The obituary yesterday of H. Dale Moran, 68, a retired Baltimore & Ohio Railroad engineer who died Aug. 6, misstated the place of his residence. He lived in Mount Rainier. (Published 8/13/87)
Douglas Finch Dickey, 35, vice president for design communications at Solid State Logic Co., a manufacturer of recording consoles, died Aug. 8 at his home in Washington. He had acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).
Mr. Dickey was a native of Washington. He joined Solid State Logic here in 1978 as a marketing consultant and worked for about a year in Oxford, England, where the company is headquartered, before returning to Washington about six months ago. He had been a vice president since 1978.
Over the years, he worked on projects involving the development of an Solid State Logic stereo video system, used in television stereo systems. He also helped the company break into movie audio consoles, systems now used in more than two dozen countries. He lectured on advanced audio technology.
Survivors include his mother, Hilda Finch Dickey of Washington; a sister, Diane Burr-Dickey of Los Angeles; and two brothers, David Raymond Dickey of Silver Spring, and Christopher Bliss Dickey of Los Angeles.
PAULINE S. BADE,
78, a resident of the Washington area since 1972 who had taught art courses at the University of Maryland and Prince George's Community College, died of cancer Aug. 10 at the Greenbelt Nursing Home. She lived in College Park.
Mrs. Bade taught art courses at Maryland from 1972 to 1986. She taught in the Prince George's Community College's senior citizens program from 1984 to 1986.
She was a member of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in College Park and had done volunteer work for the American Red Cross.
Mrs. Bade was a native of New York and graduate of the Pratt Institute. She taught in the New York City public schools from 1930 to 1940. She lived in North Carolina from 1950 to 1966, then resided in Memphis before moving here.
Survivors include her husband, Walter H. Bade, and one daughter, Edith Bade Davis, both of College Park; one sister, Clemence Cahill of Toledo, and two grandchildren.
RANDOLPH COYLE IV,
67, a conferences facilities coordinator for the Department of International Conferences of the State Department, died of pneumonia and cancer Aug. 8 at the Chevy Chase Retirement and Nursing Center.
Mr. Coyle was a fifth-generation Washingtonian and a lifelong resident of the District.
He was a graduate of Sidwell Friends School and the University of Maryland, and he had worked 40 years for the State Department.
He was collector of model soldiers and exhibited his collection in Baltimore and Washington.
There are no immediate survivors.
PAUL B. HOLMES,
89, a Washington native who was a retired area businessman and manufacturers' representative, died of congestive heart failure Aug. 9 at Sibley Memorial Hospital. He lived in Chevy Chase.
Mr. Holmes was a graduate of the old Business High School. He was a stenographer with the Bureau of Standards from 1916 to 1920. He then joined the National Radiator Co., where he rose to national sales manager.
From 1944 to 1948, he worked for the company in Pennsylvania. He then returned here and started his own business, Paul Holmes and Co., a plumbing and heating supply firm in Bethesda. He retired as president and board chairman in the mid-1960s.
During the Korean war, Mr. Holmes worked for the War Production Board for a year.
Mr. Holmes was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church in Washington, the Washington Golf and Country Club, and the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers. He was a past president of the Cosmopolitan Club of Washington.
His first wife, Mary E. Holmes, died in 1979. Survivors include his wife, Haydee Costello Holmes of Chevy Chase; four children by his first marriage, Paul F. Holmes of Bethesda, Madeline LaBonte of Wheaton, Betty Jean Sherman of Garrett Park, and Nancy M. Anastasi of Rockville; two stepdaughters, Delores C. Maloney of Washington and Frances C. Shreier of Garrett Park; 17 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren.
84, a retired documents translator at the Library of Congress, died July 30 at Georgetown University Hospital after a stroke.
Mrs. Waterman, a resident of Washington, was born in Vienna, Austria, and she moved to Washington in 1939. She retired in 1972 after 30 years at the Library of Congress.
Her husband, Henry Waterman Jr., died in 1939.
Survivors include one son, Henry Waterman of Clarksburg, and two granddaughters.
EMMA JOSEPHINE MANLEY,
62, a specialist in gerontology who had managed a geriatric center in Washington, died of complications of diabetes Aug. 10 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
Mrs. Manley was born in Richmond and had lived here since 1942.
She studied accounting at George Washington University and graduated from the University of the District of Columbia with a bachelor's degree in urban studies, social planning and gerontology.
For three years in the late 1970s, Mrs. Manley had been director of the Downtown Cluster Therapeutic Geriatric Center. Earlier, she had founded the First Baptist Church Senior Citizens Center, and she served as its director for one year.
From about 1960 until the mid-1970s, she was a program analyst with the U.S. Office on Aging. Before that, she worked for about five years as a fiscal analyst with the Department of the Navy.
Mrs. Manley was a former treasurer of the First Baptist Church in Washington, and she had also served on its board of trustees, finance committee, missionary society and senior usher board.
