Obituaries for Wednesday, May 15, 2002
Mary Frances Brennan, 55, of Dale City, died Saturday, May 11, 2002, at National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md.
Born and raised in Philadelphia, she married in 1968 and as the wife of a Marine, traveled a great deal. She and her husband, Dennis, moved to Dale City in 1984 where she enjoyed charity work, bowling, bingo and raising her children.
Survivors include her husband of 35 years, Maj. Dennis James Brennan, USMC retired; one daughter, Sandra Lynn Brennan of Pennsylvania; one son, Eric Scott Brennan of England; her mother, Norma Raffa of Pennsylvania; two sisters, Virginia White and Tina Springer, both of Pennsylvania; and two grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at Mountcastle Funeral Home, 4143 Dale Blvd., Dale City. Services will take place at 12:30 p.m. Friday at the Marine Memorial Chapel in Quantico. Burial will follow at Quantico National Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Always and Forever Memorial Program, P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, Ohio 44720.
Janet Louise Caudle, 60, of Clifton, died Saturday, May 11, 2002, at Prince William Hospital.
She was born in Alexandria.
Preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Edith (Dove) DePretis, she is survived by her husband, John E. Caudle of Clifton; one son, John E. Caudle III of Colorado Springs, Colo.; one sister, Patricia Ann Caudle of Manassas; four grandchildren and one great-grandson.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight and 10 a.m. until service time at noon Thursday at Blasius-Baker Funeral Home, 9320 West St., Manassas, with the Rev. Garland Day officiating. Burial will follow at Sudley United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Hilda Irene Clark, 85, of Manassas, died Monday, May 13, 2002, at Annaburg Manor in Manassas.
Preceded in death by her husband, Austin Clark in 1951, and her son, William Clark in 1997, she is survived by one daughter, Shirley Proctor of Manassas; two sisters, Ellen Faulk and Mary Martin, both of Sterling; five grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lee Funeral Home, 8521 Sudley Road, Manassas. Burial will be private at Fairfax City Cemetery.
Marvin Ray Hrubes of Lake Ridge, died Monday, May 13, 2002, at his residence.
Born the son of an Iowa railway worker in 1944, he served for four years in the U.S. Navy. He began his union career as a volunteer organizer for the Retail Clerks in 1968. In 1970, Hrubes joind the Retail Clerks Union Local 30 in Mason City, Iowa. In 1971, he became an international repesentative for the Clerks and coordinated the unions first-ever health care organizing crew in 1972. His hard work earned him appointments as assistant to the director of the professional division of the Retail Clerks International Union in 1975, assistant to the UFCW Internationl President in 1985, UFCW Communications an dResearch Departmetn director in 1985, appointed director, Field Service Departemnt in 1994, elected to the UFCW executive board as international vice president and director, Field Services Department in 1995.
He was chair of the Coalition of Labor for Prince William County, secretary-treasurer for the National Council of Senior Citizens as well as coordinator for A. Phillip Randolph Institute in Prince William County and the Board of Directors, Super Leaders for the National Football League Players Association in Washington, D.C.
Hrube was a member of the Committee of 100 for Prince William County, a Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus, past co-chair of the Executive Board Member Council of Institutional Investors in Washington, D.C., a voting member of the Board of Directors International Founation of Employee Benefit Plans, a trustee for the UFCW Union-Industry Pension Fund as well as a member of the American Legion.
Survivors include his wife of 31 yars, Susan K. Hrubes; one daughter, Lisa R. Riley of Dumfries; one son, Matthew R. Hrubes of Dumfries; his mother, Elsie Hrubes of Anchorage, Alaska; two sisters, Kathy Chamberlain and Carol Schuller, both of Anchorage; three brothers, Duayne Hrubes of Anchorage, Alvin Hrubes of Montrose, Colo., and Edwin Hrubes of Las Vegas, Nev.
The family will receive freinds from 6 to 9 p.m., Thursday at Mountcastle Funeral Home, 4143 Dale Blvd., Dale City, with a rosary service at 8 p.m. Services will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m., at St. Elizabeth Ann Sseton Catholic Church, 12805 Valleywood Drive, Lake Ridge, with private interment.
Memorial contributions may e mde in his name to ACTS, P.O. Box 74, Dumfries, VA 22026 or to the American Heart Association, c/o Memorisl & Tributes Processing center, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5216.
E-mail contributions may be sent to Mountcastle.net.
W.S. Johnson, 66, of Dale City, died Monday, May 13, 2002, at Potomac Hospital.
He was a member of the VFW, the American Legion and the Moose Lodge. After serving 20 years in the U.S. Army and retiring in 1975, he began working for the U.S. Post Office. He was a courier in Washington, D.C., Alexandria and finally in Prince William where he retired after 20 years of service. He attended Pleasant Church in Alexandria. He enjoyed yard work.
Survivors include his wife of 17 years, Marva Yvonne Johnson; one son, Michael Shaun Johnson of Woodbridge; two grandchildren; two brothers, Rozell Johnson of Georgia and Willie C. Johnson of New Jersey.
The family will receive friends from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mountcastle Funeral Home, 4143 Dale Blvd., Dale City, where services will be at 9:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Quantico National Cemetery.
E-mail condolences may be sent to www.mountcastle.net.
Earlene Roberta Lloyd, 61, of Gainesville, died Saturday, May 11, 2002, at Prince William Hospital.
Preceded in death by her parents, Beverly and Mary Jane Corum, she is survived by her husband, Melvin Lloyd of Gainesville; three sons, Lonnie Lloyd Sr. and Gary Lloyd, both of Gainesville, and Larry Lloyd of Winchester; one daughter, Kelisia Lloyd of Gainesville; one brother, Thomas Corum of Manassas; and eight grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time at 11 a.m. Thursday at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, 15008 Lee Highway, Gainesville, the Rev. Boykin Young officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Arrangements by Ames Funeral Home Inc., Manassas.
Mae Geraldine Mertz, 86, of Manassas, died Saturday, May 11, 2002, at Prince William Hospital.
She was born in Bloomsburg, Pa., and was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church in Manassas.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Morris and Margaret (Mabus) Klingerman; her husband, William K. Mertz; one brother, Ralph Klingerman; and one sister, Helen McCracken.
She is survived by a niece and her husband, Peggy and Bob Schilpp of Manassas.
The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until a memorial service at 4 p.m. Thursday at Bethel Lutheran Church, 8712 Plantation Lane, Manassas, with the Rev. Michael Tassler officiating.
Inurnment will take place at a later date at Elan Cemetery, Berwick, Pa.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Bethel Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 8712 Plantation Lane, Manassas, VA 20110.
James Walter Snavely, 68, of Stafford, died Sunday, May 12, 2002, at his home.
He was a retired U.S. Marine Corps gunnery sergeant.
Survivors include his wife, Kiyoko Snavely; one daughter, Jane Brown of Stafford; four sisters, Marie Beeman of Cortland, N.Y., Grace Mudge of Binghamton, N.Y., Elaine Ellis and Betty Harris, both of Owego, N.Y.; four brothers, Frank Snavely, Richard Snavely, and Kenneth Snavely, all of Endicott, N.Y., and Bob Snavely of Louisiana.
A graveside service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday at Quantico National Cemetery, Triangle.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Mary Washington Hospice, 2300 Fall Hill Ave., Suite 210, Fredericksburg, VA 22401.
Arrangements by Mullins & Thompson Funeral Service, Stafford.