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Carolyn Wright

May 27, 1941 - Nov 25, 2023

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Woodbridge, VA

Carolyn Rose Wright, 82, passed away peacefully on November 16, 2023, in Stafford, VA. Carolyn was born on May 27, 1941 in Marion County, WV, the tenth of twelve children born to Russell and Carrie Bragg. Carolyn graduated from Rivesville High School in 1959. Upon graduation she married Clarence "Ed" Wright and became a Marine wife. After many military moves, Carolyn and Ed finally settled in Stafford, VA, in 1971. Carolyn had a long career at Contel phone company. In 2004, she and Ed retired to...Read More

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Annyepearl Henderson Johnson

Apr 30, 1936 - Feb 15, 2024

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Woodbridge, VA

A Servant of God and MankindAnnyepearl Henderson JohnsonAnnyepearl Johnson, daughter of the late Adam Henderson and Rosie Lee Thigpen, was born April 30th in Fort Deposit, Alabama. She was the youngest of four children. She graduated from Brighton High School in Birmingham, Alabama, and was in the first Black nursing class admitted to study nursing at the University of Alabama. She was united in matrimony to her high school sweetheart, the late Julian Johnson, in 1957 and was married for 44 years. From that union, two children were born. Late in the evening of February 15th, 2024 Annyepearl, surrounded by family, answered her Father’s call.As a military spouse, she and family moved approximately every four years for 28 years during which time she traveled and worked around the world as a Registered Nurse. When Julian retired in 1979 from the Air Force, they relocated to Northern Virginia from Hampton, Virginia. In her working years, Annyepearl received many awards and accolades culminating in a well-deserved retirement, a testament to her hard work, dedication, success, and perseverance after 42 years. Throughout her life, she was active in civic and church activities. She served as a contributing member and leader in various organizations such as the Ebenezer Baptist Church (EBC) Mother’s Board, EBC Golden Eagles, EBC Ministry of Medicine, Prince William County Medical Reserve Corps, Daughters of Isis, Magnus Court No. 100, Golden Circle No. 156, Order of the Eastern Star, Pride of Fairfax, Lady of the Circle of Perfection, and Avery Court No. 5 and Cyrines.Annyepearl is survived by her children: Tammy Hyter (Tony) and Tommy Johnson; Five grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren – all of Woodbridge, Virginia; One brother of Birmingham, Alabama. She was preceded in death by her mother, father, and two brothers and her husband Julian Johnson.Member of Ebenezer Baptist Church (EBC), member of EBC Mother Board, member of EBC Golden Eagles (Bible study group), member of EBC Minister of Medicine, member of the Greater Prince William Medical Reserve Corps. Member of the following charitable organizations: Daughters of Isis Magnus Court No. 100, Golden Circle Assembly No. 156, Order of the Eastern Star Pride of Fairfax, Order of the Circle of Perfection.

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Judith Ann Delinski

Mar 14, 1944 - Feb 19, 2024

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Woodbridge, VA

Judith Ann (Yaple) Delinski, age 79 of Woodbridge, Va., passed away on February 19, 2024 surrounded by her family after battling numerous health issues. Judith (Judy) was born March 14, 1944 in Erie, Pa., a daughter to the late Robert and Virginia (Smith) Yaple. She was a high school graduate of St. Benedict’s Academy and attended nursing school at Father Bakers School of Nursing in Buffalo, NY where she specialized in childcare. She adored her grandkids dearly and took every opportunity to hold newborn babies. Judy also enjoyed puzzles, reading and gardening and could distinguish among many plant varieties. Above all, Judy was an exceptional homemaker, loving mother, grandmother and devoted spouse to her lifelong husband, Richard.Judy spent most of her career working for the Prince William County Government where she enjoyed several friendships and always greeted people with a lovely outfit and a warm smile. Throughout her life and even during her declining health, Judy displayed bravery and courage; something that she will truly be remembered by. She was also an 11-year cancer survivor.In addition to her parents, Judy was preceded in death by three brothers: Gary and Benjamin Yaple in infancy, brother Gerald Yaple of Fairview, Pa and a sister, Kathleen Guarino of Erie.Judy is survived by her husband of 59 years, Richard whom she married on October 2, 1965; three sons; John Delinski (Amy) of Erie, Jeffrey Delinski (Richelle) of Woodbridge, Va and Jason Delinski (Phillipa) also of Woodbridge, Va; a daughter, Holly Lengyel (Peter) of Yardley, Pa; grandchildren; Trenton, Ethan, Cole, Sera, Savannah, Elijah and Andrew Delinski; two sisters, Shirley Anderson (Bob) of South Carolina, Christine Hirz (Mike) of Millcreek; and a brother, Mark Yaple (Carole) of Erie.Judy will be missed beyond words and many hearts are broken, but she loved the Lord and now rests peacefully with her heavenly family.Friends are invited to call on Friday March 1, 2024 2:00 - 4:00 pm and 6:00 - 8:00 pm at the Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, Pine Ave. 845 E 38th Street and are invited to attend a funeral service on Saturday March 2, 2024 at 11:00 am at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed at www.bruggerfuneralhomes.com.

