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Saturday, February 9th, 2013

FERRARA, Mary Helen

MARY HELEN FERRARA

On Friday, February 8, 2013 of Hyattsville, MD. Beloved wife of the late Charles A. Ferrara, Sr.; mother of Charlotte Ferrara (Timothy) Purkis and Charles Anthony (Katherine) Ferrara, Jr.; grandmother of Clark Topping, Maria (Shawn) Dragann, Patricia, Emily, Mary Ellen and Thomas Ferrara; great-grandmother of Sophia and Charlie Topping, and Tyler Dragann; sister of the late Eloise Martinson, Lamar Hamilton and Robert Hamilton, Sr. 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 Church of the Resurrection, 3315 Greencastle Road, Burtonsville, MD on Monday, February 11 at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph, 8001 Cummings Road, Maple Mount, KY 42356.

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Friday, February 8th, 2013

BREWSTER, Thomas E.

THOMAS EDWARD BREWSTER (Age 71)

COL., USMCR (Ret.)

On Monday, February 4, 2013, of Rockville, MD. Beloved husband of Camille Grimes Brewster; father of Kathleen (Joe) Dunn and Sharon (Keith) Bretzfield; grandfather of Brady Thomas and Joseph Ryan Dunn and Tinsley Carter Bretzfield; brother of Paul Brewster, Larry Brewster and Maryellen Nickerson. Also survived by many other loving family and friends. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), on Monday, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Patrick’s Church, 4101 Norbeck Road, Rockville, MD, on Tuesday, February 12, at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Boys and Girls Club of Plymouth, 9 Resnik Road, Plymouth, MA 02360.

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Thursday, February 7th, 2013

KENNEDY, Molly K.

Molly Killeen Kennedy (age 12)

Challenged from birth, cherished through her short life, “Little Angel” died unexpectedly, yet peacefully, in her sleep on Wednesday, February 6, 2013. Beloved daughter of John F. and Kathleen Kennedy (nee Dolan); loving sister of Shannon and John; granddaughter of Elaine Kelley, J.W. “Bill” Dolan, Ruth Kennedy and Glenn Kennedy; also survived by numerous uncles, aunts and cousins. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Friday 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. John the Evangelist Historic Church, 9700 Rosensteel Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, on Saturday, February 9 at 11 a.m. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Stephen Knolls School, memo: Molly Kennedy Fund, 10731 St. Margaret’s Way, Kensington, MD 20895.

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Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

VIA, Charles H.

CHARLES HARVEY VIA

On Monday, February 4, 2013, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Bertha M. Via; father of Charles H. Via, Jr. and Jane Via; grandfather of Kimberly Hatcher, Calista Fulcher, Kevin Via, Christopher Via, Jesse Warden, Lucas Warden, Caleb Warden, and Benjamin Capps; great grandfather of Kayla Hatcher, Michael Hatcher, Emerson Via, Hannah Via, Alexia Warden, and Laynee Warden. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Wednesday, 7 to 9 p.m. and on Thursday, February 7 at Woodside United Methodist Church, 8900 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, from 10:30 to 11 a.m.; where the funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

SAWYER, Margaretha N.

MARGARETHA NICHOL SAWYER

On Friday, February 1, 2013, of Washingon, DC. Beloved wife of the late Gerard I. Sawyer; mother of Julie Krier (Chuck), Stephen (Kathy), Priscilla Cornelio (Carmine), Mark (Denise), Jonathan (Kim), Timothy (Maria) and the late Lowell (Anne); sister of Carolyn Thomas, Maisie Wills and the late Mary Frances Dana and Chuck Nichol. Also survived by 19 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Friday, from 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial Service at Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church, 3401 Nebraska Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20016 on Saturday, February 9 at 2 p.m. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church.

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Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

PEET, George W.

GEORGE WALTER PEET

On Monday, February 4, 2013, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Mary Carol Peet; father of Ellen (Martin) Hoffmaster, Joseph Peet, Gerard (Elisa) Peet, Steven (Lisa) Peet, David Peet, Timothy (Yvette) Peet, and Andrew Peet; grandfather of Tyler, Nicholas, Rachel, Olivia, and Jacob; 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. Bernadette’s Church, 72 University Blvd. East, Silver Spring, MD 20901, on Friday, February 8, at 10:30 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Bernadette’s Church.

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Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

GILLEN, Eugene M.

EUGENE M. GILLEN

On Thursday, January 31, 2013, of Stuart, FL. Beloved husband of Nancy Miller Gillen; father of Christopher, Alexander, Eugene Shea and Katherine Gillen; brother of Joseph (Marylu) Gillen, Dennis Gillen, Eileen (Richard) Biava, Christopher (Patricia) Gillen, M. Kathleen Gillen and Maureen Gillen; son-in-law of Joseph Miller; brother-in-law of Susan Miller. Also survived by six nieces; three nephews; their families; extended family from Pennsylvania and many friends. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at Holy Redeemer Church, Summit Ave & Cable Drive, Kensington, MD, on Saturday, February 9, at 12 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to S.O.M.E., (So Others Might Eat) 71 ‘O’ Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001, www.some.org

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Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

VUCCI, James D.

