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Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

TRAYLOR, Henry W., Sr.

HENRY W. TRAYLOR, SR.

On November 18, 2013, at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, devoted husband of Gloria M. Traylor; beloved father of Venessa T. Griffin, Pamela (Ulysses) T. Boykin, Dr. Henry (Jennifer) W. Traylor, Jr., Roxane J. Traylor, and Timothy (Diane) D. Traylor and five grandchildren. He is also survived by a host of relatives and friends. Mass of the Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, November 27, at 10 a.m., at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, 7501 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville, MD. Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Aspen Hill, MD. The family will receive visitors from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Arrangements by Collins Funeral Home.

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Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

DELLASANTA, Osvaldo T.

OSVALDO THOMAS DELLASANTA

 On Sunday, November 24, 2013, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Mary Scarrci Dellasanta; father of Elaine (Rick) Baum, Brenda (Bill) Fissel and Lisa (Chris) Boris; grandfather of Heather, Kimberly, Jeffrey, Michael, Julie, Nicholas, Samantha and Thomas. A Memorial Mass at Shrine of St. Jude, 12701 Veirs Mill Road, Rockville, MD, on Wednesday, November 27, at 10:30 a.m. Private interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Polycystic Kidney Disease Research & Education, 8330 Ward Parkway, Suite 510, Kansas City, MO 64114.

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Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

BAZLAMIT, Bahieh H.

BAHIEH HARB BAZLAMIT

 Born in Jerusalem on November 15, 1919. Passed away in Silver Spring, MD on November 23, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Musa Bazlamit; loving mother of Aida, Samir, Nabil, Anthony and the late Jeannette; sister of John Harb. Also survived by eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was a kind, compassionate and religious woman, beloved by all who knew her. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, Wednesday, November 27 from 12:30 to 1 p.m., where a Funeral Service will be held at 1 p.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

 


Sunday, November 24th, 2013

BOLANOS, Hector Oswaldo

Hector Oswaldo Bolanos

On Saturday, November 23, 2013, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Antonia Bolanos; father of Sonia (Timothy) Bolanos- Friedman, Wilson “Ozzy” (Cindy) Bolanos, Miguel Bolanos, and Veronica (Medardo) Bolanos-Rincon; son of Rosa C. Valenzuela; grandfather of Toni, Nikko, Timmy, Lorenzo, Cierra, Stefen, Shyla, and Amaya; great-grandfather of Jazmine, Arieanna, and Stevie; brother of Ligia, Gilma, and Elena. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, 20901, (Valet Parking), Tuesday, November 26, 2 PM – 4 PM and 7 PM – 9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Catherine Laboure, Veirs Mill & Claridge Roads, Wheaton, MD, 20902 on Wednesday, November 27, at 10:30 AM. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.


Friday, November 22nd, 2013

TAMORRIA, Edelgard

Edelgard Tamorria (age 88)

On Wednesday, November 20, 2013, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of the late William V. Tamorria; mother of Marguerita (Bob) Phelps and Rev. Michael H. (Karen) Tamorria; grandmother of Rob (Lexi), Andy (Erica), and Tim (Monique); great-grandmother of Sophia, Dexter, Ella, Zoe, and Daniel; sister of Henning (Doerthe) Briegleb; 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, 20901 (Valet Parking), Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m. Funeral Service at Calvary Lutheran Church, 9545 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, 20910, on Monday, November 25, at 11 a.m. Interment Parklawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Lutheran Church.


Thursday, November 21st, 2013

CHIRICHELLA, Gennaro

 GENNARO CHIRICHELLA

On Wednesday, November 20, 2013, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved father of Linda Blume and Joann Lessaris; grandfather of Trevor Lessaris, Justin Kinnison, Tye and Britt Blume, Tory and Ciera Blume, Nicole Lessaris, Tara and Bryan Morton, Bryce Lessaris; great-grandfather of Alexandra Lusia, Jaden Lessaris, Colton Lessaris and Harper Rae Blume Also survived by his special friend, Laura Schwartz and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Thursday, November 21, 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial Mass at St. Michael’s Archangel Catholic Church, 805 Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, on Saturday, November 23, at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 13801 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, on Friday, November 22, at 2 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Cross Home Care and Hospice, 11800 Tech Road, Suite 240, Silver Spring, MD 20904.

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Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

McNERNEY, Monica A.

MONICA A. McNERNEY

Monica A. McNerney, 85, of Sunrise, Florida, passed away on November 14, 2013. The daughter of the late Ernest and Martha Bechard, she was born January 14, 1928 in Champlain, New York. Monica graduated from Albany Business College and moved to Washington, D.C. where she worked as a secretary and met her husband of 58 years, John J. (Jack) McNerney. Monica and Jack lived in Silver Spring, Maryland until a few years ago, when they moved to Florida.

Monica was afflicted with multiple sclerosis and endured many medical hardships. Still, she has always put the needs of others ahead of herself. A devout member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Monica’s life revolved around her family and her faith. A devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt, she carried herself with grace, dignity, and strength.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Jack McNerney of Sunrise, Florida; her children, Jack McNerney, Jr. and wife, Katrina, of Tucson, Arizona; Karen Hill and husband Jim, of Pittsford, New York; Neal McNerney and wife, Rose Ann, of Pembroke Pines, Florida; Mark McNerney and wife, Meredith, of Ijamsville, Maryland; Steve McNerney and wife, Ronya, of Frederick, Maryland; grandchildren Nikki, Monica, Steffi, Kelly, Alex, Natalie, Meghan, Danielle, Kaitlyn and Ryan; sisters Marielle Sienkiewicz of Fairport, New York, Carmen Upson of Salt Lake City, Utah, Ann Miller and husband, Gordon, of McLean, Virginia; brother Rene Bechard and wife Bernadette of Champlain, New York; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Monica was preceded in death by her brother Gerald Bechard, and sisters Veronica Bechard and Marquise Bender.

