Washington, DC Obituaries

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  • Yesterday | via The Washington Post 

    Man slain in Southeast Washington in Monday daylight...

    A man was shot and killed on a Southeast Washington street around noon on Monday. The site was about one block from where two men were shot and wounded on Saturday, also around noon.

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  • Wednesday Dec 5 | via WSB-TV 

    Live Updates: Former President George H.W. Bush retu...

    Friends and family gathered at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. Wednesday morning to honor former President George H.W. Bush. Watch COMPLETE coverage as we honor the life and legacy of former President George H.W. Bush, on the Channel 2 Action News Nightbeat at 11 p.m. His son, former President George W. Bush, gave the last of three eulogies honoring not only his father but a leader dedicated to military service, bipartisanship, responsibility and hard choices.

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  • Tuesday Dec 4 | via Valley Morning Star 

    The Latest: Trump says he'll meet with Bushes at gue...

    A hearse carrying the casket of former President George H.W. Bush has left a Houston funeral home bound for Air Force One at Houston's Ellington Field.

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  • Monday Dec 3 | via The Brownsville Herald 

    The Latest: CIA honors late president Bush at Capitol

    Former President George W. Bush, with his wife former first lady Laura, walks past the casket of his father, former President George H.W. Bush at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush lies in state in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.

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  • Monday Dec 3 | via Valley Morning Star 

    The Latest: Bob Dole salutes former president Bush

    A hearse carrying the casket of former President George H.W. Bush has left a Houston funeral home bound for Air Force One at Houston's Ellington Field.

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  • Saturday Nov 24 | via Stars and Stripes 

    Veteran of 3 wars who launched influential online Wa...

    John Collins, a retired Army colonel and veteran of three wars who founded and led a rollicking national security discussion group that helped inform some of the Pentagon's most influential thinkers, died Nov. 22 at his home in Alexandria, Virginia. He was 97. Collins enlisted in the Army in 1942 and fought in World War II, the Korea War and in Vietnam, where he served as the senior planner to Gen.

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  • Thursday Nov 22 | via Altoona Mirror 

    Embrace true meaning of Thanksgiving

    This national holiday, falling on Nov. 22, also is a tragic anniversary in this nation's history. It was 55 years ago today that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, plunging this nation into mourning and into a Americans alive at that time still can attest to how they were left in shock and pondering what might have been and what could have been, if the president hadn't died.

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  • Nov 10, 2018 | via The Washington Post 

    Frank Rienzo, athletic director who guided Georgetow...

    Frank Rienzo, left, with former Georgetown basketball coach John Thompson Jr. at Georgetown University construction ceremony. Frank Rienzo, who engineered a major turnaround in Georgetown University's sports programs as the college's longtime athletic director and who also was instrumental in founding the Big East Conference, died Nov. 3 at a hospital in Washington.

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  • Nov 1, 2018 | via Spirit of Jefferson Advocate 

    Raleigh Ashby Donley Jr.

    Born on May 23, 1921 in Washington, DC to Raleigh Ashby Donley, Sr. and Mary Latapie Donley, Raleigh passed away peacefully on October 29, 2018. Shortly after birth he moved to and was raised in Cottage City, Maryland.

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  • Oct 31, 2018 | via Martinsburg Journal 

    Raleigh A. Donley Jr.

    Raleigh Ashby Donley Jr., 97 and a World War II veteran, was born May 23, 1921, in Washington, D.C., to Raleigh Ashby Donley Sr. and Mary Latapie Donley. Raleigh passed away peacefully on Oct. 29, 2018.

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  • Oct 26, 2018 | via Daily Mail 

    Matthew Shepard, LGBTQ movement symbol, laid to rest...

    Slain LGBTQ movement symbol Matthew Shepard will finally be laid to rest at Washington National Cathedral 20 YEARS after being robbed, pistol-whipped and tied to a fence just because he was gay Matthew Shepard, 21, died in Wyoming in October 1998 after two men targeted him because he was gay, then robbed and savagely beat him The ashes of Matthew Shepard, whose brutal murder in the 1990s became a rallying cry for the gay rights movement, will be laid to rest in Washington National Cathedral. Matthew's remains have been kept by his family in Wyoming, where the 21-year-old, gay college student was killed 20 years ago in 1998.

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  • Oct 12, 2018 | via Brunswick News 

    Wylie Armstrong

    The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Bryant Baptist Church, 1100 F St., with interment to follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Mrs. Judith Faye Whorton Boswell, 77, of Sandtown Road in Washington, passed away Monday, September 17, 2018, at University Hospital in Augusta.

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