Robert George Martin Storey, 63, a retired Army colonel who was a former Foreign Service officer and a retired senior policy analyst in the office of D.C. Mayor Marion Barry, died of cancer Oct. 3 at his residence in Majis, Spain.
Col. Storey, who also had a home in Arlington, was a native of Cleveland. During World War II, he served in the Army. He left in 1948 to attend Miami University in Ohio. He graduated in 1950 and was recalled to active duty during the Korean War.
He spent most of the rest of his military career as an intelligence officer. His assignments included duty in West Germany, Italy and in Vietnam from 1967 to 1968. His last military assignment was at the State Department, where he served on the staff of Ellsworth Bunker, chief U.S. negotiator for a Panana Canal treaty.
Col. Storey retired from active duty in 1973. His military decorations included the Soldier's Medal, the Bronze Star and the Meritorious Service Medal.
When he left the Army, he became a Foreign Service officer and worked on Panama Canal affairs until 1975. Col. Storey then became a vice president at International Development Corp. of America in Washington.
Col. Storey joined the District government in 1979 as staff director of the city's office of personnel. In 1985, he became a senior policy analyst in the office of the mayor. He retired in 1989.
From 1971 to 1973, Col. Storey owned and operated the Firehouse Restaurant in Washington. He was a member of the Army & Navy Club, National Press Club and Cogswell Society of Washington.
His wife, Nanette F. Hart Storey, died in 1976.
Survivors include his wife, Germana Faini Storey of Arlington and Mijas, and two brothers, Leo M. Storey Jr. of Asheville, N.C., and Raymond T. Storey of Hinkley, Ohio.
FRANCIS F. HEWITT
Francis F. Hewitt, 81, retired clerk of the defense appropriations subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee, died of heart ailments Oct. 4 at the National Hospital for Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation.
Mr. Hewitt, who lived in Arlington, was born in Atlantic City. He graduated from Rutgers University, where he also received a master's degree in English. He did further postgraduate work in English at New York University.
He was a lecturer at Rutgers for six years before moving to Washington in 1943 to join the staff of the Joint Committee on Reduction of Non-Essential Federal Expenditures, headed by Sen. Harry F. Byrd (D-Va.).
He served in the Army during the final years of World War II, then returned to the Byrd Committee as staff director. He joined the staff of the Appropriations Committee in 1947 and retired in 1974. In 1967, he wrote the centennial history of the Senate Appropriations Committee.
In retirement, he wrote poetry and served as secretary of the Arlington Taxpayers Association.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Hewitt of Arlington; three children, Marilyn D. Anderson of Fairfax, Glen M. Hewitt of Alexandria and Carol M. Hewitt of San Ramon, Calif.; and four grandchildren.
MABEL HARRIS McCULLOCH
Widow of Congressman
Mabel Harris McCulloch, 86, the widow of William M. McCulloch, an Ohio Republican who served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1947 to 1973, died of heart ailments Oct. 3 at the Rest Haven nursing home in York, Pa.
Mrs. McCulloch, who lived in Washington from 1947 until 1985, when she moved to Pennsylvania, was born near Holmesville, Ohio. She graduated from Miami University of Ohio.
She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Georgetown Presbyterian Church.
Her husband died in 1980.
Survivors include two daughters, Nancy McCulloch of Washington and Ann Carver of York, and two granddaughters.
DOROTHY H. DIENELT
Dorothy H. Dienelt, 75, wife of a Foreign Service officer and editor of publications for American communities in New Delhi and Seoul, died of cancer Oct. 4 at her home in Frederick.
Mrs. Dienelt, a former resident of Rockville, was born in Norristown, Pa. She graduated from a business college in Philadelphia and moved to Washington in 1940. From then until 1947, she was assistant to the executive director of the American Institute of Architects.
As the wife of a Foreign Service officer, she accompanied her husband on assignments to Pakistan, India, South Korea and the Philippines. She was editor of the American Women's Club New Circle Magazine in New Delhi, and she started a similar publication in Seoul. Proceeds from both enterprises were donated to charities.
Mrs. Dienelt also served on the boards of the American schools in Karachi, Pakistan, and New Delhi.
She had lived in Frederick since 1980.
Survivors include her husband, Richard F. Dienelt, whom she married in 1940, of Frederick; three children, Susan Rosenfeld of Kibbutz Sarid, Israel, Margaret Brannigan of Silver Spring and Richard F. Dienelt Jr. of Chicago; a brother, Robert W. Herion Jr. of Glenmoore, Pa.; and six grandchildren.
MICHAEL B. RONKESE
Health Care Analyst
Michael B. Ronkese, 35, an analyst for American Health Care Inc. in Rockville, died Sept. 26 at St. Francis Hospital in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. He had AIDS.
A resident of Washington, Mr. Ronkese was hospitalized in Poughkeepsie in September to be near his parents.
