Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Remembering the lives of locals in Chantilly, Centreville and Clifton who have recently passed away.
The following information is from local funeral homes' online obituaries. Have an obituary you would like featured on Centreville Patch? Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Dorothy Lena Masiello, of Chantilly. Born Dec. 19, 1933. Died July 17, 2012. Florence Hurwitz, of Centreville. Born Oct. 23, 1916. Died Aug. 13, 2012. Araselia Hernandez, of Clifton. Born Nov. 18, 1952. Died Aug. 7, 2012. Interment at Fairfax Memorial Park. Ranendra K. Bose, of Centreville. Born May 3, 1924. Died Aug. 21, 2012. Service to be held on Saturday, Aug. 25, at Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home. Chang Bum Oh, of Clifton. Born May 6, 1943. Died Aug. 17, 2012. Service to be held at Korean United Methodist Church, McLean.
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Tell us your thoughts on the death of the man who took those historic first steps.
His family called him "a reluctant American hero," who was just doing his job. But Neil A. Armstrong, who died Saturday in Cincinnati at age 82 of complications from heart bypass surgery, was a hero. He was just shy of his 39th birthday when he lumbered down the ladder from the Apollo 11 spacecraft and stepped onto the stark lunar landscape on July 20, 1969. "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," he said, as Americans around the country watched in awe at the live footage from dark space, so far away. Local residents can explore that historic moment at the National Air and Space Museum in Dulles and in D.C. That step fulfilled a challenge President John F. Kennedy issued in the early 1960s —to put a man on the moon by …
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Kazuba, who spent many years as a physical education teacher at Greenbriar East Elementary School in Chantilly, died this week.
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Services were held Thursday morning at Zion Baptist Church in Fairfax
Family and friends said goodbye to fallen firefighter Horace Christopher “Teddy” Pendergrass at the Zion Baptist Church on Thursday morning. Hundreds of Fairfax County Firefighters and firefighters from as far as New York came to pay their respects. Pendergrass, 49, was a 21-year veteran of the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department. Pendergrass passed away on Saturday at the Crosspointe Fire Station in Fairfax Station. The cause of his death is under investigation, though he is believed to have died of natural causes. Pendergrass leaves behind his two daughters, Christian Adams and Tierra Pendergrass, and his son, Horace Christopher Junior, according to his obituary published for his funeral service. Pendergrass grew up in Norfolk, …