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Sunday, March 31st, 2013

VENUTO, Josephine Maria

JOSEPHINE MARIA VENUTO

Josephine Venuto, 85, of Montgomery Village, MD passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2013. The beloved wife of the late Frank V. Venuto, Sr., she was mother to her sons and daughters-in-law Dominic A. (Deborah Carter), Nicola (LuAnne), and Frank V. (Bryn) Venuto; Grandmother, or “Nona” to Joseph Vincent, Nicole, and Paul A. Venuto, and Meredith and Makenzie Deener. She was the sister of Paolo and the late Frank Anthony Casadonte; and survived by sisters-in-law Maria and Rosetta Casadonte. She is aunt or “Zia” to nephews and nieces both in America and Italy. “Nona” as she was affectionately called had many friends whom she loved as her own and treated as family. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Shrine of St. Jude Catholic Church, 12701 Veirs Mill Road, Rockville, MD, on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Little Sisters of the Poor, 4200 Harewood Road, NE, Washington, DC 20017.

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Sunday, March 31st, 2013

HEIDEL, Sumner Griggs

SUMNER GRIGGS HEIDEL (Age 96)

On Sunday, March 24, 2013 of Silver Spring, MD. Predeceased by his beloved wife Tommie Heidel and his sons James and David. Survived by his grandchildren Andrew Heidel, Anne H. Kapoor, Emilie and Amanda Heidel; by daughters-in-law Patricia and Laura Heidel; and three great-granddaughters. A memorial service will be held at Glenmont United Methodist Church, 12901 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20906, on Saturday, April 6, at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Glenmont United Methodist Church.

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Sunday, March 31st, 2013

BRADY, June Marie

JUNE MARIE BRADY (Age 86)

On Wednesday, March 27, 2013, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of the late Henry B. Brady, Jr.; mother of Angelique, Scott, John, Gail, and the late Craig Brady; sister of Doris Burroughs. Also survived by seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, from 10 to 11 a.m., with service at 11 a.m. Interment Fort Lincoln Cemetery.

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Thursday, March 28th, 2013

GOFFREDI, Mary A.

MARY ANITA GOFFREDI (Age 66)

On Tuesday, March 26, 2013, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved daughter of the late Jeannette Gilbert Goffredi and the late Dr. Louis J. Goffredi; sister of Louis M. Goffredi, Donald F. Goffredi, Robert A. Goffredi, James H. Goffredi, Mary Jo McNamara and the late Jeanna C. Cadotte. Also survived by other loving family and friends. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Monday, 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Bernadette’s Church, 72 University Blvd. East, Silver Spring, MD, on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 10 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions in her memory may be made to The Lilabean Foundation (For Pediatric Brain Cancer Research), c/o UBS Financial Services, 500 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21204 or online at www.lilabeanfoundation.com.

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Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

COWDERY, Robert E.

Robert Eddy Cowdery (Age 86)

Passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at the Riderwood Community.  He was from  Canon City, Colorado.  Beloved husband of Joyce Cowdery; father of Cris (Bill) Walker, Dan (Kathi) Cowdery, Tom (Brenda) Cowdery, Andy (Bonnie) Cowdery , Matt (Evelyn) Cowdery, Pat (John) Cowdery, Tim (deceased) Cowdery, Barb Cowdery.  Also survived by 14 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren,  brother Richard (Lee) Cowdery and lots of great nieces and great nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents George and Gladys Cowdery and one brother George (Donna) Cowdery.   He participated as a member of the Navy during WWII; graduated from University of Colorado and spent his working career as an engineer for Westinghouse.  A celebration of his life is to be held at a future date.


Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

SHENKYR, Douglas W.

 

DOUGLAS W. SHENKYR (Age 90)

On Monday, March 25, 2013, of Rockville, MD. Beloved husband of Bernadette Shenkyr; father of Paul Shenkyr, Sr.; grandfather of Paul Shenkyr. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at the Shrine of St. Jude, 12701 Veirs Mill Road, Rockville, MD, on Monday, April 1 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Little Sisters of the Poor, 4200 Harewood Road, NE, Washington, DC 20017.

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Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

VAN NESS, William W.

WILLIAM WESLEY VAN NESS

On Monday, March 25, 2013, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved father of Stephen (June) Van Ness; grandfather of Kate Van Ness. Even though he was challenged his whole life by cerebral palsy he was always cheerful and had a smile. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Thursday, March 28, 2013, 7 to 9 pm. Interment private. Memorial contributions may be made to United Cerebral Palsy of Central Maryland, 11350 McCormick Road, Suite 1100, Hunt Valley, MD 21031.

