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<sh>Della Onks Bosker

<bt>Della Onks Bosker, 52, of Woodbridge, passed away Oct. 26 at her residence after a long illness. Bosker attended Edison High School in Alexandria, and was a 1975 graduate of Longwood College.

She is survived by her husband, David Bosker; daughter, Christine Li of Ashburn; father, David Onks Sr. of Stafford; brothers, David Onks Jr. of Stafford and Dana Onks of Fairfax. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. Bosker was preceded in death by her mother, June Onks.

A graveside service for Della Bosker was held Friday, Oct. 29, at the Oakland Baptist Church Cemetery in King George, Va.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Central Virginia Chapter 2104 West Laburnum Ave., Suite 102, Richmond, VA 23227.

<sh>Shirley Mae Hawkinson

<bt>Shirley Mae Hawkinson, 74, died on Oct. 23 of complications of diabetes in San Antonio, Texas. Hawkinson was born and grew up in Sheboygan, Wis. She attended the University of Wisconsin at Stout. She was a member of St. George Episcopal Church in San Antonio, where she had lived since 1976. She was a resident of the Alexandria area for 10 years preceding that.

She is survived by her six children, David Hawkinson of San Antonio; Brian Hawkinson of Mount Vernon; Kathryn Iacone of Burke; Virginia Hines of El Cajon, Calif.; Susan Hawkinson of Schertz, Texas; and Nancy Patterson of San Antonio, Texas; and her seven grandchildren.

A private memorial service for family will be held in Mount Vernon. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Diabetes Association, at www.diabetes.org.

<sh>June Marie Ranck Shrum Styler

<bt>June Marie Ranck Shrum Styler, 43, of Ashburn, died Oct. 27 of breast cancer at Loudoun Hospital Center.

Styler was born April 3, 1961 in Harrisburg, Pa., to Wilma E. Ranck and the late John Robert Ranck. She was a 1979 graduate of Fort Hunt High School, Alexandria.

Styler was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Ashburn, and had served as president of the parent-teacher organization at Bellmont Middle School.

Styler is survived by her mother, now of Alexandria; husband, Brent Arlyn Styler; ex-husband, Timmy Edward Shrum; son, Daniel Thomas Shrum of Ashburn; six stepchildren; and brothers, Jay Ranck of Alexandria; Col. John Ranck Jr. of Andrews Air Force Base, Md.; and Jeffrey Ranck of Jacksonville, Fla.

Graveside services will be held Nov. 10, at 10 a.m., at Arlington National Cemetary. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American cancer Society, Virginia Division, 124 Park St. S.E., Vienna, VA, 22180.

<sh>John "Jack" Collum Einbinder Sr.

<bt>John "Jack" Collum Einbinder Sr., 84, died peacefully on Monday, Nov. 1. He was the beloved husband of Doris Lanham, wife of 58 years, a devoted father to Susan Jones of Accokeek, Md., and John Einbinder Jr. of Alexandria, and the father-in-law of Philip Jones and Nancy Owen. He is also survived by grandchildren Michael, Drew, Sarah, and Thomas.

Einbinder was born in 1920 in Alexandria. A life-long Alexandria resident, he served in WWII in the European theater, invading Normandy on D-Day and fought in the Battle of the Bulge. After returning from the military, he completed his education on the G.I. Bill at George Washington University where he worked for 35 years, retiring as business manager.

After his retirement, Einbinder devoted himself to church activities at Washington Street United Methodist Church, where he was a 52-year member. He also enjoyed golf for many years as a member of Mount Vernon Country Club.

<sh>Judith L. Roberts

<bt>Judith Roberts, 61, died Nov. 2, of pulmonary complications resulting from a stroke in 1994. Roberts taught third grade at Ravensworth Elementary School during the early years of the Fairfax County language immersion program. Prior to her teaching role with Fairfax County, she taught at Grace Episcopal School in Alexandria, beginning in 1984.

From 1982-1984 she was the director of the William Temple Day Care Center in Galveston, Texas, and taught in the public school systems in Springfield and Northampton, Mass.

Roberts is survived by her husband, James Roberts, a retired partner from Ernst & Young, her children Sara Boehm of Stafford County, James Roberts of Fairfax County, and Eric Roberts of Montgomery County, and her three grandchildren, Virginia, Emily and John Boehm. She is also survived by a sister, Beverly Coplin of Apache Junction, Ariz.

Roberts was born in Minneapolis, where she attended public school. She received a bachelor's degree from Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn., and a master's degree from Marymount University in Arlington.

A memorial service was held on Wednesday, Nov. 10, at Aquia Episcopal Church in Stafford, Va. The family has asked that in lieu of contributions, donations can be made to the Judith Roberts Memorial Accessibility Project at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 68, Dixon, WY 82323.