Orlo C. Paciulli, 61, a Northern Virginia civil engineer and land surveyor, died Nov. 14 at Woodbine Nursing Home in Alexandria of cardiac arrest and complications of a brain surgery seven years ago.

Mr. Paciulli, a former resident of Vienna, was born in Penn Yan, N.Y. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis and served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War. He suffered severe frostbite in the retreat from the Chosin Reservoir in North Korea in December of 1950 after the entry of Chinese troops into the war.

He moved to Vienna in 1952 where he was a founder and chief of the engineering firm of Paciulli, Simmons and Associates Ltd.

Mr. Paciulli was a former chairman of the Fairfax County Engineering Standards Review Committee, a director of Providence Savings and Loan Association of Vienna, and a life director of the Northern Virginia Builders Association, which named him its man of the year in 1979.

He had also served on several Fairfax County study commissions.

His first wife, Joanne Berry Paciulli, died in 1980.

Survivors include his wife, Suzanne H. Paciulli of Fairfax Station; three children of his first marriage, Orlo C. Paciulli III of Nokesville, Va., Joseph G. Paciulli of Manassas, and Annie Campeol of Warrenton; three stepchildren, Martin Stucky and Mark Stucky, both of Richmond, and Michael S. Stucky of Alexandria; and five granddaughters.


76, a laser specialist who was the retired technical director of the optical radiation technical area of the Army's night vision laboratory at Fort Belvoir, died Nov. 15 at Fair Oaks Hospital in Fairfax after a heart attack.

Mr. Segal worked 21 years at Fort Belvoir before he retired in 1969. He had also worked at the old U.S. Weather Bureau, the Government Printing Office and the Department of Agriculture.

A resident of Fairfax, he was born in Washington, attended the old Business High School and graduated from George Washington University.

He was a former president of the Civitan Club of Springfield and the Adm. Uriah P. Levy Lodge of B'nai B'rith. He was a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Segal of Fairfax; a son, Morris Segal of Herndon; a daughter, Jennie Segal of Arlington; a sister, Rose Bosin of Arlington, and two grandchildren.


64, a retired captain in the Coast Guard who was a marine engineer and naval architect, died of cancer Nov. 14 at Bethesda Naval Hospital.

Capt. Brown served 30 years in the Coast Guard before he retired in 1975. At his retirement he was deputy chief of the Coast Guard's office of research and development in Washington.

His career included eight years of sea duty, command of the cutter Abescon out of Norfolk, an assignment at the office of merchant marine safety in Washington from 1952 to 1958, district engineer in Portsmouth, Va., and naval architect in New Orleans.

He attended Alfred University and graduated from the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn. He also had a degree in naval engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Capt. Brown, who lived in Potomac, had been a permanent resident of the Washington area since 1970.

In retirement, he worked as a senior engineer at Vitro Laboratories until he retired a second time in 1986.

He was a member of the American Society of Naval Engineers and a recipient of the Meritorious Service Medal.

Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Rita Brown of Potomac; one son, Gerald Graham Brown III of Quincy, Mass., and one daughter, Laura Brown Cleary of Washington.


85, who with her husband owned and managed grocery stores on Capitol Hill and Shepherd Park in Washington, died of a heart ailment Nov. 14 at her home in Washington.

Mrs. Fields was born in Russia and moved to Philadelphia when she was 3.

She moved to Washington in 1928 after her marriage to Louis R. Fields, and she worked with him in their grocery businesses until retiring in the early 1950s. He died in 1968.

She was a member of Hadassah, B'nai B'rith and the American Civil Liberties Union.

Survivors include two daughters, Bernice Litvin of Bethesda and Irma Lann of Washington; a son, Dr. Theodore Fields of Washington; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.


83, a former Polish diplomat and United Nations refugee official who was a retired Library of Congress senior research analyst, died Nov. 14 at his home in Washington after a heart attack. He had emphysema.

Mr. Rogoyski was born to Polish parents in what is now Czechoslovakia. He was a graduate of the Export Academy of Vienna. He had served 12 years in the Polish diplomatic service, holding posts in Turkey and the old free city of Danzig, before the outbreak of war between Nazi Germany and Poland in 1939.

