Carmen Luisa Rangel, 74, of Fairfax, died July 17, 2002, at Fair Oaks Hospital in Fairfax.
Mrs. Rangel was born July 31, 1928 in Venezuela. She was the daughter of the late Francisco and Maria Luisa Martinez. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Bristow.
Survivors include her seven children, Maria Elvira Rangel of Fairfax, Elizabeth Rangel of Bristow, Helen Rangel of Florida, Ramon Rangel of Venezuela, Oscar Rangel of Florida, Gabriela Rangel of Fairfax and Andreina Rangel of Washington D.C.; a sister, Mercedes Gonzalez of Venezuela; a sister-in-law, Ana Rangel of Fairfax and 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian burial was held Thursday at All Saints Catholic Church, 9300 Stonewall Road, Manassas. The Rev. Francis Peffley officiated. Interment followed at National Memorial Park, Falls Church.
Arrangements were by Price Funeral Home, Manassas.
Donald Edwin Thomas, 65, of Manassas died July 18, 2002, at his home following a long illness.
He was born in Quantico, the son of the late Nettie Elizabeth Stuart and C.W.O. Hubert N. Thomas. He spent much of his youth in California but returned to Manassas to graduate from Osbourn High School and later served in the United States Air Force. He was a resident of Florida for many years as a diver, a marina operator and in the real estate business, as well as spent 10 years in Europe as a project manager with Euroaftividad in Monte Carvoeiro, Algarve, Portugal. He returned to this area in the early 1990's and resided in Nokesville while working as a salesman with Jim McKay Chevrolet.
Survivors include his wife, Ann Harrover Thomas; a daughter, Donna T. Overkamp; a son, David H. Thomas, all of Manassas; a son, James D. Thomas of Cape Coral, Fla.; two sisters, Sheryl Tindal of Mobile, Ala., and Suelinda Tindal of Silverhill, Ala; one brother, James N. Thomas of Tampa, Fla.; and four grandchildren, Danielle and Ashley Odendhal and Laura Overkamp of Manassas and Zachary Thomas of Cape Coral, Fla., three step-children, Lisa Harlow, Molly Lane and Christopher Harrover and four step-grandchildren, Channing and Jack Harlow and Conner and Cameron Lane, all of Manassas.
A memorial service will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church, Manassas on Monday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Vinnie V. Lainson officiating. Burial will be private.
The family will receive friends at the home, 9109 Ewell Street, Manassas following the service.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the Hospice of Northern Virginia, 9540 Center Street, Suite 300, Manassas or the Manassas Museum Associates, P. O. Box 560, Manassas.
Albert E. Eastman
Albert E. Eastman, 78, former newspaperman and Capitol Hill staffer in both The Senate and the House, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002.
He was born and raised in Ann Arbor, Mich., and came to Washington, D.C., in 1955 as chief of staff for the late Rep. George Meader, R-Mich. Later, he would join the staff of former Sen. John Tunney of California. His specialties were military affairs, aviation and veterans' affairs. He was a licensed commercial pilot with an instrument rating.
As a newspaperman, he worked for The Ann Arbor News and Hearst Newspapers. He was a regular contributor to service journals on civil-military relations and enjoyed success as a short-story writer.
He flew with the 15th Air Force in Italy during World War II and was assigned to Headquarters, U.S. Army Strategic Air Forces at Guam when the war ended. He served several months in Japanese occupation assignments with Fifth Air Force, Pacific Air Command and Far Eastern Air Forces. An economic historian, he held degrees from Eastern Michigan University, a master's degree from University of Michigan and a doctorate of philosophy from University of California.
In addition to Hill assignments, he worked for the Housing and Home Finance Agency, predecessor to the Department of Urban Affairs; the Department of Defense; and the Government Printing Office. Following his retirement from government service, he worked for Professional Pilot magazine, the Airline Pilots Association, the Flight Safety Foundation and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. He was active in the Experimental Aircraft Association and the U.S. Ultralight Association. He was also a member of the Washington Aero Club, the National Aeronautic Association and the Air Force Association. He retired from the U.S. Army Reserve in 1975 with more than 33 years of active and reserve service.
He married the former June Daub, an Army nurse of Harrisburg, Pa., in Tokyo in 1946.
He is also survived by one sister, Betty Wikel, of Ann Arbor, Mich.; two sons, Jerry Eastman of Woodbridge and Christopher Eastman of Luray; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Cremation will follow private services with interment at Quantico National Cemetery.
Stella Cook Harold, 73, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, at her residence in Woodbridge.
