We grieve for anyone’s loss and we wish to let everyone know when one of our neighbors passes. This section of the post is here for all of the citizens to announce the passing of a loved one and to post instructions on how to honor them or attend their service. Please send your notice to: along with a PDF copy of the death certificate and we will post your notice here.

Recent Passing’s


Ed Strait, 88

1924 – November 2012

A highly respected and involved civic activist in the City of Falls Church since he moved here in 1958, died after a brief illness on Monday November 17th. Residing at the Goodwin House in Bailey’s Crossroads for the last four years he remained involved in community activities.

Members of Mr Strait’s family were headed to Falls Church but there is as yet no plans for memorial events.


Martin L. Cigledy, 83

April 10, 1929 – September 11, 2012

Obituary:  A 1947 graduate of Yorktown High School. Martin lived in Falls Church for 46 years until moving to Spring, Texas to be by his daughter.

A Navy veteran from the Korean War who worked at the Naval Research Lab in Washington. He liked to travel, study the Civil War history. He was an active volunteer in community and volunteered for many groups.

He is survived by his two children, Mike and Lauren and four grandchildren, Aaron, Casey, Kristen, and Marcus.

Burial arrangements under the direction of National Memorial Park.

Bella Greenberg, 95

On Monday, July 30, 2012 of Falls Church, VA. Beloved wife of the late Sidney Greenberg; devoted mother of Debbie (Clark) Rogers and Morey (Tobey) Greenberg; cherished grandmother of Michael (Gisele), Jonathan (Joanne), Adina (Daniel), Shira, Jay; and five great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, July 31 at 12 noon at King David Memorial Gardens, Falls Church, VA. The family will be observing Shiva at the residence of Morey and Tobey Greenberg Tuesday and Wednesday and at the residence of Debbie and Clark Rogers Thursday through Monday. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or AMIT. Arrangements by HINES-RINALDI FUNERAL HOME, INC. under Jewish Funeral Practices Committee of Greater Washington Contract.


Friday, August 31 – 12:00 PM – King David Memorial Gardens

7482 Lee Highway Falls Church, VA 22042 – For More Information Call (703) 560-4400


Paridokht Khosravani, 89,
June 15, 1923 –  July 29, 2012.
Paridokht was a resident of Falls Church, Virginia.

Service InformationFuneral Service Tuesday, July 31, 2012 10:00am National Funeral Home 7482 Lee Highway Falls Church, VA 22042.




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