ROBERT GEORGE CUNNIFF (Age 63)
Robert G. Cunniff of Alexandria, VA, died on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 after fighting a battle with cancer. Robert was a teacher for 27 years at Georgetown Preparatory School, head of the Art and Music department and former member of the Franciscan Friars for 15 years. He was beloved and respected by many generations of students, colleagues, friends and family.
He is survived by his cherished siblings, Sister Georgette Cunniff, MFIC, of Savannah, GA, Marie Ropelewski (Chet), of Vienna, VA, and Philip Cunniff, of Herndon, VA, uncle of; Kimberly Sullivan (Michael), Jeanette Cunniff, Mark Ropelewski (Ellen) and Nicholas Cunniff; great-uncle of; Justice and Miranda Sullivan. He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Dorothy Cunniff.
Relatives and friends are invited to Robert's Life Celebration at Georgetown Preparatory School Chapel, 10900 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, MD 20852 on Friday, March 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Paul's Parish, 2430 K. St. N.W., Washington, DC 20037 on Saturday, March 29 at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at National Memorial Park, 7400 Lee Highway, Falls Church, VA. Family and friends will meet at the front gate off of Lee Highway immediately after the service. There will be NO procession to the cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Robert G. Cunniff Memorial Fund, Georgetown Preparatory School, 10900 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, MD 20852. Arrangements were entrusted to Money and King Funeral Home. Online condolences and fond memories of Robert may be offered to the family at: