Gabrielle Mallon, 85, of Goodwin House Bailey's Crossroads, Falls Church, VA, died there on Tuesday, July 23, 2013. She was a native of Chicago, IL, a graduate of Northwestern University
, and she met and married her husband in Casablanca, Morocco, while overseas in the foreign service. She again worked for the State Department after the untimely death of her husband, John C. Mallon, in 1979. Survivors include her daughter, Margaret (Thierry) Mallon Pujol of Paris, France; son, Charles (Colleen) Mallon of Alexandria, VA, son, Vincent (Julia) Mallon of Louisville, KY; sister, Anne Sardella of Chicago and six beloved grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, August 19, 2013, at Goodwin House, 3440 S. Jefferson St., Falls Church. Her funeral will be held Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 2:45 p.m. at The Memorial Chapel, Arlington National Cemetery, with burial alongside her husband to follow. Everly-Wheatley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Goodwin House Foundation, 4800 Fillmore Ave., Alexandria, VA 22311.