Gary Edward White
Mailer, Lawn Service Owner
Gary Edward White, 57, who had worked as a mailer at The Washington Post since high school and owned a lawn service, died of coronary disease June 24 at the Falls Church home of a friend. He lived in Prince Frederick.
Mr. White began working at The Post part time at age 16 and, except for time in the armed services, continued until his death. For the past 10 years, he also operated White's Lawn Services.
A Washington native, he grew up in Palmer Park and graduated from Bladensburg High School in 1967.
He was drafted during the Vietnam War and served from 1968 to 1971, with one year in Germany and one in Vietnam.
He was a member of Washington Post Mailers Union No. 29.
Survivors include his wife, Janis "Jan" White, whom he married in 1972, of Prince Frederick; two children, Robin Shatrowsky of Owings, Md., and Ricky White of Annapolis; two brothers, Juan White of Damascus and Kevin White of Gaithersburg; a sister, Lois White of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and a grandson.
R. Louis Hatzes
Life Insurance Salesman
R. Louis Hatzes, 77, an independent life insurance agent since the 1950s, predominantly in the Washington area, died July 21 at his home in Orange, Va. He had cancer.
Mr. Hatzes was born in Manchester, N.H., and raised in the Washington area. He was a graduate of Georgetown Preparatory School and Butler University in Indianapolis. He served in the Army from 1945 to 1947.
A former Olney resident, he was a lifetime member of the Olney Rotary Club and a former board member of Montgomery General Hospital and Catholic Youth Organization, both in Olney. He was also the former district commissioner of the Redland Hunt Pony Club in Montgomery County.
His marriage to Maylou Renaud Hatzes ended in divorce.
Survivors include his wife, Vickie Greer Hatzes of Orange; six children from his first marriage, Nanette Hatzes of Fairfield, Pa., Robert L. Hatzes Jr. of Kensington, Terry Anderson of Brookeville, Helene Paci of Bethesda, Christopher Hatzes of Silver Spring and Michele Hatzes of Smithsburg, Md.; a daughter from his second marriage, Emily Stedman of Fredericksburg; a sister, Virginia Matthews of Panama City, Fla.; a brother, George Hatzes of Alexandria; 13 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.