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Norman Julian Dove Jr.

Dec 11, 1944 - Feb 17, 2024

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Woodbridge, VA

Norman “Butch” Julian Dove Jr., 79, passed away suddenly on February 17, 2024, in Woodbridge, Virginia. He was born on December 11, 1944, in Newark, New Jersey.Prior to marrying his beautiful wife Lana in September 1965, he served in the US Army. They resided in Hillburn, New York, where their children, Leslie, Norman III and Kurt were all born. In 1975, the family moved to Ohio when Butch started working for Sherwin Williams Automotive. His engaging personality and friendly demeanor were a benefit to his many years as a salesman for the company. The family relocated again, in 1982, to Woodbridge, Virginia when he became the Branch Manager in Vienna, Virginia. Butch and Lana remained in Woodbridge until they retired in 2006 and moved to Leesburg, Florida. They relocated to Clayton, North Carolina in 2014, then eventually back to the Woodbridge area in 2020.Butch enjoyed spending time with family and the house was always full. One of his favorite pastimes was cooking. Some of his specialties were spaghetti, fried chicken, and sweet potato pie, but he could make just about anything taste delicious! He loved sports- golf, soccer, baseball, tennis, and bowling, and played most of them in his younger years. He spent lots of time traveling the world with his siblings and in-laws. He was also a faithful servant of the Lord and found a new church home whenever the family moved. He loved his family beyond measure.He is survived by his children, Leslie, and Kurt; sister, Elisabeth; daughter-in-law, Traci; grandchildren, Lauryn, Lindsey, Alexis, Darrien, and Brenden; and great-grandchildren, Naomi, Londyn and Lyric. Butch is also survived by his sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; many cousins, nieces, and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents, Norman, and Mabel; his loving wife, Lana; his sister, Hazel; his brother, Robert; and his son, Norman III “Butchie”.Although he will be sorely missed, the family is grateful that he is back together with the love of his life.

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William Albert Cooper, Jr.

Mar 07, 1924 - Feb 20, 2024

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Woodbridge, VA

William Albert Cooper, Jr., 99, of Woodbridge entered into eternal rest Tuesday, February 20, 2024. He was a veteran of both WWII and the Korean War. Bill's full obituary will be published as soon as it becomes available. You are invited to share your expressions of comfort and support on his Tribute Wall on this website. To to the family or in memory of William Albert Cooper, Jr., please

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Amelia Reid

Sep 13, 1950 - Feb 15, 2024

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Woodbridge, VA

On September 13, 1950, Amelia Reid was born to Louise Moore in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She departed this temporal life in preference to life eternal on February 15, 2024 at 1:00 PM. Amelia attended Westinghouse High School and went on to attend college for two years. She was employed by H.J. Heinz Company in 1977 and retired after more than 30 years. She worked in the Packing and Labeling Department and in the Sterilization Department before her retirement. Amelia loved traveling and spending time with her grandsons. She was an avid pool shark, and she was the biggest Steeler fan. She loved her team. Amelia was blessed with one son, Shaun A. Reid. A point of maturity was reached in Amelia's life when she professed a hope in Christ. She read her Bible regularly and attended various churches. Amelia was preceded in death by her mother, Louise "NuNu" Moore, and her uncle Norman Reid. She leaves to mourn her memory, her son, Shaun Reid and daughter-in-love, Lisa Reid, of Woodbridge, Virginia; sisters: Kathleen "Kathy" Murry of San Diego, California, and Pamela "Pam" J. Watkins of Dallas, Texas; two grandchildren: David L. Rayzer and Miles A. Reid of Woodbridge, Virginia; two nieces: Myra Reid and Stormme Watkins; two nephews: Kim Miller and Fred Murry; and her best friend, Charlotte Porter of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. To to the family or in memory of Amelia Reid, please

