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Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

WALDRON, William R.

WILLIAM RONALD WALDRON (Age 63)

On Thursday, September 20, 2012, of Takoma Park, MD. Beloved son of the late Clifford J. and Dorothea C. Waldron; brother of Melvin J. Waldron and his wife, Yrene; uncle of the late Kevin M. Waldron. Also survived by Glenn I. Rooks, Jr., Dr. Heather Rooks and many friends. A Memorial Service will be held at The National Presbyterian Church, 4101 Nebraska Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20016 on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 2 p.m. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The National Presbyterian Church Music Department.

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Monday, September 24th, 2012

STATHIS, Barbara K.

 

BARBARA KLOTZ STATHIS (Age 86)

On Saturday, September 22, 2012, of Gaithersburg, MD. Beloved wife of the late Peter James Stathis; mother of Andrea S. Krupinski (Bob) and Stephanie L. Roberts (Bill); sister of Betty Beigel; grandmother of Jason Roberts, Sarah Roberts and Elizabeth Krupinski. Also survived by a great grandson, Kayden and other loving family and friends. Friends will be received at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Tuesday, September 25, 7 to 9 p.m. where funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 1 p.m. Interment Fort Lincoln Cemetery.

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Monday, September 24th, 2012

BUSCH, Morgan M.

MORGAN MAXFIELD BUSCH (Age 81)

On Thursday, September 20, 2012, of Coronary Failure at a Silver Spring hospital. A resident of Silver Spring, MD and retired federal civil servant. He married Sorina Jane Pedersen of Benicia, CA on September 9, 1953 and they had five children. He is survived by his children Morgan D. Busch of Sandy, UT, Arlen L. Busch of Gambrills, Laura J. Orr and Helen K. McBride of Silver Spring; his siblings Larry, Fred, Owen, John, Ellie and Sallie; 12 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. He is predeceased by his beloved wife Sorina and son Darrell A. Busch. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Wednesday, 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Stake Center, 10000 Stoneybrook Drive, Kensington, MD, on Thursday, September 27, at 1 p.m. Interment Ferron Cemetery, Ferron, UT. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Washington, DC Temple Family History Center, 10000 Stoneybrook Drive, Kensington, MD 20895.

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Monday, September 24th, 2012

SITHOLE, Vesta Z.

Vesta Zvemwaida Sithole (age 69)

On Thursday, September 20, 2012, of Suitland, MD.  Beloved wife of the late Rev. Ndabaningi Sithole; mother of Gwalugano Mwakalyelye, Tapiwa Mwakalyelye, Rufaro Makanda- Mwakalyelye, Ndimyake Mwakalyelye and Andulile Mwakalyelye.  Also survived by numerous grandchildren and siblings.  Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Free Valet Parking), Thursday, September 27, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM, with Memorial service at Christ Congregational Church, 9525 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD between the calling hours at 5:30 pm.  Interment Zimbabwe, AFRICA.

 


Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

HOCEVAR, Richard G.

RICHARD G. HOCEVAR

On Monday, September 17, 2012, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of the late Hilda Hocevar; brother of Mary Kathleen Hueter. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, on Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., where Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery Columbarium at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in his memory be made to Fisher House Foundation, Inc., 111 Rockville Pike, Suite 420, Rockville, MD 20850-5168.

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Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

FALUSI, Mary Ellen

MARY ELLEN FALUSI

On Saturday, September 22, 2012, of Chevy Chase, MD. Beloved daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Falusi. Friends may call at St. John the Evangelist Church, 10103 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, 20902 on Tuesday, September 25 at 10 a.m. where Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Evangelist Church.

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Friday, September 21st, 2012

KRANKING, Dolores L.

DOLORES LORRAINE KRANKING

On Tuesday, September 18, 2012, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of Bill Kranking and the late John Warren Wolfe; mother of Robert (Stacey) Wolfe, Donna (Kenny) Welch and Ruth (Richard) Gilbert; grandmother of Allison Wolfe, Laura Welch, Jonathan Welch, Kyle Wolfe and Ryan Wolfe; and sister of Robert Hall and the late Dorothy Shea. Also survived by Carol Bondurant, Peggy Boyer and many other loving family members. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Sunday, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.; and on Monday, September 24, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Inter-Faith Chapel, 3680 South Leisure World Blvd., Silver Spring, MD, where the funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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Friday, September 21st, 2012

EVERETT, Jacqueline A.

JACQUELINE ANNE EVERETT

On Wednesday, September 19, 2012, of Berlin, MD. Beloved wife of the late Louis “Buddy” Everett; mother of John C. Everett (Cindy) and Patricia E. Cayton (Ralph); grandmother of Kirby B. Cayton, Heather M. Cayton, Laura A. May, Kathleen N. Everett, Ryan P. Everett and Colleen E. Everett; great-grandmother of Becca R. May, Logan M. May and Blake I. May. Also survived by dear companion Jack Campbell; daughter of the late John and Edith Ridgely; sister of the late Grant Ridgely, Josephine Cameron, Barbara Crookston and Paul Ridgely. 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 St. John Neumann Church, 9000 Warfield Road, Gaithersburg, MD, on Monday, September 24 at 1 p.m. Interment Private. Memorial contributions may be made to Coastal Hospice & Home Care, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802.

