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Jim passed away peacefully at Fairfax Hospital on November 22, 2012 with his beloved wife, daughter and sister-in-law at his side. Jim was 86 years old, an Army/Air Force veteran, a career Foreign Service Officer, a lifelong sports fan and a long term resident of Alexandria, VA. Most of all, he was a wonderful family man. He is survived by his devoted wife of 54 years, Stella; daughter Gloria, son-in-law Peter and grandchildren Stephanie and Daniel; as well as many extended family members.
A funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 7 at St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church, 3149 Glen Carlyn Road, Falls Church, VA, 22041. Interment will be at Rock Creek Cemetery at Rock Creek Church Road and Webster Street, Northwest, Washington, DC on Saturday, December 8 at 11 a.m. Contributions may be made in Jim's memory to the Senior Living Foundation or flowers may be sent to the Demaine Funeral Home, 5308 Backlick Road, Springfield VA 22151.
Additional details will be available at www.demainefunerals.com  

Published in The Washington Post from Dec. 2 to Dec. 5, 2012
Jim in uniform of the Army Air Force 1946 Jim in the Air Force 1946 Jim in Germany James Franklin Brackman
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