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Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

PLATO, Paul J.

PAUL JOSEPH PLATO (Age 62)

On Wednesday, June 1, 2011 of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Carole Plato; father of Troy Washington, Jason Plato (Nykisha), Edward Smith and Justin Plato (Shea). Also survived by nine grandchildren, other loving family and friends. Memorial Mass will be offered at St. Andrew Apostle Church, Arcola Ave. and Kemp Mill Rd., Silver Spring, MD on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at 2 p.m. Inurnment Arlington National Cemetery Columbarium at a later date. Contributions in his memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.

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Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

O’KEEFE, John J.

JOHN JOSEPH O’KEEFE (Age 82)

On Tuesday, May 31, 2011, of Bethesda, MD. Beloved husband of Lorraine Hogan O’Keefe; father of Anne O. McConaghy, Mary P. (Christopher) Conley, Kathleen O. (the late Raymond) Massaro, Eileen O. (Patrick) Smith, Patrick J. (Joanne) O’Keefe and Thomas B. (Kristen) O’Keefe; brother of Thomas (Doris) O’Keefe and Martin (Marilyn) O’Keefe. Also survived by 24 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Thursday, June 2, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Jane Frances de Chantal Church, 9601 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD, on Friday, June 3, at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Gonzaga College High School, 19 Eye Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001.

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Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

KELLEY, Andrew L.

ANDREW LEEMANS KELLEY (Age 27)

On Tuesday, May 31, 2011, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved Son and Angel of Michael and Diane Kelley; Loving Brother of Michael, Jr., Patrick, and Kathleen. Also survived by other adoring family and friends. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Friday, June 3, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. John the Evangelist Church, 10103 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, on Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Contributions in his memory may be made to the National Down Syndrome Congress, www.ndsccenter.org.

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Monday, May 30th, 2011

DRISCOLL, John R.

JOHN RICHARD DRISCOLL

“Tex/Cowboy”

On Monday, May 30, 2011, of Rockville, MD. Beloved husband of Kathleen Driscoll; brother of Eugene Driscoll and the late James Joseph Driscoll, Jr. Also survived by many cousins, friends and family. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Sunday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary’s Church (Rockville), 520 Veirs Mill Road, Rockville, MD, on Monday, June 6, at 10 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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Monday, May 30th, 2011

OSBORN, John E.

JOHN E. OSBORN

On Monday, May 30, 2011, of Potomac, MD. Beloved husband of Janice Osborn; father of Nancy Kelly (John), Kevin (Tina) and Michael (Christina); grandfather of Alex, Maddie, Ben, Jack, Matthew and Teddy Kelly, Nicole Osborn and Abigail Osborn; brother of Maxine Mundt (Robert). 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. Funeral Service at The First Baptist Church of the City of Washington, DC, 1328 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036, on Saturday, June 4 at 10 a.m. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The First Baptist Church at the above address or to a charity of your choice.

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Sunday, May 29th, 2011

WEBBER, Robert B.

ROBERT BEYER WEBBER (Age 82)

On Sunday, May 29, 2011, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of the late Jeanne Irene Webber; father of Robert (Monique) Webber and Julie (Joseph) Morrogh; grandfather of Rachel, Sarah and Katherine. Relatives and friends may call at Glenmont United Methodist Church, 12901 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, on Friday, June 3, from 10:30 to 11 a.m., where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to National Down Syndrome Society, 666 Broadway, New York, NY 10012.

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Sunday, May 29th, 2011

WIXON, Vera N.

VERA NEWTON WIXON (Age 90)

On Sunday, May 29, 2011 of Kensington, MD. Beloved wife of the late Henry Eaton Wixon; mother of Henry (Nora) Wixon, Ann Wixon, Margaret (Dan) Hatten, Marian (Les) Boring and Barbara (David) Bonfiglio. Also survived by 14 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Thursday, June 2, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service at Christ Episcopal Church, 4001 Franklin Street, Kensington, MD on Friday, June 3, at 10 a.m. Entombment Fort Lincoln Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels of Wheaton, 10101 Connecticut Ave., Kensington, MD 20895.

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Saturday, May 28th, 2011

ALLIE, Joanne M.

JOANNE MARIE ALLIE (Age 71)

Died peacefully May 28, 2011 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Joanne was born and grew up in Milwaukee, WI, but was a long time resident of Maryland and retired from the Justice Department in Washington, DC. She is survived by her loving son, John; a sister, Jacqueline Seidl (Raymond); many nieces and nephews; along with great friends. Relatives and friends may call at St. John the Evangelist Church, 10103 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, on Friday, June 3 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Soaring Eagle, 745 Indian Trail P.O. Drawer 879 Billings, MT 59103.

