Lorraine E. Pauley
Lorraine E. Pauley of Sterling died June 9 at her home.
She was born Oct. 26, 1920 in Mercer County, W. Va.. and lived in Mullens, W. Va. from 1940 to 1962. She was a member of the Sterling Park Baptist Church and was retired from Peoples Drug Store. Survivors include her children, Ron Pauley and Pat Hall, both of Sterling; five grandchildren, Ken Hall, Tim Hall, Michelle Hall, Kim Pauley and Chris Pauley; and five great-grandchildren.
Services were held June 12 at Adams-Green Funeral Home in Herndon, with interment at Chestnut Grove Cemetery.
Edward John Ohlschlager
Edward John Ohlschlager, 47, of Ashburn, died Monday June 18 in Fredericksburg.
Mr. Ohlschlager was born November 18, 1953 in San Fernando, California to Mrs. Shirley Gummert and the late Walter Ohlschlager. He was born and raised in Marshalltown, Iowa, then moved to Miami, Florida in 1975. Mr. Ohlschlager worked 18 years for Mitel Communications while living in Florida, Ottowa, Canada; and most recently Herndon, Virginia. He also worked with Nextel Communications from 1999-2001 and was the owner/operator of his own metal fabricating company, Compass Refinishing LLC. since 1992. He was a member of APICS at the Fellow level.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Irene Ohlschlager of Ashburn; his mother: Shirley Gummert Ohlschlager of Marshalltown, Iowa; one sister: Cheryl Willett of Jacksonville, Florida; one brother: George Ohlschlager of Lynchburg; and one aunt: Marilyn McKibben of Marshalltown, Iowa. Services were held June 22 at Ashburn United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Dave Norman officiating. Further services were held June 25 in Marshalltown, Iowa with intermemt in the Rosehill Cemetery.
Donations may take the form of contributions to the Edward Ohlschlager Memorial Fund, c/a Sherry Henein/ Wachovia Bank, 43780 Park Hurst Plaza. Ashburn, VA 20147
Donald W. Miller
Donald W. Miller, 71, of Sterling, died of a heart attack June 12 at his residence.
A native of Freeport, Pa., Mr. Miller had been a resident of Sterling for 34 years. He served in the U.S. Navy for 20 years in the Electronics Warfare Command. After retiring from the military, he worked in the private sector for 10 years before returning to the Department of the Navy as a civilian until his retirement in 1993.
Survivors include his wife, Eileen Lois of Sterling; one daughter, Sharon O’Connor of Lawrenceville, Ga.; and four sons, Robert Miller of Mechanicsville, Dennis Miller of Sterling, Kevin Miller of Sterling and Jeffrey Miller of Lawrenceville, Ga.. Additionally, Mr. Miller is survived by one sister, Helen Marie Gale of San Francisco, CA, and 10 grandchildren.
Funeral services were held June 15 at Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church. He received a full military burial at sea and a grave marker at Arlington National cemetery.
Memorials may be sent in his name to Shriner’s Hospital for Children (Cincinatti, OH) or St. Judes’s Hospital (Memphis, TN).
John Boyer Phillip Baird
John Boyer Phillip Baird, 79, of Sterling died June 16 in Sarasota, Fla. Baird, a 33-year resident of Sterling, was known as a a community activist in Sterling Park and Loudoun County, and played a role in safety and landscaping improvements.
A native of Saginaw, Mich., he was a veteran of World War II. He attended Oxford University in England and was a graduate of Georgetown University. He was retired from the U. S. Government. Survivors include his wife, Claudette Baird of Sterling and Sarasota; four children, Elizabeth Lawrenson and John Baird, both residents of England and Isabelle Baird and Stephanie Baird, both of Virginia; and four grandchildren.
Services were held June 20 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Herndon, with internment at Chestnut Grove Cemetery. The family asked that memorial contributions be made in his name to the American Heart Association.
Jesse P. Anderson
Jesse P. Anderson, Jr., 80, a resident of Fairfax and Loudoun Counties for 50 years, died at Loudoun Hospital on July 7 after a long illness.
