Silver Spring Obituaries

Silver Spring Obituaries

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  • 14 hrs ago | via Martinsburg Journal 

    Mary E. Mathews Koch

    Born Jan. 24, 1941, in Chicago, Illinois, she was the daughter of the late Patrick Mathews and Dorothy Fuller Mathews. Mary retired from NRECA, where she met her husband.

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  • Friday Jan 29 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    Robert E. Warfield Sr., Ocean City real estate firm ...

    Robert E. Warfield Sr., a former co-owner of an Ocean City real estate firm and a McDaniel College trustee, died of an aneurysm Jan. 23 at his Ocean City home. He was 75. Born in Silver Spring, he was the son of Lt.

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  • Thursday Jan 28 | via The Republic 

    Helen M. Schaller, Columbus

    Helen Marie Schaller, 90, of Columbus, passed from this life at 12:19 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at her home. Mrs. Schaller was born April 17, 1925, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, to Raymond F. and Gertrude A. Schutz Hanelt.

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  • Monday Jan 25 | via Los Angeles Times 

    Female pilots who earned wings on home front seek pl...

    Elaine Harmon flew for the Women Airforce Service Pilots during World War II. Her death inspired legislation that would allow her fellow pilots to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

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  • Saturday Jan 23 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Richard H. Carpenter, 95

    Richard Howard Carpenter, former President of the Fairhaven Savings Bank, died peacefully after a short illness on January 12, 2016 in Silver Spring, MD. He was a resident of Fairhaven for most of his life, moving to the Washington, DC area with his wife, Winifred, in 2005 to be close to family.

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  • Wednesday Jan 13 | via Patch.com 

    Silver Spring Man Dies in Beltway Crash

    A Silver Spring man died Wednesday morning following a crash on the inner loop of the Beltway near the New Hampshire Avenue exit in College Park, according to Maryland State Police. Shortly before 5 a.m., trooper were called to a two-vehicle crash on the inner loop of I-495 prior to I-95 in College Park.

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  • Wednesday Jan 13 | via Patch.com 

    Man Dies in Beltway Crash: Police

    A man died Wednesday morning following a crash on the inner loop of the Beltway near the New Hampshire Avenue exit in Silver Spring. The victim was taken to an area hospital, where Maryland State Police say he died from his injuries, reports NBC Washington .

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  • Jan 6, 2016 | via Martinsburg Journal 

    Shirley Ferrigno

    Born Feb. 9, 1930, in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Rudolph Duffy Smith and Maude Elizabeth Worsley Smith. She was a member of Hedgesville United Methodist Church and she loved the Lord.

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  • Jan 6, 2016 | via Daily Mail 

    Petition to get WWII women into Arlington National C...

    Petition to get WWII women into Arlington National Cemetery gathers steam as families of war heroes push for relatives who died for their country to be recognized This is Elaine Harmon, a pilot in WWII was taken in the 1940s. Harmon's family are fighting to have her mother's ashes at Arlington National Cemetary A petition to allow female Second World War pilots to be buried in Arlington Cemetery is gaining traction after they were ruled ineligible by the government.

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  • Jan 5, 2016 | via The Washington Post 

    Gladys-Marie Fry, folklorist of black history, dies ...

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  • Jan 5, 2016 | via Washington Times 

    Female World War II pilots barred from Arlington Nat...

    The ashes of World War II veteran Elaine Harmon are sitting in a closet in her daughter's home, where they will remain until they can go to what her family says is her rightful resting place: Arlington National Cemetery. Harmon piloted aircraft in World War II under a special program, Women Airforce Service Pilots, that flew noncombat missions to free up male pilots for combat.

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  • Jan 3, 2016 | via Hot Air 

    WASPs not being allowed burial at Arlington

    Another one of those "clean out the basket" stories from while I was away comes to us from the hallowed ground of Arlington National Cemetery. There was a quiet change made to the guidelines for interment there roughly one year ago which impacts a small but rightfully vocal group of citizens and their families.

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  • Jan 2, 2016 | via Deseret News 

    Female WWII pilots barred from Arlington National Ce...

    This photo provided by the Harmon family shows Elaine Harmon at the Congressional Gold Medal ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington in 2010. The ashes of World War II veteran Harmon are sitting in a closet in her daughter's home, where they will remain until they can go where her family says is her rightful resting place: Arlington National Cemetery.

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  • Jan 2, 2016 | via Aero-News Network 

    Army Will Not Authorize Burial Of Female WWII Pilot ...

    From 2002 until sometime last year, Women Airforce Service Pilots had been eligible for interment in Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors. Now, the family of WASP Elaine Harmon are working to reverse McHugh's decision, so that her ashes can be inurned at Arlington, which the family says is her rightful final resting place.

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  • Dec 31, 2015 | via Fox News 

    Rule change bars female WWII pilots from being laid ...

    This photo taken in the 1940s, shows Elaine Harmon, one of the Women Airforce Service Pilots This photo provided by the Harmon family shows Elaine Harmon at the Congressional Gold Medal ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington in 2010. The ashes of World War II veteran Harmon are sitting in a closet in her daughter's home, where they will remain until they can go where her family says is her rightful resting place: Arlington National Cemetery.

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