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Friday, May 27th, 2011

CLIFFORD, Charles N.

CHARLES N. CLIFFORD (Age 91)

On Friday, May 27, 2011, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved uncle of James C., Fr. Thomas F., John N, Paul C. Clifford and Lois Clifford Wesson. Relatives and friends may call at St. Michael’s Church, 805 Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, on Friday, June 3 at 1 p.m. with Mass of Christian Burial at 2 p.m. Interment Parklawn Memorial Park.

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

DICKENSON, Grace D.

GRACE D. DICKENSON (Age 80)

On Wednesday, May 25, 2011, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of Ronald A. Dickenson; mother of Linda D. Grant, John M., Robert A., and Thomas E. Dickenson; sister of Christine Dunnigan and Anthony DiFrancesco. Also survived by seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Monday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Camillus Church, 1600 St. Camillus Drive, Silver Spring, MD, on Tuesday, May 31 at 10 a.m. Entombment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Little Sisters of the Poor, 4200 Harewood Road, NE,Washington, DC 20017.

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Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

DEANE, Margaret D.

MARGARET D. DEANE

On Tuesday, May 24, 2011, of Silver Spring, MD. A Native Washingtonian. Beloved wife of the late H. Borden Deane, Jr.; mother of H. Borden, III (Lois) and Bernard (Judie) Deane, Mary Kay (Mark) Anderson, Michael (Sheila) Deane, Patricia (Scott) Petruzzelli and James “Tony” (Donna) Deane. Also survived by 18 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, a host of nieces and nephews, and her two sisters, Agnes Horrigan and Rita Palmer. Predeceased by four sisters and three brothers. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Monday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Grace Church, 15661 Norbeck Blvd., Silver Spring, MD 20906 on Tuesday, May 31, at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Grace Church.

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

KEEGAN, Elizabeth F.

ELIZABETH FRANCES KEEGAN

On Tuesday, May 24, 2011, native of Georgetown, Washington, DC. Beloved wife of the late Charles E. Keegan, Jr.; loving mother of Charles (Jean), Kevin (Beth), Michael (Margo), Mary Beth, Maureen, Brian (Mary); cherished grandmother of 14 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick’s Church, Norbeck & Muncaster Mill Roads, Rockville, MD, on Saturday, May 28 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Georgetown Preparatory or to Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School.

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Monday, May 23rd, 2011

GALLAGHER, James Joseph

 

 
JAMES JOSEPH GALLAGHER (Age 100)  
On Monday, May 23, 2011 of Potomac, MD. Beloved husband of the late Margaret G. Gallagher; father of James J. (Jay) Gallagher, Marion C. Long, Florence M., Mary K. and Charles N. Gallagher and the late Patricia A. Gallagher. Also survived by 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick’s Church, Norbeck & Muncaster Mill Roads, Rockville, MD on Thursday, June 2 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to So Others Might Eat (S.O.M.E.), 71-O Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001.

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

TURNER, Frances M.

FRANCES MARIE TURNER

On Monday, May 23, 2011, of Washington, DC. Beloved wife of the late William C. Turner Sr.; mother of Stephen C. Turner, Linda M. Turner, Kathleen A. Caruso and the late William C. Turner Jr.; grandmother of Elizabeth A. Turner, Amy L. Turner, Miranda M. Hance, Melissa A. Hance, Alexander G. Caruso and Michael W. Caruso; great-grandmother of Alexis M. Weston; sister of Mary Ann Anastasi, Eileen P. Bowles and the late Hazel R. Pasco, William F. Pasco, Jr., and Lawrence J. Pasco. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may call at St. Joseph’s on Capitol Hill, Second and C Streets, NE, Washington, DC, on Thursday, May 26 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. where Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Interment Fort Lincoln Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Church on Capitol Hill, 313 Second Street, N.E. Washington, DC 20002.

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Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

PARLON, Patricia C.

PATRICIA CARROLL PARLON (Age 75)

On Sunday, May 22, 2011, of Rockville, MD. Beloved wife of the late Joseph P. Parlon, Jr.; mother of Michael Parlon, Janis (Maureen) Parlon, Denise (Roger) Rohr and Tommy Parlon; sister of Jane Dillon; grandmother of Christine Miller, Michael Parlon, Jr., Matthew Parlon and Mallorie Parlon; aunt of Cheryl Steiner. Also survived by numerous other relatives and friends. Memorial Mass will be celebrated at Shrine of St. Jude, 12701 Veirs Mill Road, Rockville, MD, on Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 10 a.m. Inurnment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Montgomery County, 14645 Rothgeb Drive, Rockville, MD 20850 or the Susan G. Komen for the Cure , P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265.

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

Phone: 301.593.9500