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Timothy Eugene Krial Jr.

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Timothy Eugene Krial, JR, age 74 of Manassas, VA died at Novant Health Prince William Medical Center on Saturday, October 14, 2017.

He was born in Washington, DC on February 25, 1943 son of the late Timothy Eugene Krial, SR and Edith Louise Keller Krial. He was a retired Diesel Mechanic for Metro.

Survivors include his loving wife of 55 years Betty Lou Krial; his sons Tommy Krial and wife Traci and Ricky Krial and fiancé Jennifer; his brothers and sisters Kathy Wolfrey, Darin Krial, Larry Krial, Mark Krial, Janet Krial, Lisa Krial and Brenda Cecil; a niece Rebecca Wolfrey, 3 grandchildren Chelsea Krial, Christopher Liecht and LouAnn Mayeres and 2 great grandchildren Dexter and Liana.

The family will receive friends at Pierce Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 9609 Center Street, Manassas, VA on Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 6-8 PM where funeral services will be held on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 10:00 AM. Interment Woodbine Cemetery.

Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the American Lung Association.

John Kenneth Holtzman

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John Kenneth Holtzman, 61 of Stafford VA died at Virginia Hospital Center on Friday, October 13, 2017. He was born in the District of Columbia on February 16, 1956 to the late John and Hallie Snyder Holtzman.

John was a truck driver by trade, and in his spare time he enjoyed fishing, watching NASCAR and watching college football “ROLL TIDE”. His true passion in life was being a devoted family man to wife, children, and grandchildren.

He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Brenda; cherished by his daughter, Christina Hillmon (Sam), and sons, John Michael (Irene) and Kevin . He also leaves to cherish his memory, his 7 grandchildren, Victoria, Isaiah, John, Aden, Anaya, Kyra, and Jaida.

A memorial gathering will be held at Mountcastle Turch Funeral Home, 4143 Dale Blvd., Dale City VA 22193 on Friday, October 20th, 2017 from 2-4pm. Interment will be private. Arrangements are entrusted into the care of Mountcastle Turch Funeral Home.

Dianne Elizabeth Parisi

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Dianne Elizabeth (Thibodeau) Parisi, 69, passed away unexpectedly at her Bristow home on Friday, October 13, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Salvatore Parisi. Born in October 15, 1947, Diane was the dear daughter of the late Joseph & Doris Thibodeau. She was raised and educated in Rhode Island. She graduated from the University of Rhode Island.

Dianne was a research analyst for many years for the CIA until her retirement. She enjoyed working as a volunteer at the Prince William Hospital Thrift Center. When not working, she found joy in reading, traveling and the cherished times spent with family.

In addition to her husband Salvatore, with whom she shared 33 years of marriage she is survived by her daughters, Wendy Aurentz and her husband Craig, Kristin Brittigan and her husband Rob; six grandchildren, Robbie, Zachary, Corey, Kiersten, Renee and Hailey; a sister, Gail Bowers and her husband Gary. She was predeceased by her son, Brian.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18, at Pierce Funeral Home in Manassas, VA. Diane’s funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, October 19 at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be sent to her nephew, a cancer survivor Ben Goodhue, c/o 9052 Raging Water Drive, Bristow VA 20136.

Lloyd "Gene" Griffin Sr.

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Lloyd E. “Gene” Griffin, Sr., age 79 of Bristow, Virginia, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 13, 2017.

Born and raised in Shelley, Idaho, a longtime resident of Virginia, he was a retired welder and former owner of Park Place Restaurant. He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, 3 brothers and a sister.

Survivors include daughter, DeeDee Schaeffer and her companion, Jon Knight, of Bristow; two sons, Jeff Sirk, Sr. and wife Darla of Waynesboro, PA. and Lloyd “Gene” Griffin, Jr. and his companion, Monica Castro, of Bristow, Virginia; 13 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and two brothers, Tolvin Griffin of Ashburn and Edgbert Griffin of Colorado.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, October17, 2017, at Pierce Funeral Home, Manassas.

A Service will be held at 9:30 Wednesday at the funeral home with interment to follow in Little Georgetown Cemetery in The Plains.

Elaine Ann Ahern

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Elaine Ann Ahern, age 70 of Manassas, VA died on Friday, October 13, 2017 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. She is survived by her loving husband Michael F. Ahern; her sons Sean D. Ahern and wife Jennifer and Kevin C. Ahern and wife Alison; one sister Rosann Vitti and her six grandchildren Christopher, Michael, Jonathan, Daniel, Eden and Levi. The family will receive friends at Pierce Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 9609 Center Street, Manassas, VA on Friday, October 20, 2017 from 7-9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 10:30 AM in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 12975 Purcell Road, Manassas, VA 20112. Interment at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggest that memorial contributions be made to Catholic Charities of the Arlington Diocese.

Carol Ann Wood

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Carol Ann Wood, age 60, of Herndon, VA passed away Monday, October 9, 2017 at the Dulles Health and Rehab Center.

