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Thursday, October 25th, 2012

FLYNN, Lois Ann

LOIS ANN FLYNN (Age 78)

On Monday October 22, 2012 of Rockville, MD. Beloved wife of the late Edward P. Flynn; mother of Sandy (Mark) Spruill and Laura (Jeff) Mayerson; grandmother of Wesley and Kathryn Huntemann, Jared and Erik Mayerson, Jason Spruill, and Kira Hawksford; sister of Barbara Wever, Betty Durand, Joan MacMillan and the late Emily Tydings, Harold Madison and Steve Madison. Graveside Service at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 13801 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Montgomery Hospice Society, 1355 Piccard Drive, Suite 100, Rockville, MD 20850.

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Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

PHAN, Le Gia

LE GIA PHAN

On Thursday, October 19, 2012 of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Thu N. Phan; father of Lysa and Korey; brother of Mai and Que Ngo, Tri and Ha Phan. Also survived by beloved nieces and nephews, extended members of the family, and friends. Le is a well respected husband and father to whom loved him very much. He resided in Silver Spring, MD and worked at his business Thien Sanh China Herbs, VA for over 20 years. His knowledge and passion for his herbal profession has touched many lives, and is adored by many patients who knew him well. Relatives and friends may call at Francis J. Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard West, Silver Spring, MD, 20901 on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 from 3 – 5 p.m. and 7 – 9 p.m.; where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, at 9 a.m. Interment  National Memorial Park, Falls Church, VA  


Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

LYON, Annie F.

ANNIE FOOKS LYON (Age 103)

On Saturday, October 20, 2012, of Brookeville, MD. Beloved wife of the late Hance Fooks and Hiram Lyon; mother of James H. (Gail) Fooks; grandmother of Jacquelyn, Shannon and the late Kristie Fooks; sister of Rev. Elgar Soper; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Memorial Service will be celebrated at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Blvd., West, Silver Spring, MD, Friday, October 26 at 11 a.m. Interment private. Memorial contributions may be made to Montgomery Hospice Society, 1355 Piccard Drive, Suite 100, Rockville, MD 20850.

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Monday, October 22nd, 2012

NANSON, Douglas D.

DOUGLAS DUANE NANSON (Age 61)

On Saturday, October 20, 2012, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Jocelyn Caintic Nanson; son of Mary K. and the late Willis C. Nanson; brother of Sherolyn Nanson; uncle of Tonya Tiffany; great uncle of Trevor and Sean Tiffany. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Tuesday, 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service and Interment Private. Memorial donations may be made to Compassion International at www.compassion.com.

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Sunday, October 21st, 2012

KALLMYER, Sue Helen

SUE HELEN KALLMYER

On Friday, October 19, 2012, of Frederick, MD, formerly of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of the late Roy L. Kallmyer; mother of Stephen R. (Karen) Kallmyer, Leslie A. (Eddie) Ostria, Mary Beth (Larry) Jerome and Karen S. (John) Mazza; sister of the late Bob and Jack Greene. Also survived by nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Our Lady of Grace Church, 15561 Norbeck Boulevard, Silver Spring, MD on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 from 10 to 11 a.m. with Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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Friday, October 19th, 2012

HAYES, David M.

David Martin Hayes (age 57)

On Thursday, October 18, 2012, of Rockville, MD. Beloved husband of Sara Saiontz Hayes; father of Allison Kate Hayes and Daniel Scott Hayes; son of Joyce Hayes Curtner and the late Martin Richard Hayes; brother of William Hayes, Helen Hayes, Sara Kaminow and Thomas Hayes. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Tuesday, October 23, at 10 AM with Funeral Service at 11 AM. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made American Heart Association, Memorial & Tribute Processing Ctr., P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058.


Thursday, October 18th, 2012

SCHOCH, Kathryn P.

KATHRYN PFLUGBEIL SCHOCH

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012, of Adelphi, MD. Beloved wife of Douglas Schoch; mother of Martin (Susan) Schoch and Gary (Debra) Schoch; grandmother of Nicholas, Sarah, Stephen and James Schoch; and sister of Tom Pflugbeil and Joanne Cooper. 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. Camillus Church, 1600 St. Camillus Drive, Silver Spring, MD, on Saturday, October 20, at 8:30 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery on Monday, October 22, at 10:30 a.m.

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Thursday, October 18th, 2012

KAESSINGER, Martha

MARTHA LOVE MARKOVICH KAESSINGER

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of the late Charles Kaessinger; mother of Carla Coupe, John Kaessinger and their spouses Andrew Coupe and Cheryl Kaessinger; grandmother of Steven Coupe and Jacob Kaessinger. Also survived by her sisters Jeanette Ireland and Patricia Olson. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Friday, 7 to 9 p.m. and 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 20, at St. Luke Lutheran Church, 9100 Colesville Road (at Highland Dr.), Silver Spring, MD, where the service will follow at 11 a.m. Interment at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke Lutheran Church or Doctors Without Borders, 333 7th Avenue, 2nd Floor,New York, NY 10001.