At that time, Mr. Rogoyski was in Warsaw as a secretary to the foreign minister. He made his way to Romania, where he spent most of the war. After that, he worked for United Nations organizations in Vienna that dealt with the post-war refugee problem. He left the U.N. in 1949, came to Washington, and spent 20 years with the Library of Congress before retiring in 1969.

He worked in Austria with the Tolstoi Foundation, an organization that worked with persons leaving Communist bloc countries, from 1969 to 1979. He then returned to Washington.

Survivors include his wife, Martha, of Washington, and a sister, Halina Janiszewski of Forest Hills, N.Y.


76, a Foreign Service officer's wife, who had worked for 10 years as a foreign language tour guide in Washington, died of a stroke Nov. 14 at Arlington Hospital.

Dr. Steiner, who lived in Arlington, was born in Toscolano, Italy. She received a doctorate in French and German literature at Charles University in Prague.

In 1935 she married B. Franklin Steiner, a U.S. Foreign Service officer, and accompanied him on assignments to Czechslovakia, Poland, Great Britain, Germany, Switzerland and Washington.

From 1970 to 1980, she was a foreign language tour guide in Washington, then for five years did volunteer work in the gift shop at the Kennedy Center.

She was a member of the Association of Foreign Service Wives and of French and German study groups.

In addition to her husband, of Arlington, she is survived by a son, Ken F. Steiner of Rapid City, S.D., and a daughter, Susan S. Bolhouse of Lansing, Mich.; her mother, Milada Janata of Arlington, and four grandchildren.


57, a Silver Spring lawyer for more than 25 years, died of heart and kidney ailments Nov. 14 at Washington Hospital Center.

Mr. Richards, who lived in Silver Spring, was born in Washington and graduated from Montgomery Blair High School. He served in the Army during the 1950s and graduated from the Washington College of Law.

Since law school he had been in practice by himself.

He was a member of the Maryland and D.C. Bar associations, and he had been a baseball coach in the Hillandale Little League.

Survivors include his wife, Marguerite (Nancy) Richards of Silver Spring; two daughters, Susan Foskey of Ocean View, Del., and Rachel Grimm of Aspen, Colo.; three sons, Robert, John, and James Richards, all of Silver Spring; one brother, John Richards of Pomfret, Md., and four grandchildren.


91, a retired translator who also had sung soprano and taught voice lessons, died of cardiorespiratory arrest Nov. 14 at Sibley Memorial Hospital. She lived in Washington.

Miss Fioravanti, who was a native of Florence, came to Washington in 1910. She sang soprano with several organizations, including the Washington Opera Co., and gave private voice lessons.

She was a secretary with the Italian embassy from the late 1920s until World War II. During the war, she was a translator with the Office of War Information. She then was a translator with the National Catholic Welfare Conference in Washington until retiring in the early 1970s.

She leaves no immediate survivors.


90, an area resident since 1965 who had been a member of outdoors organizations and had won skeet competitions, died of pneumonia Nov. 14 at the Greater Southeast Community Hospital. He lived in Suitland.

He was a member of the Anglers All Fishing Club Inc. and the Metro Gun Club Inc. He was the winner of several national senior skeet shooting competitions in the mid-1970s, and did volunteer work with youths through his fishing club. He had won area fishing tournaments and had hunted deer and wild turkey.

Mr. Chambers was a native of Dallas and served with the Navy in the Atlantic during World War I. He had been a health club masseur, department store doorman, and had worked for a movie studio in Dallas before moving here.

His first marriage, to the former Roberta Lewis, ended in divorce. His second wife, Selena Chambers, died in 1962.

Survivors include three children by his first marriage, Helen Turner of Landover, Douglas Jr., of Temple Hills, and Harvey, of Suitland; two children by his second marriage, Melvin, of Sterling, Va., and Horace, of Oxnard, Calif.; two brothers, Odellus and the Rev. Melvin B. Chambers, both of Dallas; nine grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.