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Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

STAYMAN, Bruce A.

BRUCE A. STAYMAN (Age 80)

On Saturday, May 12, 2012, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Diana Stayman; father of Carolyn Stayman, John Stayman and Judy (Stephen) Barr. Also survived by 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 10401 Armory Avenue, Kensington, MD on Monday, May 21, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. where funeral service will be held at 12 p.m. Inurnment at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s United Methodist Church.

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Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

LEPRINCE, Mary R.

MARY REBECCA LEPRINCE

(95 Years Young)

On Monday, May 14, 2012, of Gaithersburg, MD. Beloved wife of the late Bernard Yves Leprince; step mother of Chantal Simpson of Ocala, FL and Martine Leprince of Montreal, Canada; grandmother of Stephanie Ann Hall and Gala Wilkie of Montreal, Canada; great grandmother of Daniel and Thomas Altenburg; sister of Charles Edwin Amick, Grace Virginia Beuchert and the late Rebecca Hart, Della Campbell, James Amick, Evelyn Saunders, Garland Amick, Leslie Amick, and Albert Jennings Amick; sister-in-law of Yvette Basset and Andre Leprince both of France. Also survived by many many nieces, nephews and their children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She was an active member of the Woodside United Methodist Church for nearly 60 years and survived and left behind many Children of God. Relatives and friends may call at Woodside United Methodist Church, 8900 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, on Thursday, May 17, 2012 from 12 Noon until time of service at 1 p.m. Interment Hillcrest Cemetery in Louisa, VA.

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Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

JARBOE, Marilyn Ann

MARILYN ANN SHAUGHNESSY NEMECEK JARBOE

On Monday, May 14, 2012, of College Park, MD. Beloved wife of Robert D. Jarboe; mother of Maureen Eichelberger and Steve Nemecek; step-mother of Debi Fleming and Donna Brentano; sister of Sharon Riley; aunt of Andrew Riley. Also survived by ten grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Thursday, May 17 from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 619 Tenth Street, NW (at G Street), Washington, DC, on Friday, May 18, 2012 at 10 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

AUTRY, Robert V.

ROBERT VAUGHN AUTRY (Age 87)

A TRUE RENAISSANCE MAN

 

Bonvivant, Raconteur Extraordinaire,

Pugilist, Quipster, Comedian,

Artist, Song Stylist, Drummer,

Diver, Wordsmith, Poet, Patriot,

Gentleman and Scholar

Softly, sweetly, ever so lovingly, cradled in God’s almighty arms on Monday, May 14, Sir Bob jettisoned planet Earth to accept his latest avocation in the Celestial Honor Guard. There he is, reuniting with his perpetual sweetheart and soulmate, Barbara (nee Erxelben), his sainted and adored mother, Molly (nee McCaffrey) and his big brother, Gerald. He bids fond farewells to his most dear and favorite cousins, Carol DeCosta and Paul Hinchcliffe, his nieces, Victoria Schneider and Sharon Wells and all the rest of his kith “n kin and extended family.

From the heavens, Bob mellifluously croons “I’ll Be Seeing You!” to his multitude of true friends (old and new) from the ol’ Rocketville neighborhood, the Twinbrook American Legion (Post #86), the Elks #15 in Rockville, his beloved Giant Food Family, all the fantastic folks at The Stein Room (specifically the wonderful, ribald, raucous and most endearing PATRONS as well as the warm, kind, gracious, caring and genuinely loving STAFF so capably led by Marcy, Dolly and Lily) and to all of his many other pals and gals in and around Leisure World and the greater Silver City metro area.

So, to one and all he reprises “SO LONG and MAY GOD BLESS YOU!” I’LL SEE YA DOWN THE ROAD!!”

Relatives and friends may visit Bob from 3 to 5 p.m., Thursday, May 17 at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Blvd. West, Silver Spring, MD 20901 (Valet Parking). A funeral Mass will be offered at Our Lady of Grace Church, 15661 Norbeck Blvd., Silver Spring, MD 20906 on Friday, May 18 at 11 a.m. with viewing at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Parklawn Memorial Park. Words cannot express Bob’s gratitude to all the Montgomery Hospice personnel so, in lieu of flowers, a memorial donation may be made to Montgomery Hospice, 1355 Piccard Dr., Rockville, MD 20850 or at MontgomeryHospice.org.

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Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

SONNEMANN, Edward B.