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Theodore J. Hill

May 02, 1950 - Feb 17, 2024

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Woodbridge, VA

Theodore J. Hill 73 also known as T.J, Tony, and Pop Pop died peacefully on February 17, 2024 at his home surrounded by his family.T.J was born in Stafford , Virginia on May 2, 1950 to the late James and Betty Hill. T.J worked at Valles Steak House as a traveling Chef from Florida to Syracuse, New York where he met his wife Martha. T.J also worked at Charlie Browns, Joe Thiesmann’s restaurant, K2, and Brittany’s alongside his good friend Greg. He also was employed at Exxon Mobile where he retired after twenty years and continued growing his landscaping business , T.J Hill and Son Landscaping. T.J was loved by many and never met a stranger.He is survived by his wife Martha (Longley) Hill and his children Latanya Osborne, Teddy Hill, Krista Hill and her fiancé Jarvis Wilhoit. Grandchildren, Skylar Wilhoit , Gianna Wilhoit, Nicholas Osborne, and Keijon Honorè.He was preceded in death by brothers Earl (Red) and James Jr.He is survived by his siblings Mary and the late Wayne Grey, Zola and Julius Johnson, Yvonne and Kevin Duncan, Willie Hill, Marie Hovey, Angela and Vincent Anderson, also several nieces and nephews from Virginia and Boston.Donations may be made in T.J’s honor to the Alzheimer’s Association

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LaDonna Lurlene Tatum

Mar 02, 1933 - Feb 19, 2024

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Woodbridge, VA

LaDonna Lurlene Tatum, 90, of Woodbridge Virginia, passed away on Feb. 19th, 2024 peacefully surrounded by family.LaDonna was born in Huntington, West Virginia to Hurshell and Mary Winters. She married Cecil Tatum on March 2nd, 1951 and spent 56 wonderful years together!LaDonna dedicated her life and was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses on May 29th, 1959. She developed long lasting friendships in the congregation and served regularly in the field ministry as a publisher in the Southbridge congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.LaDonna is preceded in death by her loving husband Cecil Frederick Tatum, beloved son Cecil Edward Tatum and grandson Steven Edward Sexton.LaDonna is survived by her brother Charlie Winters (Nancy Lesslie); Daughter, Mary Slaughter (Bruce); Grandson, Christopher Sexton (Marie); Granddaughter, Ashley Giannetti (Christopher); Grandson, Timothy Sexton (Taryn); Nephew, Matthew Winters (Denice); Niece, LaDonna Jackson (Sean) and six (6) Great grandchildren and four (4) Great nieces and nephews.Visitation and Service will be held on Friday Feb 23, 2024 at Mount Castle Turch Life Celebration Home, 4143 Dale Boulevard, Dale City, Va. Visitation will be held from 6pm-7pm and funeral service from 7pm-8pm. Burial will be done privately at Quantico National Cemetery.

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Julia Margo Coachman

Apr 25, 1940 - Feb 15, 2024

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Woodbridge, VA

Julia Margo Coachman (83) - passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2024, in Woodbridge,Virginia.Julia was born to the late Richard “Buddy” Davis and Catherine Margaret Britt-Davis on April 25,1940, in Chicago, Illinois. She was the first of three children; her youngest brother, RichardHarding Davis, and sister, Janet Margo Davis, preceded her in death. Julia also had severalchosen siblings; Lisa A. Sweeney, Joan Cook (deceased), Linda Sweeney-Cliff (deceased), andTony L. Sweeney (deceased).Julia spent her formative years on the far south side of Chicago; her family later moved toMorgan Park. She attended Chicago Public Schools in her early years and completed hereducation at Morgan Park High School.It was at the Chicago library where Julia met Harold Coachman. Harold and Julia wed in Marchof 1963, and from this union, two sons were born, Stephen Harold and Michael Cameron.Julia and Harold shared 43 years of marriage until Harold’s passing in July 2006. Julia tookimmense pride in her family, often boasting about the achievements of her husband and sons,all of whom served honorably in the United States Armed Forces. As life has it, the things thatbrought Julia happiness were self-employment, taking care of family, and providing an opendoor to others who needed care. Julia’s doors were always open to families in need.Following a significant chapter of her life, Julia relocated to Northern Virginia, where her sonMichael resided. Michael provided a welcoming and safe environment for Julia to thriveindependently. There, she found a welcoming community and continued her tradition ofoffering hospitality to her neighbors. Julia had a flair for fashion and considered herself aglamour girl. She was known for her jazzy and sassy style, always impeccably groomed fromhead to toe. Her signature bleach-blonde hair and meticulously designed firebird nailssymbolized her vibrant personality. Her love for accessorizing with bracelets and jewelry addedto her distinctive charm.Julia leaves to cherish her memories her sons; Stephen H. Coachman/Trisha Patton Coachmanand Michael C. Coachman/Nancy Bernard; nephew; Anthony Richard Harris, grandchildren;Courtney Cole, Erica Coachman, Kristopher Coachman, Elijah Coachman, and Joseph Coachman,sister; Lisa A Sweeney, great-grandchildren; Jalen Cole, and Taryn Makaylah Shelton, and a hostof relatives and friends. Noteworthy of mention - Danielle Coleman (Goddaughter), MarvinBailey (who was like a 3 rd son to Julia), Sharon Webb (who was a constant presence in her lifewhen she moved to Northern Virginia), and June Collins and Lauran Bibbs (who were her closestfriends). May Julia Coachman’s vibrant spirit and enduring legacy continue to inspire those whoknew and loved her.

