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Thursday, November 25th, 2010

BRADEN, Frank Wheeler, Jr.

FRANK WHEELER BRADEN, JR. (Age 77)

On Thursday, November 25, 2010, of Elkridge, MD, Deep Creek Lake, MD and St. Kitts, West Indies. Beloved husband of Joan K. Ebner Braden; father of Elizabeth Joan Braden-Bugenhagen and Melinda Lee Braden; grandfather of Peter and Nathan Bugenhagen; brother of Rev. Robert Braden Sr.; father-in-law of Karl Bugenhagen. Memorial service at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 6004 Waterloo Road, Columbia, MD on Saturday, December 4 at 1:30 p.m. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the American Institute of Cancer Research at www.aicr.org.

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Thursday, November 25th, 2010

CHANAKAS, Louis T.

LOUIS T. CHANAKAS (Age 78)

On Thursday, November 25, 2010 of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Helen Chanakas. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Sunday, November 28, 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service at Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 4115 16th St., NW (at Upshur), Washington, DC on Monday, November 29 at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

DEMPSEY, Robert Paul

ROBERT PAUL DEMPSEY

On Tuesday, November 23, 2010, of Wheaton, MD. Beloved father of Deborah deSibour (Gregg), Michael (Mary), Patrick, and Kerry Dempsey; grandfather of Amanda and Alexandra deSibour, and Brendan Dempsey-Waddell. Also survived by other family and friends. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Thursday, December 2, from 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Bernadette’s Church, 72 University Blvd. East, Silver Spring, MD on Friday, December 3 at 11 a.m. Interment MD Veteran’s Cemetery – Cheltenham at 1 p.m. Contributions in his memory may be made to Montgomery Hospice Casey House, 1355 Piccard Drive, Suite 100, Rockville, MD 20850.

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Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

McCURDY, Tess

JULIA SYLVIANE McCURDY

“Tess”

On Tuesday, November 23 of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved mother of Ria N. McCurdy and Brett A. McCurdy; daughter of Margot Apelt; companion of William Billingsley; niece of Dorothea R. Schaffer; cousin of Victoria Barrow and Jessica Walton; former spouse of Dennis O. McCurdy. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking) Friday, November 26 from 3 to 5 p.m. Interment private.

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Monday, November 22nd, 2010

WISER, Ralph Lloyd

RALPH LLOYD WISER (Age 100)

On Monday, November 22, 2010, of Asbury Village, formerly of Chevy Chase, MD. Beloved husband of the late Mae Crosby Wiser and Kathleen Anderson Wiser; father of Ralph Wiser, Jr., Charles Wiser, Greta Drott and the late Phillip Wiser; brother of C. Lawrence Wiser, Kensington, MD. Also survived by 13 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Tuesday, 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service at Chevy Chase Baptist Church, 5671 Western Avenue, Washington, DC 20015, on Wednesday, December 1 at 11 a.m. Interment Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors on Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 3 p.m. (Please assemble at the Administration Building by 2:30 p.m.) Memorial contributions may be made to Chevy Chase Baptist Church or to the American Cancer Society , Montgomery County Unit, 11331 Amherst Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20902.

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Monday, November 22nd, 2010

LEWIS, Deborah Cover

DEBORAH COVER LEWIS

On Monday, November 22, 2010 of Bethesda, MD. Beloved wife of William A. Lewis, Jr.; mother of Ryan Cover Lewis; daughter of Millard and the late Virginia Cover; sister of Linda Hengst. A 1971 Graduate of Penn State School of Journalism with a degree in advertising. She taught advertising at the University of Maryland, Howard University and lectured at Johns Hopkins. Deborah established her own media buying service, Media Vision, in 1990 in Bethesda. Memorial service at Christ Church Parish, 4001 Franklin Street, Kensington, MD on Friday, December 3 at 2 p.m. Interment Private. Memorial contributions may be made to Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation at www.themmrf.org.

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Monday, November 22nd, 2010

ADDEY, Patrick

PATRICK ADDEY

On Monday, November 22, 2010, of Germantown, MD. Beloved husband of Carolyn L. Addey; son of Theophilus Kwao Addey and Beatrice Alua Opoku; brother of Theresa TT Addey, Florence Ofei, Atta Regina, Doris Akua, Mina Addey, John Ayitey and Eric Manu. A Funeral Service will be held at Gaithersburg Presbyterian Church, 610 South Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD, 20877 on Saturday, December 4, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. Interment All Souls Cemetery.

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Sunday, November 21st, 2010

EHRENREICH, Thelma C.

THELMA C. EHRENREICH

On Sunday, November 21, 2010, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of the late Milton H. Ehrenreich; mother of Richard (Martine) Ehrenreich, Susan (Nick) Pabst and Nancy Sisler Ehrenreich; grandmother of Lisa, David, Michael, Megan, Debbie, Jennifer and Marina; also survived by numerous great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Inter-Faith Chapel, 3680 South Leisure World Blvd., Silver Spring, MD, on Saturday, November 27, 2010, 10 to 11 a.m. where funeral serivce will be held at 11 a.m. Interment Norbeck Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the church.

