Obituary of George Francis Twohie
George Francis Twohie George Francis Twohie of Reston, Virginia, died surrounded by love, on December 3, 2019. Born in Manhattan, New York on March 4, 1932, he was the son of the late George Edward Twohie and Evelyn Rose Twohie and step-mother Caroline Twohie. George is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years, Sandra DePaoli Twohie; daughters Alexa Twohie O’Flynn, Andrea D. Twohie (Ron Franks) and Anne-Marie D. Twohie; grandchildren Shane, Makenzy, Declan, Luca, Silvio, Alessandra and great-grandson, Avram. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he continued on to an eminent 36-year career as a Foreign Service Officer. After retiring, he continued to consult and provide his diplomatic services for an additional 20 years. A diplomat who served with grace and humility, George was recognized throughout his distinguished career for his leadership and magnanimity. He served his country with postings to Belgium, Libya, Iran, Turkey, Cameroon, Nepal, Vietnam, Malaysia, Washington, D.C., Germany and France. His greatest joy was his family on whom he bestowed unconditional love, guidance, laughter, kindness, adventure, and travel. These gifts will live on in those who were lucky enough to be on the receiving end of his love and influence.