Anthony Chanaka, 84, a music teacher since about 1940 who had given private voice and piano lessons at his home studio in Chevy Chase, died of renal failure Oct. 25 at the Washington Hospice.
Mr. Chanaka, a Washington native, was a graduate of Central High School. He also was a graduate of the Washington College of Music, where he served for a time on the faculty. In addition, he attended George Washington University and studied with composers Nadia Boulanger and Edwin Hughes.
He also worked with Brazilian soprano Sarita Gloria. They gave recitals in the 1950s and 1960s and recorded Brazilian songs for RCA Victor. Mr. Chanaka also gave piano recitals at the National Gallery of Art and the Phillips Collection.
The Music Teachers National Association recognized his 50-year membership in the organization with a 1999 award.
Survivors include three brothers, George, of Bethesda, Alexander, of San Juan Capistrano, Calif., and Nicholas, of St. Cloud, Minn.
William H. Moore
William H. Moore, 53, a Chantilly resident and a systems engineer who had worked for EDS and Blue Cross-Blue Shield, died of an abdominal aneurysm Oct. 23 in Chiang Mai, Thailand, while on a missionary trip with a group from the Centreville Baptist Church.
He joined EDS, which was formerly Electronic Data Systems, in Pennsylvania in 1973 and transferred to Northern Virginia in 1986. He left EDS in 1998 and had worked for Blue Cross-Blue Shield in Washington since 2000.
Mr. Moore was a Pennsylvania native. He was an Army National Guard veteran and a 1973 business administration graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
In addition to the Centreville church, he had been a member of the Christian Motorcyclists Association and had done volunteer work for Habitat for Humanity.
His marriage to Diane Moore ended in divorce.
Survivors include three children, Jessica Moore of Fairfax, Kimberly Moore of Ithaca, N.Y., and Sean Moore of Leesburg; and a sister.
Leonard J. Collidge
Leonard Julius Collidge, 78, a property manager who spent about 20 years with Culmore Realty in Falls Church before retiring in 1996, died Oct. 26 at Reston Hospital Center. He had sepsis and Alzheimer's disease.
Mr. Collidge, a Reston resident, was born in Baltimore. He served in the Merchant Marines in Europe, Asia and Africa during World War II.
He was a house painter in Baltimore before settling in the Washington area in 1965. He was a portrait artist in his spare time.
His wife of 57 years, Mildred Berg Collidge, died in 2001. A son, Barry, died in 1966.
Survivors include a son, Robert, of Clifton; a brother; and two grandchildren.