Anne Cullinanine Cave
Church Member, Golfer
Anne Cullinanine Cave, 90, a church member, golfer and homemaker whose family owned car dealerships in Washington, died Nov. 6 of cardiac arrest at Sibley Memorial Hospital. She was a District resident.
Mrs. Cave was born in Friendship Heights, one of six children of parents who emigrated from Ireland. She graduated from St. Patrick's Academy and was a statistician with the federal government for six years until marrying.
She and her husband owned car dealerships, most notably Cave Ford of Bethesda and, from 1954 to 1964, a Volkswagen dealership in Washington.
Mrs. Cave and her mother shared a close relationship with President Eamon De Valera of Ireland, who maintained correspondence with them until his death in 1975.
An ardent golfer, she belonged to Congressional Country Club for more than 60 years and Farmington Country Club for more than 40 years. She also was a member of the Rehoboth Beach Country Club in Delaware.
She belonged to Church of the Little Flower in Bethesda.
Her husband, Edward Francis Cave, died in 1972.
Survivors include six children, Edward Lee Cave and Mary Anne Moody, both of New York City, Charles Francis Cave of Easton, Md., Joseph Cullinanine Cave of Irvine, Calif., Robert Brian Cave of Bethesda and Jerry Howard of Potomac; eight grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
Joseph Jolly Haydon Jr.
Army Special Forces Officer
Joseph Jolly Haydon Jr., 40, an Army Special Forces major and foreign-area officer based in sub-Saharan Africa, died Oct. 22 in an airplane crash near Lagos, Nigeria. He was the lone American aboard a Nigerian commercial flight in which 117 people were killed.
Maj. Haydon, who was returning from a meeting in Germany at the time of his death, was the head of the Office of Defense Cooperation at the U.S. mission in Abuja, Nigeria. He was responsible for defense matters between the United States and the Nigerian military. He was recognized as an authority on Africa and was responsible for significant civil works projects benefiting the Nigerian people.
Maj. Haydon was born in Huntsville, Ala., and as a member of a military family lived at numerous Army posts, including Fort Leavenworth, Kan., West Point, N.Y., and the Marshall Islands. He attended public schools in Arlington and Fairfax counties and was a 1983 graduate of Oakton High School.
After his graduation from The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., in 1987, he was commissioned in the Army and served in a tank battalion in Germany. He joined the Special Forces in 1992. He received a master's degree in military studies from the American Military University in Manassas in 2000.
In 1996, he left the Army and spent three years as a military adviser in the United Arab Emirates. He worked in real estate in Williamsburg for a year before rejoining the Army in 2000.
In addition to his military career, Maj. Haydon enjoyed an adventurous life. He ran with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain, rafted the Zambezi River in Africa and traveled extensively with his family throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa.
Survivors include his wife of nine years, Maria Jesus Alonso Haydon, and two children, Forrest Alonso Haydon and Carmela Alonso Haydon, all of Abuja; his parents, retired Army Lt. Col. Joseph Jolly Haydon and Coreen Haydon of Fredericksburg; a brother; and a sister.
Louis Nemerofsky, 85, a personnel and training specialist with federal and state agencies, died Nov. 9 of prostate cancer at his home in Silver Spring.
Mr. Nemerofsky was born in Baltimore and graduated from the City College of New York. He served in the Navy during World War II and was an apprentice machinist at the Department of the Navy. In 1948, he received a master's degree in public administration from American University and did work toward a doctorate.
Beginning in the late 1940s, he worked in the manpower development division of the Labor Department, where he set up training and education programs. He was an education and personnel management specialist for the Justice Department from 1967 to 1974.
He then joined the Maryland Department of Education as a planning and policy specialist in the Office of Apprenticeship, where he developed training and vocational programs. He retired in 1992.
Mr. Nemerofsky was a member of Washington Hebrew Congregation and taught Sunday school to fifth-graders for 18 years. He enjoyed handcrafting leaded-glass lampshades, using Tiffany lamp designs. He enjoyed stamp collecting and playing tennis and was known for his humor and storytelling ability.
Survivors include his wife of 59 yeas, Ruth L. Nemerofsky of Silver Spring; three children, Elissa Nemerofsky of New York, Shelley Sims of Sedona, Ariz., and Jeffrey Nemerofsky of San Clemente, Calif.; and one granddaughter.