In Memoriam

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In Memoriam 2018-10-18T11:58:09+00:00

It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of former PWAR member, Patti Green.

Patricia Bachman Green, born in Kansas City, MO September 21, 1947 died in Winter Haven Florida October 16, 2018 at the age of 71.  Patti Green a graduate of Garfield High School, Patti’s first-born Gregory Clay in Virginia, then moved to Tampa Florida in 1972 where she met her husband Charles Green of 45 years and had her 2nd child Cherish Avallone.  Patti returned to Northern Virginia and became a Realtor for PWAR.  She was a long time top producer, managing broker, served on the board of PWAR and remained licensed till 2003 serving the real and worked with the estate community for 31 years.  Survived by her husband Charles Green, daughter and son-in-law Craig & Cherish Avallone, grandson Jason Avallone, brother & sister-in-law Steve & Cindy Bachman, daughter-in-law Jean Clay and grandsons Daniel & Austin Clay.

Patti Bachman Green’s memorial gathering will be at her daughter’s home November 3, 2018 at 3pm 11695 Colvin Lane Nokesville, VA 20181.  For more information email her daughter at

We are deeply saddened to inform you of the passing of longtime PWAR member, Tom Farina. Tom, who has been a Realtor with PWAR for over 25 years, passed on September 12, 2018. He is the beloved father of Amanda Farina Morris of Durham, NC and her husband Evan. Born in Reading, PA to Ronald & Patricia Farina he moved to Virginia as a military veteran. Tom had a passion for sports which took him from a participant to youth coach. He will be remembered for being a friend to all in the community.

Tom is survived by his Mother and Father, Brother Michael Farina of Tenn., his wife Alice Farina and their three children, Jason, Nic and Zac. Cousin Jim Bolognese of New Jersey, his wife Debbie and their daughter, Jodi.

If you’d like to raise a glass to Tom, please join us as we celebrate his life this Thursday, Sept. 20.

Tom Farina Celebration of Life

Location: Army Navy Country Club (Fairfax Location)
3315 Old Lee Hwy, Fairfax, VA 22030
Time: 4pm – 6:30pm
Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018
Attire: We’ll keep it casual… just as he would have wanted it.

It is with sadness that we relay the passing of former longtime REALTOR member, Florence E. Cannon. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family at this time.

Florence Elizabeth (Morris) Cannon, age 93, of Woodbridge, VA, passed away on July 3, 2018.  She was the loving mother of Peggy Ann Gore of Greensboro, NC, Ronald Dennis Cannon (Pam) of Ruther Glen, VA, and David Thomas Cannon of Orlando, FL.  Cherished grandmother of Michael Thomas Cannon (Jenelle), Robert Talmadge Cannon, and Bertha Yvonne Cannon (Daniel).  Great grandmother of Valeria, Ale, Mikaela, Jerahmai, and Josiah.  Dear sister of the late Audrey Moore and Edith Parham.  She was the adored daughter of the late Willie T. and Fannie (Thomas) Morris.
Florence worked for the Department of Defense; where she retired from in 1979.  She was a realtor in Prince William County for over 40 years; and was a member of the Realtor’s Association of Prince William County.   She cherished spending time with family and enjoyed genealogy research.  She will be missed by all who knew her.
The family will receive friends at the Mountcastle Turch Funeral Home, 4143 Dale Boulevard, Dale City, VA 22193 on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM.  Funeral services will be on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the Concord Baptist Church, 15625 Concord Road, Ruther Glen, VA 22546.  Interment will follow at the church cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of longtime PWAR member, Elaine Walz.

Elaine Alyce Southard Walz, age 73, of Dumfries, VA, passed away on June 1, 2018. Beloved wife of over 39 years to Arthur J. Walz. Loving mother of Mechelle Eatmon (Duane), Milinda Oberdier, and Melissa Thuries (Vincent). Cherished grandmother of Rebecca Eatmon, Aleese Eatmon, Bryce Eatmon, Joshua Oberdier (Jessica), Zachary Oberdier, and Matteo Thuries. Great grandmother of Trent Oberdier and Emma Oberdier.