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Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

CAMPAGNOLI, Jennie Mary

JENNIE MARY CAMPAGNOLI

On Friday, March 22, 2013, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of the late Francis P. Campagnoli; mother of Nicholas Campagnoli and Camille (Conrad) DeWitte; sister of Albert (Mary) Patane. Also survived by six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Monday, April 1 from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Rosary Church, 595 Third Street, NW, Washington, DC, on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 10 a.m. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery.

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Sunday, March 24th, 2013

GREEN, Claire

CLAIRE GREEN (Age 98)

Passed away Monday, March 18, 2013 peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Franklin C. Green; mother of Bonnie (Vinnie) DelVecchio, Frank (Sandy) Green, Beth (Tommy) Barry, Terry Green, Larry Green, Mary Jo (Mark) Denhard. Also survived by 13 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Memorial Mass and a celebration of her life to be held at a future date. 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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Sunday, March 24th, 2013

FERGUSON, Terry O.

TERRY O’NEAL FERGUSON

On Friday, March 15, 2013, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Mary Ferguson; father of Ketrell Ferguson and Anthony Thompson; also survived by five grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, and five brothers and sisters. Relatives and friends may call at Christ Congregational Church, 9525 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 12 Noon, where service will be held at 12 Noon. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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Sunday, March 24th, 2013

LAZZARI, Andrew J.

ANDREW JAMES LAZZARI, D.D.S.

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Helen Lazzari; father of Mary Catherine (Al) McDonald, Nancy (Joe) Borger, and Andrew, Jr. (Carol) Lazzari; grandfather of Joe and Dave McDonald and Matt and Michael Borger. Relatives and friends may call on Monday, March 25, 2013, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Grace Church, 15661 Norbeck Blvd, Silver Spring, MD, where a Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gonzaga College High School, 19 Eye Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001.

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Friday, March 22nd, 2013

MRAZEK, James E.

JAMES EDWARD MRAZEK

COL US Army (Retired)/Author

On Saturday, March 16, 2013 of Washington, DC. During WWII, he helped develop and organize glider infantry operations and served in Europe. After the war, he was Army Military Attaché in Prague, served on staffs in Europe, Korea, and the Pentagon, and on the faculty of the Command and General Staff College. He is the author of four books on military history. Beloved husband of Thelma Stevens Mrazek; father of James E. Mrazek, Jr. LT. Col US Air Force (Retired) of Sacramento, CA and the late Joanne Clarke; grandfather of Randy and Terri Clarke. Also survived by two nieces. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date to coincide with Inurnment at Arlington National Cemetery Columbarium with Full Honors. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Army Distaff Foundation/Knollwood, 6200 Oregon Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20015 or West Point Military Academy.

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Thursday, March 21st, 2013

SHOEMAKER, Evelyn D.

EVELYN DARE SHOEMAKER

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013, of Rockville, MD. Beloved wife of the late Clarence Shoemaker; mother of Teresa Frizzell; grandmother of John Michael Frizzell and Katlyn Kim; sister of Carl Miller, Jr. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Friday, 7 to 9 p.m., where the Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, March 23, at 11 a.m. Interment Parklawn Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Montgomery Hospice Society, 1355 Piccard Drive, Suite 100, Rockville, MD 20850.

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Thursday, March 21st, 2013

NIEWIAROSKI, Donald H., Sr.

DONALD H. NIEWIAROSKI, SR.

On Monday, March 18, 2013, of Silver Spring, and formerly of Potomac, MD. Beloved husband of Trudi Niewiaroski; father of Donald Jr., Donna, MargaretAnne, and Nancy; grandfather of Tyler, Julian, and Starr. Memorial service at The Chapel at Riderwood Village, 3110 Gracefield Road, Silver Spring, MD on Saturday, March 23, at 11 a.m. Interment private. Family asks for no flowers, but memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice .

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Thursday, March 21st, 2013

GRINNALDS, Thomas J.

 

THOMAS J. GRINNALDS

Passed away peacefully on Monday, March 18, 2013, in Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Vera Grinnalds; father of Robin A. Grinnalds and Carol G. (Todd A.) Peterson; grandfather of Dylan G. Fox, Alexis J. Peterson and Bailey A. Fox. He was born June 11, 1924 in Bloxom, VA. He participated in the Battle of the Bulge and was awarded the Bronze Star. Graduated Virginia Tech in 1950; worked for many years as an engineer for Pratt and Whitney Aircraft in East Hartford, CT. Funeral services will be private.

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

Phone: 301.593.9500