He was born May 1, 1921 in Lobelia, W.Va. He served as a chief petty officer in the United States Navy during World War II. Settling in Fairfax in 1950, he established an electrical contracting corporation and was voted president of the Northern Virginia Electrical Contractors Association in 1968. Upon retirement from his business, he worked from 1970 to 1979 for the Arlington County School System, which honored him with a special recognition award for faithful performance. In the 1950s he coached Little League Baseball teams in Falls Church. In the 1960s he served as a special deputy for the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office. He was president of the Herndon Rotary Club in 1966-67 and Master of the Herndon Masonic Lodge in 1964. Anderson was also honored in 1984 in Berryville for volunteer work with the elderly. He served as Chaplain of Rose Hill Nursing Home and Loudoun Long Term Care and was voted Adult Volunteer of the Year in 1985 by the Virginia Health Care Association. Again in 1992, he was honored by Rose Hill and received a personal letter of commendation for outstanding community service from President George Bush. He was a member of the Methodist Churches in Berryville and Herndon.
Survvors include his wife, Virginia Anderson of Sterling; his daughters, Virginia Sullins of Franklin and Brenda Call of Richmond; and two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Services were scheduled for Wednesday, July 11 at Adams-Green Funeral Home in Herndon, with internment at Chestnut Grove Cemetery.
William Peter Doskey
William Peter Doskey died Tuesday, July 17 at his home in Sterling.
He was born May 14, 1929 in Lakewood, Ohio. He was employed by the Central Intelligence Agency from 1956 until his retirement in 1980.
Survivors include his wife, Theresa M. Doskey of Sterling; his children, Dennis Doskey of Palmer Lake, Co., Steven Doskey of South Riding and Diana Kushner of Purcellville; two brothers, John S. Doskey of Cleveland, Ohio and Thomas Doskey of Boulder, Co.; and six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made in his name to Hospice of Northern Virginia, 6565 Arlington Blvd., Suite 500, Falls Church, Va. 22042. Interment is private. Arrangements are by Adams-Green Funeral Home of Herndon.
Robert Lawrence Lease
Robert Lawrence Lease, 43, a resident of Northern Virginia since 1981, died Sept. 2 in Leesburg. Born in Cumberland, Md., he was a graduate of Ft. Hill High in Cumberland, George Washington University and the University of Maryland. He served in the U.S. Navy until 1981.
At the time of his death he was employed with The Aerospace Corporation as an engineering specialist with space system development. He was a member of Soka Gakai U.S.A., attended Unity Church in Fairfax, and was a part-time instructor at the U.S. Tae Kwon Do Martial Arts Center in Leesburg.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy Lynn Tegler Lease of Leesburg; two children, Michelle W. Lease and Michael Lease, both of Leesburg; and one sister, Elizabeth Oakley of Maryland.
A memorial service was scheduled for 4 p.m. Sept. 5 at Algonkian Regional Park Conference Center, with the Rev. Donna Dearmore and Joe Parks officiating, with interment at Rocky Gap Veterans Cemetery in Rocky Gap, Md. Arrangements were by Loudoun Funeral Chapels.
Pauline Ellis of Reston died Sept. 13 at Iliff Nursing Home in Dunn Loring.
She was born Nov. 22, 1916 in Coffeeville, Ok., and lived most her life in Wichita, Kans. She was the widow of the late Wesley H. Ellis.
Survivors include her son, J. Neel Ellis of Res-ton; one brother, Ollie Jennings of Harrison, Ark.; and one sister, Violet Bain of Las Vegas, Nev. Arrangements were by Green Funeral Home.
David Richard Martin
David Richard Martin, 56, a longtime resident of Reston, died Sept. 20.
He was born in Elyria, Ohio, where he was educated. He started a waterproofing business in this area and served as president for 26 years. He was also an avid fisherman.
Survivors include his wife, Shari Martin of Reston; one son, Jeffrey Martin of Herndon; two brothers, Edgar Martin Jr. and Thomas Martin; and two sisters, Marilyn Roof and Rita Meanor. Services were held Sept. 25 at Adams-Green Funeral Home in Herndon, with interment at Chestnut Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made in his name to the American Heart Association, 7203 Poplar St., Annandale, Va. 22003.
Helen Maureen Hayes
Helen Maureen Hayes, 86, of Ashburn died Sept. 27 at Loudoun Hospital Center.
She was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., and was a retired Financial Coordinator for the Environmental Protection Agency. She was the widow of the late Arthur C. Hayes.
Survivors include a son, Arthur R. Hayes of Leesburg; a daughter, Sylvia R. Hayes of Alexandria; three brothers, Elmer Hudson and Howard Hudson, both of Pittsburgh, and Roy Hudson of Fontana, Cal.; two grandsons, A. Chris Hayes and R. Scott Hayes; and four great-grandchildren.
Services were planned for 11 a.m. Sept. 6 at McDermott Funeral Home in Pittsburgh.