Friends and family will be received 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, November 22, 2013 at COLLINS FUNERAL HOME, 500 University Boulevard West, Silver Spring, Maryland where a Vigil Prayer will be held at 8:45 p.m. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 12319 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, Maryland. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial contributions be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial contributions be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

TAWASHA, Samir F.

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Samir Farid Tawasha

On Tuesday, November 19, 2013, of Silver Spring, MD.  Beloved husband of Najwa Tawasha; father of Farid, Sami, Jumana, Lana, Abeer, Ghadeer, and Sandy Tawasha; brother of George Tawasha. Also survived by many loving family and friends. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Thursday, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be celebrated at Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church, 1 Chevy Chase Circle, Washington, DC, on Friday, November 22, at 10:30 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

 


Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

MANN, Kathleen M.

KATHLEEN M. MANN

“Kathy”

On Wednesday, November 13, 2013 of Davenport, FL and Rockville, MD. Beloved wife of Gary “Bucky” Mann, Sr.; mother of Gary Mann II (Kristen), Stephen Mann (Eliana), Michele Ablashi (Dave) and Patrick Mann (Sherry); sister of Anita, William, Jr., Daniel and the late Thomas Weiss; “Nana” of 11 grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at St. Patrick’s Church, Norbeck and Muncaster Mill Roads, Rockville, MD on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. with Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, November 23 at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to HEROES, Inc. at www.heroes.org.

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Sunday, November 17th, 2013

TAYLOR, Lawrence E.

LAWRENCE EDWARD TAYLOR (Age 82)

On Wednesday, November 13, 2013 of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Marcia Williams Taylor of 52 years; loving father of Stephanie Taylor; brother of Winfred, Kenneth, Melvin, Alfonso, Stanley Taylor, Juanise Harris, Genevieve Peterson, and Louise Taylor-Davis; Also survived by many loving family members and friends. Relatives and friends may call at Montgomery Hills Baptist Church, 9727 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, 20910, on Tuesday, November 19 from 10 to 11 a.m., where Funeral Service will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Interment Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Montgomery Hills Baptist Church.

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Sunday, November 17th, 2013

BARNES, Donald E.

DONALD E. BARNES (Age 77)

On Friday, November 15, 2013, of Centreville, MD, formerly of Gaithersburg, MD. Beloved husband of Mary Jo Reddan Barnes; father of Bob Barnes, Mary Barnes (Chris), Kelly Barch (Justin), Adam Barnes and Michael Barnes (Neely); grandfather of Lilian Barnes, Xavier Barnes, Taylor Barch, Beau Barch, Madeline Barnes Vatidis; son of the late Raymond and Mary Barnes; brother of Raymond Barnes, Mary Margaret Sikora and Carol Ann Mindrup. Relatives and friends may call St. Raphael’s Church, Falls Road at Dunster Road, Rockville, MD, on Wednesday, November 20, at 10 a.m. where Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Interment St. Gabriel’s Cemetery, Potomac, MD. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Queen Anne’s, 255 Comet Drive, Centreville, Maryland 21617 or www.hospiceofqueenannes.org.

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Saturday, November 16th, 2013

ELLIS, Nancy A.

Nancy Ann Ellis (Age 76)

On Friday, November 15, 2013, of Hagerstown, MD, formerly of Kensington, MD. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Lee Ellis. Sr; mother of Joanne Lease (Bob), Joseph Ellis, Jr. (Patricia), Sterline Smith and the late Tina Marie Ellis. Also survived by seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Tuesday, November 19, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services and interment private.


Friday, November 15th, 2013

PARIS, Demetri “Dee”

DEMETRI PARIS

“Dee”

On November 12, 2013 Demetri “Dee” Paris died peacefully at home with his son Thomas by his side. Dee was active and engaged with his full life of over 98 years until cancer came at the end.

Dee was born on July 12, 1915, in Excelsior Springs, MO to parents Teresa and Thomas, and also had a sister Katherine, all now deceased. His beautiful wife, Virginia Cruze Paris, went to heaven in 1991. Dee is survived by his son, Thomas Paris of Maryland and his daughter, DeeAnn Paris of West Virginia.

Dee was a decorated WWll combat veteran, retired US Army Armor officer, a Barbershop Harmony singer and officer member for over 67 years, “Hall of Honor” member, Gold champion medalist with the “Singing Capital Chorus” of the Washington, DC. chapter and a retired State Department official.

Friends and relatives may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard West, Silver Spring, MD (Valet Parking) on Monday, November 18, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. A service later at Arlington National Cemetery may be announced.

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Friday, November 15th, 2013

MROCZKA, Elda A.

ELDA A. MROCZKA (Age 91)

On Wednesday, November 13, 2013, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of the late John Mroczka; mother of Tom (Gail) Mroczka; sister of Peter (Connie) Marchitelli; sister-in-law of Beverly Mroczka; grandmother of Lauren and Sam. 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), Monday, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m., where Funeral Service will be celebrated on Tuesday, November 19, at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure , Attn: Donor Services, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265.

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Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

WILLIAMS, Margaret A.

WILLIAMS

Margaret Augusta Williams

On Tuesday, November 12, 2013, of Poolesville, MD. Beloved mother of five.  Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, Thursday, November 14, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Graveside Service & Interment to follow at St. John’s Cemetery, Rosensteel Avenue, Silver Spring, MD at 12 noon. Memorial contributions may be made to Montgomery Hospice Society, 1355 Piccard Drive, Suite 100, Rockville, MD 20850.


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

Phone: 301.593.9500