Harry Irving Hadley
Army Personnel Specialist
Harry Irving Hadley, 86, an Army Department civilian from the mid-1940s to 1972 who retired as a supervisory personnel specialist, died Jan. 21 at Washington Home hospice. He had congestive heart failure.
Mr. Hadley, a Washington resident, was born in Superior, Wis. He was a graduate of what is now the University of Wisconsin at Superior and received a master's degree in education from the University of Minnesota.
He served in the Army in Europe during World War II.
He leaves no immediate survivors.
Mary E. Zichittella
Mary E. Zichittella, 88, a former White House teletype operator, died Feb. 16 at Indian River Residential Center in Chesapeake, Va., after a heart attack.
Mrs. Zichittella was born in Hagerstown, Md., and grew up in Washington. She later lived in Florida but returned to the Washington area in 1940. She was head teletype operator at the White House during World War II. Later, she was a teletype operator at the Department of Agriculture and the Red Cross. She retired in the 1960s and returned to Florida. She relocated to Chesapeake 11 years ago.
Her marriages to Robert Dixon Kendall and Woodrow Wilson Taylor ended in divorce. Her third husband, Mario Rosario Zichittella, died 12 years ago. A son from her first marriage, Robert Dixon Kendall, died nine years ago.
Survivors include a daughter from her second marriage, Margaret Taylor Deans of Virginia Beach; a daughter from her third marriage, Maria Dorothea Booth of Ormond Beach, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Doctor and Tutor
Murray Ben-Zion Welt, 51, a former emergency room physician who spent the last three years as a science tutor at Huntington Learning Center in Fairfax County, died Feb. 13 at his home in Arlington. He had coronary artery disease.
Dr. Welt was born in Campbellton, New Brunswick, Canada, and grew up in Arlington. He was a 1969 graduate of Wakefield High School.
He was a graduate of American University and received a master's degree in biophysics from Harvard University. He was a 1979 graduate of the University of Virginia medical school.
He worked in the emergency room at what is now Inova Fairfax Hospital from the 1980s to 1995.
He attended Congregation Etz Hayim in Arlington.
His marriage to Cynthia Liss Welt ended in divorce.
Survivors include three children, Nathaniel David Welt, Julia Jean Welt and Jonah Lloyd Welt, all of Burke; his parents, Isaac and Rhoda Welt of Arlington; and two brothers, Dr. Selman Welt of Charleston, W.Va., and Bernard Welt of Takoma Park.