Tag: obituary

Erin Marie McPherson (Garner) dies at 30

Erin Marie McPherson (Garner), age 30, passed away on Sept. 13, 2019, from complications related to her heart. She was a newlywed, having met...

Naomi Gonyea, longtime McEnearney receptionist, dies at 71

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Naomi Janice Gonyea, 71, died on Aug. 10. A memorial service was held on Sept. 6 at The Church of...

My View: Annie, the dog, dies at 16

Annie Dunbar, a mixed breed dog with a musical bent, died Aug. 2 at VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital. She was 16. Annie was a special...

Walter Densmore, GW high school athlete, dies at 79

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] 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 | [email protected] 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 | [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...