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Sunday, July 7th, 2013

FITZPATRICK, Paul M.

PAUL M. FITZPATRICK

Native Washingtonian

Was born and raised in the District of Columbia. He died from skin cancer on May 31, 2013 at the age of 83. He attended St. John’s High School and Catholic University. He received a Master of Science degree in Mathematics and then served in the U.S. Army from 1954-1956. His first job was at IBM in New York City. He then went to the Pentagon to work for the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He later moved to Lambda Corporation in Northern Virginia, where he was a Programmer. Paul is survived by his wife, Nora, of 55 years and many nieces and nephews.

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Saturday, July 6th, 2013

POCHTER, Andrew D.

ANDREW DRISCOLL POCHTER (age 21)

Suddenly on Friday, June 28, 2013, in Alexandria, EGYPT, of Chevy Chase, MD. Beloved son of Theodore and Elizabeth Pochter; brother of Emily Pochter. Funeral Service at Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts Aves., NW, Washington, DC, on Friday, July 12 at 10 a.m. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers contributions in Andrew’s name may be made to Kenyon College, Development Office, Gambier, OH 43022 or www.Kenyon.edu, for study abroad in the Middle East; or to Blue Ridge School, St. George, VA or www.blueridgeschool.com, to advance foreign language study.

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Saturday, July 6th, 2013

LAJAUNIE, Jean H.

JEAN HULL LAJAUNIE (Age 93)

On Saturday, June 29, 2013 of Silver Spring, MD, formerly of Punta Gorda, FL. Beloved wife of the late Leonce Arnold Lajaunie, Jr., Capt. USN (Ret.); cherished mother of Jo Ann Berndt (Allen) and David Alan Lajaunie; sister of the late Ann O’Neill Coy and William Henry Hull III. Also survived by a niece, Margaret Ann Muscarella; nephew, Brian K. O’Neill; grand-niece, Dianna Dragoli McNeish and a grand-nephew, David Lee Dragoli. Funeral Service will be held at the Chapel at Riderwood Village, 3110 Gracefield Road, Silver Spring MD on Monday, July 8, 2013 at 11 a.m. Private Interment at the United States Naval Academy Cemetery, Annapolis, MD. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Montgomery Hospice, 1355 Picard Drive, Suite 100, Rockville, MD 20850 or Riderwood Benevolent Care Fund, 3120 Gracefield Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20904.

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Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

SHERMAN, Peggy Ann

PEGGY ANN SHERMAN (Age 72)

On Sunday, June 30, 2013, of Elkridge, MD. Beloved wife of Howard Sherman; mother of Sharon, Steven (Susan), Swain (Marivelle), and Shawn (Hilary) Sherman; grandmother of Justin, Destiney, Sierra, Steven II, Christina, Hannah, Jayden, Harrison, and Miles; great-grandmother of Brionna and Riley; sister of the late Tate T. Hackney and Patsy Tippett. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Sunday, July 7, 2 to 4 p.m., where Prayers will be held at 3:30 p.m. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital , PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148.

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Monday, July 1st, 2013

URIBE, Alejandro

ALEJANDRO URIBE

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved son of Ada Cruz Ortega, Tany Ortega and Mario Cervantes; brother of Evelyn, Ernesto, Josue and Jonathan. Relatives and friends may call at Rainbow Family Christian Center, 2120 A. Industrial Parkway, Silver Spring, MD 20904, on Tuesday, July 2, from 2 – 6 p.m., the Church Service will follow from 6:30 – 8:15 p.m. Graveside service and Interment at Parklawn Memorial Park, 12800 Veirs Mill Road, Rockville, MD, on Wednesday, July 3, at 11 a.m.


Monday, July 1st, 2013

SLATE, George

GEORGE SLATE

On Tuesday, June 25, 2013, of Silver Spring, MD. Adored husband of Carolyn G. Slate. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Memorial Service at Chapel at Riderwood Village, 3110 Gracefield Rd., Silver Spring, MD on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 12 noon. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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Sunday, June 30th, 2013

KELLER, Norman B., Jr.

Rev. Mr. NORMAN BRIDGE KELLER, JR.

On Tuesday, June 26, 2013 of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of the late Janet P. Keller; father of Kathryn T. Keller, Mary B. (Thomas) Griffith, Jean C. (Christopher) Mays and the late Barbara E. Keller; grandfather of Elise (Garrett) Ricucci, Janelle Mays, Evelyn Mays, Conor and Eamon Griffith; brother of Rev. John R. Keller, Donald Keller and Ann Conway. After a successful career as a Civil Engineer, Norman ministered as a Permanent Deacon (ordained in 1989) in the Archdiocese of Washington, serving St. John the Baptist parish. Relatives and friends may call at St. John the Baptist Church, 12319 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, 20904 on Friday July 5, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., where Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday July, 6 at 10 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Missionaries of Charity, 2800 Otis St., NE, Washington, DC 20018.

