Alex J. Salustri of Locust Grove, VA, went to be with his Lord on Christmas morning 2019. He went Home peacefully from his home surrounded by his loving family. Alex was born in Yonkers, New York on January 23, 1926 to Davide J. Salustri and Genevieve de Trieste. Alex is survived by his wife of 63 years, Madeline Pagano Salustri, sister Helen Cellio, daughter Stephanie (Carmine) D'Onofrio, son Alex J. Salustri Jr. (Becky), daughter Nancy Vasi, grandchildren Carmela and Elia D'Onofrio, Rebecca and Adrian Salustri, and Loretta and Genevieve Vasi, and many nieces and nephews. Brothers John and Aldo Salustri and sister Louise Piltz predeceased him. Alex was a graduate of Yonkers, NY public schools and the Mechanics Institute in New York City. After his graduation he was employed as a senior draftsman. He served in the Army in the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division in Germany during WWII. After his military service, he established his own business as a monument designer and letter cutter from 1948 until his retirement in 1991. He subcontracted to Ferncliff Cemetery and Mausoleum in Tarrytown NY, and St. John the Divine Cathedral in New York City. He was commissioned to design the monuments of celebrities including Judy Garland and Ed Sullivan. Alex was an artist, musician, inventor, and wood worker. In his home in Connecticut he designed and built a nationally celebrated "Miniature Train Room". Everywhere he lived (Hawthorne, NY, Milford, CT, Delray Beach, FL and Locust Grove, VA), he was involved in civic and service organizations. For over 40 years he was devoted to the Boy Scouts of America as a leader and as Scouting Commissioner in Westchester County, NY. At the Lake of the Woods, he was an active member of LOW Church, the Veterans Club, Lions Club, AARP 5239, and LOWLINC. He loved the gifts of learning and laughter, and gave the gifts of love and joy. He was a true Renaissance man who lived each moment until he died. There will be a Celebration of Life at the Lake of the Woods Church in Locust Grove, VA on Saturday, January 18 at 11am. A reception at the Church will follow the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Lake of the Woods Church and the Lake of the Woods Veterans Club. Online guestbook at johnsoncares.com.
Clyde R. Hart, 84, of Woodford died Wed., Jan. 8, 2020 at Bowling Green Health and Rehab. Born in Virginia, he was the son of the late Walter and Beulah Hart. He is survived by his wife, Virginia P. Hart; and a brother, John C. Hart. He was preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn Hart and three brothers, Bernard W., Richard L. and Robert R. Hart. A funeral service will be held 2 pm Mon. Jan. 13, 2020 at Storke Funeral Home, Bowling Green. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Bethany Baptist Church, Marye Road, Spotsylvania, VA. Sign register book online www.storkefuneralhome.com.
James T. Harris II, 46, of Stafford, VA, passed away on January 4, 2020 at home. Jim is survived by his wife Jamie and children, Ashlee Hood (Mike), Brandon Boyer, and James and Jaedon Harris. A viewing will be at A. L. Bennett and Son Funeral Home in Fredericksburg on Monday, January 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. The funeral service will be at Regester Chapel United Methodist Church, 85 Bells Hill Road, Stafford, VA, on Tuesday, January 14 at 12 p.m., with viewing at 11.
Jesse Arnold Sullivan, 68, of Fredericksburg passed away on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center. Arnold worked as a carpenter most of his life. He played baseball and softball in his youth and later enjoyed golf. Arnold was also an avid outdoorsman that enjoyed fishing and hunting. His memory will live on with his wife of 35 years, Sharon Sullivan; brother Carey Sullivan (Lynn); grandchildren Madelynn and Caleb; and numerous nieces and nephews. Arnold was preceded in death by his son, Joshua Sullivan; brothers Dennis Sullivan and Brian Sullivan; and his parents, Jesse Sullivan Jr. and Marion Lacy Sullivan. A service will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, January 15 at Covenant Funeral Service Fredericksburg Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Fairy Godmother Project: https://www.fairygodmotherproject.org/. Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralservice.com.
Queenie Mae (Toles) Webster passed away December 30, 2019, at home in Dayton, Ohio. She is survived by son Michael and daughters Stephanie and Cheryl. Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 13, 2020, 12 p.m., at Shiloh Old Site Baptist Church, Stafford, Virginia, with viewing at 11 a.m.
Steven Michael Beveridge, 35, of Fredericksburg, passed away on Monday, January 6, 2020 in Fredericksburg. Steven was born on February 2, 1984 in Pittsburgh, PA to his parents, Joanne and Ronald Beveridge. They moved to the Fredericksburg area in 1985. Steven was always proud of his Pittsburgh heritage, spending some of the greatest moments in his life attending Steelers and Penguins games and visiting family there. As a die-hard Nationals fan, one of Steven's happiest times was watching their World Series run and victory with his family, particularly his son. Steven was a graduate of George Mason University and worked as a Customer Success Manager at SAP, working in IT. Working in a job he was able to do from home, Steven was able to spend every moment possible doting on his beautiful children and spending time with his wife, friends, and family. Survivors include his wife, Danielle Beveridge; children Alex Beveridge, age 7, and Hazel Beveridge, age 5; parents Joanne and Ronald Beveridge; sister Kristin Beveridge; grandparents Mirko and Theresa Zaunick; grandmother Rosemary Beveridge; as well as many cousins, aunts, uncles and an enormous group of friends. Steven was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather Ronald "Whitey" Beveridge; mother-in-law Margaret "Peggy" Warren; and dear friends Travis Hooker and Jeremiah Poyck. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 18 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. To honor Steven's love of the Steelers, Nationals and Penguins, the family asks guests to wear their favorite sports gear to the service if they're comfortable doing so, Steven wouldn't have it any other way. Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralservice.com.