Glover Park Memorials
Fond memories of our neighbors, friends and relatives who have lived in Glover Park.
Robert E. Finnin, systems engineer, analyst
(Mr. Finnin lived at 4000 Tunlaw condo)
Robert E. Finnin, a former IBM systems engineer and technical analyst at the Falls Church-based Computer Sciences Corp. for 28 years, died Nov. 15, 2013 at Georgetown University Hospital. He was 82.
During his time at Computer Sciences Corp., Mr. Finnin worked under contract for government agencies that included NASA, the Internal Revenue Service, the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the National Institutes of Health.
At Computer Sciences Corp., he helped develop NASA satellite programs and, in 1969, received a commendation from NASA for his contributions to its Orbiting Astronomical Observatory satellite program.
Robert Emmett Finnin, a native of Newton, Mass., was a 1953 mathematics graduate of Boston College, and he received a master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Texas in 1959. He was in the Navy Reserve in the early 1950s and served as a mathematical research assistant in the Army in the late 1950s.
He was past treasurer of and a pianist for Hexagon Inc., a nonprofit organization that produces an annual political satire musical show to benefit charities. He played piano for the American Light Opera Company and the Washington-based band Swing Machine. He was also a member of the Association for Computing Machinery.
Survivors include a brother and a sister.
[reprinted from the Washington Post]
(Ms. Foote lived on Tunlaw Road)
Josephine was born on April 8th, 1920 and passed away in Annapolis, Maryland on Monday, September 2, 2013. She was married to Fred Foote and lived on Tunlaw Road for many years.
Kelly Ferguson, a Glover Park neighbor and popular dog walker and pet sitter, died suddenly at home on December 23rd. She will be missed by many friends, colleagues and clients here in Glover Park. Kelly was passionate about her pets and wanted to help me get more pet pictures on the Glover Park website.
FERGUSON KELLY J. FERGUSON On December 23, 2007, Kelly J. Ferguson, beloved daughter of Robert P. Ferguson. M.D. and Diane Ferguson (nee Strickland); dear sister of Mike Ferguson and his wife Kathy; dear aunt of Charlie Ferguson. Also survived by numerous aunts and uncles. She was born in Ithaca, NY, where her father was a student. She was raised in New York City, Long Island, New York, Montego Bay, Jamaica, and Bloomfield, CT, where she was valedictorian of the Bloomfield High School Class of 1986. She was an accomplished flutist in numerous school musical groups. She attended Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island where she graduated summa cum laude in 1990. Besides her family, her two great loves were show business and animals. She interned on the television show, Late Night with David Letterman and moved to Los Angeles where she worked in production roles in movies and television. After 9 years in California, she returned to the east coast to be closer to her parents. She worked in law in Washington, DC, before moving to her true calling, working with dogs and cats and a variety of other animals. She formed her own animal care company, Creature Care. A Remembrance Service will be held at a later date. The family suggests donations in Kelly's name to an animal rescue org. Recycled Love, P.O.Box 6476 Baltimore, MD 21230 (RecyledLove.org).Published in The Washington Post on 12/27/2007.