Tag: obituary

Walter Densmore, GW high school athlete, dies at 79

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Walter Cox Densmore Jr., a George Washington High School record-breaking basketball player, died from cancer on March 15. He was...

Loree Gunn dies at 76

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com Longtime Alexandria resident and Republican political activist Loree Gunn died Nov. 15 of kidney disease. She was 76. After a successful...

Torpedo Factory Artist Mary Ann Stevens dies at 89

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com Mary Ann Stevens, one of the original Torpedo Factory artists who helped start the art center, died peacefully at home...

Obituary: Samira Hadeed

Born in Ramallah, Palestine on Jan. 24, 1939. She died peacefully in her sleep on Aug. 17, 2018, at her home of 50 years...

Pauline “Pat” Shweky, beloved Robcyns owner, dies at 94

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com If Pauline “Pat” Shweky wasn’t working behind the counter of Robcyns, she was most likely crocheting an afghan for you...

Alexandria business owner Jeff Yates dies at 63

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Jeffrey Lee Yates, a prominent Alexandria business owner, died of cancer on Feb. 22. He was 63. The Yates name is...

Vance Hall dies at 87

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Vance Hall, a former Foreign Service officer who spent his retirement years volunteering with a variety of Alexandria nonprofits, died...

Beloved Alexandria dance instructor Grace Manly Machanic dies at 81

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com Editor's Note: This post has been updated with service arrangements for Grace Manly Machanic.  Grace Manly Machanic died Aug. 17 of...