Elaine was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed the outdoors; especially boating, jet skiing, and going to the beach. Her greatest time was spent with and spoiling her grandchildren. She was a realtor, and a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. Elaine will be missed by all who knew her.

The family will receive friends at the Mountcastle Turch Funeral Home, 4143 Dale Boulevard, Dale City, VA 22193 on Thursday, June 7, 2018 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Mass of Christian Burial, Friday, June 8, 2018 at 10:30 AM at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 18825 Fuller Heights Roads, Triangle, VA 22172. Interment will follow at Quantico National Cemetery, 18424 Joplin Road, Triangle, VA 22172 at 12:00 PM

If desired, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

We would like to inform you of the passing of former REALTOR, Patricia Eileen Boyd Burch. Patricia Eileen Boyd Burch, 73, passed away peacefully on April 3, 2018 at Fauquier Hospital in Warrenton, Virginia. Pat was a 1962 graduate of James Madison High School in Vienna, VA, and had a successful career as a Real Estate Agent in the Northern Virginia area for over 25 years.

A visitation will be on Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 6-9pm at Moser Funeral Home 233 Broadview Ave. Warrenton, VA, 20186. A funeral will be on Friday, April 6, 2018 at 10:00am at Park Valley Church 4500 Waverly Farm Dr. Haymarket, VA 20169. A burial will follow at Stonewall Memory Gardens in Manassas, VA.

In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. View full obituary here.

It is with sadness that we relay the passing of longtime REALTOR member, John Hall Sr. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time.

John Foy Hall, Sr. age 68, passed away on March 13, 2018 at his home in Manassas Park, VA. He was born on November 3, 1949 in Washington, D.C. John was a realtor with Key Reality and was an avid Redskins fan. Predeceased by his parents: Herman McGill Hall and Mary Ann Basye. Survivors include his loving wife of 30 years, Christine Moretti Hall; two sons: John Hall, Jr. (Nicole) and Steven Hall; two daughters: Wendy Wilson (Jamie) and Stephanie Hall; two brothers: Robert Hall (Holly) and Frank Basye; two sisters: Linda Elmore and Kathy Orrock; three grandchildren: Zachary Jackson (Belle), A.J. Hall and Jacob Hall.

The family will receive friends on Friday, March 16, 2018 from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center Street, Manassas, VA. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 10:00 AM at the funeral home. Interment will be private.

In Lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to: American Heart Association, American Stroke Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, Virginia 23060-9979 in loving memory of John F. Hall, Sr.

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It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of longtime REALTOR Pamela Roseberry. Pamela Jane Roseberry, age 62, of Nokesville, Virginia passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017 at her residence. She was born on July 13, 1955 in Warrenton, Virginia the daughter of the late Russell Gill and Teresa (Nalls) Gill. She was a member of the Asbury United Methodist Church. She was a realtor for Crossroads Realty.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00PM Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center Street, Manassas, VA where a memorial service will be held at 10:00AM Thursday, October 12, 2017 with Rev. Claire Miller officiating. Interment will follow at Valley View Cemetery.


It is with deep sadness we inform you of the passing of longtime PWAR member, Randy Perko. Sadly,  Randall (Randy) E. Perko, Realtor since 1973,  passed away at his home in Front Royal, Va on Friday May 5, 2017.  He was 87.  He retired from Appraising and an agent with Metro 100 in 2014 after a long Real Estate Career. The majority of his real estate career was with Century 21 Capital Realty in Manassas, initially in 1973 as an agent, then as managing broker and as Part owner and Principal Broker until the early 1990’s when he became a Real Estate Appraiser.