She was born on September 5, 1957 in Washington, DC the daughter of the late Clair and Genevieve (Snyder) Shaffer.

Carol was a kind-hearted woman that enjoyed helping anyone that asked for it. Her attention to detail was unmatched and could plan any event or party that she was tasked with. She especially enjoyed gardening, harvesting tomatoes from her tomato plants, and finding new recipes to try in the kitchen. Carol’s children meant the world to her and she would do anything for them. She was an endearing woman with a contagious laugh that will truly be missed.

Survivors include her two daughters, Nicole Wood of Johns Island, SC and Katlin Wood of Manassas Park, VA.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00AM Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center Street, Manassas, Virginia.

Mary Virginia Staggs

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Mary Virginia Staggs,age 75 of Manassas, VA died on Friday, October 13, 2017 at VCU Medical Center in Richmond.

Mary was born on September 15, 1942 to Robert Lee Varner, SR and Dorothy Woodhouse Varner.

She was a member of the Manassas Baptist Church Choir and Manassas Chorale.

She was preceded in death by her husband Claude Wilkerson Staggs, JR. and is survived by her brother Robert L. Varner, JR and his wife Becky; a niece Amy Smith and husband Peter; a nephew Robert L. Varner, III and wife Elizabeth and their children Zachary and Adam Smith and Charlotte, Owen and Emily Varner.

The family will receive friends at Pierce Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 9609 Center St. Manassas, VA on Tuesday, October 17,2017 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. Funeral services will be held at Manassas Baptist Church, 8730 Sudley Road, Manassas, VA on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 10:30 AM. Interment Stonewall Memory Gardens.

Wilma Jean Lane

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WILMA JEAN LANE
May 14, 1938 – October 13, 2017

Wilma Jean Buchanan Lane, age 79 of Manassas, VA died at her residence on Friday, October 13, 2017.

She was born on May 14, 1938 in Dickenson County, VA, daughter of the late John Roy Buchanan and Lina Mae Webb Buchanan

She was a loving Mom to her daughter, Diane Lane Stallard and husband David and her son, Joe Frankie Lane and wife Donna; Devoted Mamaw to her Grandchildren Joseph, Jonathan, Amanda and Joshua; Cherished Great Mamaw to her Great-Grandchildren Charlotte and Camden.

The family will receive friends at Pierce Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 9609 Center Street, Manassas, Virginia on Monday, October 16, 2017 from 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Mullins Funeral Home, 210 Dickenson Highway, Clintwood Virginia 24228. Interment will take place at Jett Dotson Cemetery at Clintwood Virginia.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in the memory of Wilma Jean Buchanan Lane to Capital Caring Hospice, 2900 Telestar Court, Falls Church VA 22042 or online https://secure2.convio.net/cc1/site/Donation2;jsessionid=00000000.app263a?idb=1327202118&DONATION_LEVEL_ID_SELECTED=1&df_id=1800&mfc_pref=T&1800.donation=form1&NONCE_TOKEN=A9B95931962AD9F8C437B3C857ED77AB&idb=0.

Roy Wesley Walton

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Roy W. Walton of Bruce, West Virginia died Thursday October 11, 2017 at his home in Dale City, Virginia, surrounded by his loving family. He was 87. He was predeceased by his grandchild, Maria Batt. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Vincenza Walton; his children, Pearl Angela and Christopher Smith, Patti and David Ballard, Roy Walton; 12 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Dale City, Virginia.
Roy Walton was born June 20, 1930 near Mt. Nebo, West Virginia, the tenth of nineteen children of Ottie Earl Walton and Icie Pearl Walton (Humphries). He joined the U.S. Army in 1948 becoming a communications specialist. He rose steadily through the ranks to Master Sergeant with tours in Germany, Italy (where he met and married his wife), Turkey, Korea, and Vietnam. He retired after 20 years and settled in Dale City, Virginia. He worked for the U.S. Post Office for 22 years in Merrifield and Occoquan, Virginia. After retirement, he volunteered at the Occoquan Museum.
Roy loved languages, was fluent in German, Italian, conversant in three other languages, and a master of dry humor laced with puns. He enjoyed crossword puzzles, card games, country music, family reunions in Summersville, West Virginia, red wine, traveling frequently to Italy, and spending time with his grandchildren and great-children.
The family extends a heartfelt thanks to the numerous home-care staff over the last ten months during Roy’s in-home hospice care. Their extraordinary and kind care given to Roy and Vincenza is much appreciated by the family. The family will receive friends during visiting hours at the Mountcastle-Turch Funeral Home from 6pm-8pm on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 4143 Dale Blvd, Dale City, VA 22193. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on October 17, 2017 at 10:30am at Holy Family Church, 14160 Ferndale Road, Dale City, 22193. Burial will be in Pohick Church Cemetery, 9301 Richmond Hwy, Lorton, VA 22079 following the funeral Mass.