Obituaries for Monday, October 22, 2001

Aletha A. Caterino

Aletha A. “Dolly” Caterino, 70, of Manassas, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2001, at Prince William Hospital, Manassas.

She was born in Boston, the daughter of the late N. Edward Caterino Sr. and Leona A. Caterino. She was a resident of Potomac Place Adult Residence in Woodbridge before moving to Annaburg Manor in Manassas.

She lived in Massachusetts before moving to Virginia in 1972. She was a client of the INSIGHT program with the ARC of Greater Prince William County for many years. She was employed in various programs sponsored by the ARC, and enjoyed ARC-sponsored social activities. She was active in the Special Olympics prior to her retirement.

She is survived by her three sisters, Phyllis A. Cusimano of Wells, Maine, Loretta M. Caterino of New Boston, N.H., and Jeannie Higgerson of Dover, N.H.; a brother, N. Edward Caterino Jr. of Lowell, Mass.; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 8006 Centreville Road, Manassas.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to INSIGHT, Inc., 13505 Hillendale Drive, Woodbridge, VA 22193, Attn. Cynthia Garnett.

Mountcastle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Eula P. Frye

Eula Peggy Frye, 78, of Midland, died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2001, at her home.

She was born Feb. 25, 1923, in Manchester, Ky., the daughter of the late Joel and Maude May Creech Garrett. She was a former waitress at 3 Chefs Restaurant in Annandale and was a member of Ramoth Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Eugene Frye, and a daughter, Jean Peacher.

She is survived by a son, Charles W. Frye of Stafford; a daughter, Shirley Lee Asbury of Midland; four sisters, Ada Rocha of lanham, Md., Edith Thomas of Alexandria, Edith Jones of Stewart, Fla., and Lillian Holstien of Dumfries; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family will recieve friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Mullins & Thompson Stafford Chapel. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ramoth Baptist Church, the Rev. M. Paige Bowman officiating. Interment will follow at Catlett Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mary Washington Hos-pice, 2217 Princess Anne St., Suite 002-1, Fredericksburg, VA 22401.

Estelle Romanchak

Estelle Romanchak, 92, of Haymarket, died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2001, at Prince William Hospital, Manassas.

She was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church in Brick Town, N.J., and All Saints Catholic Church in Manassas. She was a first-grade teacher in Jersey City, where she taught mostly at School No. 27, retiring after 35 years of service in 1973.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 27 years, John Romanchak.

She is survived by one niece, Carolyn Wyrsch of Haymarket; one nephew, Dr. Gilbert Irwin of Manassas; six grandnieces; and two grandnephews.

The family will receive friends from 8:30 to 9 a.m. Saturday at Brown Fuenral Home, 267 Centre St., Nutley, N.J. A funeral Mass will be offered at 9:30 a.m. at St. Marys Catholic Church, Nutley, the Rev. Hubba officiating. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, N.J.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be amde to the Medical Missionaries, c/o Dr. Gilbert Irwin, 9590 Surveyor Court, Manassas, VA 20110.

Price Funeral Home, 9609 Center St., Manassas, is in charge of local arrangements.

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