Francisco Delor M. Angeles
Teacher and Writer
Francisco Delor M. Angeles, 70, a writer and teacher, died of multiple myeloma May 31 at Georgetown University Hospital. He lived in Darnestown.
Mr. Angeles, a former university history and political science professor in his native Philippines, taught Spanish at private institutions that included the Windor School in Darnestown and public schools in Jena, La. He was also a substitute teacher in District public schools and a volunteer teacher of English as a second language at the Educational Organization for United Latin Americans in Washington.
He was an editor at the Federal National Mortgage Association and wrote for publications in this country and the Philippines. He worked as a translator and court interpreter and as a senior aide with the Division of Elders Service in Montgomery County.
Mr. Angeles, a resident of the Washington area off and on since the 1970s, was a cum laude graduate of Dakota Wesleyan University. He received a master's degree in history from the University of Florida.
He also did graduate work in Spanish at the University of Texas and in Latin American history at the Universidad de las Americas in Mexico.
He was a member of several honor societies and received an honor from the South East Asia Treaty Organization.
He was a Rockefeller Foundation fellow.
His marriage to Lucrecia Angeles ended in divorce.
Survivors include two brothers and four sisters.
Cecile Naomi Jaffe Newburg
Cecile Naomi Jaffe Newburg, 78, a retired government economist, died of complications resulting from diabetes May 31 at Washington Home and Hospice, where she spent her last months as an active volunteer.
Mrs. Newburg lived in Washington most of her adult life. She was born in Flushing, N.Y., and received a bachelor's degree in economics from Queens College in 1942.
Upon graduating, she came to Washington for a job with the War Production Board, where she stayed until after World War II. In 1943, she married Bernard Moses Newburg, a lawyer, and the two followed his career to Los Angeles from 1948 to 1951.
When they returned to Washington, Mrs. Newburg joined the Commerce Department as an economist in housing and labor.
Her time over the next 18 years was spent about half in Commerce and the remainder with the Labor Department, from which she retired because of her failing health in 1969. Mr. Newburg died in 1977.
During her time with Commerce, Mrs. Newburg received the agency's Meritorious Service Award for her efforts on behalf of workers at the Savannah River Site in Aiken, S.C., who were suffering growing pains with the rapid development of that installation.
Mrs. Newburg also was a volunteer in the Bethesda nursing home where she lived from 1985 to 1997.
She is survived by a son, Steven David Newburg-Rinn, and two grandchildren.
Elizabeth Banks Uncles
Elizabeth Banks Uncles, 96, who accompanied her Army officer husband from duty station to duty station for four decades, died May 29 of a heart attack in Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington.
Mrs. Uncles was born in Lexington, Ky., and raised in Columbus, Ga.
She attended Transylvania University in Lexington, where she was a member of Chi Omega sorority.
In Columbus in 1926, she married an Army lieutenant stationed at nearby Fort Benning, John F. Uncles, a 1922 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy who had received a battlefield appointment during World War I while serving as an enlisted man in Capt. Harry S Truman's Battery D of the Field Artillery.
Mrs. Uncles traveled with her husband as he was posted to Hawaii and cities in Europe over the next three decades, while he rose in rank, and she enjoyed friends and her active membership in the Colonial Dames and the Washington Club.
When Maj. Gen. Uncles retired in 1958 as chief of research and development for the Army, the family settled in the Westchester, on Cathedral Avenue NW, where he died in 1967 and she lived until her death.
She is survived by a daughter, Margaret "Marka" Huffman of McLean; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.