JAMES W. SARKISIAN "Blackie"
On Monday, October 28, 2013, of Kensington, MD. Beloved husband of Linda Sarkisian; father of Vonda, Connie and her husband Darin, Tammi, and Jimie and his wife Mindy; loving papa of Kyle Hunter, Drew, Dakota, and Madyson; brother of Carol Fales. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. He always held a special place in his heart for Connie and Bob. A proud U.S. Army
veteran who spent 44 years working for the DOD and was honored to help others through his dedicated work with FEMA. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Sunday, November 3, 2013, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.. Mass of Christian Burial at St. John the Evangelist Historic Church, 9700 Rosensteel Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, on Monday, November 4, 2013 at 11 a.m. Interment private. Memorial contributions may be made to McVets, 301 N. High St., Baltimore, MD 21202 OR Charlotte Hall Veterans Home, 29449 Charlotte Hall Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD 20622.