A memorial service will be at his home in Front Royal from 1 to 5 pm on Saturday, May 13, 2015. Please call 540 622 0250 for directions. Click here to view the full obituary.

We are sad to inform you of the passing of former longtime PWAR Member, Dwight Brown.

Dwight W. Brown, 86, of Stafford County passed away Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Mary Washington Hospital. Mr. Brown was born on February 21, 1931 in Portland, Oregon to George Washington Brown and Olive Elizabeth Moore. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mr. Brown earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Omaha during his service in the United States Air Force. He retired as a real estate agent in 2016.

Survivors include his daughters, Mary Catherine Whitaker of El Paso, TX and Denise Dale Meece of Colonial Heights; son Geoffrey Martin Brown of Woodbridge; 14 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and sister LaVerne Cagle and her sons, Robert and Keith Cagle. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Joy Brown; and his son, Gary David Coman.  A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 6 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 161 Eustace Road, Stafford, VA 22554. Burial will be private in Quantico National Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice. Online guestbook available at

It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the death of PWAR member James Bonner. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this time.

James Bonner passed away suddenly from a heart attack on Monday, February 6, 2017. He was 80 years old. He was retired from the CIA, so had an exciting, adventurous life living and working all over the world — by choice. He was also an Army Vietnam Veteran, and will be placed at Arlington National Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Jane Bonner; son Capt. Steve Bonner (Kate) of Ft. Knox, KY, daughter Jeanne Weaver (John) of Owasso, OK; and 10 grandchildren.

Longtime PWAR Member, Franklin Miles passed away on Monday, January 23, 2017. Franklin was a resident of Winchester, Virginia at the time of his passing. He graduated from Bullis Prep, attended the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Miles received his graduate degree from George Washington University, Washington, D.C. then began his accounting career in Washington, D.C. He was married to Mary Ann Ait. At the request of Mr. Miles, his body was cremated and all services were private. Memorial contributions in memory of Franklin may be made to American Cancer Society, 1833 Plaza Drive, Winchester, Virginia or Hospice of the Panhandle, 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville, West Virginia 25430.
goodgion-maxOctober 31, 2016 – We are sad to inform you that long time agent and friend to many, Max Goodgion died last Friday evening at his home in Manassas. Max put up a valiant fight against cancer but eventually succumbed to it. Funeral services will be Thursday, November 3rd, 11:30 AM at the Church of Christ, 8110 Signal Hill Rd, Manassas, VA. Any questions will be taken by LuVerne Boes, Broker at Century 21 Capital Realty, Manassas 703-368-9284.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Medi Home Health and Hospice, 125 Old Greenwich Dr. Suite 150, Fredericksburg, VA 22408 or Indian Mission c/o Manassas Church of Christ.

View full obituary here.

Alfred-Bahr-1469893305It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the death of a longtime Realtor in Prince William County and a member of PWAR, Albert “Al” Bahr. Al passed away last Friday afternoon July 29, 2016 at his home. Funeral arrangement are listed below.

When: August 9th, Tuesday, 2016
Where: Montcastle Funeral Home | 4143 Dale Blvd., Dale City, VA
Time: 2 – 4pm and 6 – 8pm

When: August 10th, Wednesday
Where: Sacred Heart Catholic Church |12975 Purcell Rd., Manassas, VA
Time: 11am Mass

Where: Quantico National Cemetery|18424 Joplin Rd., Triangle, VA
Time: 1pm

FB_IMG_1456325476691-1It is with heavy hearts that we inform you of the passing of longtime PWAR staff member, Gene Treier. Gene held numerous positions with PWAR for over 30 years. He will be deeply missed by all. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time.

Below is information regarding funeral arrangements.

Details for the services
Funeral Home
March 5, 2016 at 1:00pm
Colonial Funeral Home
201 Edwards Ferry Ave. NE
Leesburg, VA

March 5, 2016 at 3:00-6:00 PM
14550 Lee Road
Chantilly, VA 20151

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