Tag: obituary

Silverado’s coronavirus response is called into question after nurse dies

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Nina Forbes, 56, a nurse who worked at Silverado Alexandria, died from COVID-19 on April 25, sparking questions about the...

Fred Parker, founder of Hard Times Café, dies at 78

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com Local businessman Fred Parker, best known for founding the Hard Times Café in 1980 with two partners, died on April...

Former Registrar of Voters Thomas Parkins dies at 70

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Thomas “Tom” Parkins, of Millville, Delaware, who served as Alexandria’s registrar of voters for more than a decade, died on...

Carol Johnson, community activist, dies at 67

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Carol Johnson, an activist who fought for recognition of the city’s African American history and the rights of the historic...

Charles Samarra, former Alexandria police chief, dies at 74

By Louise Krafft Former Alexandria Police Chief Charles Edward Samarra died March 17 following complications from surgery. He was 74. Samarra, who served as chief from...

Pat M. Booth dies at 83

Pat M. Booth returned to her Heavenly Father on Jan. 5, 2020. She passed peacefully in the morning unexpectedly. Pat was born two months premature...

Herman Boone, coach of the ‘Remember the Titans’ team, dies at...

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com This story has been updated with the Times' full obituary for Herman Boone. Herman Boone, the legendary football coach who led...

Local historian William Seale dies at 80

By Luke Anderson | landerson@alextimes.com William Seale, an Alexandria historian, author and resident, died Nov. 21 in Washington D.C. following a long illness. He was...

Pamela Sue Fitzgerald dies at 51

Pamela Sue Fitzgerald (Pam) passed away after a courageous battle with cancer at her home in Alexandria, VA on September 7th, 2019 at the...

Robert C. Odle Jr., prominent lawyer and public official, dies at...

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Robert C. Odle Jr., a lawyer, White House staffer and assistant secretary of the Department of Energy, died from cancer...