MARVIN WENDELL PURBAUGH
On Wednesday, June 4, 2014 of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Patricia E. Purbaugh; father of Michael J. (Linda) Purbaugh and Cheryl Ann (Howie) Wendt; grandfather of Josh Joyner, Mihail Parascovia, Emma, Christian and Pavel Wendt; brother of Arlene Payne, and the late Charles, Wilma, Donald and Dorlis. He shined his lights on people, so the broadcast world could see- Mother, bishops, presidents and politicians. Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord and let perpetual light shine upon him. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard West, Silver Spring, MD (Valet Parking), Sunday, from 3 to 5 p.m. and the Crypt Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20017, Tuesday, June 10, 2014 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. with Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.