EDWARD B. SONNEMANN

On Sunday, May 13, 2012, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved son of the late Lamonte F. Sonnemann and Lila Douglas Burgess; loving uncle of Katherine (Paul) Bennett, William (Judy) Crawford, Sheila and Brittney Crawford, Thomas Alder, Frank Bennett, and many other family members. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD on Thursday, May 17 from 12 to 1 p.m. where service will be held at 1 p.m. Interment Parklawn Memorial Park. Sympathy may be expressed in the form of memorials to L.O.V.E. People, Inc., c/o CHI Centers, 10501 New Hampshire Ave.,Silver Spring, MD 20903.

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Monday, May 14th, 2012

MURPHY, John A.

JOHN ANCONA MURPHY, JR. (Age 55)

On Saturday, May 12, 2012, of North Potomac, MD. Beloved husband of Jean FitzGibbon Murphy; father of Shane Patrick and Drew Joseph Murphy; brother of Jo-Ann Giovanni and Mary Patricia Murphy; son of the late Ann Frances and John “Tony” Murphy. Also survived by many loving family members and friends. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD (Valet Parking) Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Martin of Tours Church, 201 S. Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD, on Friday, May 18, at 10:30 a.m. Interment All Souls Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Montgomery Hospice Society, 1355 Piccard Drive, Suite 100, Rockville, MD 20850.

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Monday, May 14th, 2012

HEALY, Brendan J.

BRENDAN JAMES HEALY (Age 4)

Suddenly on Sunday, May 13, 2012, of Potomac, MD. Beloved son of Dr. Edward and Colleen Healy; brother of Sean and Declan Healy; grandson of William and Patricia Caine and John and Michelina Healy; nephew of Bill Caine, Brian and Cristin Caine. Relatives and friends may call at St. Raphael’s Church, Falls Road at Dunster Road, Rockville, MD, on Thursday, May 17, 2 to 4 p.m. where Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 4 p.m. Interment St. Columba Cemetery, Rhode Island. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s House, 1505 Cody Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20902 or www.saintjosephshouse.net.

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Monday, May 14th, 2012

BELLAFIORE, Giuseppa

GIUSEPPA BELLAFIORE

Sound the Trumpets of Heaven!

On Saturday, May 12, 2012, Giuseppa Bellafiore, of Silver Spring, MD, a child of God, born September 17, 1921, was reunited safely in the arms of her Creator, fulfilling her mission and now receiving her reward. She was the beloved wife of the late Vito Bellafiore. She is survived by her children Sam, Giovanni, Fina (Tina), Rosa, Frank, Anna, 20 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. John the Evangelist Church, 10103 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, on Thursday, May 17 at 10 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to The Village at Rockville, A National Lutheran Community, Philanthropy Department, 9701 Veirs Drive, Rockville, MD 20850, www.thevillageatrockville.org.

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Monday, May 14th, 2012

TROEN, David M.

DAVID MOSSING TROEN

On Saturday, May 12, 2012, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of the late Carol Brennan Troen; father of Nicole T. (Kefim) St. Hilaire and Daniel M. Troen; brother of Richard and Charlie Troen. 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, May 16, 2012 at 11 a.m. Interment private. Memorial contributions may be made to Boy Scouts of America, 9190 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814 or Outward Bound Baltimore Chesapeake Bay, 1900 Eagle Drive, Baltimore, MD 21207.

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Sunday, May 13th, 2012

HAMMER, Ann D.

ANN DeGRAZIA HAMMER (Age 98)

On Wednesday, May 9, 2012, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of the late Samuel DeGrazia and the late Augustine Hammer; mother of Robert DeGrazia and the late John DeGrazia; sister of Norma Hull; mother-in-law of Corinne DeGrazia; grandmother of Lisa DeGrazia, Carolyn Figard and the late Peter DeGrazia. Also survived by other extended family and friends. Relatives and friends may call at Resurrection at Riderwood Chapel, 3160 Gracefield Rd., Silver Spring, MD, Saturday, May 19 from 10 a.m. until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Interment Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Charities Foundation, Archdiocese of Washington, 924 G St., NW, Washington, DC 20001.