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Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

GESSFORD, Edith K.

EDITH KELLY GESSFORD (Age 91)

On Monday, October 15, 2012 of Locust Grove, VA, formerly of Silver Spring. Beloved wife of the late Stuart R. Gessford; mother of Linda Jenkins (Stanley), Phyllis Sylvester (Stephen), Faye Gessford (Gary Moreland) and Janet Buhler (Philip); grandmother of Philip Buhler V, Lauren Sylvester, Kelly Buhler, Gary Moreland and Amy Moreland. Funeral Service at St. Paul’s Rock Creek Episcopal Parish, Rock Creek Church Rd & Webster St, NW, Washington, DC, on Friday, October 19 at 12 noon. Interment to follow Rock Creek Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Capital Caring, 10530 Linden Lake Plaza, Suite 200, Manassas, VA 20109 or Orange County Animal Shelter, 11362 Porter Rd.-Route 625, Orange, VA 22960.

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Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

CHU, Angela

ANGELA TSE CHUANG CHU

On Thursday, October 11, 2012, of Potomac, MD. Beloved wife of the late Hsin Chu; devoted mother of Charles (Julia), Peter, Erik (Hsien-Yin Ingrid Chou) and Henry (Julie) Chu; sister of Ther Chewn Hsu, Tse Cheng “Nancy” Hsu, and Tse Lin “Tina” Hsu. Also survived by six grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking),Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 5500 River Road, Bethesda, MD, on Monday, October 22 at 10 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association National Capital Area Chapter, 3701 Pender Dr., Ste. 400, Fairfax, VA 22030.

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Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

HEINRICH, Dorothy D.

DOROTHY D. HEINRICH

On Sunday, October 14, 2012, of Rockville, MD. Beloved mother of Karen Eyer, Mark Heinrich and Keith Heinrich; sister of Nancy Joneckis and Harold Donofrio. Also survived by six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Thursday, 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial Service at Church of Christ at Manor Woods, 5300 Norbeck Road, Rockville, MD, on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 10 a.m. Interment private. Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association , Washington DC-MD Office, 1025 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 1005, Washington, DC 20036.

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Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

COGGINS, Irene W.

IRENE WUENSCH COGGINS

On Sunday, October 14, 2012, of Rockville, MD. Beloved wife of Patrick Thomas Coggins; loving mother of Emma Mao-Jin Coggins and Jane Shang-Zhang Coggins; daughter of Bruno and the late Marlene Wuensch; sister of Mark Wuensch. 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. (vigil prayers at 8:45 p.m.) Mass of Christian Burial at St. Raphael’s Church, Falls Road at Dunster Road, Rockville, MD, on Friday, October 19, at 11 a.m. Interment Private. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org or the Adoptions Program of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington at www.catholiccharitiesdc.org.

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Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

BIRMINGHAM, Mary J.

MARY JOANNE CITO BIRMINGHAM

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, of Washington, DC. Beloved wife of the late Thomas H. Birmingham; mother of Lucile Birmingham, Angelo Birmingham, Joseph Birmingham, Kathleen Kelly and Bridget Birmingham. Also survived by nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and other loving family and friends. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 300 E Oldtown Rd., Cumberland, MD on Friday, October 19, 2012 at 11 a.m. Inurnment in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cumberland, MD. In lieu of flowers contributions in her memory may be made to Thomas Birmingham Poetry Award Scholarship Fund, c/o Linton Hall School, 9535 Linton Hall Rd., Bristol, VA 20136.

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Monday, October 15th, 2012

SMITH, Dolores A.

DOLORES ANN SMITH

On Saturday, October 13, 2012, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of 59 years to the late James Richard Smith; mother of Susan (Michael) Kowalski, Donna (Donald) Murray, James (Kim) Smith, Mary (David) Sherman, Bernard (Becky) Smith, Joseph Smith, Steven (Christine) Smith, Cecilia (David) Capacchione, and Michael (Allison) Smith: Also survived by 26 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at St. Bernadette’s Church, 72 University Blvd. East, Silver Spring, MD, Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 10 to 10:30 a.m. where Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society , Montgomery County Unit, 801 Roeder Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

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Sunday, October 14th, 2012

WEST, Lillian V.

LILLIAN VIRGINIA WEST

On Friday, October 12, 2012 of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of David N. West and the late Harold B. Colvin; mother of Hallie (Warren) Porter, Betty (Mark) Thompson and Karen (Bill) Gunther; grandmother of Clark and Kelly Crawford, James and Megan Gunther; great-grandmother of Calysa, Cooper and Kellen Crawford. Relatives and friends may call at Resurrection at Riderwood Chapel, 3160 Gracefield Road, Silver Spring, MD, on Wednesday, October 17 from 11:30 to 12 p.m. where Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 12 p.m. Interment Rock Creek Cemetery. In lieu flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association , Memorial & Tribute Processing Ctr., P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5216.

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

Phone: 301.593.9500