The obituary last Friday of Salvatore J. Costantino Jr. incorrectly spelled his name and the last names of his son, parents, two brothers, and the last name of a sister, Clara Costantino. (Published 1/29/91)
Herbert Sokolove, 84, a retired National Symphony Orchestra violinist, died Jan. 20 at Fairfax Hospital after a stroke.
Mr. Sokolove joined the National Symphony at its founding in 1931 and with the exception of his Navy service during World War II he played with the orchestra until retiring in 1984. His Navy service included playing a trumpet in the Navy Band and a viola in the Navy Orchestra and teaching in the Navy School of Music.
A resident of Alexandria, Mr. Sokolove was born in Baltimore and began playing a violin at the age of five. When he was 10 he won a scholarship to the Peabody Conservatory of Music. He became a member of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra when he was 15 and remained there until 1929 when he won a scholarship at Philadelphia's Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied for two years before joining the National Symphony.
Mr. Sokolove had taught private violin and piano lessons and had played in several community musical groups.
Survivors include his wife, Rose Sokolove of Alexandria; two children, Frank Sokolove of Arlington and Barbara Gyomory of Annandale; and a grandchild.
JULIAN NICHOLAS COLANGELO
Teacher and Coach
Julian Nicholas Colangelo, 79, a retired high school counselor, teacher and coach, died of heart disease Jan. 23 at Holy Cross Hospital. He lived in Silver Spring.
Mr. Colangelo retired from Bowie High School in 1977 after 13 years as a counselor there. He was a physical education teacher at Calvin Coolidge High School in the District, where he also coached golf and basketball teams, from 1940 to 1964.
Mr. Colangelo was born in Prezza, Italy, and came to this country as an infant. He grew up in Egg Harbor City, N.J.
He received bachelor's and master's degrees in education from Temple University, and taught at Anacostia High School from 1936 to 1940.
Mr. Colangelo was active with the Boy Scouts, a past elder and deacon of Takoma Park Presbyterian Church and a volunteer for 25 years with the Red Cross. He also had been secretary-treasurer of the Takoma Park Citizens Association and on the board of the Federal Schoolmen's Club.
He also belonged to The Fossils organization and recently was a member of Good Shephard United Methodist Church in Silver Spring.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Virginia Bartlett Colangelo of Silver Spring; two sons, Dr. Gary Allen Colangelo of Silver Spring and Mark Sanford Colangelo of Herndon; two daughters, Julie Ann Wasley of Fairfield, Pa., and Gail Virginia Colangelo of Columbia; a sister, Ida Nehr of Egg Harbor City; and six grandchildren.
MARIE LOFTUS GANNON
Commerce Dept. Employee
Marie Loftus Gannon, 81, a retired administrative assistant in the office of the secretary of commerce, died Jan. 12 of congestive heart failure in a nursing home in Clearwater, Fla.
She had lived in Clearwater since 1968.
Mrs. Gannon worked for the federal government for 30 years, the last 10 at the Commerce Department. Her earlier employment was with the Office of Price Administration and the Department of the Interior.
She was a native of Washington and a graduate of Business High School. She attended Strayer College.
Her husband, John Gannon, died in 1960.
Survivors include three sisters, Rosella L. Lyons of Clearwater, Kathleen L. Nixon of Seminole, Fla., and Rita L. Clayton of Washington.
SALVATORE J. CONSTANTINO JR.
Salvatore J. Constantino Jr., 37, a hairdresser, died of complications due to AIDS Jan. 24 at his home in Rockville.
He worked from 1972 to 1990 for the Images hair salon in Rockville.
Mr. Constantino was a native of Washington and a graduate of Wheaton High School.
His marriage to Darlene Constantino ended in divorce.
Survivors include his companion, Dale Wilt of Rockville; a son, Salvatore J. Constantino III of Mount Airy; his parents, Salvatore J. Constantino Sr. and Clara Constantino of Rockville; three sisters, Carmella Defayette and Shirley Tippett, both of Damascus, and Lisa DeRosa of Germantown; two brothers, Richard Constantino of Germantown and Brian Constantino of Harrisburg, Pa.