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Of Arlington, VA, passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2017. Muriel was born in Jersey City, NJ and graduated from Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia, PA. She came to Washington, DC to attend graduate school at Georgetown University. She married John T. Dreswick and moved to Arlington, VA where she raised a family, worked for the Arlington County Library system and was a long time parishioner of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. She is survived by her children, John (Terri), Peter, Jane (Paul) and KC; granddaughter Elizabeth; and her sister Jane Givens. Muriel is predeceased by her beloved husband, John. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Murphy Funeral Home, 4510 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 27 at 11 a.m. at St. Charles Borromeo, 3304 N. Washington Blvd, Arlington, VA. A reception will follow in the Parish Hall. Interment service will be held at Fairfax Memorial Park. The family would like to express their gratitude to the wonderful caregivers at the Arleigh Burke Pavilion, McLean, VA.

Published in The Washington Post from Sept. 24 to Sept. 25, 2017
Arrangements under the direction of:
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4510 Wilson Boulevard | Arlington, VA 22203 | (703) 920-4800
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