Obituaries for Wednesday, May 29, 2002

Nestor A. Cruz

Nestor Alberto Cruz, 30, of Springfield, died Saturday, May 25, 2002, at Fairfax Hospital as a result of injuries sustained from a motorcycle accident.

A resident of Northern Virginia for more than 15 years, he was an auto mechanic for Don Beyer Volvo of Falls Church.

Survivors include his wife, Rosa Marquina-Cruz of the home; one daughter, Laura E. Cruz, also of the home; his parents, Ramone and Leopoldina Cruz of Nicaragua; one brother, Juan Cruz of Nicaragua; one sister, Janet Cruz of Nicaragua; and his grandmother, Esperancza Cruz of Nicaragua; and one sister, Marivel Cruz of Spain.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Mountcastle Funeral Home, 4143 Dale Blvd., Dale City, with a prayer service at 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 a.m. Friday at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 8710 Mount Vernon Highway, Alexandria, with the Rev. Villalta officiating. Burial will follow at Pohick Cemetery.

Edith V. Gallahan

Edith Vivian Gallahan, 68, of Stafford, died Monday, May 27, 2002, at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg.

He was a dry cleaner at Quantico Marine Corps base.

Survivors include her husband, Ernest L. Gallahan; three daughters, Janet Hilton and Linda Durrance, both of Stafford, and Kathy Hall of Arvada, Colo.; four sisters, Lillian Talley of Cape May, N.J., Kelsie Jung of Milwaukee, Wis., Katherine Bolognese of Quantico and Anna Roles of Reedsville; three brothers, Robert Dickerson of Stafford, Lindsey Dickerson of Sparta and John Dickerson of Orange County; three grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Mullins & Thompson Stafford chapel, where services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Mark A. Miller officiating. Burial will follow at Ebenezer Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Rappahannock Chapter, P.O. Box 1385, Fredericksburg, VA 22402; or the American Heart Association, Memorials and Tributes Processing Center, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058.

Marvin L. Kennaugh Sr.

Marvin Lee Kennaugh Sr., 73, of Alexandria, died Saturday, May 25, 2002, at Sudley Manor House, Manassas.

He graduated from Dixon High School in Dixon, Ill., in June 1946, and from the U.S. Army Engineer Topographical Survey School at Ft. Belvoir in April 1947. He entered the Army on Sept. 3, 1946, at Ft. Sheridan in Chicago.

He served at numerous stateside posts, including Ft. Belvoir, and overseas in Japan, the Philippines, Korea, Germany, Thailand and Vietnam. He retired as a master sergeant on Aug. 31, 1973. During his service, he was awarded the Bronze Star, two Joint Service Commendation medals and three Army Commendation medals.

After the military, he worked for the U.S. Department of the Army, Enlisted Personnel Management Directorate, Federal Civil Service from Oct. 17, 1976, until his retirement on May 31, 1994.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Soledad “Choly” Pinano Kennaugh on Nov. 18, 1995.

Survivors include three sons, Dennis L. Kennaugh of Venice, Fla., Scott L. Kennaugh of Haymarket and Marvin L. Kennaugh Jr. of Centreville; one brother, John H. Kennaugh of Grand Rapids, Mich.; and six grandchildren, Cecelia Hyslop, Ryan Kennaugh, Stephanie Kennaugh, Taylor Kennaugh, Jonathan Kennaugh, and Matthew Kennaugh.

The family will receive friends form 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Price Funeral Home, 9609 Center St., Manassas. Services will be held 3 p.m. June 26 at Ft. Myer Old Post Chapel, Arlington. Inurnment will follow at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 699, Vienna, VA 22183-0699.

Earle “Butch” S. White

Earle “Butch” Stanley White, 57, of Fredericksburg, died Monday, May 27, 2002, at his home.

He was a surveyor for Pat Harris Russ Associates. He was a member of Peace United Methodist Church, Moose Lodge 1655 in Fredericksburg, a charter member of the Eagles Lodge in Fredericksburg, and a lifetime member of the Chancellor Volunteer Fire Department.

Survivors include his wife, Wilma Jean White of Fredericksburg; one son, Raymond Earl Milton White of Fredericksburg; five stepdaughters, Tina Thomas Kolodziej of Spotsylvania, Teresa Anderson of Dale City, Kimberly Crawn of Dayton, Martha Fridley of Greenville and Sharon Reed of West Virginia; two stepsons, Calvin Ray Shifflett Jr. of Harrisonburg and Brian O’Neil Shifflett of Elton; four sisters, Lorraine Forness of Arlington, Loretta Hicks of Dumfries, Pat Punke of Woodbridge and Roberta Richards of Georgia; one brother, Jack White of Boston; and 13 grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8 p.m. with a Moose service at 8 p.m. at Mullins & Thompson Fredericksburg Chapel, where services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Barry Throckmorton officiating. Burial will follow at Bacon Race Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society, 9345 Canvasback Court, Port Royal, VA 22535; or Mary Washington Hospice, 2300 Fall Hill Ave., Fredericksburg, VA 22401.

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