Michael Gregory Considine
State Department Security Official
Michael Gregory Considine, 55, a special agent with the State Department's Bureau of Diplomatic Security, died Aug. 5 of cardiac arrest in Madrid. He lived in Annandale.
Since 2003, Mr. Considine had been regional director for European Affairs for the Bureau of Diplomatic Security, in charge of security for all U.S. embassies in Europe. He was on assignment at the time of his death.
Mr. Considine joined the Bureau of Diplomatic Security, the law enforcement branch of the State Department, in 1979. Within a year, he was assigned to the protective detail for the secretary of state. During his career, he was assistant regional security officer in Brussels and had extended international assignments in Conakry, Guinea; Ottawa, Canada; and Sarajevo.
In Washington, he served in the Protective Security Branch, the Special Investigations Branch and the Dignitary Protection Division and was chief of the Training Division's Domestic Security Branch.
Mr. Considine received four Superior Honor awards and several Meritorious Honor awards. For 10 of the past 15 years, he was chairman and organizer of the Diplomatic Security Special Agent Foundation's annual charity golf tournament.
Mr. Considine was born in Rockville Centre, N.Y., and graduated from the State University of New York at Brockport. He played basketball in high school and college. Before joining the State Department, he was an insurance claims adjuster.
Survivors include a sister, Mary Ann Considine of Webster, N.Y.
Lale Rosaria Glover
Medical Office Assistant
Lale Rosaria Glover, 54, a former office assistant in several medical practices, died Aug. 19 at Bradford Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Clinton. She had complications from diabetes.
Mrs. Glover was born in New York City and moved as a girl to Prince George's County. She graduated from the old La Reine High School in Suitland in 1969 and received an associate's degree from Prince George's Community College. She was a resident of Fort Washington.
She worked for about 30 years in several medical and dental offices near Oxon Hill. She retired in 2001, after a stroke.
She was a member of St. Columba Catholic Church in Oxon Hill.
Survivors include her husband of 30 years, David C. Glover of Fort Washington; and a brother, George Kallajxhi of Alexandria.
Michael L. DiLegge
Foreign Service Officer
Michael L. DiLegge, 83, a retired Foreign Service officer who managed economic development programs in Third World countries for the U.S. Agency for International Development, died of an intracerebral hemorrhage Aug. 9 at Inova Fairfax Hospital.
Mr. DiLegge worked with the State Department from 1952 to 1985. He served in several capacities, including in consulates and embassies in Africa and the Middle East. He also advised Congress, the chairman of the House Budget Committee and congressional delegations visiting the Middle East and Latin America.
During World War II, Mr. DiLegge, a native of Jersey City, N.J., served in the Army's Quartermaster Corps in the Pacific theater and was at the landing on Guam. He retired from the Army Reserve in 1953 as a captain.
Mr. DiLegge was a 1949 graduate of Fordham University and received a master's degree from the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University in 1952.
As a resident of Alexandria, Mr. DiLegge was active in the community. He had served as the chairman of the finance committees of St. Rita Catholic Church and the Blessed Sacrament Parish, where he was also on the parish council. He also was a member of the advisory board and chairman of the finance committee of Bishop Ireton High School.
He was a member of the Alexandria Hospital Corporation Council and DACOR (Diplomatic and Consular Officers, Retired). He was a past president and board member of the Fordham University Club of Washington and a Knight of the Order of Malta.
He received the distinguished alumnus award in 2004 from the D.C. chapter of the Fordham University Club.
Survivors include a brother, Peter DiLegge, formerly of Alexandria and of Matawan, N.J.