She worked at Electrolux for 10 years as a sales representative, earning several awards for her sales performance. She was a devoted mother and grandmother. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, baking and sewing. She was active in the Baptist Church.
She is survived by two daughters, Betty Wells of Lake Ridge and Mary Ann Harold of Woodbridge; one son, David Harold of Dale City; two brothers, Houston Cook and Wayne Cook, both of Pelham, N.C.; one sister, Hazel Pruitt of Pelham, N.C.; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
A visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Mountcastle Funeral Home, 13318 Occoquan Road, Woodbridge. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Mountcastle Funeral Home Chapel, Woodbridge. Interment will follow at Stafford Memorial Park.
Andrew J. O'Brien
Andrew James O'Brien, 19, of Montclair, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2002, at MCV Hospital, Richmond.
He grew up in Montclair. He played lacrosse for Hylton High School and graduated in 2000. He was a sophomore at Longwood College, majoring in business. He was an avid golfer.
He is survived by his parents, Gary and Missy O'Brien, both of Montclair; one brother, Jameson C. O'Brien of Montclair; his grandmother, Betty L. Collis of Silver Spring, Md.; and his grandfather, James E. O'Brien of Danville, Pa.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Mountcastle Funeral Home, 4143 Dale Blvd., Dale City. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, at the corner of Birchdale and Dale Blvd., with the Rev. Joe Royal officiating.
Interment will be at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
E-mail condolences may be sent to mountcastle.net.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Andrew James O'Brien Memorial Fund, c/o F&M Bank, 13414 Dumfries Road, Manassas, VA 20112.
David R. Pail
David Richard Pail, 14, of Gainesville, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2002.
He is survived by his parents, David R. Pail Sr. and Debbie Lee Pail, both of Gainesville; one sister, Deana Lee Pail of Gainesville; one brother, Daniel Zadory of Frederick, Md.; his grandparents, Joan and Frank Zadory, both of Florida and Louis Pail of Pittsburgh; one aunt, Michele Pail; five uncles, Joseph Pail, Michael Pail, Dan Pail, Daniel Zadory and Steve Zadory.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Price Funeral Home, 9609 Center St., Manassas.
Ernest L. Shelton
Ernest Linwood Shelton, 88, of Woodbridge, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2002, at Potomac Hospital.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a residential home builder in Northern Virginia and retired after 30 years of service.
He is survived by three sisters, Mary Florence Clark of Fredericksburg, Shirley Tolson of Stafford and Katherine Sullivan of Rhoadesville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Tuesday at Mountcastle Funeral Home, 13318 Occoquan Road, Woodbridge, where services will begin at 11:15. Interment will follow at Quantico National Cemetery.
Stacey A. S. DaSilva
Stacey Ann Scott DaSilva, 43, of Woodbridge, died Tuesday, May 14, 2002, at Potomac Hospital in Woodbridge.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Sylvia Joyce Scott.
Survivors include her husband, Jorge Luiz DaSilva of Woodbridge; her father, Theodore Scott of Rio Rancho, N.M.; and two brothers, Shaun Scott of the Netherlands and Stuart Scott of New York, N.Y.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Ames Funeral Home Inc., 8914 Quarry Road, Manassas.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 12805 Valleywood Drive, Lake Ridge. Interment will be held at Quantico National Cemetery, Triangle.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society of the American Humane Society.
Arrangements are by Ames Funeral Home, Manassas.
Muriel A. Hendrickson
Muriel Ann Hendrickson, 67, of Woodbridge, died Wednesday, May 15, 2002, at Potomac Hospital in Woodbridge.
She had been a resident of Prince William County since 1964. She loved arts, crafts, drawing and painting.
Survivors include her husband, Charles E. Hendrickson; a son, William Hendrickson of Woodbridge; two daughters, Kathleen Raley of Waldorf, Md., and Christine Hendrickson of Richmond; a sister, Sister Jean Gregor O.P. of Hicksville, N.Y.; and seven grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mountcastle Funeral Home, 4143 Dale Blvd., Dale City, with a rosary to be said at 8 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church, 13752 Mary's Way, Woodbridge, with the Rev. Robert Lange officiating. Interment will follow at Quantico National Cemetery, Triangle.
Condolences may be sent by e-mail to Mountcastle.net.
James R. Jenkins
James Raymond Jenkins, 30, of Manassas, died Thursday, May 16, 2002.
