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Ronald Dennis Rusnak

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GAINESVILLE – A service to celebrate the life of Ronald "Rus" Dennis Rusnak, 71, of Gainesville, VA will be held on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Greenhill Winery and Vineyard, in Middleburg. The family will receive friends and family from 1:00 until 4:00 p.m.

Rus passed away at home on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. He was born April 10, 1946 in Ft Dodge, Iowa to the late Stephen Rusnak and Alvina Nekvinda Rusnak. He served his country during the Vietnam War in the US Army where he was assigned to the Radio Research Division. During this time he received the Bronze Star Metal for valor in the face of adversity. After returning home from the war he was stationed at Vint Hill Farm where he met his wife Barbara Fletcher Rusnak. After they wed in 1972, he began a 36 year career as a Rural Letter Carrier with the USPS.

Rus is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Barbara Fletcher Rusnak; children, Catherine "Kate" Rusnak of Sterling and Ryan Douglas Rusnak (Kirby) of San Diego; brothers, Bruce (Marie) and Kevin (Donald) Rusnak; sister Patricia Rusnak Cameron (Thomas); 13 nieces and nephews, and 4 grand nieces and nephews.

Rus loved his family, friends, and making sure everyone was taken care of. He was an avid Washington, D.C. sports fan and was dedicated to the Virginia Tech Hokies. He loved to share stories of adventures with his family and friends and was proud of the many successes of his children, Kate and Ryan. Rus was a truly happy man.

The family would like to thank all of the support received so far from family, friends, and neighbors during this unexpected time.

Norma Kathleen Davis

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Norma Kathleen Davis, age 73, of Manassas, Virginia passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at her residence.

She was born on November 17, 1943 in Staunton, Virginia the daughter of the late Kent C. and Thelma (Ramsey) Ryder.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton Dail Davis, Sr.

Survivors include her children, Curtis Davis, Debra Jamerson, Kenneth Davis and Clifton Davis, Jr; nine siblings, Mary Bowen, David Ryder, Gary Ryder, Mike Ryder, Diane Vannoy, Ray Ryder, Nelson Ryder, Timothy Ryder, Kent Ryder; 12 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren

The family will receive friends from 4:00-7:00PM Sunday, August 20, 2017 at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center Street, Manassas, Virginia where funeral services will be held at 9:00 AM Monday, August 21, 2017 with Pastor Kenneth Woods officiating. Interment will follow at Stonewall Memory Gardens.

Norma Kathleen Davis

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Norma Kathleen Davis, age 73, of Manassas, Virginia passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at her residence.

She was born on November 17, 1943 in Staunton, Virginia the daughter of the late Kent C. and Thelma (Ramsey) Ryder.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton Dail Davis, Sr.

Survivors include her children, Curtis Davis, Debra Jamerson, Kenneth Davis and Clifton Davis, Jr; nine siblings, Mary Bowen, David Ryder, Gary Ryder, Mike Ryder, Diane Vannoy, Ray Ryder, Nelson Ryder, Timothy Ryder, Kent Ryder; 12 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren

The family will receive friends from 4:00-7:00PM Sunday, August 20, 2017 at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center Street, Manassas, Virginia where funeral services will be held at 9:00 AM Monday, August 21, 2017 with Pastor Kenneth Woods officiating. Interment will follow at Stonewall Memory Gardens.

Norma Kathleen Davis

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Norma Kathleen Davis, age 73, of Manassas, Virginia passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at her residence.

She was born on November 17, 1943 in Staunton, Virginia the daughter of the late Kent C. and Thelma (Ramsey) Ryder.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton Dail Davis, Sr.

Survivors include her children, Curtis Davis, Debra Jamerson, Kenneth Davis and Clifton Davis, Jr; nine siblings, Mary Bowen, David Ryder, Gary Ryder, Mike Ryder, Diane Vannoy, Ray Ryder, Nelson Ryder, Timothy Ryder, Kent Ryder; 12 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren

The family will receive friends from 4:00-7:00PM Sunday, August 20, 2017 at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center Street, Manassas, Virginia where funeral services will be held at 9:00 AM Monday, August 21, 2017 with Pastor Kenneth Woods officiating. Interment will follow at Stonewall Memory Gardens.