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Sunday, June 30th, 2013

BRADY, Mary E. C.

MARY ELLEN CECILIA BRADY

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013 of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved daughter of the late Mary C. and Charles S. Brady; sister of Dennis C. (Lynn) Brady, Terrence J. (Karen) Brady and Margaret “Peg” (David Condino) Brady. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Interment private. Memorial contributions may be made to A Wider Circle, Inc., 4808 Moorland Lane, Suite 802, Bethesda, MD 20814 or Melwood, 5806 Dower House Road, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772.

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Saturday, June 29th, 2013

CRISEN, Michael D.

MICHAEL DAN CRISEN

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013 of Gaithersburg, MD. Beloved husband of Diane “Michaela” Crisen; father of Sabina (Michael) Auger and Victor Crisen (girlfriend, Marissa); brother of Monica Crisan. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard West, Silver Spring, MD (Valet Parking), Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick’s Church, Norbeck and Muncaster Mill Roads, Rockville, MD, Monday, July 1, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. Please assemble by 10:15 a.m. for eulogy. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to The Dr. Cyrus and Myrtle Katzen Cancer Research Center, 2150 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Suite 1-200, Washington, DC 20037. Please write “In memory of Michael Crisen” in the memo section.

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Friday, June 28th, 2013

WIRSCHING, Evelyn Elvira

EVELYN ELVIRA WIRSCHING

On Thursday, June 27, 2013, of Silver Spring, MD. Loving mother of Kenneth J. Wirsching and Mary A. Woodward. Also survived by two grandchildren, William J. Woodward and Cathy Ann DiPiano; four great-grandchildren, Jordan and Hannah Woodward, Marc and Hailey DiPiano and other loving family and friends. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, on Saturday, June 29, 2013 from 10 to 11 a.m. with Memorial to follow. Interment George Washington Cemetery. Contributions in her memory may be made to the charity of your choice.

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Friday, June 28th, 2013

MacVICAR, Betty Byers

  
BETTY BYERS MacVICAR  

On Monday, June 10, 2013, of Bethesda MD. Beloved wife of the late Norman MacLellan MacVicar; mother of Bruce A. and Charles I. MacVicar; mother-in-law of Sondra Oliver. Betty was a true humanitarian and practiced faith and good purpose in the world. Retired from the National Cancer Institute (NIH), she devoted herself to the care and betterment of her family. Graveside service at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA, on Tuesday July 2, 2013 at 3 p.m. Meet in the Administration Building at 2:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her honor to the Red Cross.

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Thursday, June 27th, 2013

PETERSON, Mary B.

MARY B. PETERSON

 On Monday, June 24, 2013, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of the late Charles W. Reck and Earl C. Peterson; mother of Robert C. Reck and Barbara A. (Wayne) Furumori; sister of the late Rose F. Padgham; grandmother of Kimberly (Michael) Frank and Charles (Wendy) Furumori; great-grandmother of Ethan, Lilly, and Isabella. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Sunday, June, 30, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Bernadette’s Church, 72 University Blvd. East, Silver Spring, MD, on Monday, July 1, 2013 at 10 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, Memorial & Tribute Processing Ctr., P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5216 OR American Cancer Society, Montgomery County Unit, 801 Roeder Road, Suite 800, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

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Thursday, June 27th, 2013

FRITZ, John H.

JOHN H. FRITZ (Age 94)

On Saturday, June 22, 2013, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Barbara J. Fritz; father of Steven (Carmen), Lawrence (Renee), Ruth Doherty (the late Robert), John (Elizabeth), Lois McDuffee (Thomas), Christopher (Shannon), David (Peggy) and the late Paul; brother of Nan Johns, the late William Fritz and the late Mary Ruth Podgurski. Also survived by 18 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Monday, July 1, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Grace Church, 15661 Norbeck Blvd, Silver Spring, MD, on Tuesday, July 2 at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

FITZPATRICK, Elizabeth

ELIZABETH FITZPATRICK

Suddenly on Saturday, June 22, 2013, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved sister of Joan Fitzpatrick, Mary Scanlon, Rita Gahles, and the late John, Hugh, and Leo Fitzpatrick, and Eileen Bolgiano. Relatives and friends may call at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 12319 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, Friday, June 28, 2013, from 10 to 11 a.m. where Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

CONKLIN, Patricia A.

PATRICIA ANN CONKLIN

On Tuesday, June 18, 2013, of Rockville, MD. Beloved wife of the late Thomas Conklin, Sr.; mother of Thomas and Catherine; sister of Margaret Fornaciari and the late George Nash. Memorial Service at Church of Christ at Manor Woods, 5300 Norbeck Road, Rockville, MD 20853 on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 11 a.m. Interment private.

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

Phone: 301.593.9500