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Koula Hainzer

Jun 12, 1956 - Feb 15, 2024

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Woodbridge, VA

Koula Hainzer, a cherished wife, mother, sister, grandmother and friend, passed away peacefully on February 15th, surrounded by her loving family. Born to the late George and Irene Katradis, Koula's life was a testament to her boldness for life, passion to serve others, and unwavering faith in Christ.Koula was predeceased by her beloved daughter, Irene. She leaves behind a legacy of love and devotion, survived by her husband and best friend, Eric Hainzer, who stood by her through every joy and challenge life presented. She was the proud mother of Steven Hainzer (Eva) and Joseph Hainzer (Kristen), and a doting Yia-Yia to Benjamin and Adeline all who will carry forward her spirit of kindness and generosity.Koula was also the loving sister of Nicholas Katradis (Alisa), and adored aunt to their two children George and Katie.A faithful Christian and devoted member of Heritage Baptist Church, Koula's faith guided her through life's trials and triumphs. As a local teacher, she inspired many young minds, instilling in them a love for learning and a sense of curiosity. Her encouraging spirit and unwavering belief in the goodness of people left a lasting impact on everyone she met.Koula's life was a reflection of her values—love, faith, and family. Her memory will be cherished and kept alive through the countless lives she touched.A memorial service will be held at Heritage Baptist Church, 14510 Spriggs Rd. Woodbridge, VA 22193 on February 27th where friends and family are invited to come together and celebrate Koula's remarkable life. Visitation will begin at 9:30 am followed by a service at 10:30 am. Interment will follow at Quantico National Cemetery, Triangle, VA 22172. Services are entrusted to Mountcastle Turch Funeral Home of Dale City, VA.Koula Hainzer will be deeply missed, but her spirit will forever remain in the hearts of those who loved her.

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Shirley H Verdi

Jul 01, 1933 - Feb 15, 2024

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Woodbridge, VA

Woodbridge, Virginia- Shirley H Verdi, 90, formerly of Springfield, passed peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, February 15th, 2024, at Tribute at The Glen. She was born on July 1, 1933, in Highland County, Virginia to parents Clarence and Edith (Arbogast) Hevener. Shirley had five sisters. Surviving are Dolly L Hanback and Mary S Splaun, both from Waynesboro, and Barbara J Rexrode of Churchville. Frances K Bennett and Ruby G Bennett are both deceased. She was married to Stephen J Verdi on August 2, 1952, and they were happily married for 35 years before Stephen’s passing in 1987. Shirley is survived by son, Michael J Verdi (Debbie) of Falling Waters WV and his children with Patricia; Jennifer A Verdi (Keith) of Falling Waters WV, Teresa A Hammond (Joseph) of Cumming GA and Anthony M Verdi (Samantha) of Inwood WV. She is also survived by son, Mark S Verdi (Lisa) and their children Kelly P Verdi of Tysons VA and Sara M Verdi of Manassas Park VA. She adored her 5 adult grandchildren and was also blessed with 3 beautiful great-grandchildren, Kathryne and Joey (children of Joseph and Teresa) and Paisley (daughter of Keith and Jennifer). Shirley was very active in her Kings Park community and with her place of worship, St John's Methodist Church in Springfield, for 55+ years. She worked in the Records Department at Northern Virginia Community College for 27 years, until she retired in 1999. She enjoyed her retirement as an avid bowler, shopper, traveler and worked tirelessly in her yard well into her 80’s. She adored seeing and spending time with her family and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her. Her family asks that she be remembered for the love and enthusiasm she brought to others in life, not the sadness of her passing. A service to celebrate Shirley’s life will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 22 at St John's Methodist Church, 5312 Backlick Road Springfield, VA., with a church reception to follow immediately after. Burial will be at Fairfax Memorial Park, 9900 Braddock Rd, Fairfax VA In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to the Dementia Society of America in Shirley’s name or to St John's Methodist Church, Springfield Virginia.

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