Rosemary R. Thomsen

Budget Analyst

Rosemary R. Thomsen, 71, a fifth-generation Washingtonian who retired in 1980 after 34 years as a budget analyst with the water and sewer division of the D.C. Department of Public Works, died June 15 at a hospital in Green Cove Springs, Fla., of complications after heart surgery.

She was a longtime Silver Spring resident who moved to Flagler Beach, Fla., in 1980.

As a young woman, Mrs. Thomsen graduated from old St. Patrick's Catholic High School in Washington and began a civil service career as a summer intern budget clerk.

Her marriage to Jack Tamagni ended in divorce.

Survivors include her husband, Charles Thomsen of Flagler Beach; a stepson, Richard Thomsen of Salisbury, Md.; two stepdaughters, Shaula Thomsen of New Carrollton and Dina Crim of Lusby; a sister, Frances Flecknoe of Silver Spring; a brother, Edward Mayhew of Laurel; six stepgrandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.

Joseph David Swartz


Joseph David Swartz, 62, a former Washington area square dance caller who retired in 1993 as a production manager at the Central Intelligence Agency's printing and photography plant, died of cancer June 15 at his home in Surfside Beach, S.C.

Mr. Swartz, a former Vienna resident, moved to South Carolina in 1993 after 30 years with the CIA. He also was a square dance caller in the Washington area for more than 25 years, working with groups like the Family Twirlers, the Farmers and Charmers, the Rock Eights and the Dancin' Nomads.

He was born in Washington and raised in Washington and Arlington, where he attended Washington-Lee High School. He also attended Northern Virginia Community College.

He was a member of Oakton Church Brethren in Vienna.

Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Bernice "Bee" R. Swartz of Surfside Beach; three children, Joseph David Swartz Jr. of Manassas, Melanie Kim Ferrari of Fairfax and Chris Douglas Swartz of Harpers Ferry, W. Va.; three sisters, Jane Lee of Alexandria, June Schmid of Middleburg and Mary Susan Wozney of Springfield; and five grandchildren.

Yates Phillip Mauney

Brick Contractor

Yates Phillip Mauney, 89, a self-employed brick contractor who retired to North Carolina but returned to the Washington area in 1991, died of renal failure June 17 at his home in Waldorf.

Mr. Mauney, a native of North Carolina, first came to the Washington area in 1939 and worked as a brick contractor until moving to Lexington, N.C., in 1968.

He was a life member of the International Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen. Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Faye Mauney of Waldorf; four children, Diane Arrowood of Travelers Rest, S.C., Margaret Breiner of Oxon Hill, Jane Klotz of Fort Washington and Jeff Mauney of Lexington; 18 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. A son, Mike Mauney, died in January.