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Friday, January 6th, 2012

MANN, James M.

JAMES MARTIN MANN

On Tuesday, January 3, 2012 of Marietta, GA and formerly of Kensington, MD. Beloved husband of the late Doris M. Mann; stepfather of James E. (Susan Shaffer) Mathis; uncle of Rod and Buddy Barkley. Mr. Mann was employed as a mechanic for Jim Coleman Cadillac for over 50 years. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD on Sunday, January 8, 2012 from 10 to 11 a.m. with a funeral service at 11 a.m. Interment Parklawn Memorial Park.

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Friday, January 6th, 2012

BAKER, Joan M.

JOAN MARGARET BAKER (Age70)

On Wednesday, January 4, 2012, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of David E. Baker; loving mother of Maureen (Jeff) Bell, Michelle (Glenn) Stidsen, Melissa (Peter) Franklin and her late infant son, Matthew Baker; grandmother of Chloe Stidsen; sister of Ann Surge and Paul Leptic. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking) on Sunday, January 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 10103 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, on Monday, January 9 at 11 a.m. Interment in Westport, CT at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the wonderful team who provided supportive care for Joan and her family from Montgomery Hospice, 1355 Piccard Drive, Suite 100, Rockville, MD 20850.

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Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

GEYGER, Barbara F.

BARBARA F. GEYGER

On Tuesday, January 3, 2012, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of the late Alexander Wolfgang Geyger. Memorial Service at Grace Episcopal Church, 1607 Grace Church Road, Silver Spring, MD, on Monday, January 9, at 1 p.m. Interment private. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Episcopal Church or Holy Cross Home Rehab & Hospice, 11800 Tech Road, Suite 240, Silver Spring, MD 20904.

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Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

SKARNULIS, Jan M.

JAN MARTIN SKARNULIS

On Sunday, January 1, 2012 of Adelphi, MD. Beloved son of the late Jean and George Skarnulis; father of Stephen Skarnulis; former husband of Sheila Dezio; brother of Joan M. (Jack) Walsh; uncle of Patrick, Brian, Andrew and Kathleen Walsh. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD (Valet Parking) on Thursday, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. with Mass of Christian Burial at St. Camillus Church, 1600 St. Camillus Drive, Silver Spring, MD on Friday, January 6 at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society , Montgomery County Unit, 801 Roeder Road, Suite 800, Silver Spring, MD 20910 or American Heart Association , Memorial & Tribute Processing Center, PO Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058.

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Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

LEACH, Pauline

PAULINE LEACH (Age 94)

On Sunday, January 1, 2012, Pauline Gaither Leach of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of the late Leonard Franklin Leach; mother of Dale Everett Leach and the late Leonard Franklin Leach, Jr.; grandmother of Alyce Elizabeth and James Wellington Leach. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. Graveside service and interment at Edge Hill Cemetery, 612 East Hunter Street, Charles Town, WV, on Friday, January 6, at 11 a.m.

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Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

AMOBI, Franklin I.

FRANKLIN I. AMOBI (Age 24)

“Frank Diggy”

On Tuesday, December 27, 2011, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved son of Evangeline Amobi and the late Anthony Amobi. He is also survived by three sisters, two brothers, and a host of other loving family and friends. Relatives and friends may call at St. Camillus Church, 1600 St. Camillus Dr., Silver Spring, MD on Saturday, January 7, 2012, 9 to 10 a.m. with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

SLAY, William D.

WILLIAM DRAKEFORD SLAY

On Saturday, December 31, 2011, of Alexandria, VA. Beloved son of Jane Slay and the late Robert Slay; father of Francesca Slay Molnar and Lily McLeod Slay; brother of Robert Slay and John Slay; beloved companion of Jean Ann Clark. Also survived by a large extended family. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

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Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

LEPRINCE, Bernard Y.

BERNARD YVES LEPRINCE

Passed away peacefully at Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg, MD on Friday, December 30, 2011 at the age of 85. Devoted husband of Mary Leprince (born Amick), he will be sadly missed by his daughters, Chantal Simpson of Ocala, FL and Martine Leprince of Montreal, Canada. He leaves behind his two granddaughters, Stephanie Ann Hall and Gala Wilkie of Montreal, Canada, two great-grandsons, Daniel and Thomas Altenburg, also of Montreal, Canada, as well as his surviving brother and sister in France, Andre Leprince and Yvette Basset. He will be lovingly remembered by many nephews and nieces, great nephews and great nieces and numerous friends who were inspired by his generosity, his humor, his integrity and his “joie de vivre”.

Born in France in 1926, he emigrated to the Washington, DC area with his family in 1953 where he opened three beauty salons on Connecticut Avenue from the early 1960’s to 1990. With his wife Mary, Bernard devoted his time to his church and to charity, particularly with the Shepherd’s Table, where he voluntarily cut the hair of the homeless for many years. He formed many lasting friendships in his 58 years in Washington and Maryland, yet never forgot his roots in wartime France, writing his experiences during Nazi occupied Paris in a self-published memoir which he shared with many.

