Angelika H. Lucas
Angelika H. Lucas, 73, of Great Falls died Nov. 29, 2000, at Cameron Glen Care Center in Reston. She was born Oct. 5, 1927, in Germany.
She is survived by her husband, Matthew Lucas, of Great Falls, and her children, James Brady, Robert Brady, Christopher Lucas and Charlotte Lucas.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Dec. 2, 2000, at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Great Falls, with interment in Chestnut Grove Cemetery in Herndon.
Memorials may be made in her name to the March of Dimes, 2700 S. Quincy St., Suite 220, Arlington, Va. 22006. Arrangements were by Adams-Green Funeral Home in Herndon.
Catherine D. Thompson
Catherine D. Thompson, 86, a longtime resident of Herndon, died Nov. 29, 2000, at Birmingham Green Nursing Center in Manassas. She was born April 4, 1914, in Loudoun County to the late Hubert and Lill Seaton Donohoe.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Thompson. She is survived by her children, Robert Thompson, Linda Gibson and Lewis Thompson of Sterling, and Nancy Harvey of Montross, Va.
She is also survived by seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and a brother, Tom Donohoe of Leesburg.
Services were held at Adams-Green Funeral Home in Herndon on Friday, Dec. 1, 2000, with interment in Chestnut Grove Cemetery.
Wiley L. Villers
Wiley L. Villers, 75, of Herndon died Nov. 27, 2000, at Loudoun Hospital Center. He was born March 20, 1925, in Littleton, W.Va., to the late Wiley and Delia King Villers.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Amelia “Amy” Villers.
He is survived by his children, Gary Villers of Herndon, Marilyn Bautsch of Houston, Texas, and Gail Taplin of Herndon. He is also survived by three grandchildren, Michael and Chrissy Bautsch and Kelly Anne Taplin; and a sister, Mary C. Blakeslee, formerly of Wierton, W.Va.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday, Dec. 1, 2000, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Herndon, with interment in Chestnut Grove Cemetery.
Arrangements were by Adams-Green Funeral Home in Herndon.
Donna Jean Everson
Donna Jean Everson, 51, of Herndon died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2000, at her home. She was born Nov. 16, 1949, in Buffalo, N.Y., to Paul and Thelma Harrison Murray.
Along with her parents, she is survived by her husband, Craig Everson; her children, Kris Everson, Lisa Everson, and Danny Everson, all of Herndon.
She is also survived by her brothers, Thomas Murray of Pennsylvania, Michael Murray of Buffalo, Nym Marcia Vick of Rochester, N.Y., and Beth Bolt of Springville, N.Y.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, Dec. 11, 2000, at St. Thomas a’Becket Catholic Church in Reston.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 699, Vienna, Va. 22180 or Hospice of Northern Virginia, 6565 Arlington Blvd., Suite 500, Falls Church, Va. 22042.
Arrangements were by Adams-Green Funeral Home in Herndon.
Thomas Clifford Tyson
Thomas Clifford Tyson, 81, died Feb. 8, 2001 at Lee Memorial Hospital in Ft. Meyers, Fla. Mr. Tyson, a former resident of Cahokia, Ill., was born Dec. 2, 1919 at Walnut Ridge, Ark.
He was preceded in death by his mother Belle Zady (Walker) and his father George William Tyson, and his 12 brothers and sisters.
Mr. Tyson, a World War II veteran, served in Company C, 1st Battalion, 26th Brigade, 5th Division of the United States Marine Corps and received a Purple Heart during the invasion of Iwo Jima.
He was a manufacturing supervisor with A.O. Smith in Granite City, Ill., and was a member of the Cahokia chapter of the Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship International; A.F. and A.M. of Cahokia, Ill., the Lee County chapter of the Marine Corps League and the Lincoln Club of Cape Coral, Fla. Mr. Tyson was also a member of the Serendipity Fellowship which is affiliated with the Calvary Weslyan Church of Cape Coral, Fla.
He is survived by his three daughters: Judy (Chet) June of Joliet, Ill.; Nancy (Dennis) Husch of Herndon, Va.; and Connie (Michael) McKee of St. Peters, Mo. Also surviving are grandchildren: Robert J. Weber II, Jason Edward Husch, Lisa Marie and Todd Richard McKee; great-grandchildren Robert James Weber III, Angelica Catherine and Sarah Ann Weber; and friend Gladys Hastik of Cape Coral, Fla.
Donations may be sent in Mr. Tyson's name to the National World War II Memorial, 2300 Clarendon Blvd., Suite 501, Arlington, Va.
Doris A. LaPlaca
Doris Ann LaPlaca, 75, of Sterling died Saturday, Feb. 10, 2001, at her daughter's residence in Edinburg, Va.
She was born Dec. 2, 1925, in Clearwater, Fla., to the late James T. and Annabelle Boarman Hill. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred H. LaPlaca, three brothers and two sisters.
