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Beloved Cecile Chagnon Meloni of Alexandria, VA died of heart attack complications on August 7, 2016, surrounded by her family. Born November 13, 1926 in Berlin, NH of French Canadian parents, she was Rivier College Valedictorian. Attended Georgetown Medical School, and met late husband, Dr. Charles Robert Meloni, M.D.A warm and generous spirit inspired all she did: from being active in Alexandria Medical Society Women''s Auxiliary, to creating loving family memories - including her famous German Chocolate Cake. Passionate tennis player, a singer and music lover, avid reader, French cuisine connoisseur, she still found time for a TV cameo on Law and Order SVU. Survived by three children: Michele Meloni-Barbosa, Falls Church, VA, Robert Meloni, Washington, DC and Christopher Meloni, Los Angeles, CA; and eight grandchildren. Visitation at Everly-Wheatley Funeral Home, 1500 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria, VA, August 19, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and August 20, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Funeral Mass August 20, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 1427 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria, VA, followed by interment at Ivy Hill Cemetery, Alexandria, VA.

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Published in The Washington Post on Aug. 14, 2016.
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August 17, 2016
michele, Robert and Chris, so sorry for the loss of your
wonderful mother. I have so, so many memories of her.
Hadn't been in touch lately, but thought of her fondly many times. With love and fond affection to all of you.
Barbara Berman (Harold died a year ago)
Barbara Berman
August 16, 2016
Michele, Christian, Mariana, and Julia,
My deepest sympathies. It is so obvious how much you loved her, so take solace in all of your precious memories. Her love will live on in you forever. Offering prayers for peace at this trying time for you and your family.
August 14, 2016
Thinking of you, Michele, Robert, and Christopher, and hoping you will find comfort in each other and your wonderful memories. I was blessed to have stayed in your family home in my young adulthood and gotten acquainted with your mother.
Regina Pacitti
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