Hyland was preceded in death by her father, Johan. Normand Redden, 100, died June 21, in London, England. Richard R. Garcia, 68, passed away May 16, 2022. Richard Garcia was born in 1924, at birth place, Texas, to Cesario Rosales Garcia and Adela Garcia (born Contrares). Gilstrap was predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Kathaleen. Joan D. Pavlik, 80, died Aug. 5, in Downers Grove, Ill. Pavlik entered the Foreign Service in 1975 and served with the Department of State for 20 years. McGuire loved to travel and spend time with her friends and family. She also served in various positions in Italy, Israel, Jamaica and Washington, D.C. She retired in 2003 and enjoyed reading, traveling, and playing cards and trivia. After graduating from Yale University, Harris joined the Foreign Service and served overseas in Glasgow, Hamburg, Frankfurt, Bremen and West Berlin, as well as in Israel and Indonesia. After more than 34 years of service, he retired in 1994 and became a substitute teacher. He is survived by four children, Tim, Priscilla, Nancy, and Susan; a sister, Ann; and six grandchildren. After retiring, Ferguson led an active life and enjoyed working out at the gym, hosting family and friends and walking her dog. Sandman was predeceased by her husband. Sher also served in various positions with the Department of Defense in Washington, U.S. Army Pacific in Hawaii, and with USAID in Lom, Dakar, and Senegal. from Harvard University and a doctorate in law from the Sorbonne. Our beloved Vicente was called home to be with Our Lord on Sunday April 23, 2023. She began her professional career as an agricultural economist in Nigeria for Stanford University, and in 19671968, served on Nigerian relief during the Biafran famine. Bretz is survived by his wife, Chaveewan; three children; and two granddaughters. A burial was held on Thursday, April 27th 2023 at 12:00 PM at the Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery (444 E Lexington Ave, Pomona, CA 91710). He later served as counselor for political affairs at the United States Mission to the United Nations in New York, deputy Chief of Mission in Kinshasa, principal officer in Jerusalem, and as ambassador in Algeria, from 19801985, where he helped negotiate the release of passengers from the hijacked TWA Flight 847. Peters was predeceased by her husband of 68 years, Dr. Oliver Leon Peters. Sayyad joined the Department of the Navy in 1960, transferring to the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA) in 1964. Write your message of sympathy today. Kenneth Wayne Irick, 61, died June 24, in Summerville, S.C. Irick served in the U.S. Navy from 1979-1987. He reflected on his life and music in a Union-Tribune interview just eight months before that appearance, He was on board the battleship Oklahoma when the Japanese sunk it with torpedoes during the Dec. 7, 1941 attack that pushed the United States into World War II. Chin is survived by his wife; three children; and three grandchildren. He retired in 1975 and moved to Washington, with his wife, Jerri, where together they spent decades advocating for a two-state peace settlement of the Arab-Israeli conflict. He retired in 1993 and enjoyed reading, gardening, cooking, and fishing. Harry Walter Shlaudeman, 92, died Dec. 5, 2018, in San Luis Obispo, Calif. Shlaudeman served in the U.S. Marine Corps and later attended Stanford University, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in English literature. In Washington, he served as chief of the Bureau of Intelligence and Research Watch Office (Operations Center), chairman of the Secretary of States Open Forum, and director for Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy. He served as a staff assistant to the counselor of the Department in Nairobi and as the Haiti and Dominican Republic desk officer. Dianne Marie Andruch, 68, died Sept. 4, 2018 in Tucson, Ariz. She was a Foreign Service officer, both as an office management specialist and later as a consular officer, serving in Indonesia and Mexico and as consul general in Amsterdam. He retired in 2008, and enjoyed photography, playing piano, flying airplanes, and performing in local Washington-community theaters. Deans Foreign Service career began in 1956 when he served as a political officer in Vientiane, Laos. He retired from the Foreign Service in 1987 after serving as consul general in Bordeaux. Please accept Echovita's sincere condolences. Eidem served in the Foreign Service in multiple posts including Milan; Rome; Monrovia, Liberia; and Japan. She served alongside her husband as a personal services contractor on assignments in Ghana, Germany and Pakistan. He retired in 1997 and enjoyed traveling, spending his summers in Aland, Finland. Eugene Gene Hall Bird, 94, died June 2, in Vancouver, Wash. Bird served in the U.S. Navy from 1944-1948 before receiving bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Oregon. Kirk is survived by a daughter, Fawn; her mother, Macy; two grandsons, a great-grandson, and four siblings. She was active in social welfare events in each country. Wajda retired in 1995, and with his wife, founded Willow Pond Farm, an herb and lavender farm in Fairfield, Pa., where he grew more than 100 varieties