Conrad S. Clairmont

CIA Analyst

Conrad S. Clairmont, 67, who worked 31 years as an intelligence analyst for the Central Intelligence Agency before retiring in 1985, died Nov. 18 at a hospital in Williamsburg, after a heart attack.

Mr. Clairmont, who retired to Williamsburg in 1996 after living in Vienna for more than 25 years, was a native of Massachusetts.

Mr. Clairmont attended the University of Miami and George Washington University and served in the Navy in the Pacific during the Korean War.

Upon retiring from the CIA, he did government contract and international marketing work for what was then E-Systems Inc., in Falls Church.

Mr. Clairmont also worked for Electronic Equipment Bank in Vienna and Northern Virginia and Williamsburg real estate firms.

Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Carol L. Clairmont of Williamsburg; two sons, David C. Clairmont of Centreville and Michael A. Clairmont of Reston; two sisters; and two brothers.

John V. Carretta

Merrill Lynch Official

John V. Carretta, 60, a Washington area native and a vice president at Merrill Lynch's Fort Wayne, Ind., branch office, died of congestive heart failure Dec. 4 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne. He had lived in Indiana for the last 15 years.

Mr. Carretta, who was born in Washington and grew up in Arlington, was a 1956 graduate of St. John's College High School. He was a 1960 business administration graduate of the University of Notre Dame.

He completed a Merrill Lynch junior executive training program and joined the firm's Washington office as a broker until 1977.

He served as a president of Arlington Young Democrats Club in the 1960s and was a member of the Jaycees. His hobbies included golfing and visiting Civil War battlefields.

Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Maureen Carretta of Fort Wayne; a daughter, Kathleen "K.C." Carretta of Fort Wayne; four sons, Brian, of Indianapolis, Brendan "B.J.," of Fort Wayne, and John Jr. and Kevin, both of Chicago; and a brother.