Judith June Enewold Navy WifeJudith June Enewold, 56, a Navy wife who worked part time in a horse saddlery store in Clifton, died Feb. 16 of complications of cancer at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. She lived in Burke.
Mrs. Enewold was born in Paterson, N.J., and grew up in Albuquerque. In high school, she played oboe for the all-state band and won numerous awards in music. She was a mathematics and English graduate of the University of New Mexico and received a teaching certificate there in 1972.
While attending the university, she met a Navy midshipman. After graduating, she taught eighth and ninth grades for a year and married the naval officer in 1973. After multiple moves throughout the United States, the couple settled in Burke with their two daughters.
When her husband was promoted to rear admiral upper halfin 2004, Mrs. Enewold was given an honorary promotion to vice admiral for her years of unwavering service as a Navy spouse and mother. She was most proud of raising her daughters, said her husband, Rear Adm. Steven L. Enewold of Burke.
From 1998 to 2001, while supporting one of her daughters who rode horses, Mrs. Enewold worked part time at a horse saddlery catalog store in Clifton now known as Equestrian Collections.
In addition to her husband, survivors include her daughters, Jeanine Goldberg of Fairfax and Lynnette Johnson of Walkertown, N.C.; her father and stepmother, James and Louella Stoever of Colorado Springs; a brother; and a grandson.
Jessie Dunham Fairweather Military Wife, VolunteerJessie Dunham Fairweather, 96, a military wife who was a Meals on Wheels volunteer client chairman in Alexandria for many years, died Feb. 18 after a stroke at Covenant Hospice of Niceville, Fla.
Mrs. Fairweather, a longtime resident of Alexandria, also was a member of Immanuel Episcopal Church.
She was born in East Orange, N.J., and attended Columbia University. She married a naval officer and accompanied him to posts from Shanghai, China, to Hawthorne, Nev. Upon his retirement from the military in 1954, they settled in Alexandria.
Mrs. Fairweather was an amateur geologist and loved taking long family rides to explore the countryside. She enjoyed creative cooking, gardening, crossword puzzles, reading and socializing and tried to instill a love of learning in her sons.
Her husband, Robert Scobie Fairweather, died in 1987. She moved to Florida the next year, living in Destin.
Survivors include five sons, Robert Fairweather of Destin, James Fairweather of Tucson, David Fairweather of Tallahassee, Richard Fairweather of Linden, Va., and Clifford Fairweather of Arlington; five grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Samuel J.N. Sugar PhysicianSamuel J.N. Sugar, 96, an internist for 50 years in Prince George's County, died of complications from a subdural hematoma Feb. 9 at JFK Medical Center in Atlantis, Fla.
Dr. Sugar, a native Washingtonian, was instrumental in the 1950s in the research and development of the first generation of oral drugs to lower blood sugar in diabetic patients. He also founded the nuclear medicine department at Prince George's Hospital Center.
He graduated from Western High School and George Washington University. He received a pharmacy degree from GWU in 1931 and a medical degree from the same school in 1934. He interned and did his residency at Gallinger Hospital.
During World War II, Dr. Sugar served in the Army Medical Corps, reaching the rank of lieutenant colonel. After the war, he entered private practice in Mount Rainier. He also taught at the GWU medical school.
He was past president of the Prince George's County Medical Society and a member of Woodmont Country Club. He enjoyed golfing, fishing and cooking.
His wife of 59 years, Naomi Vigderhouse Sugar, died in 1996.
Survivors include his wife of nine years, Fay Widome Sugar of Rockville and Palm Beach, Fla.; three children from his first marriage, Diane Stickler of Charlotte, Margy Sugar of Birmingham, Ala., and Dr. Mark Sugar of Rockville; a brother; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Lawrence T. Washington Jr. Contracting Company Owner Lawrence Temple "Buddy" Washington Jr., 81, a contracting company owner who over 50 years worked on scores of the area's federal buildings, died Feb. 18 at Inova Alexandria Hospital of complications of gall bladder surgery.
Mr. Washington was born in the District and spent his life there and in Alexandria, his last place of residence. However, he always considered himself a country boy because of his family roots in King and Queen County in Virginia. He was a descendant of Col. John Washington, the first Washington to settle in the American colonies and a great-grandfather of George Washington.
He graduated from Calvin Coolidge High School in the District and the University of Virginia with an engineering degree. After college, he worked for his father's company, Washington Electric Co., and later took over the District-based company. In 1972, he founded Prince Construction Co., a general contracting company specializing in federal contracts.
Mr. Washington once estimated that he had done electrical or general contracting work and renovations in more than half of the federal buildings in the D.C. area. His company had numerous contracts with the General Services Administration and did work at the Smithsonian Institution, Justice Department, Agriculture Department, Pentagon, Navy Yard, Coast Guard, NASA, Veterans Administration and State Department.
He also worked on the installation of the Minuteman missile defense system in the D.C. area and the Wallops Island space facility.
Mr. Washington, who had a deep interest in Virginia history, belonged to Sons of the Colonial Wars, Washington Family Descendants and the Order of Founders and Patriots. He also was a member of the Rotary Clubs of Alexandria and Essex County, Va., and Winter Park, Fla.
He was a proud member of Alcoholics Anonymous for 43 years, his daughter said.
Mr. Washington maintained a second home in Tappahannock, Va., for more than 50 years. For the past 14 years, he spent several months a year in Winter Park, Fla.
An outdoorsman, he loved hunting, fishing, sailing and hiking. He ran and bicycled hundreds of miles annually along the C&O Canal towpath.
Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Bolling Cox Washington of Alexandria; three children, Betsy Washington of Falls Church, Lawrence Temple Washington III of Arlington and John Mason Washington of Leesburg; and five grandchildren.