Obituaries 02-09-01



February 9, 2001

Philip Ruckert

Philip Ruckert, 66, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001 at Potomac Hospital.

He was a retired plumber.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Ruckert of Manassas; one step-daughter

and son-in-law, Karen and Rick Dawson of Remington; three grandchildren,

Laura, Jessica and Kara Murray of Remington.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Quantico National

Cemetery. The funeral procession will be leaving Blasius-Baker Funeral Home,

9320 West St., Manassas, at 10 a.m..

Arthur Seltman

Arthur Seltman, 80, of Alexandria, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001 at Hospice

of Northern Virginia, Arlington.

He had retired from the British Foreign Office and had taught at Northern

Virginia Community College. He was an expert in ancient and medieval coins.

Survivors include his wife, Nathalie Seltman; two children, Charles

Seltman and his wife, Kathryn, of Manassas, and Isabel Seltman of Arlington;

one sister-in-law, Mary Obaidy of Manassas; and two grandchildren, Timothy

Seltman and Stephanie Seltman.

A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Price Funeral Home,

9609 Center St., Manassas with the Rev. Rick Lord officiating. Interment

will be private.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take form of contributions

to American Friends of Cambridge University, 708 Third Ave., 14th Floor,

New York, N.Y. 10017 or Halquist Memorial Hospice Center, 4715 N. 15th St.,

Arlington, VA 22205 in memory of Arthur John Seltman.

Edith Dye

Edith Dye, 84, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001 at Prince William Hospital,


She is predeceased by one sister, Ethel Booher; one son, Dale Dye; one

grandson, Timothy Barnette; and one granddaughter, Ethlyn Maxey.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Dye of Haymarket; two daughters,

Shelvia Barnette of Haymarket, Lyhnna Brown of Front Royal; two sons, Henry

Dye of Ringo, La., and Scott Dye of Haymarket; one sister, Annie Mitchell

of Mendota; three brothers, Ottis Bays, Ralph Bays and William Bays of Bristol;

seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Saturday at The Little River Baptist

Church, 40385 Braddock Road, Aldie. Services will follow at 11 a.m.

Damon Tyrrell

Damon Tyrrell Jr., 87, of Alexandria, VA died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2001

at his home.

Tyrrell retired from E.I. Dupont in 1974 after 44 years of service and

had served as chief of Port Reading Fire Department and as an Eagle Scout.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Madelyn Tyrrell; one son, William

Tyrrell Sr., and his wife, Nancy C. Tyrrell, of Fairfax Station; and two

grandchildren, Dr. William Tyrrell Jr., and his wife, Jennifer Tyrrell,

of Vienna, and Timothy Tyrrell and his wife Christina Tyrrell, of Manassas.

The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Price Funeral

Home, 9609 Center St., Manassas. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Saturday

at St. John’s of Centreville, 5649 Mt. Gilead Road, Centreville, with the

Rev. Dr. Howard F. Kempsell Jr. officiating. Interment will follow in the

church cemetery.




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