February 9, 2001
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, 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, 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 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