She is survived by her daughters, Pat Moreland of Edinburg and JoAnn Gray of Berryville, Va. She is also survived by five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Mrs. LaPlaca retired in 1972 as an executive secretary in the U.S. Treasury.
Services were on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2001, at Adams-Green Funeral Home in Herndon, with interment in National Memorial Park. Memorials may be made in her name to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 Cork St., Winchester, Va. 22601.
Benjamin F. Maynor Jr.
Benjamin Franklin "Jack"Maynor Jr., 66, of Locust Grove, Va., died Friday, Feb. 2, 2001, at his home.
He was born Aug. 28, 1934, in Washington, D.C. Mr. Maynor was a retired substation foreman for Virginia Power. He was an Air Force veteran and a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association and the International Aerobatic Club.
He is survived by his wife, Joann Maynor; his daughter and son-in-law, Jackie, and Steve Bennett of Fredericksburg, Va.; his brother, Gerald Maynor of Pawley's Island, S.C.; and two grandsons, Steven and Bobby Bennett.
Mr. Maynor was the father of the late Victor Maynor and the brother of the late Mary Dickerson.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001, at Mullins & Thompson Fredericksburg Chapel, with interment in Fairfax Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to Mary Washington Hospice or the Lake of the Wood Volunteer Rescue Squad.
Richard Holtslander, 71, of Bristow, Va., died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2001, at Prince William Hospital in Manassas.
He was a member of Sterling United Methodist Church. He was employed by F.L. Smithe in Duncansville, Pa., the Treasury Department, and the Department of Agriculture until his retirement in 1992.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and received the Purple Heart and the Korean Medal of Honor. He also was active in the Boy Scouts. His hobbies included cross stitch.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Anna Holtslander; one daughter, Barbara Ann Holtslander of Virginia; four sons and two daughters-in-law, James David Holtslander of Virginia, Thomas Keith and Terry Holtslander of Duncansville, Pa., Richard Earl and Carol Holtslander, and Robert Paul Holtslander, all of Centreville.
He is also survived by three brothers, Edward Holtslander of Natchez, Ms., Donald Holtslander of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Joel Holtslander of Richmond.
Also surviving are eight grandchildren, James, Melissa, Mindy, Jesse, Nichole, Alexandra, Richard and Henry, and one great-granddaughter, Ashley Merit.
The family received friends Friday, Feb. 10, 2001, at Price Funeral Home in Manassas. Services were held Sunday, Feb. 11, 2001, at Sterling United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Alan G. Reifsnyder officiating.
Interment will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 16, 2001, at Arlington National Cemetery with military honors. Those wishing to attend the interment should assemble at Price Funeral Home at 7:45 a.m.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2788 Hydraulic Road, Suite 4, Charlottesville, Va. 22901, or the American Heart Association at 7203 Poplar St., Annandale, Va. 22003.
Mary Kronfeld Smith
Mary Kronfeld Smith, 54, of Warrenton died Feb. 13, 2001, at her home. She was a former resident of Herndon.
She was born Dec. 12, 1946, in Charleston, W.Va., and graduated from Herndon High School in 1965. She attended Auburn and Longwood colleges, graduating from Longwood in 1969.
During her children's formative years, she was an active worker in the Fauquier County Booster Clubs, volunteered at the schools and was a substitute teacher. For the last four years, she had been a history teacher at Warrenton Middle School.
Mrs. Smith attended the Warrenton Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by three daughters, Mary Cole Smith, Elizabeth Bywater Smith, and Margaret Compton Didomenico; her former husband, Bryant Smith of Warrenton; and her parents, Mary Cole and Turner Kronfeld of Herndon.
She is also survived by two sisters, Linda Baughan of Herndon and Beth Minard of Seattle, Wa.; one brother, Howard Kronfeld of Front Royal; her son-in-law, Peter Didomenico; and several nieces and nephews.
The family received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton. Funeral services will be held Friday, Feb. 16, at 11 a.m. at Moser Funeral Home, with interment in Warrenton Cemetery.
Freddie L. Gardner
Freddie L. Gardner, 85, of Lovettsville died Tuesday, March 20, 2001, at Heritage Hall Nursing Center in Leesburg. He was born March 12, 1916, in Great Falls to the late Stanley and Sarah Thompson Gardner. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edith May Gardner.
Mr. Gardner is survived by his son Warren L. Gardner of Winchester; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He is also survived by three brothers, Leonard, Gilbert and Willard Gardner.
Services were held on Friday, March 23, 2001, at the Great Falls United Methodist Church, with interment in National Memorial Park. Memorials may be made in his name to the Alzheimer's Association, 7910 Woodmont Ave. #1100, Bethesda, Md. 20814. Arrangements were by Adams-Green Funeral Home in Herndon.
William J. Mlakar
William John Mlakar, 54, of Herndon died Saturday, March 24, 2001, at his residence. He was born April 13, 1946, in Uniontown, Pa., to Cecelia Petish Mlakar and the late John W. Mlakar.
