EDWARD JOSEPH SHAHIN, JR.
Edward J. Shahin, Jr., 82, of McLean Virginia, passed peacefully on February 3, 2014. A loving father and husband, after successful careers in government and private employment, he became an advocate for programs in his community serving both the young and elderly. As such, he served on the boards of the McLean Community Center and the McLean Project for the Arts; on the Aging in McLean Task force; and was an active participant in McLean Rotary Club
outreach programs. He took particular pleasure in his time supporting the Timber Lane Elementary School reading program for at-risk students and the Lewinsville Senior Center. Predeceased by his beloved wife of 47 years,
Geraldine Shahin of McLean, VA. He is survived by his loving sons, Darrell Shahin of Frederick, MD, and Dale Shahin of Alexandria, VA and their families. Friends may call starting one hour prior to services to be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, February 9 at Murphy Funeral Home, 1102 W. Broad Street, Falls Church, Virginia 22046.
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