Obituaries

June Fairweather, 87, of Solomons, Maryland passed away peacefully June 29, 2015 surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Salt Lake City, Utah to Henry William Deneke and Lucile Fouhy Deneke, and grew up in Denver, Colorado. She graduated from the University of Denver in 1950 with a BA in English, and then worked as a stewardess on a DC-3 for United Airlines. She married Edwin William Fairweather in San Francisco in 1951, and they had 58 wonderful years together. Following Bill’s career, they lived in Des Plaines, Illinois; Succasunna, New Jersey (where she was very active in local politics and was actively involved in Barry Goldwater’s campaign, was the first official Town Hostess, and was a Cub Scout den mother); Grosse lle, Michigan; Sparta, New Jersey: and Lake Monticello, Virginia. Together they were able to also travel to Germany, England and Australia.
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Ruth P. MorganTo my beloved daughter, mother to my beautiful grandchildren, Justin and Rachel, who passed away on July 24, 2014 at the age of 60. “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” You will always be remembered for your  great love of family, radiant smile, witty sense of humor and your extraordinary commitment to your patients. Ruth was a dialysis nurse at U.Va. hospital for over 35 years. We miss you beyond belief but know your light shines within us forever. Love, your mother, Julia Perez, Justin, Rachel, sister, Myrna, 2 brothers: Antonio and Edwin and all those friends and family whose lives you touched.

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Emil Kilianski, 81, of Lake Monticello passed away at Hospice House on Park Street in Charlottesville on Monday, June 29 after a lengthy illness. A funeral Mass was held on July 2, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church with Father Gerald Musuubire Celebrant. Emil retired from AT&T in 1996 after 42 years of service, moved to Virginia in 1998 and became a ‘Grey Fox’ golf member at the Lake. He leaves his wife of 56 years, Ester and three sons: Edward and wife Kim of Florida, New York, Eric and wife Cindy and granddaughter Caitlyn of Alabama and son Evan of New Jersey. Another granddaughter Angela lives in Germany. Thacker Brothers was in charge of funeral arrangements and if anyone wishes to remember Emil, please donate to Hospice of the Piedmont, Caring for Creatures or Lake Monticello Fire and Rescue Company.

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Rena BurtRena Mae (Davis) Burt, 76, of Lake Monticello, passed away on Friday, May 29, 2015 at Martha Jefferson Hospital in Charlottesville.
She was born on May 4, 1939, in East Orange, New Jersey, a daughter of the late Lester Thorn Davis and Gertrude J. (Petersen) Davis.
Rena was a retired Histology Technician. She was a member of the Lake Monticello Beautification Corps and enjoyed collecting birds and spoons from around the world as well as playing Mahjong.
She is survived by her husband of 54 years, James S. Burt of Lake Monticello; two sons, Jeffrey Burt of New Bedford, New York and David Burt of Cambridge, England; one grandson, Dylan Thomas Burt; a sister, Anne Christine Bush of Tucson, Arizona; and a number of other extended family members and friends.
A funeral service was conducted at 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at Thacker Brothers Lake Monticello Funeral Home.
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M. DonohueMichael Stephen Donohue, 78, of Lake Monticello, passed away on Friday, May 8, 2015 at the Hospice House in Charlottesville.
He was born on November 19, 1936 in New York City, a son of the late Thomas and Mary (Brick) Donohue.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Donohue.
Mr. Donohue graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas College and Lehman College with a Master’s Degree in Recreation. He was a retired New York City Police Officer and was a member of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Palmyra.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Carol A. Donohue of Lake Monticello; four sons, Mark of Palisades, NY, Matthew of Nyack, NY, Martin of Pearl River, NY and Thomas of Palmyra, VA; 9 grandchildren; and a brother, John, of New Rochelle, NY.
A memorial mass will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Saturday, June 6, 2015 by the Reverend Gerald Francis Musuubire.

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