Edna DeFilippi
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Friday
26
June

Memorial Mass

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday, June 26, 2020
St. John Neumann Catholic Church
11900 Lawyers Rd.
Reston, Virginia, United States
Masks are required at the church.
Friday
26
June

Committal of Urn

11:30 am
Friday, June 26, 2020
Chestnut Grove Cemetery
831 Dranesville Road
Herndon, Virginia, United States

Obituary of Edna Jean DeFilippi

 

LIVE-STREAM SERVICES :10:00 AM   Friday, June 26, 2020 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church. 

Please use the following link to watch the services from the church.

 

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Edna Jean DeFilippi (Jean),  86, of Reston,  Virginia passed away on June 8, 2020 at Reston hospital from cardiac shock.  Services are yet to be scheduled but will be at Saint John Neumann Catholic Church on Lawyers Road in Reston, she will laid to rest beside her husband and grandson at Chestnut Grove Cemetery in Herndon Virginia. 

 

Jean was born in Charleston West Virginia to Evelyn Henry Knight and William Hubert Knight on April 1, 1934 and was the youngest of seven children.  She earned a Bachelors degree in Education and became a school teacher in the city of Cleveland, Ohio, where she met her husband through his sister.  Jean married Robert Joseph DeFilippi in June of 1958 and started a family but continued to work part-time at Hunters Woods Elementary school in Reston.  Jean loved nature and was an avid gardener and was involved with numerous charities including Save the Children which was very important to her.   

 

Jean is survived by her children Robert,  Donna and Debra and her grandchildren Dana, Carly, Jimmy, Dennielle and Troy as well as many loved nieces and nephews.  She is preceded in death by her parents, siblings, husband and grandson Joey.  The family wishes to extend their gratitude to her long-term friend and neighbor Sally Baughman.

 

Jean was the kindest, most compassionate soul we've ever known and will be greatly missed but is now at peace, home with her lord as she was a good Catholic. 

 

 

 

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