JAMES DANIEL VUCCI

On Thursday, January 31, 2013 of Boynton Beach, FL and formerly of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Barbara Taggart; father of Blane (Molly) and Evan (Laura) Vucci; grandfather of Mitchell, Nicholas, Samantha and Meredith Vucci; son of Bette and the late Daniel Vucci; brother of Sheila, David and Michael Vucci. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard West, Silver Spring, MD (Valet Parking) Wednesday, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. where Service will be held on Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to HEROES, Inc., 1100 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20005.

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Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

SABO, Helen J.

HELEN J. SABO (Age 98)

On Monday, February 4, 2013, of Rockville, MD. Beloved wife of the late Jessie J. Sabo; mother of David Sabo, Janet Cleary, Kathleen Doering, Charles Sabo, and the late Jessie Sabo, Jr.; daughter of the late Charles and Catherine Weber; grandmother of David, Scott, Thomas, Suzanne, Rebecca and Andrew. Also survived by many loving great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, on Wednesday, February 6, from 10 to 11 a.m. where Funeral Service will follow at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

MUNSON, John R.

JOHN ROBERT MUNSON (Age 80)

Born April 4, 1932 in Baton Rouge, LA and died on Sunday, February 3, 2013, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband for 58 years of Adele Hamilton Munson; father of Michael Munson (Robin), Betsy Ann Munson and the late Emily Faye Munson. Also survived by three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and other loving family and friends. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD on Friday, February 8, 10 to 11 a.m., with Funeral Service at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to American Foundation for the Blind, 2 Penn Plaza, Suite 1102, New York, NY 10121.

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Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

ISAACS, William S.

WILLIAM SUTTON ISAACS (Age 94)

On Sunday, February 3, 2013, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Mary F. Isaacs; father of Linda (Bill) McGilvery, William S. (Penny) Isaacs, Jr., and Beth (David) Eltzroth. Also survived by seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral Service at St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church, 3820 Aspen Hill Road, Wheaton, MD, on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 2 p.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church.

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Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

COMINOS, Paul G.

PAUL GEORGE COMINOS

On Sunday, February 3, 2013, of Rockville, MD. Beloved husband of Georgia Cominos; father of Cathy (Darryll) Baker and George (Stella) Cominos; grandfather of Apostolos Cominos. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Tuesday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 7701 Bradley Boulevard, Bethesda, MD, on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the church.

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Monday, February 4th, 2013

DeRamus, Margaret Jean

MARGARET JEAN DeRAMUS
 
On Friday, February 1, 2013, of Kensington, MD. Beloved wife of the late Thomas C. DeRamus; mother of Joanna Myers, Betty Cuchlinski and James DeRamus. Also survived by five grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Thursday, February 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. Graveside Service and Interment at Parklawn Memorial Park, 12800 Veirs Mill Road, Rockville, MD on Friday, February 8, 2013 at 12 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallen Avenue, Wheaton, MD 20902.

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Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

SEELIG, Josephine N.

JOSEPHINE NEWTON SEELIG (Age 93)

On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 of Gaithersburg, MD. Beloved wife of the late Walter R. Seelig; mother of William N. Seelig, Harold C. Seelig, Andrea Janzen; grandmother of Casey and Maggie; great-grandmother of Sophia and Graham. Funeral Service at Asbury Methodist Village Chapel, 211 Russell Avenue-Park View Bldg., Gaithersburg, MD 20877 on Saturday, February 9 at 11 a.m. Interment private. Memorial contributions may be made to Asbury Methodist Village Benevolent Care Fund, 201 Russell Ave., Gaithersburg, MD 20877.

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Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

NUSSBAUM, George F.

Col. (Ret.) GEORGE F. NUSSBAUM Ph.D

Formerly of Amarillo, TX, went to his Heavenly home after losing his fight to pancreatic cancer on January 31, 2013, in Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Jackie Nussbaum; father of Justin and Jordan Nussbaum; proud grandfather of Shaina Elizabeth Nussbaum. Son of the late Walter and Mary Nussbaum. Survived by his brother Jim Nussbaum, sister-in-law Reta Nussbaum, sister Mary Jo Nussbaum and aunt Katherine Nussbaum Aubin. Extended family includes the late Deborah Wurster, Ed Wurster, Jayson and Jared Wurster, Everett Holley, Natasha Lawrence, Xavier Lawrence and Netsanet Zewdu. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Friday, February 8, 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service at The Church at Severn Run, 8187 Telegraph Road, Severn, MD 21144 on Saturday February 9, at 11 a.m. Interment Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Church at Severn Run, www.severnrun.com or Warrior Canine Connection, 23222 Georgia Avenue, Brookeville, MD 20833, www.warriorcanineconnection.org.

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

Phone: 301.593.9500