Wayne Mitchell Stewart

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Wayne Mitchell Stewart, age 80, of Woodbridge, Virginia passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at his residence.

He was born on July 19, 1937 in Alexandria, Virginia the son of the late Rupert M. and Mary (Davis) Stewart. He retired as an insurance claims adjuster. He loved the outdoors.

Survivors include his loving wife, Delores F. Stewart; four children, Sherry Davis and husband Rick of Manassas, VA, Lori Hamilton of Dumfries, VA,
Teri Hall and husband Kevin of San Clemente, CA, Kelly Thomas of Woodbridge, VA; three brothers, George Stewart, Gerald Stewart, Ronald Stewart; five grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 4:00PM Friday, August 18, 2017 at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center Street, Manassas, VA with Rev. Dr. Billy G. Tatum officiating.

Wayne Mitchell Stewart

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Wayne Mitchell Stewart, age 80, of Woodbridge, Virginia passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at his residence.

He was born on July 19, 1937 in Alexandria, Virginia the son of the late Rupert M. and Mary (Davis) Stewart. He retired as an insurance claims adjuster. He loved the outdoors.

Survivors include his loving wife, Delores F. Stewart; four children, Sherry Davis and husband Rick of Manassas, VA, Lori Hamilton of Dumfries, VA,
Teri Hall and husband Kevin of San Clemente, CA, Kelly Thomas of Woodbridge, VA; three brothers, George Stewart, Gerald Stewart, Ronald Stewart; five grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 4:00PM Friday, August 18, 2017 at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center Street, Manassas, VA with Rev. Dr. Billy G. Tatum officiating.

Wayne Mitchell Stewart

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Wayne Mitchell Stewart, age 80, of Woodbridge, Virginia passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at his residence.

He was born on July 19, 1937 in Alexandria, Virginia the son of the late Rupert M. and Mary (Davis) Stewart. He retired as an insurance claims adjuster. He loved the outdoors.

Survivors include his loving wife, Delores F. Stewart; four children, Sherry Davis and husband Rick of Manassas, VA, Lori Hamilton of Dumfries, VA,
Teri Hall and husband Kevin of San Clemente, CA, Kelly Thomas of Woodbridge, VA; three brothers, George Stewart, Gerald Stewart, Ronald Stewart; five grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 4:00PM Friday, August 18, 2017 at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center Street, Manassas, VA with Rev. Dr. Billy G. Tatum officiating.

Raymond Colas

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Ray Colas of Manassas, VA, passed away on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. Ray is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Marty, and their 3 sons, Greg, Tim, and Todd; his two sisters, Barbara Rager and Patricia Oviatt.
Ray was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Raymond and Esther Colas, his oldest son, Marvin Colas, and his brother Rev. Ralph Colas.

Ray’s distinguished and accomplished career as an IBM Engineer spanned over 30 years. After his retirement, Ray and Marty loved to travel to the beach, and Ray pursued his passions for golf, woodworking, hunting, and fishing. Ray was an insatiable reader, and he and Marty frequently made visits to the local library with stacks of novels.

Ray was affectionately known as “Pop” to his 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Pop took extreme pride in each member of his large family and closely followed the endeavors and life paths of each. He adored their visits always greeting each with a big hug and kind word. During his life, Pop was well-known for doting on and spoiling his numerous pets, especially his most recent dog “Jessie.”

Ray was a very kind man and a friend to all who knew him, and he was a true loving and faithful husband to Marty during their very blessed 61 year marriage.

The family will receive visitors on Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. at Baker-Post Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 10001 Nokesville Road, Manassas, VA. A memorial service will begin at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Todd Tennant officiating.

Inurnment will immediately follow in Stonewall Memory Gardens, Manassas, Virginia.

Memorial contributions may take the form of a donation to Prince William SPCA at www.pwspca.org
Please sign the guestbook at www.bakerpostfh.com.