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Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

WIDMAYER, Nellie V.

NELLIE V. WIDMAYER

Secretary to General Groves, Manhattan Project

Nellie V. Widmayer died September 15, 2012. She is survived by her children, Edward (Joyce), Nellie T. Hill, Carol Ann, Jeffrey (Patricia), and Mary A. Landolt (Timothy); 12 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson.

Nellie V. Widmayer was born Nellie V. Sanderson, November 23, 1919 in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio and came to Washington, DC in September 1939. She has lived in Silver Spring since January of 1946.

She worked for the War Department Corps of Engineers mail room from 1939 until 1941, when she transferred to the Manhattan District to work for General Leslie R. Groves. She coordinated with some of the scientific luminaries of the day, including Einstein, Fermi, Oppenheimer, and Smythe. She remained in that position until 1946 when her husband, Edward J. Widmayer, came home after serving in the Pacific with the US Navy 123rd Division Seabees. She received the “Civilian Meritorious Award” for her work on the Manhattan Project.

Mrs. Widmayer belonged to the Ladies of the Moose Chapter 696 of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. She was a founding member of St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church and is now a member of St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church.

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. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Andrew Apostle Church, Arcola Ave and Kemp Mill Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20902 on Friday, September 21, at 10:30 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Andrew Apostle Church.

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Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

KOCZOT, Frank J., Jr.

FRANK JOHN KOCZOT, JR.

On Saturday, September 15, 2012, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Laverne Koczot; father of Kathryn “Kate” Koczot, Michael (Katie) and Paul (Malissa) Koczot; grandfather of Crystal, Emily and Sean Koczot. 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. Catherine Laboure, Veirs Mill & Claridge Roads, Wheaton, MD, on Friday, September 21, 2012 at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to American Legion Post 268, 11225 Fern Street, Wheaton, MD 20902.

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Monday, September 17th, 2012

WILLOUGHBY, Parker Michael

 

Parker Michael Willoughby

On Sunday, September 16, 2012, of Elkridge, MD. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Wednesday, from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be celebrated at Forcey Memorial Church, 2130 East Randolph Road, Silver Spring, MD, on Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 11 a.m. Interment Fort Lincoln Cemetery.

 


Monday, September 17th, 2012

STEWART, Edith Mae

 

EDITH MAE STEWART (Age 85)

On Friday, September 14, 2012, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of the late Donald A. Stewart; mother of Donald W. “Wayne”, Claudia J., Daniel P. and Nancy K. “Katie”. Also survived by five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Edith was a crossing guard for the Montgomery County Police Department for over 20 years. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and at Our Lady of Grace Church, 15661 Norbeck Blvd., Silver Spring, MD on Tuesday, September 18, from 10:30 to 11 a.m., where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, www.diabetes.org, or to American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org, or to American Federation for the Blind, www.afb.org.

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Sunday, September 16th, 2012

HAGE, Louis R.

LOUIS RICHARD HAGE (Age 86)

On Friday, September 14, 2012 of Rockville, MD. Beloved husband of Carmen Marie Hage, passed peacefully at home. He is survived by his children, Richard (Maureen), Robert (Tina), James (Susan) and Anne (David); 10 grandchildren; his brother, Joseph (Shirley); numerous nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Blvd. West, Silver Spring, MD (Valet Parking), Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick’s Church, Norbeck & Muncaster Mill Roads, Rockville, MD on Monday, September 17 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Montgomery Hospice, 1355 Piccard Drive, Suite 100, Rockville, MD 20850.

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Sunday, September 16th, 2012

BATRES, Jorge A.

JORGE ARTURO BATRES (Age 60)

On Wednesday, September 12, 2012, of Rockville, MD. Beloved husband of Deborah Krivanos-Batres; father of Jorge Emilio Batres, Nicholas Cory Batres and Keara Diamond (Ricky) St. Claire; grandfather of Austin Nicholas Batres; brother of Steve, Tony, John, Sonny, Maggie, Hector, Alfred and Mario. 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), Sunday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., where Funeral Service will be held on Monday, September 17 at 11 a.m. Interment private. Memorial contributions may be made to Whitman-Walker Clinic, Dev. Office, 1407 S St., N.W., Washington, DC 20009.

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Sunday, September 16th, 2012

MOORE, Franziska T.

FRANZISKA THERESA MOORE

“Fannie”

On Thursday, September 13, 2012, of Rockville, MD. Beloved wife of the late Alfred Nelson Moore; mother of Joseph, Roger, Robert, Melba Brown, Norman, Mark and the late Alfred Moore. Also survived by numerous grandchildren and great- grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Wednesday, September 19, 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service at Layhill Free Methodist Church, 1916 Bonifant Road, Silver Spring, MD, on Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 11 a.m. Interment Quantico National Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Montgomery Hospice Casey House, 1355 Piccard Dr., Suite 100, Rockville, MD 20850.

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

Phone: 301.593.9500