ACRC sadly notes the passing of several dear friends. All were active participants with the Arlington Republican Party, and each contributed greatly to the civic life of Arlington County. We shall treasure their memory for years to come. Our thoughts and prayers are with their families.
In memoriam 2012
The Hon. Hank Lampe - Republican state delegate (1969-71), retired business leader. ( Oct. 28, 2012.)
Notices: and Washington Post obituary
Articles: Sun Gazette news report, tribute and recap of 1969 election
Visitation: Thu., Nov. 8, 5-8 pm at Murphy Funeral Home, 4510 Wilson Blvd., Arlington (in Ballston - see map)
Services: Fri., Nov. 9, 11 am, at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 2609 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington (at Old Dominion Dr. - see map)
The Hon. Pat Echols - Republican state senator (1969-71), nominee for Attorney General (1973), retired lawyer. ( July 26, 2012.)
Ann Medlen - County Committee member and active volunteer, retired educator. ( Nov. 21, 2011.)
More information: TBA
Arlington Retired Teachers Scholarship Fund, c/o Cathy Eckbreth, 5409 - 36th Rd. N., Arlington, VA 22207;
Bob Stone - Former County Committee member, former Republican candidate for House of Delegates, federal official in Nixon and Ford Administrations. ( Oct. 16, 2010.)
Washington Post Notices:
Washington Post Services: Tue., Nov. 16, 11 am, at Calvary United Methodist Church, 2315 S. Grant St., Arlington.
Condolences: Joy S. George, Platte City, MO;
Chris Collins - Former County Committee member and communications aide to then-Gov. George Allen. ( Jan. 23, 2010.)
Notices: and Washington Post memorial site
Services: Mon., Feb. 1, 10:30 am, at Cathedral of St. Thomas More, Arlington, followed by reception at Knights of Columbus, Arlington.
Condolences: Susan Collins, 965 Patrick Henry Dr., Arlington, VA 22205; susan.collins20 [at] verizon [dot] net; or online
Lawona (Randy) Spencer - Former president and longtime active member of the Arlington Republican Women's Club. ( Jan. 18, 2010.)
Notices: Dignity Memorial and
Washington Post Articles:
Washington Post Services: Tue., Jan. 26, 2 pm, at Arlington Funeral Home. Interment on Thu., Feb. 4, at Arlington National Cemetery.
Condolences: Mr. Loren Spencer, 4105 - 27th St. N.,
Arlington, VA 22207, or online
The Hon. Kenneth Haggerty - Republican member of the County Board (1965-73), former president of Arlington Hospital, retired dentist. ( April 3, 2009.)
Washington Post Articles: and Arlington Sun Gazette
Washington Post Funeral mass: Wed., Apr. 8, 12 noon, at St. Agnes Catholic Church, Arlington.
Condolences: Mrs. Penny Haggerty, 3505 N. Valley St.,
Arlington, VA 22207, or online
Memorial gifts: Operation Smile, 6435 Tidewater Dr., Norfolk, VA 23509 (or online); Catholic Charities of Arlington, 200 N. Glebe Rd. #506, Arlington, VA 22203 (or online); or charity of choice
Jack Hilton - County Committee member and precinct captain, retired U.S. Navy captain. ( May 18, 2008.)
Articles: Naval career
Funeral: Wed., Aug. 13, 9 am, at Old Post Chapel, Fort Myer, followed by interment at Arlington National Cemetery ( see details).
Reception: Wed., Aug. 13, at Fort Myer Officers' Club (following interment, approx. 11 am)
Condolences: Jeff Hilton ()
Memorial gifts: Capital Hospice, 6565 Arlngton Blvd. #500, Falls Church, VA 22042, or online.
Frances Finta - County Committee member and volunteer, president of the Arlington County Civic Federation, former Republican candidate for County Board, retired educator. ( June 19, 2008.)
Washington Post Articles: , Arlington Connection (news), Arlington Sun Gazette (profile); Arlington Sun Gazette Arlington Civic Federation
Funeral mass: Fri., June 27, 10 am, at St. Agnes Catholic Church, Arlington, followed by interment at Columbia Gardens, Arlington
Reception: Fri., June 27, at St. Agnes Church (following mass and interment, approx. 12:30 pm)
Condolences: Finta family, c/o Susan Phillips, 3317 - 23rd St. N., Arlington, VA 22201, or online
Memorial gifts: Arlington Retired Teachers Scholarship Fund, c/o Ann Medlen, 5920 - 9th St. N., Arlington, VA 22205.
The Hon. Joel Broyhill - former Republican member of Congress. ( Sep. 24, 2006.)
Articles: , Washington Post and Washington Examiner
Arlington Sun Gazette Notice:
Washington Post Funeral service: Fri., Sep. 29, 11 am at Resurrection Lutheran Church, Arlington.
Condolences: Online or c/o Jeanne Broyhill, 2816 N. Jefferson St., Arlington, VA 22207
Memorial gifts: Culpepper Garden, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington, VA 22203. (This is a low-income elderly independent and assisted-living facility; see more information.)
Emily Reynolds - wife of County Committee member Frank Reynolds.
Memorial service: Thu., May 25, 7 pm, at St. George's Episcopal Church, Arlington.
Condolences: Mr. Frank Reynolds, 305 N. Manchester St., Arlington, VA 22203
The Hon. Leslie Phillips - former Republican member of the County Board. ( Apr. 27, 2006.)
Lee Chavet - former County Committee member and Republican Women's Club president. ( Apr. 3, 2006.)
Beaufort Gazette Condolences: Mrs. Lee Cruikshank, 16 Fraser St., Beaufort, SC 29907
Services: Wed., Apr. 19, 2 pm, at Arlington National Cemetery
Rosemary Gilead - County Committee member and dedicated volunteer. ( March 11, 2006.)
Washington Post Condolences: The Gilead family, c/o 1608 N. Utah St., Arlington, VA 22207 or online
Memorial gifts: Gold Star Wives of America, P.O. Box 361986, Birmingham, AL 35236 or www.GoldStarWives.org
Halvor Ekern - former County chairman, former Republican candidate for House of Delegates, and former Arlington County Taxpayers Assn. president. ( March 9, 2006.)
Washington Post Memorial service: - Tue., Apr. 11, 9 am, at Post Chapel, Fort Myer.
Condolences: Mrs. Margaret Ekern, 3619 N. Peary St., Arlington, VA 22207 or online
Eugene Iwanciw - former County Committee member, former Republican Congressional staff member, and former president of the Arlington Optimist Club and Inter-Service Club Council. ( Feb. 25, 2006.)
Notices: and Sun Gazette Washington Post ( article and notice)
Memorial service: Sat., Apr. 1, 10:30 am, at Walker Chapel, Arlington.
Condolences: The Iwanciw family, 85 Meyersville Rd., Chatham, NJ 07928 or online
Memorial gifts: Ukrainian Museum, 222 E. 6th St., New York, NY 10003 or www.UkrainianMuseum.org
Donald Cournoyer - former County Committee member and volunteer. ( Feb. 24, 2006.)
Washington Post Condolences: Mrs. Martha Cournoyer, 2318 N. Kenmore St., Arlington, VA 22201 or online
Memorial gifts: American Heart Association, 7203 Poplar St., Annandale, VA 22003 or www.AmericanHeart.org