of lavender and founded the PA Lavender Festival. age 79, of Keeseville, N.Y., unexpectedly passed away on April 6, 2022, while wintering in Florida. Perkins was a founding member of the Thursday Luncheon Group and the Association of Black American Ambassadors. Katherine Marguerite White, 93, died March 12, in Phoenix, Ariz. White attended East Carolina University and began her career as an executive assistant in Continental Life, Gulf Oil, and Valley Bank (now Chase). Mervyn is survived by two children, Jason and Robin; and three grandchildren. He joined the Foreign Service in 1986 and served much of his career at posts in the Asia-Pacific region. He served as a senior civilian member of the National War College. Receive obituaries from the city or cities of your choice. Marilyn Ross Povenmire, 88, died Dec. 25, 2020, in Venice, Fla. Povenmire graduated from Tufts Universitywhere she met her husband, who would later join the Foreign Service. Mackie received a B.S. Sir John Margetson, who has died aged 93, was an accomplished diplomat who survived a spell as speechwriter to the mercurial . During her career, she served in many different countries throughout Europe, Africa, and Asia. Curran retired in 1979 and settled in Hancock, N.H. In 1999, Boles earned a masters degree from San Diego State University. from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Columbia University. in political science and from the University of Pennsylvania with a masters in American studies. He is survived by : his wife Gerda Garcia; his children, Raymond Garcia (Cindy) and Cynthia Hawkins (Kevin); his grandchildren, Cody Culbertson, Joshua Culbertson, Christina Guthrie (Neal), Brianna Rothley (Dylon) and Justin Hawkins; and his great grandchild Carson Rothley. After his release, he was appointed vice president of the National Defense University where he served until retired in 1987 after 38 years of service. Family and friends can send flowers and/or light a candle as a loving gesture for their loved one. Leave a sympathy message to the family in the guestbook on this memorial page of Richard Garcia to show support. Charles Chuck Keil, 75, died Nov. 25, in Annapolis, Md. He worked for the U.S. Information Agency where he was an accountant and budget analyst for Voice of America. He also studied at the National War College. Benny was born in Oklahoma . Authorize the publication of the original written obituary with the accompanying photo. Prepare a personalized obituary for someone you loved.. Echovita offers a solidarity program that gives back the funds generated to families. Sonya B. Sandman, 94, died April 9, in Victorville, Calif. Sandman was the spouse of Leonard, a U.S. labor attach. Jeffrey A. Brock, 73, died June 6, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Brock served 20 years in the U.S. Navy Seabees, retiring as a chief petty officer. Naval Reserves until 1969. This loss leaves an enormous void in the lives of all who knew him and loved him. Funeral arrangement under the care ofThe Martenson Family of Funeral Homes, Inc. He also served as ambassador to Swaziland from 19851988 before retiring. Sandman joined her husband at all his postings, including Thailand, India, Malaysia, Korea, Israel, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Washington. Murchie is survived by his wife, Anita; two children, Scott and Tia; and two granddaughters. But he was sober, and the speech was a great success.. Loving Popo to Alexandra Meyers, Claire Meyers, Austin Garcia, Serafina Garcia, Anna Garcia, Emma Garcia, Dominic Arras, Charlie Codina and Louie Codina. Sherry was Georges downfall, Margetson recalled, and there was a gigantic explosion from him. Family and friends can send flowers and/or light a candle as a loving gesture for their loved one. Sprang, 59, died Dec. 18, in Summerville, S.C. She is survived by a brother, Edward; nephew, Patrick; two nieces, Laura and Kathryn; and four great nieces. There is no photo or video of Richard R. Garcia.Be the first to share a memory to pay tribute. After retiring from the Foreign Service, Cox served part time in the Freedom of Information Office as a civil service reviewer and senior reviewer for nearly 20 years. Richard L. Garcia . Richie was born January 17, 1989, in Youngstown, the son of Richard Garcia Sr. and Carmen (Ortiz) Alicea. MacInnes is survived by his wife of 50 years, Donna; and son, Robert. Ward is survived by three children, Kathy, Joe and Rob. Stein began his career in 1955 as a civil servant with the United States Information Agency and later converted to the Foreign Service. He was born on December 30, 1933 in East St. Louis. He married Silvia in California on December 11, 1987. For two years from 1956 he was secretary to the governor, Sir Edward (late Lord) Twining, whom he reckoned the last great paternal governor of British imperialism.. Shea was predeceased by a son, Christopher. Springsteen was predeceased by her husband. from the University of Utah, and an M.B.A. and M.S. Throughout his career, Connell also served at posts at the U.N., Bucharest, Prague, Vienna, and Austria. Bird also served in Beirut, Cairo, Dhahran, Jeddah and India. 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