Stories about the lives of prominent Alexandrians.

Local real estate developer Charles Hooff III dies at 80

By Will Schick | wschick@alextimes.com Charles Hooff III, the principal owner and broker for Charles R. Hooff Realtors, died on Feb. 1 due to complications...

Charles Hooff III, dies at 80

Charles Hooff, the owner and principal broker for Charles R. Hooff Realtors, died on Feb. 2 due to complications from COVID-19. He was 80. As...

Hugo Fregnan, chef and co-owner of Le Refuge, dies at 45

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Hugo Fregnan, the chef who owned and operated local French restaurant Le Refuge with his wife Anne-Claire Chaufour-Fregnan, died from...

Legal trailblazer Bernie Cohen dies at 86

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com While many people worked to further marriage equality, it’s difficult to imagine that anyone played a larger role in bringing...

WWII army nurse Marian Elcano dies at 99

By Lindsey Sullivan | lsullivan@alextimes.com Marian Rebecca Sebring Elcano, a decorated WWII U.S. Army nurse, died in her sleep on Oct. 4 from congenital heart...

AHA co-founder Judith Jones dies at 79

By Olivia Tucker | otucker@alextimes.com Judith Karen Jones, M.D., Ph.D, of Clifton, Virginia died on Aug. 4 after a battle with lung cancer. She was...