Survivors include her husband, Walter M. Manley of Washington, and three sons, Walter M. Manley Jr. of New York City and Andre and Keith Manley, both of Washington.
ROSE F. SCOTT,
88, a retired French teacher and private tutor, was found dead of a heart attack Aug. 9 at her home in Arlington.
Mrs. Scott was born in Maszet St. Voy, France, and graduated from the University of Bordeaux. She came to this country on a French government scholarship to attend Wilson College in Pennsylvania during the early 1920s.
Before moving to the Washington area in 1951, she taught French in Nova Scotia, New York City, Tokyo, Greenwich, Conn., and at the University of Maryland overseas college in Germany.
From 1952 until 1970, Mrs. Scott was a substitute French teacher at Washington-Lee and Wakefield High schools in Arlington. She also did private tutoring for State Department and Pentagon officials.
She was a former member of the Japan-America Society.
Her husband of 65 years, Dr. Ralph Walker Scott, died in 1986.
Survivors include two sons, Richard P. Scott of McLean and Michel R. Scott of Arlington, and one sister, Evangeline Legroux, who lives in France.
ROBERT J. COLSON,
87, a retired employe of the Naval Research Laboratory who specialized in the development of equipment for ultrasonic echo-ranging and directional listening devices, died of heart and respiratory ailments Aug. 10 at Greater Southeast Community Hospital.
Mr. Colson, a resident of Washington, was born in Oliver, Ga.
He joined the Navy in 1921 and was subsequently posted at the Naval Air Station in Anacostia. While serving there, he was assigned to the newly established Naval Research Laboratory, and he continued working there as a civilian after his discharge from the Navy in 1925. He retired in 1963.
Mr. Colson was a Mason and a member of the Temple Hills Church of God.
His first wife, Marjorie Colson, died in 1981.
Survivors include his wife, Annetta Flynn Colson of Washington; two daughters by his first marriage, LaVerna Brown of Carmel, Calif., and Carol Kimbell of Hyattsville; one stepdaughter, Diana Taxin of Bowie; one stepson, Roger Flynn of Clifton, Va.; seven grandchildren, and one great-grandson.
FRANK NICHOLAS BASILE,
57, chief of the U.S. Army's logistics field office in Augsburg, West Germany, and a retired Air Force master sergeant, died Aug. 5 at a hotel in Prien am Chiemsee, West Germany, after a heart attack. He was traveling for the Army at the time of his death.
Mr. Basile began his Civil Service career with the Defense Logistics Agency in Alexandria in the late 1960s. He remained with the agency until 1985, when he went to Augsburg as chief of the logistics facility there.
Mr. Basile was born in White Plains, N.Y. He graduated from the University of Maryland, where he also earned a master's degree in personnel management. He earned a second master's degree in business administration from Central Michigan University.
He joined the Air Force in 1948. He served in Korea during the war there and received the Bronze Star. He was stationed at Bolling Air Force Base in Washington when he retired in 1968.
Mr. Basile was a past president of the Air Force Sergeants Association and the Retired Enlisted Association.
His marriage to Kay Legate Basile ended in divorce.
Survivors include three daughters, Juliana Basile of Newport, R.I., Victoria Basile of Leesburg, and Valerie Basile Long of Kansas City, Mo.; one son, Frank Albert Basile of Augsburg; two brothers, the Rev. Nicholas Basile of the Bronx, N.Y., and Joseph Basile of Vero Beach, Fla.; three sisters, Catherine Tuminaro of the Bronx, Mary Lynch of Rapid City, S.D., and Angela Reimers of Gardner, Kan., and three grandchildren.
MARGARET H. KEYS,
61, a retired insurance claims analyst with the National Association of Letter Carriers Health Benefits Plan, died of cancer Aug. 9 at her home in Front Royal, Va.
Mrs. Keys, who moved to Front Royal earlier this year, was born in Washington. During the 1960s, she was employed as a bookkeeper by the Giant Food and A&P supermarkets as a bookkeeper. She went to work for the NALC health benefits plan in 1970. She retired in 1986.
She had been a member of the Holy Family Catholic School Parents Association in Hillcrest Heights and the ladies auxiliary of the Silver Hill Boys Club.
Her husband, Douglas C. Keys, died in 1986.
Survivors include two daughters, Jackie Stone O'Donnell of Front Royal and Barbara A. Shumaker of Temple Hills; one son, James G. Keys of Cocoa, Fla.; one brother, James Taylor of Merritt Island, Fla., and six grandchildren.
BARBARA R. DeSIO,
61, a retired administrative assistant with the Fairfax Hospital Association, died of cancer Aug. 10 at Fairfax Hospital. She lived in Springfield.
Mrs. DeSio was born in New York City. She graduated from Fordham University, where she also earned a master's degree in education. She was an admissions officer at St. John's University in New York before moving to the Washington area in 1958.