He is survived by his wife, Paulette Mlakar, and children Chrissy Lindley and her husband, Eric, and Julie Mlakar. He is also survived by a brother, Donald Mlakar, and a sister, Joy Greenan.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Joseph's Catholic Church on Tuesday, March 27, 2001, with interment in Chestnut Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made in his name to the American Cancer Society, Fayette Unit, Relay for Life, Uniontown, Pa. 15401. Arrangements were by Adams-Green Funeral Home in Herndon.
Pearl M. Orrison
Pearl M. Orrison, 84, of Chantilly died Sunday, March 25, 2001, at Loudoun Hospital. She was born March 11, 1917, in Arcola, Va., to the late Everett M. and Nettie A. Smith Byrne. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter H. Orrison.
She is survived by her children Margaret A. Wilson of Chantilly, Stanley Lee Orrison of Clarksville, Va., Shirley M. Wilson of Sterling and Rick Orrison of Sterling. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. She is also survived by three sisters, Gay Smith of Leesburg, Nena Crouch of Clifton, and Helen Downs of Fairfax. Mrs. Orrison was a member of the Sterling Senior Citizens for many years.
Services were held on Wednesday, March 28, 2001, at Adams-Green Funeral Home in Herndon, with interment in Chestnut Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Northern Virginia, 6565 Arlington Blvd., Suite 500, Falls Church, Va. 22046.
Forest N. Johnson Jr.
Forest N. Johnson Jr. of Herndon died Wednesday, June 6, 2001, at Reston Hospital. He was born Feb. 11, 1937, in Herndon to the late Forest N. and Gladys Bush Johnson.
He is survived by his wife, Jean A. Johnson of Herndon, and his children, Forest N. Johnson III and his wife, Faith, of Manassas; Gwindell Johnson and his wife, Nancy, of Chantilly; Anthony Johnson of Herndon; and Jean A. Johnson and her husband, Steve, of Herndon.
He is also survived by six grandchildren. Services were held on Monday, June 11, 2001, at Adams-Green Funeral Home in Herndon, with interment in Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery.
Margaret "Meg" Marshall, long-time Reston girls softball coach and mother of three girls, died Tuesday, June 5, 2001, at her home in Reston after battling inflammatory breast cancer for nearly four years.
Mrs. Marshall, 40, had undergone multiple surgeries, including one to remove tumors in her brain and liver, a bone-marrow transplant, and high-dose chemotherapy in her fight against cancer.
Despite her health problems, she always showed up at her daughters' games, sometimes just days after major medical procedures. Once, during a soccer game, she managed to meet her oncologist for a quick check-up on the sidelines of the soccer field.
In addition to coaching her daughters' athletic teams, Mrs. Marshall was a tireless advocate for her daughter, Cassie, who was born visually impaired and with cerebral palsy.
She was a popular figure around Worldgate Athletic Club in Herndon, where she played squash and racquetball. Her illness eventually caused her to retire from copy editing and book production for the American Chemical Society in Washington.
Mrs. Marshall was a member of St. Thomas a Becket Catholic Church in Reston, were she was a volunteer religion instructor when her children were younger.
She was raised in Forty Fort, Pa., near Wilkes-Barre, where she survived a flood that damaged the family home in 1972. After the home was rebuilt, a kitchen fire ignited, endangering her elderly grandfather. Rushing through the smoke, Mrs. Marshall, then a teenager, led him to safety and summoned firefighters from a neighbor's home.
She moved to Virginia in 1982, shortly after graduation with a bachelor's degree in English from New York University.
She met her husband when she was a summer intern at the Evening Journal in Wilmington, Del., where he was a rewrite editor.
Mrs. Marshall is survived by her husband, Steve, and three daughters: Caitlin, 15, a student at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology; and Cassie, 12, and Becca, 10, who both attend Buzz Aldrin Elementary School.
In addition to her husband and children, Mrs. Marshall is survived by her parents, Paul and Margaret George of Forty Fort; two sisters, Christina Wood of Oak Hill and Paulette Friedman of Mountaintop, Pa.; three nieces and three nephews.
Visitation and Mass were at St. Thomas a Becket. Memorials can be made to the Hospice of Northern Virginia, P.O. Box 1576, Merrifield, Va. 22116-1576.
Shirley M. Kidwell
Shirley Marie Kidwell, 90, of Fairfax died Thursday, June 7, 2001, at Manor Care of Fair Oaks. She was born Oct. 26, 1910, in Covington, Va., to the late Joseph Isaiah and Mary Ellen Traynor Reynolds.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Robert Kidwell. She was the sister of Blanche Stevens, Mattie Keys, Page Reynolds and Virginia Poe.
She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Services were held Thursday, June 12, 2001, at Adams-Green Funeral Home in Herndon, with interment in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Frederick, Md.