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Sunday, May 13th, 2012

FIELDING, Mary Jane

MARY JANE FIELDING

On Monday, April 16, 2012, of Rockville, MD. Beloved wife of the late J. Chase Fielding, Sr. Survived by her devoted companion, Sam Hancock; loving mother of James C. (Joanne) Fielding, Jr., Jan (the late David) Weeda, Fred M. (Cheryl) Fielding, J. Ron (Susan) Fielding and Jenifer M. (Earl) Stephenson; sister of Barbara (Gordon) Rosenberger and Marilyn Kohler and the late Joan Kohler and brothers Charles and Jerome Smith; grandmother of Maggie (Brooks) Martin, J. Chase and Brandon Fielding and David (Alison), Jonathan (Laura), Mason (Kate), Jerome (Cate) and Benjamin Weeda, R. Chase, Ross, Kelsey, Anna, Spencer, Katharine and Dawson Fielding and Justin, Stephanie, Fred and Sam Stephenson. Also survived by nine great-grandchildren. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Jane Frances de Chantal Church, 9601 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD, on Wednesday, May 16, at 11 AM. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

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Thursday, May 10th, 2012

McKEAN, William J.


WILLIAM JOHN McKEAN

“Mac” (Age 92)

Loving husband, father and grandfather passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, of Silver Spring, MD. He was born on April 11, 1920 to John Thornton and Agnes Lappin McKean, and was raised in Washington, D.C. Following graduation from Gonzaga College High School in 1938, Mac joined the Navy and served as a Photographic Specialist for the Underwater Demolition Teams (UDT) which was an elite special-purpose force established by US Navy during WWII. They were the precursor to the present-day US Navy SEALs. After the war, he worked for the Department of Commerce at the National Bureau of Standards until his retirement in 1976. Mac was married for 56 years to Marie Klunk McKean until her death on May 8, 2002. They had two sons who survived them, Thomas Patrick McKean and his wife Karen of Gordonsville, VA and John Edward McKean and his wife Liz of Seattle, WA. He is also survived by his granddaughters Sara McKean Wilson and her husband Michael of Glen Allen, VA and Emily Jane McKean of Falls Church, VA. Mac was fortunate enough to find love again and remarried the next year to Mary Straub, who survives him in Silver Spring, MD, along with her sons and their wives, John and Mary Straub, and Bill and Diane Straub, and their daughter Amanda. Mac loved life and had a special way of making everyone he met happy they knew him. In addition to the memorable times he spent with his family, Mac enjoyed a great camaraderie with his duckpin bowling team buddies, golf partners, and ham radio operator aficionados. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Friday, 7 to 9 p.m. A Memorial Mass will be held at Our Lady of Grace Church, 15661 Norbeck Blvd, Silver Spring, MD 20906 on Saturday, May 12, at 10 a.m. Inurnment Arlington National Cemetery Columbarium at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Grace or Inter-Faith Chapel, 3680 S. Leisure World Blvd, Silver Spring, MD 20906.

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Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

BOND, Russell Evans

RUSSELL EVANS BOND

On Sunday, May 6, 2012, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of 58 years of Marjorie M. Bond; father of Lori (Steven) Karan and Jeffrey (Deirdre) Bond; grandfather of Ashlyn and Scott Karan, Braden, Dylan and Spencer Bond. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard West, Silver Spring, MD on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service at Colesville Presbyterian Church, 12800 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD on Wednesday, May 9, at 11 a.m. Interment Burkittsville Union Cemetery.

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Monday, May 7th, 2012

KATH, Lloyd L.

LLOYD LOUIS KATH (Age 89)

On Friday, May 4, 2012, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Norma H. Kath; father of Linda Amparan and David Kath; grandfather of Michelle Eisenberg, Ryan Magnus, Ashley, Lynsey and Nickalas Kath; great grandfather of Sarah, Brian and Jenna Eisenberg and Chasadie Kath. Relatives and friends may call at Lutheran Church of St. Andrew, 15300 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD on Tuesday, May 8 from 10 to 11 a.m. where Funeral Service will follow at 11 a.m. Interment Fort Lincoln Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions may be made to Lutheran Church of St. Andrew.

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Sunday, May 6th, 2012

RAMEY, Vickie Lee

VICKIE LEE RAMEY (Age 56)

On Tuesday, May 1, 2012, of Olney, MD. Beloved mother of Victoria Marie, Talia Renee and the late Kenneth H. Ramey, Jr.; grandmother of Anthony and Dominic; daughter of Myrna Varney and the late Al Costantino; sister of Albert Costantino. Also survived by many loving family members and friends. Relatives and friends may gather at St. Peter’s Church, 2900 Sandy Spring Road, Olney, MD, on Wednesday, May 9 from 10 to 11 a.m., where a Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Private Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 1120 G Street, NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005.

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

Phone: 301.593.9500