He was a lifelong resident of Manassas.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon Jenkins; his mother and stepfather, Bonnie L. and Ray S. Ridgley of Stafford; one daughter, Willa M. Coxen-Jenkins of Manassas; one brother, Robert T. Jenkins of Warrenton; one stepdaughter, Savana R. Coxen; and his companion, Heather R. Coxen of Manassas.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Catlett Cemetery with the Rev. Earle Poole officiating.
Arrangements are by Price Funeral Home, Manassas.
Shirley A. M. Jones
Shirley Alta Miller Jones, 55, of Dale City, died Monday, May 13, 2002, at Potomac Hospital in Woodbridge.
She was born in Minneapolis.
She was preceded in death by a son, Parker IV; her father; a sister; and a grandchild.
Survivors include her husband, Parker T. Jones III; two daughters, Cathi and Annemarie; a daughter-in-law, Traci; four sisters; two brothers; her mother; and three grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Bull Run Unitarian Universalists Church, 9350 Main St., Manassas.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Jones Grandchildren Trust Fund. Condolences may be sent by e-mail to Mountcastle.net.
Arrangements are by Mountcastle Funeral Home, Dale City.
Sandra L. Persing
Sandra Law Persing, 54, of Manassas, formerly of Morgantown, W.Va., died Thursday, May 2, 2002, at St. Croix of the U.S. Virgin Islands.
She was born Feb. 4, 1948, in Preston County, W.Va., daughter of Vester and Elaine Bolyard Law of Morgantown.
She was a graduate of Morgantown High School and went on to get her bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism at West Virginia University. She was an accomplished journalist, writer and editor.
She worked for The Dominion Post from 1974-1987 as a feature writer and Lifestyles editor. She moved on to Monongalia General Hospital, where she served as Assistant Director of Community Relations/Media Coordinator from 1987-1989. From there, she went to work for the West Virginia University Department of Surgery from 1990-1997 as Coordinator of Marketing and Public Relations.
Sandra moved to the Manassas area with her husband in 1997 and took a job as head of the marketing department for the National Naval Medical Center, Department of the Navy. In 2000, she became a Public Affairs Specialist at Tricare Management Activity, Department of Defense, the job she held at the time of her death. She and her husband owned a cruise vacations business where she handled all of the marketing. She has been a resident of Virginia for the past four years.
She was the editor of the book, "50 years of Caring," along with many other publications. She enjoyed in-line skating, working out, walking her dog, Tasha, traveling and scuba diving.
She was a member of Brookhaven United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, James Persing of Manassas; a brother, Rodney Law, of Morgantown; two sisters and spouses, Lisa and Mark Cyphert of Lake Lynn, Pa.; and Lucy and Rick Pratt, of Morgantown; a son and daughter-in-law, Matthew and Angela Metheney of Lake Lynn; a daughter and son-in-law, Moriah and Rick Weaver of Morgantown; three grandchildren, Ricky and Tiffany Weaver of Morgantown and Sabra Metheney of Lake Lynn; and four stepchildren, Dan and Adel Flint and Tony and Alyssa Jameson.
The family received friends on May 11 at Fred L. Jenkins Chapel of Prayer, where services were held with the Rev. Elizabeth Baker officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to PACE-TEC, c/o Janet Scarcelli, P.O. Box 4241, Star City, WV 26505.
Max E. Reynolds
Max Earl Reynolds, 65, of Oolitic, Ind., died Thursday, May 16, 2002, at Bedford Regional Medical Center in Bedford, Ind.
He was born July 11, 1936, in Bedford. He married Janice Asbell on April 6, 1956. He graduated from Bedford High School in 1954. He worked in and around Bedford for many years as a route salesman for RC Cola and Coca-Cola and was known as the "Coke man." He and his wife purchased North End Paint Paper, Hardware and Toy store, which evolved into North End Video, Broadview Video and North End Tanning.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Daisy (nee Pruett) Reynolds; three brothers, Richard, Roy and Carroll; and a son, Bill.
He is survived by his wife, Janice; son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Pennie Reynolds of Bedford; daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Lenny Miller of Oolitic; sisters, Phyllis Webb of Manassas, and Leona Elliott and Wilma Godsey, both of Bedford; two brothers, Gail and Jerry Reynolds, both of Bedford; five grandchildren, Jessica and Kyle Reynolds, both of Bedford, and Tyson, Kacee and Craig Miller, all of Oolitic.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday and from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Monday at the Elmwood Chapel of the Day and Carter Mortuary. Services will follow with the Rev. Jon Linchack officiating. Burial will follow at Cresthaven Memory Gardens.
Memorial contributions be made to Bedford F.O.P. Stone City Lodge No. 94, "Shop with a Cop" program.