Tag: obituary

Torpedo Factory Artist Mary Ann Stevens dies at 89

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] 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 | [email protected] 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 | [email protected] 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 | [email protected] 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 | [email protected] Editor's Note: This post has been updated with service arrangements for Grace Manly Machanic.  Grace Manly Machanic died Aug. 17 of...