During the 1970s, she worked for Northern Virginia Community College and George Mason University. She went to work for the Fairfax Hospital Administration in 1980 and retired in 1986.
She was a member of the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Alexandria.
Survivors include her husband, Joseph E. DeSio, two sons, Joseph and Frederick DeSio, and two daughters, Loretta and Barbara DeSio, all of Springfield, and her mother, Loretta R. Clark of Stafford, Va.
HARRY E. CAPUTO SR.,
77, the retired owner of a barber shop who was active in the Knights of Columbus, died of cancer Aug. 7 at Sibley Memorial Hospital. He lived in Washington.
Mr. Caputo was born in Washington and graduated from Eastern High School and the old Columbia Technical Institute. During World War II, he served in the Navy in the Pacific.
He began his career as a barber in the late 1940s and owned and operated his shop until he retired in about 1978.
Mr. Caputo also invented a number of accessories for cars, including a steering locking system.
He was a member of St. Anne's Catholic Church in Washington, where he was a member of the Holy Name Society. He was a past Grand Knight of the Great Falls Council of the Knights of Columbus and a member of the Rock Creek Council. He was a founding member of the Archbishop O'Boyle 4th Degree Assembly of the Knights of Columbus.
Survivors include his wife, Kathleen M. Caputo of Washington; two sons, Harry E. Caputo Jr. and Francis J. Caputo Sr., both of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; two brothers, Frank Caputo of Orange City, Fla., and Samuel Caputo of Tampa, Fla.; three sisters, Sue William of Daytona, Fla., Jill Virstein of Boise, Idaho, and Mary Keister of Fort Lauderdale, and six grandchildren.
VIRGINIA S. ARNOLD,
71, the co-founder of an estate sales business who also had done volunteer work in the Washington area, died of cancer Aug. 11 at the Hospice of Northern Virginia.
Mrs. Arnold, a resident of Falls Church, was born in Sioux Falls, S.D. Before moving to the Washington area in 1965, she accompanied her husband on Air Force assignments to Germany, Texas, Illinois, Ohio and Hawaii.
She was a founding partner in Four Sales, an organization that priced and sold personal items in estate sales. She had worked in the organization for about 15 years. She had also been a Red Cross volunteer at St. Elizabeths Hospital and at the National Hospital for Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation.
Mrs. Arnold was a former president of the Lake Barcroft Woman's Club, and she had been a ceramics instructor for mentally retarded persons at the Falls Church Social Center.
Survivors include her husband, retired Air Force colonel William R. Arnold of Falls Church; two sons, Air Force Lt. Col. William R. Arnold Jr. of Seoul, Korea, and Dr. Fredrick S. Arnold of Gloucester, Va.; two brothers, Joseph W. Sanders of Rapid City, S.D., and James F. Sanders of Bremerton, Wash.; one sister, Marianne Gannon of Bowie, and four grandchildren.
H. DALE MORAN,
68, a retired engineer with the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad who was active in Masonic organizations, died of emphysema Aug. 6 at Leland Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Moran, a resident of Riverdale, was born in Grafton, W.Va, and had lived in the Washington area since 1951.
He worked 36 years for the B&O Railroad before retiring in 1979. He was assigned to Baltimore before moving here.
Mr. Moran was a member of East Gate Masonic Lodge here and the Royal Arch Masons. He was a former eminent commander of the Washington Commandery, a former inspector general and right eminent grand commander of the Grand Commandery, and a former president and secretary of the Masonic Board of Relief. He was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and a past preceptor of INRI Tabernacle here.
Survivors include his wife, Enid Elaine Andrews Moran of Mount Rainier, and one daughter, Betty Moran of Arlington.
65, a retired cartographer at the Defense Mapping Agency and former president of the Seneca Valley Rifle Club, died Aug. 9 at the Bethesda Naval Hospital after a heart attack.
Mr. Hamasian, a resident of Potomac, was born in Bridgeport, Conn. He served in the old Army Air Forces in the Pacific in World War II and, later, in the Air Force Reserves. He retired from the reserves in 1981 as a lieutenant colonel.
In 1946, he moved to the Washington area. He operated rooming houses in the city until 1958, when he went to work at the old Army Map Service, the predecessor to the Defense Mapping Agency. After his retirement from the agency in 1977, he sold gems and jewelry as a hobby.
Mr. Hamasian was a member of the Gems, Minerals and Lapidary Association of Rockville, the National Rifle Association and the Coast Guard Auxiliary.
Survivors include his wife, Julia Hamasian of Potomac; two daughters, Valerie Hamasian of Bethesda and Linda Spradlin of Annandale; his mother, Rose Hamasian of Rockville; one brother, Richard Hamasian of Wallingford, Conn.; one sister, Madeline Tarpinian of Potomac; one grandson, and four stepgrandchildren.