Relatives and friends may call at Woodside United Methodist Church, 8900 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, on Thursday, January 5, from 10 to 11 a.m. where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Interment Hillcrest Cemetery, Louisa, VA on Saturday, January 7, 2012.

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Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

KAPUST, Arlyne Mary

ARLYNE MARY KAPUST (Age 82)

On Saturday, December 31, 2011, of Rockville, MD. Beloved wife of the late Albert E. Kapust; mother of Lisa Rivers (David), Michael Kapust (Kelly), Peter Kapust (Tamasia), Mary Crim (Timothy), Patrick Kapust (Edna), and the late Allen Kapust (Vicki); sister of Edna McGrath, Richard Allen, and Carol Mannion. Also survived by 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Wednesday, January 4, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St Patrick’s Church, Norbeck and Muncaster Mill Roads, Rockville, MD on Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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Monday, January 2nd, 2012

SNYDER, Donald C.

DONALD CHARLES SNYDER

On Saturday, December 31, 2011, of Kensington, MD. Beloved husband of the late Kathryn Snyder; father of William Snyder, Donald Snyder, Jr., Michael Snyder, and Mary Lastorina. Also survived by five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at St. Catherine Laboure, Veirs Mill & Claridge Roads, Wheaton, MD, on Wednesday, January 4, from 10 to 11 a.m.; where Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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Sunday, January 1st, 2012

KASER, Alice R.

ALICE ROSE KASER

“Elcia”

Suddenly on Wednesday, December 21, 2011, of Hyattsville, MD. Beloved wife of the late Gus Kaser; mother of Christopher John Kaser; loving sister of Florence Facchina and daughter of the late Joseph and Rose Zientarski. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Relatives and friends may call at St. John the Evangelist Historic Church, 9700 Rosensteel Avenue, Silver Spring, MD on Friday, January 6, 2012, 11:30 a.m. to 12 noon, with Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 12 noon. Interment All Saints Cemetery, Waterford, MI, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society of the United States, 2100 L Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037.

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Sunday, January 1st, 2012

JACKSON, Anne-Cathrine

ANNE-CATHRINE VIBE JACKSON

On Saturday, December 24, 2011, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of Lawrence Jackson; mother of Marie Bardin and Christine Sunda; grandmother of David and Leif Hillshafer, and Michelle Sunda; sister of Elisabeth Marstrander. Memorial Service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 11200 Old Georgetown Road, North Bethesda, MD, on Saturday, January 7, at 2 p.m. Interment Private. Memorial contributions may be made to Animal Rescue Coalition Of Chincoteague, 4098 Main Street, #6, Chincoteague, VA 23336.

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Sunday, January 1st, 2012

HERNANDEZ, Piedad A.

PIEDAD ALICIA HERNANDEZ

Of Silver Spring, MD passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2011 at the age of 81. Beloved wife of Carlos Luis Hernandez; proud mother of Carlos Luis Hernandez, Jr. and Natalie Piedad Hernandez. She will be especially missed by her loving niece Albina Delozier; adoring great nephews Luis Martinez Jr. and Jason Galarraga; devoted son-in-law Christopher Roberts and daughter-in-law Shirley Duque-Hernandez. She also leaves behind three siblings Isabel, Eduardo, Laura. She will join her other seven siblings in the arms of the Lord. She is survived and will be deeply missed by many nieces and nephews, countless friends and even more whose lives were touched by her loving heart. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Wednesday, 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 Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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Sunday, January 1st, 2012

DOHERTY, Peter S.

PETER SEAN DOHERTY (Age 51)

On Thursday, December 29, 2011, of Linden, VA. Beloved son of Jack and Joan Doherty; brother of Brian, Mary, Kevin, Terry, Mark, David, Matthew, Julie, Steven, Patrick, Katie, Monica; brother-in-law of Julianne, Paul, Bonnie, Doreen, Amy, Cory, Stacie, Danny, and Jon; and all his beloved nieces and nephews. 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. Memorial Mass to be celebrated at Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Western Ave. at Quesada St., NW, Washington, DC, on Friday, January 6, at 11 a.m. Interment private. Flowers are welcome or in lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to American Red Cross, P.O. Box 4002018, Des Moines, IA 50340.

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Sunday, January 1st, 2012

BOSCO, Anna M.

ANNA MARIE BOSCO (Age 82)

On Wednesday, December 28, 2011 of Brookeville, MD. Beloved wife of the late Dominic Bosco, Sr.; mother of Dominic, Michael, Philip and Christina Bosco; grandmother of Christopher, Katherine, Lyndsi and Andrew Bosco; sister of MaryAnn Demidovich; sister-in-law of Ellen, Rosemary and Mona Bosco, and Jeannette Cimbalo; mother-in-law of Barbara and Paulette Bosco. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Monday, January 2, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Peter’s Church, 2900 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd., Olney, MD on Tuesday January 3 at 12 p.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Montgomery General Hospital, 18101 Prince Phillip Drive, Olney, MD 20832.

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

Phone: 301.593.9500