Lois Carroll Spicer Real Estate AgentLois Carroll Spicer, 78, a real estate agent and property manager, died after a stroke Feb. 13 at Odd Fellows Home retirement facility in Lynchburg, Va. She lived in Springfield.
Mrs. Spicer worked for Town and Country Realty in Northern Virginia in the 1980s and 1990s, first as a Realtor then as a property manager. She retired about 1994.
She was born in Charleston, W.Va., and was a homemaker for much of her adult life. She supported the Lions Club, local schools and scout troops. She also entertained foreign exchange students.
Her husband, Paul E. Spicer, died in 1978.
Survivors include six children, Michael Spicer of Columbia, S.C., Gary Spicer of Arlington County, Ronald Spicer of Woodbridge, Tonya Kinsel of Frederick, Kimberly Freas of Lorton and Joanna Rinaldi of Hartfield, Va.; 23 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Michael "Mickey" Hutter Marine PilotMichael "Mickey" Hutter, 86, a Marine pilot and director of Marine Corps operations for Grumman Corp., died Feb. 20 at Newton & Wellesley Alzheimer's Center in Wellesley, Mass. He had Alzheimer's disease.
Mr. Hutter joined the Marines during World War II, serving in the South Pacific as a member of the fabled fighter squadron VMSB-241, which fought at Midway Island. He was also a combat veteran of the Korean War.
After leaving active duty in 1955, Mr. Hutter began flying for Seaboard World Airlines and Colonial Airlines. In 1957, he joined Grumman Corp. in New York. He moved to Washington in 1974 and became director of Grumman's Marine Corps operations until his retirement in 1990. He received the Chief of Naval Operations Meritorious Civilian Medal in 1986.
Born in New York, Mr. Hutter attended St. Francis College, where he joined the Civilian Pilot Training Program. He graduated from Long Island University and entered the Naval Aviation Cadet Program prior to the United States entering World War II.
A lifetime member and past president of the Navy League, Mr. Hutter was past national commander of the Marine Corps Aviation Association. He was also a supporter of the Marine Corps Scholarship program. He retired from the Marine Reserves as a colonel in 1978.
He lived in Washington until 2003.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Wilma Kinsey Hutter of Wellesley; two sons, Michael J. Hutter Jr. of Delmar, N.Y., and Dr. Jeffrey W. Hutter of Newton Centre, Mass.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Pamela Irene Whitecotton Direct-Mail SpecialistPamela Irene Whitecotton, 53, a specialist in direct-mail and direct-marketing methods, largely for conservative causes, died Feb. 21 at Capital Hospice in Arlington. She lived in Manassas.
Ms. Whitecotton was born in Stuttgart, Germany, where her father was stationed in the Army. She grew up in Northern Virginia and was a 1971 graduate of Oakton High School. She graduated from the old Washington School for Secretaries in 1972.
She began her career at Eberle Associates, a conservative fundraiser in McLean, in the early 1970s. In 1977, she joined the Viguerie Co., now called American Target Advertising, one of the country's leading proponents of conservative political causes. She managed production services for national clients, including the National Conservative Political Action Committee.
In 1986, Ms. Whitecotton joined Advanced Response Marketing Associates in Falls Church, eventually becoming vice president. She directed production and client services for Citizens for a Sound Economy, Americans for Immigration Control and the Republican National Committee.
From 1998 to 2001, Ms. Whitecotton was production coordinator at the Richard Norman Co. in Lansdowne, working with the American Conservative Union and the United Seniors Association. She was a bookkeeper and human resources specialist at the Air Treatment Co., an air-conditioning firm in Vienna, from 2001 until January.
She was a member of the Daughters of America.
Survivors include her companion, Sherl McCoy of Manassas; her mother, Mildred J. Whitecotton of Vienna; two sisters, Carolyn J. Tanks of Scottsville, Va.; and a brother, Michael J. Whitecotton of Vienna.
Rosemary S. Lardner Artist, Framing SpecialistRosemary S. Lardner, 72, a freelance artist and framing specialist, died Feb. 22 at the Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown, after suffering a hemorrhagic stroke while shopping two days earlier. She lived in the District.
Mrs. Lardner moved to the Washington area in 1963 and worked from the 1970s to the early 1990s as a secretary at the Smithsonian Institution, a Washington consulting firm and as a secretary and office manager at different units of Georgetown University Hospital.
In recent years, she spent most of her time painting in different mediums and in framing artwork. She painted landscapes, still lives and portraits.
She was born Rosemary Schalk in West Allis, Wis., and attended Marquette University. She took art courses at Milwaukee Art School until leaving to marry, George Lardner Jr., now a retired reporter for The Washington Post.
She nurtured her long-time interest in art in the 1980s by returning to college. For years, she took a bus from her home in the District to the University of Maryland's College park campus to study art history. She received a bachelor's degree in 1988.
Mrs. Lardner was living for most of the past year at a vacation home in Berkeley Springs, W. Va., while she was recuperating from a broken hip.
She was a member of The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament Church in Washington.
A daughter, Kristin Lardner, died in 1992.
Survivors include her husband of 49 years of the District; four children, Helen Lardner of Ashburn. Va., Edmund Lardner of Columbus, Ohio, Charles Lardner of the District and Richard Lardner of Tampa; five brothers, Father Sebastian Schalk of Jackson, Miss., Frank Schalk of Oxford, Wis., William Schalk of Waupaca, Wis., Jack Schalk of Boulder, Colo., and Richard Schalk of Silver Spring; and one sister, Ann Rickert of Dickson, Tenn.; and two grandchildren.