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Of McLean, VA, age 68, died on Monday, February 5, 2018 from brain cancer. He was from Lowell, MA, born June 24, 1949. He leaves behind his devoted wife, Mary Ellen McDonough; and three children, Allison Blaisdell (Tim), Megan McDonough (Diego Saez-Gil), and Brendan; four siblings and two grandchildren. He worked for the Internal Revenue Service for 40 years as a former Director of Practice, and former Executive Director of the Joint Board Enrollment of Actuaries. He was a Colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps, Ret. Reserved. Because of his professional achievements & contributions to Marine Corps Law of War Program, he was awarded the Legion of Merit. He was an active volunteer for many years with the McLean Little League. A Visitation will be held Sunday, February 11, 2018 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Murphy Funeral Home, Falls Church, VA. A Funeral Mass will be held 11 a.m., Monday, February 12, 2018 at St. Luke's Catholic Church, McLean, VA. Burial will follow at Fairfax Memorial Park.

Published in The Washington Post on Feb. 10, 2018
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