He was born in Marlboro, N.Y., and graduated from Villanova University. He studied theology at Villanova and Catholic universities as a member of the Augustinian Order, but left the order and received a master's degree in Spanish from Middlebury College in 1980.
He moved to Washington and taught Spanish at St. Cecelia's High School while working toward a master's degree in health care administration at George Washington University.
Beginning in 1984, he was an analyst with INOVA Health Systems in Springfield, Lammers and Gershon Associates in Reston and Martin E. Segal in Washington and in New York.
He returned to this area in May 1989 and began working for American Health Care Inc., where he remained until shortly before his death.
Survivors include his companion of five years, David Preece of New York City; his parents, Bruno and Veronica Ronkese of Marlboro, N.Y.; and a brother, Robert Ronkese of Chicago.
Charles Milton, 94, a retired mineralogist at the U.S. Geological Survey who had been a research professor at George Washington University, died at his home in Silver Spring Oct. 4 after a heart attack.
Dr. Milton was born in New York City and grew up in Chicago. He graduated from the University of Iowa and received a doctorate in geology from Johns Hopkins University in 1929.
He then worked as a geologist for oil companies in Venezuela and Angola until 1931, when he came to Washington as a geochemist for the Geological Survey.
Over the years, he became a specialist on the mineralogy of Arkansas. In 1963, he organized an expedition to Tanzania to conduct mineral studies of volcanic lava. He received a Distinguished Service Award from the Department of the Interior shortly before he retired in 1965.
Dr. Milton was a research professor at the Department of Geology at George Washington University until he retired a second time in 1970.
His wife, Leona Kohn Milton, whom he married in 1932, died in 1986.
Survivors include two sons, Daniel J. Milton of Vienna and Michael J. Milton of Washington, and four grandchildren.
MILLIE K. MARKISON
Adas Israel Member
Millie K. Markison, 72, a member of Adas Israel Congregation in Washington and a charter member of Ohr Kodesh Congregation in Chevy Chase, died of cancer Oct. 4 at the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington.
Mrs. Markison, who lived in Chevy Chase, was born in Philadelphia. She moved to Washington in 1936 and graduated from Wilson Teachers College in 1940. As a college student she had worked in the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.
She was a member of the American Association of University Women and the National Council of Jewish Women.
Since 1970 she had lived part of each year in St. Thomas, V.I.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Markison of Chevy Chase; four children, Nancy Goldstein of Ellicott City, Md., Kenneth A. Markison of Chevy Chase, Dr. Robert E. Markison of San Francisco and Karen Brean of Pittsburgh, and three sisters, Mary Brisker of Chevy Chase, Freda Goldman of Honolulu and Pauline Esten of Glenside, Pa.
EDWARD B. REDDY
FBI Agent, Lawyer
Edward B. Reddy, 75, a retired FBI agent and communications lawyer, died Oct. 5 at Sibley Memorial Hospital after a heart attack.
Mr. Reddy, who lived in Bethesda, was born in Jersey City, N.J. He graduated from Loyola College in Baltimore and the University of Maryland School of Law.
He joined the FBI in 1942 and served as a special agent in Seattle, Los Angeles, Little Rock, Ark., San Francisco, Miami and New York before being assigned in Washington in 1950.
He retired from the FBI in 1967 and began working as a communications lawyer. He retired from the law practice in 1985 as senior partner of the Washington-based law firm of Reddy, Begley & Martin.
Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Lorraine B. Reddy of Bethesda; two daughters, Lynn L. Reddy and Melissa Cash, both of Woodbridge; a brother, Richard Reddy of Baltimore; and two granddaughters.
FORREST L. WHITE
Eastern Star Member
Forrest L. White, 85, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and a resident of the Washington area since 1940, died at Holy Cross Hospital Oct. 4 after a heart attack.
Mrs. White, who had lived at the University Convalescent Home in Wheaton since 1982, was born in Mounds, Ill. She was a cafeteria worker at Chestnut Lodge in Rockville in 1951 and 1952 and at the Florence Crittenton Home in Washington from 1970 to 1973.
Her marriage to Ross Moore ended in divorce. Her second husband, Fred White, died in 1952.
Survivors include one son by her first marriage, Samuel Moore of Laurel; a brother, Bryson B. Rash of Washington; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild.
Another son, Robert Moore, died in 1984.
ELIZABETH H. BRANTLEY
Elizabeth Hammett Brantley, 82, a retired lawyer with the staff of the Senate Appropriations Committee, died of cancer Oct. 4 at a hospital in Atlanta.
Mrs. Brantley was a native of Wren, Ga., and had lived in Atlanta since retiring in 1972. She came to Washington during World War II and was a secretary for to Judge James W. Morse of the U.S. District Court while she attended the old Columbus University law school.
She graduated in the early 1950s and worked for Judge Morse as a law clerk until his death in 1961. She then joined the staff at the Senate Appropriations Committee and worked there until she retired.
Her marriage to John Brantley ended in divorce.
Survivors include a sister, Dorothy Cormier of Wellesley Hills, Mass.