Carl Madison, 81, of Woodford passed away peacefully surrounded by his family June 8, 2019. Cotton was well known in Caroline County and surrounding areas for his willingness to help others. He attended Round Oak Baptist Church and enjoyed attending gospel sings throughout the community. He was a heavy equipment operator at Massaponax Sand and Gravel and owner operator of Hillbilly Paving with his son until he retired in 2007. Cotton spent his spare time tending to his gardens and socializing with his friends and family at his shop. He is survived by his wife, Barbara, of 58 years; son Clyde (Patricia) Madison; daughter Lori Dunford (partner Bill James); four grandchildren, CeeCee Madison (Desiree), Nicole Eubank (Joshua), Mathew Madison (partner Sydney), and Daniel Pitts (Nichole); four great-grandchildren, Makayla and Haven Madison and Ryan and Connor Eubank. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 13 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 14 at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Online guestbook is available at covenantfuneralservice.com.
David Gordon Morris, 59, of Woodford, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019, at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center. Mr. Morris was a Fire Lieutenant for the Fredericksburg Fire Department, with over 30 years of service. He was also an EMT instructor for the Fire Department. Mr. Morris is an original member of the Regional Hazardous Materials Team and helped develop and teach the Swiftwater Rescue Program. He also served as an ACLS and PALS instructor for Mary Washington Health Care for over 20 years. He was the recipient of the Fredericksburg Jaycees Firefighter of the Year award in 2008. Survivors include his wife, Debra Ellen Morris; his father Wilbur Morris; nieces Shea Tellefsen and Mina Olsen Ryen; nephew Paul Tellefsen; and numerous other family members in the U.S. and Norway. Mr. Morris was preceded in death by his mother, Grace R. Morris. A celebration of life will be held at 2p.m. on Thursday, June 13th at Covenant Funeral Service Chapel, Fredericksburg. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829 Arlington, VA 22215. Online guestbook at covenantfuneralservice.com.
Doris Massie Heflin 91, of Stafford County died June 9, 2019 at home surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Heflin, the daughter of the late George Key Massie Jr. and Nettie Jones Massie was born in Brooke, VA. She was a graduate of Stafford High School, and attended Mary Washington and Germanna Community colleges. After 10 years with the Pepsi Cola Co., Mrs. Heflin retired as secretary to the senior vice president of the National Bank of Fredericksburg, with 15 years of service. She was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, order of the Eastern Star No. 29, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 290, Stafford Senior Citizens and the AARP. Survivors include a daughter, Kelva Heflin Alexander and husband Joe of Warrenton; a son, Lt. Col. Ret. William Randolph Heflin of Stafford; 5 grandchildren, Robert Heflin and wife Laura, K. Diana Garnett, Robin Cozart, Dana Heflin, and Daniel Heflin; two great grandchildren;several nieces and nephews and her beloved canine companion Penny. She was the mother of the late Dana Fitzhugh Heflin Sr., and the widow of Fitzhugh William Heflin. The family will receive friends from 7pm to 8pm on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Mullins and Thompson Funeral Service, Fredericksburg Chapel. A funeral for Mrs. Heflin, a lifelong resident of Stafford will be held on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 1:00pm at Mullins and Thompson Funeral Service, Fredericksburg Chapel. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be William Heflin, Dana Heflin Jr., Robert Heflin, Danny Heflin, Joe Alexander and Edward Cropp. The family request that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the American Heart Association (Stafford). Online condolence may be sent to mullinsthompsonfredericksburg.com
Elva L. Goff Grove passed away on June 8, 2019, at the age of 87. She was born on March 31, 1932, in Fauquier County to Harry and Louise Goff. Elva spent many of her childhood and teenage years with the Aubrey Myers family of Warrenton, before marrying Walter R. Grove in 1952 and moving to Somerville to White Ridge Farm. There she spent many years tending Grove's Store and a busy farm family, and being active with community, church, and family events. Later in life, she enjoyed reading, listening to old country music, and spoiling her great-grandchildren. Elva is survived by her husband, Walter, of Somerville and their three children - Donna, Bobby, and Tommy - all of Somerville; two granddaughters, Jennifer Porter (Kevin), Caitlin Menefee (Earl); three great-grandchildren, Alex and Jake Porter and Ella Menefee; two brothers, Stewart and Harry Goff; and two sisters-in-law, Audrey Grove and Dorothy Lee Jeffries. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at 11:00 at Mt. Horeb United Methodist Church in Bristersburg (10867 Elk Run Road, Catlett, VA 20119). In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to Mt. Horeb UMC for the Kitchen Fund and mailed to Mt. Horeb UMC at P.O. Box 484, Catlett, VA 20119.
Fredrick Charles "Fred" Roessing, 79, of Triangle passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019 peacefully at his home surrounded by his family. Fred was born in Altoona, Pa. where most of his family still resides. He joined the Marines and remained in Virginia where he built a life with his family. He was a firefighter, police officer, and fire extinguisher technician. Among many other careers, Fred was known as a hard worker and diligent in all aspects of his life and continued to work and fight through stage four cancer under hospice care. Survivors include his wife, Judy; his three daughters, Melissa, Donna and Brenda; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister Barbara of Florida; and brother David of Altoona, Pa. Fred was extremely loved by his family and friends and touched many lives in his 79 years. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday, June 14 at Covenant Funeral Service Stafford. There will be a service at 2 p.m. June 15 at the funeral home. A Celebration of Life service will be held following the service at 4 p.m. at Mickey Finn Detachment Marine, 18736 Fuller Heights Rd., Triangle, VA 22172. In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions sent to Fred's home address, 18250 Oakdale Dr. Triangle, VA 22172, for the Celebration of Life ceremony. Online guestbook is available at covenantfuneralservice.com.
