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Benjamin F. James
Benjamin F. James
Class of 1969
Passed Nov 24, 2008
(no additional information)
George A. Cowser
George A. Cowser
Class of 1966
Passed Feb 23, 2011
George is the brother of Barbara, James. Charlie and Clara. He lived on Linden Street, NE, Washington, DC. Married Yvonne and had one duaghter..
Jean Ellis
Jean Ellis
Class of 1932
Passed Sep 08, 2011
Jean Butler (nee Ellis), elementary teacher at Nottingham, Maury, McKinley, Jamestown and Oakridge in Arlington County, died peacefully at her home Thursday evening, September 8, 2011. Born in 1914 in Washington, DC, she was 97 years old. Among the highlights of a life well lived were a career in the 1950's as a Foreign Service wife in Central and South America, followed by her career with Arlington County Public Schools. In the late 1960's and early 70's, she presented workshops on learning stations and multisized groupings of children. When she taught at Jamestown, a core group of 23 children moved with her from grades two through six. Their achievements are legion, and many within this unique cluster have kept close friendships. Jean retired from APS in 1978, traveling extensively for the next 20 years, reaching every continent including Antarctica, in 1995. Later that year she sailed across the North Pole aboard the Russian nuclear icebreaker Yamal. Sadly, she also suffered from increasingly severe COPD — the gift of secondhand smoke — which finally took its toll. As well as hospice care at home in the last weeks, for the last 10+ years she had been in the care of her son, Paul. A memorial service for Jean was held at St. Ann Catholic Church in Arlington, in early November, 2011. Her ashes are interred at a small cemetery not far from her home of the last forty years in Falls Church.
Louise Marie Golay Gilbert
Louise Marie Golay Gilbert
Class of 1948
Passed Apr 04, 2010
(no additional information)
Pappafotis
pappafotis
Class of 1943
Passed Mar 06, 2018
(no additional information)
Spero Pappafotis
spero pappafotis
Class of 1943
Passed Mar 06, 2018
(no additional information)
Tony Jones
Tony Jones
Class of 1993
Passed Feb 16, 2018
Tony Louin Jones was my best friend in High School. Unfortunately he passed February 2018. He had colon Cancer. Tony was a great person and everybody knew him. Rest In Peace my dear friend.
Trena (massey) Simon
Trena (Massey) Simon
Class of 1973
Passed Oct 22, 2019
Services 11/1/19 and other info available at Lee Funeral Home Clinton MD and Legacy.com
Warren L. Freeman
Warren L. Freeman
Class of 1965
Passed May 17, 2014
FREEMAN Major General WARREN L. FREEMAN (Ret.) On Saturday, May 17, 2014, Major General (Retired) Warren L. Freeman died at home after a courageous battle with cancer. General Freeman began his military career in 1966. He was commissioned in the Military Police Corps upon completion of the District of Columbia National Guard's Officer Candidate School in 1969, at which time he was awarded the Erickson Trophy for Distinguished Graduate. Throughout his career, he served in a variety of leadership positions in the District of Columbia Army National Guard. His duties included, Platoon Leader, Company C, 171st Military Police Battalion, Assistant S3, 260th Military Police Group, Executive Officer, 260th Military Police Group, Military Support Officer, Headquarters, District of Columbia National Guard, Commander, 163rd Military Police Battalion, Deputy Brigade Commander, 260th Military Police Brigade, and Chief of Staff, District of Columbia Army National Guard. He was appointed Commanding General of the District of Columbia National Guard in December 1995 by President Bill Clinton, where he served until he retired on December 31, 2002. From January 2003 to August 2012, General Freeman served as the Commandant of the Forestville Military Academy. This was the first public military academy in Maryland, located in Prince George's County. General Freeman has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Pacific-Western University, a Master of Science degree in Management from National-Louis University, and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from National-Louis University in 1997. General Freeman was also a graduate of the U.S. Army War College and completed Harvard University's Program for Senior Executives in National and International Security. His awards include the Distinguished Service Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster), Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal (with Three Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Commendation Medal (with Four Oak Leaf Clusters), Air Force Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (with One Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal (with Four Oak Leaf Clusters), National Defense Service Medal (with One Service Star), Humanitarian Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Gold Hour Glass Device), Army Service Ribbon, the Reserve Component Overseas Ribbon (with Numeral 3), Secretary of Defense Identification Badge, and the Army Staff Identification Badge. General Freeman served on the board of directors for the Boy Scouts of America and the Black United Fund, and was a member of the U.S. Army War College Alumni Association, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Tuskegee Airmen Association and Buffalo Soldiers Association. He is survived by his extraordinarily loving and supportive 92 year old mother, Sara; his equally loving and devoted wife, Barbara; sons, Brandon (Tiffany) and Kevin (Marva); and grandsons, Ryan and Sean. He was the beloved brother of sisters, Marian, Carlestine (Oliver), Gaye (Carlton) and Anita (Charles); and his brother, Kenneth (Sharon). He also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and great friends. Funeral and interment services will be announced at a later date. In the meantime, the family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to Anne Arundel Medical Center's Decesaris Cancer Institute in his memory. www.wisemanfuneralhome.net
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