FRANCIS C. DeLUCIA
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FRANCIS CARMEN DeLUCIA  LTC, US Army Reserve (Ret.)  
Francis Carmen DeLucia of McLean, VA passed away on January 9, 2014. Born May 20, 1931 in Bradford, PA, he was one of four children of Carmen and Mary Grace DeLucia. Francis, known to his friends and family as Fran, married Joann Marie Bottiglione on June 27, 1964 in Indiana, PA and was looking forward to celebrating 50 years of marriage. A military officer and committed public servant, DeLucia worked in local, state and federal government for more than 40 years. He is survived by his wife, Joann Marie DeLucia, McLean, VA; daughter, Marie DeLucia Ternieden, McLean, VA and son-in-law, Claudio Henrique Ternieden McLean, VA; sisters, Mary Ann DeLucia, Washington, DC and Rosemary Moser, Butler, PA; brothers-in-law, Drs. John and Richard Bottiglione and Ronald Moser; sisters-in-law, Carole and Connie Bottiglione; and many wonderful nephews, nieces, grand-nephews and grand-nieces. The family will receive visitors at the chapel at St. Luke Catholic Church, 7001 Georgetown Pike, McLean, VA on Tuesday, January 14 from 10 to 11:45 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass celebrated by Father David Martin at 12 Noon. Interment with Full Military Honors at Arlington National Cemetery will be scheduled at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Childhelp at the Alice C. Tyler Village in Lignum, VA.

Published by The Washington Post on Jan. 11, 2014.
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Marie and Claudio, Please accept our condolences on the loss of your father and father-in-law. We are praying for your during this time.
Erica & Edward Brown
January 21, 2014
Please accept my deepest sympathies.
Ps. 34:17, 18 ~ Kim
January 16, 2014
Marie and Claudio, I was so sorry to hear about your father(-in-law). Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Eunice Wadewitz
January 15, 2014
My sincere condolences to Marie and Claudio.
Karen Metchis
January 14, 2014
Marie and Claudio, please accept my heartfelt condolences on your loss. May happy memories sustain you during this difficult time.
Glenn Reinhardt
January 14, 2014
Uncle Fran was an amazing man. He touched so many lives in so many wonderful ways as an educator. He inspired those around him to be better people. He will continue to live on in the hearts of those who have come to know and love him dearly. Aunt Joann, Marie, and Claudio--Ron and I are so sorry that we cannot be there during this difficult time, but please know that our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. God bless you and keep all of you in his loving care.
Ron & Lisa Moser
January 13, 2014
Joann and Marie, we are so sorry for your loss, we didn't know Francis very well just when we seen him at our class reunions, he was a very nice man, sorry we didn't get to know him better, our thoughts and prayers are with you and may Francis R.I.P.
Mike & Betty Ann Savage
January 13, 2014
Marie and Joann -- I am so so sorry about your dad and husband. I know what a tight knit unit the three of you were. He will be missed. Thinking of you.

My deepest condolences.

with love,
Erika Elvander
January 13, 2014
Mrs. DeLucia, Marie & Claudio --

I am so sorry for your loss. I know you will miss him terribly. I hope your memories are a great comfort.
Janet Riley
January 13, 2014
Mrs. DeLucia, Marie & Claudio,

I am so terribly sorry for your loss. I know you will miss him terribly and I hope your memories are a great comfort.
Janet Riley
January 13, 2014
Marie & Claudio, Tom & I are so sorry about the loss of your dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

Tom, Candy ,Dan & Chris Hlivka
January 11, 2014
Aunt Joann, Marie and Claudio although Uncle Fran is not with us here on earth he lives on with us in heaven and his memories will last forever. As we all fell such a deep loss we know heaven just received another bright shinning star in are Husband, Dad, Uncle and friend.

With love and lots of prayers, Dave, Kathy, Lisa, Michelle and megan
Dave Moser
January 11, 2014
So sorry to hear of your loss, Marie. I'm thinking of you and your family at this difficult time.
Leah Pellegrino
January 11, 2014
May the Lord be with you and comfort you in this time of loss. We know He is always with you to give you His strength and peace. The solace is that Fran is with his Lord whom he served to be reunited with you in eternity. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Joann, Marie & Claudio. With all our love,
Ernst & Carla
January 11, 2014
May the Lord be with you and give you His comfort and peace. We know He is always with you and will give you the strength you need. Joann, Marie & Claudio, you are in our thoughts and prayers daily.
Ernst & Carla
January 11, 2014
Dear Marie and family,
We are so very sorry to hear of your great loss. Sending love and prayers,
The Quezado Family
January 11, 2014
My thoughts and prayers are with the DeLucia family during this time of grief. May the God of all comfort be with you.
Fran
January 11, 2014
DEAR JOANN, MARIE AND CLAUDIO. WE SHALL ALWAYS REMEMBER FRAN AS A DEVOTED FRIEND WHO GAVE HIS ALL TO HIS FAMILY, FRIENDS, CAREERS, AND EDUCATION. WE APPRECIATE YOUR LIFETIME FRIENDSHIP AND EXPRESS OUR DEEP SORROW

LOVE, BOB AND TINA
BOB POLITO
January 11, 2014
Dear Joann and Family,
Steve and I are so saddened to read of
Fran's passing. He and you will be in our prayers,
Sincerely,
Steve and Joan Kisska
Steve and Joan Kisska
January 11, 2014
Marie and family, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you all.
Leslie Arnold
January 10, 2014
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