Geneva "Darnelle" Lozito age 64 of Avalon, PA and formerly of Madison Heights, MI passed away Monday June 10, 2019 at Passavant Hositpal McCandless Twp. peacefully with her family by her side. She was born July 8, 1954 in Fredericksburg, VA. Daughter of the late Jean Snyder and George Vaughan. Raised by Grandma Ida Donahue, Inez and Jack Donahue (brother and sister). She is survived by husband Anthony Lozito; two children: Paul Lozito, Sara Miller and husband Jesse Miller. Sister to the late George "Rocky" Vaughan and Aunt to Heather, Debbie and G.W. Vaughan. She is survived by many cousins, family and friends. She will be greatly missed and was truly loved by anyone she met. Friends received Saturday, June 15 at 9 a.m.until time of Blessing Service at 11:00 a.m. at Devlin Funeral Home 806 Perry Highway Pittsburgh , Pa 15229. In lieu of flowers contributions to the Lozito family.
Jeffery Alan Wood, 54, of Spotsylvania County passed away suddenly Sunday, June 9, 2019. Woody graduated from McLean High School in 1983. After high school, he had a short career in construction as a welder. He then found his calling as a K-9 officer with the City of Fredericksburg Police Department working a patrol dog and narcotics dog. Woody was a vital member of the police department serving in many roles including SETT operator, a member of the honor guard, and the lead firearms instructor for the regional police academy. Due to an injury in the line of duty, he had to retire after 15 years of service in 2012. After retirement, he was offered and took a position at Quantico Marine Corps Base for HMX-I Presidential Helicopter Squadron as a firearms instructor and range master. Woody was also a dedicated volunteer for Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office search and rescue team. He trained his beloved, Ava, and they were certified in search and rescue and explosive detection. Woody would also participate in the Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office VIPS program with fundraisers such as Stuff a Truck or National Night Out. Utilizing his passion and skills as a welder, he helped the Sheriff's Office and the Police Department complete several critical projects. He was talented in many areas and was often called for his expertise in many areas. He is survived by his devoted wife of almost 16 years and his kidney donor, Melissa; his daughter, Autumn; his mother, Faye Wood; his brother, Dwight Wood (Serena); and his brothers and sisters in law enforcement. Woody was preceded in death by a son, William Wood; and his father, William Wood. The family will receive friends from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2019 at Found and Sons Funeral Chapels, 10719 Courthouse Road, Fredericksburg. A funeral service will take place at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Salem Fields Community Church, 11120 Gordon Rd., Fredericksburg. Interment will follow in Laurel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his honor to C.O.P.S., at concernsofpolicesurvivors.org; 22KILL at 22kill.com; or 9-99 Foundation at 999foundation.org. Condolences may be shared with his family online at foundandsons.com.
Josephine Harris Kendall, 84, of Locust Grove died Monday, June 10, 2019 at Culpeper Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born June 25, 1934 in Rural Retreat, VA to the late James and Carrie Feilder Whalen. She is survived by three children, Kathy Vance, Mary Kendall (Tim Tuggle), and Keith Kendall (Sharon); seven grandchildren, Tony Vance, Shannon Vance, Matthew Vance, Nathaniel Vance, Anna-Liza Vance, Jessie Vance and Ashley Kendall; and five great grandchildren, Tyler Vance, Victoria Vance, Dillon Vance, Stephen Vance and Amari Kendall. Services will be private. An online guestbook and tribute wall are available at www.foundandsons.com Found and Sons Funeral Chapel of Culpeper is serving the family.
Richard Joseph "Rick" Scanlon, Sr., 63, of Stafford, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019 at his home. Mr. Scanlon was born and raised in Auburn, NY. He was a special education teacher for 38 years prior to his retirement. While not teaching, Rick could regularly be found on the sidelines of his sons' sporting events, in the audience at his daughter's dance performances, and being "Papa" to his grandchildren. He was an avid sports fan who closely followed the New York Yankees and Virginia Tech Hokies. Survivors include his loving wife of 37 years, Patricia "Patty"; his three children, Richard, Jr. (Lindsey) of Fredericksburg, Danielle (David) of Little Rock, AR, and Matthew (Christina) of Ashburn; his brothers, Daniel, III and Ronald; his sister, Beth Anne; and grandchildren Mackenzie and Walter. He was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel and Marie Scanlon of Auburn, The family wants to express their gratitude to the staffs of Right at Home and VITAS Hospice care for their professional and compassionate care of Rick. A rosary will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 13 with visitation following until 8 p.m. at Covenant Funeral Service, Stafford. A service will be held at 11 a.m. June 14 at St. William of York Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. A gathering of family and friends at Rick and Patty's home will follow all services. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to to https://www.curesarcoma.org/donate. Online guestbook is available at covenantfuneralservice.com