Reynolds and her husband David Reynolds of Punta Gorda, FL. A memorial service is planned for friends and family on Saturday, November 19 at 11 a.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church, 3 Chevy Chase Circle, Washington, DC.

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Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

PETRUCCELLI, Davidica

DAVIDICA PETRUCCELLI

On Monday, October 31, 2011, of Kensington, MD. Beloved wife of the late Gabriele Luciano Petruccelli; mother of Nicholas Petruccelli, Maria Ratino, Bruno Petruccelli and the late Gino Petruccelli; mother-in-law of Vanda, Louis and Antonella; grandmother of Maria, Rosina, Lisa, Gabriel, Gina, Rosanne, Louis, Laura, Michael, Christina, Gabriella and Stefano; grandmother-in-law of Rob, George, Tony, Tim, Raffi, Matthew, Jaime and Giacomo; great-grandmother of Nicholas, Anthony, Olivia, Dominic, Jack, Anna, Sara, Elyse, Sofia, Lucia, Mateo, Nina, Nicola, Franco, Clare, Eva, Luke, Maria, Michela, Rosina, Vincent, Giana, Marcella, Paolo and Katherine. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Friday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Andrew Apostle Church, Arcola Ave and Kemp Mill Rd, Silver Spring, MD, on Saturday, November 5 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Rockville Nursing Home, 303 Adclare Rd., Rockville, MD 20850.

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Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

DOMINGUEZ, Ruperta S.

RUPERTA S. DOMINGUEZ (Age 78)

On Saturday, October 29, 2011, of Rockville, MD. Beloved wife of the late Antonio R. Dominguez, Sr.; mother of Tony Dominguez, Agnes (Marty) Mars, Noel Dominguez, Gina (Mike) Kerr, Roy (Donna) Dominguez, Nelson Dominguez, Alma (Billy) Maxwell and the late Teodorico Dominguez; grandmother of Jeffrey, Toni-Anne, Tony, Brittany, Ryan, Austin, Drew and Dean. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Friday, November 4, 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Shrine of St. Jude, 12701 Veirs Mill Road, Rockville, MD, on Saturday, November 5, at 11 a.m. Interment Parklawn Memorial Park.

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Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

FIORILL, Albert G.

ALBERT GABRIEL FIORILL

On Saturday, October 29, 2011, of North Potomac, MD. Beloved husband of the late Elsie Jo Fiorill; father of Maria Fiorill (Dr. Nicholas III) Kohlerman, Cynthia Fiorill Henn and Anthony B. Fiorill; grandfather of Jerry Ashworth, Jr., Courtney Cox, Nicholas Kohlerman IV, Alexandra Kohlerman, Heather and Kaitlin Kammann; great-grandfather of Maria, David III and Reagan Cox. Also survived by a brother, Celestine Fiorill and a sister, Veronica Mandarino. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Friday, 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Bernadette’s Church, 72 University Blvd., East, Silver Spring, MD, on Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 12 p.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250.

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Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

CASSIDY, Sally Ann

SALLY ANN CASSIDY (Age 81)

On Sunday, October 30, 2011, of Easton, MD formerly of Chevy Chase. Beloved wife of Alan Cassidy for 61 years; mother of Chris, Kevin, Jimmy, Cathy, Ann, Susan, Carin and Joan; sister of Clair Williams and Mary Lou Luce. Also survived by 21 grandchildren and four great-grandsons. Friends of Sally may call at the Chapel of the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, 3630 Quesada St. NW, Washington, DC on Thursday, November 3, at 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial to follow at Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Western Ave. at Quesada St. NW, Washington, DC at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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

Phone: 301.593.9500