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Sunday, November 21st, 2010

BREITENBURG, Maureen Anne

MAUREEN ANNE BREITENBERG

On Sunday, November 21, 2010, of Derwood, MD. Beloved daughter of the late Ronald and Anne Marie Breitenberg; sister of John F. Breitenberg, William (Vickie) Breitenberg, Patricia (Robert) Bennington and Anne Marie (James) Hollister. Also survived by loving nieces and nephew, Kelly, Katy, Kerry, Erin, Megan and Matthew and devoted friend, Phil DeCara. Maureen was a retired Senior Economist at NIST. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Tuesday, November 23, 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 6701 Muncaster Mill Rd., Derwood, MD, on Wednesday, November 24, at 11 a.m. Interment to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Little Sisters of the Poor, 4200 Harewood Rd., NE, Washington, DC 20017.

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Sunday, November 21st, 2010

LAWSON, Betty Jane

BETTY JANE LAWSON (Age 86)

On Sunday, November 21, 2010, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of the late Richard M. Lawson; mother of the late Debra L. Kendall; grandmother of the late Justin B. Soldano; sister of the late W. H. Bannon of Wilkes-Barre, PA; the late Willis Bannon of Allentown, PA; the late Frank Bannon, Sr. or Wilkes-Barre, PA and the late Myrtle Ruger of West Wyoming, PA. Also survived by sister-in-law, Kathryn Bannon of Wilkes-Barrre, PA and many nieces, nephews and friends. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, Saturday, November 27 from 12 to 1 p.m., where a Funeral Service will follow at 1 p.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association , P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.

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Sunday, November 21st, 2010

BUCHLY, Marylee


MARYLEE BUCHLY

Marylee Price Buchly, age 92, born on February 14, 1918, died peacefully at her home in New Market, MD on Sunday, November 21, 2010. She was a descendant of one of the original founding families of Maryland, arriving on The Ark and Dove at St. Mary’s, Maryland in 1634. She was born in Washington, DC. The eldest child of Lee and Maude Price, and attended DC public schools. She graduated with honors from Strayer Business School. She married Albert Buchly in 1942 and moved to Maryland where she raised her family. She was the Administrative Secretary of Rock Creek Forest Elementary School for over 30 years. She was widowed in 1986. She is survived by her brother, Leonard Price; her three children: Stephen Buchly, Dr. Mark Buchly, and Karen Hopkins; her four grandchildren: Shannon Nelson, Matthew Buchly, Rebecca Kelly, and Andrea Hopkins; and her great granddaughter, Ania Nelson. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Monday 7 to 9 p.m. where service will be held, Tuesday, November 30, at 11 a.m. Interment Fort Lincoln Cemetery.

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Sunday, November 21st, 2010

DOBRIANSKY, Bohdan John

BOHDAN JOHN DOBRIANSKY (Age 87)

On Sunday, November 21, 2010, of Bethesda, MD. Beloved husband of the late Klara Josephine Dobriansky; father of John Dobriansky and father-in-law of Gloria; brother-in-law of Julia Dobriansky and Maria Hartung, of Flieden, Germany. 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. Elizabeth Church, 917 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD, on Saturday, November 27 at 10:30 a.m. Entombment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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Sunday, November 21st, 2010

FILOMENA, Sharon L.

Sharon L. Filomena

On Sunday, November 21, 2010, of Bowie, MD. Long time companion of James Villinger; mother of James Anthony, Guy Wayne, Dean Edward, and Angela Carla Filomena-Barton; grandmother of Dean, Jr., Jimmy, Jr., Joshua, Tiffany, Adrianna, Alexandra, Guy Patric, Jacob, Luke, and Evan. Also survived by five loving sisters, a brother, and former husband, James L. Filomena. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Sunday, November 28, 2010, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, where service will be held on Monday, November 29, 2010 at 11:00 AM. Interment Fort Lincoln Cemetery.


Saturday, November 20th, 2010

HADZIALIC, Erol

EROL HADZIALIC

On Saturday, November 20, 2010, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Jasna Hadzialic; father of Vedrana Hadzialic and Drazen Hadzialic. Also survived by one sister and sister-in-law, Vesna Mujezinovic and her family. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, Friday, November 26, from 10 to 11 a.m. where service will follow at 11 a.m. Interment private.

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Saturday, November 20th, 2010

SYDORKO, Cleo Ethridge

CLEO ETHRIDGE SYDORKO

On Friday, October 15, 2010, of Washington, DC. Beloved wife of the late Michael Sydorko; mother of Michele (Jack) Harshbarger, Theresa (George) Desorcy, Paul (Marianne) Sydorko, Cece (Billy) Williams, Michael (Siobhan de Courcy) Sydorko, Tony (Cheryl) Sydorko, Mary (Guy Stuart) Sydorko, and Anita (Jim) Brooks. Also survived by 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Sunday, November 21, 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Michael’s Church, 805 Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, on Monday, November 22, at 10 a.m. Interment Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to DAV Ernie Pyle Chapter # 4, c/o Paul Sydorko, 47 Long Green Court, Silver Spring, MD 20906.

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

Phone: 301.593.9500