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 Janet Robertson <I>Gilchrist</I> Dickey

Janet Robertson Gilchrist Dickey

Birth
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Death 8 Oct 2010 (aged 81)
Reston, Fairfax County, Virginia, USA
Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Row F, Lot 38 Lower, Site 6
Memorial ID 69538759 · View Source
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Parents:
- Ralph Alexander Gilchrist [1896-1983]
- Eleanor Yates (Waters) Gilchrist [1893-1951]

Married Peter Montague Dickey on August 16, 1959 in Washington, DC

Children:
- Alexander Dickey
- Eleanor Gilchrist Dickey

Obituary
The Washington Post - October 14, 2010

Janet Gilchrist Dickey died on October 8, 2010 at her home in Reston, VA. She was born on February 8, 1929 in Washington, DC to the late Ralph and Eleanor Waters Gilchrist.

Janet was the beloved wife of the late [Pete] M. Dickey, loving and devoted mother of Alec Dickey of Alexandria, VA and Eleanor Dickey of Reston, VA.

A Memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 16 at 12 noon at United Christian Parish, 11508 North Shore Drive, Reston, VA. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to Doctors Without Boarders, 333 7th Ave, 2nd Floor, NYC, NY 10001 or Washington National Cathedral, Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues, NW, Washington, DC 20016. Arrangements by Adams-Green Funeral Home, Herndon, VA.

Note regarding her husband, Peter
"The reason you do not find her husband, Pete, at Monocacy or in the records, is that, according to his wishes, his ashes were shot from a cannon (that he made) over the grounds of family property in Virginia."
~Phoebe Gilchrist, her sister-in-law.



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  • Created by: Glenn Wallace
  • Added: 8 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 69538759
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Janet Robertson Gilchrist Dickey (8 Feb 1929–8 Oct 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69538759, citing Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Glenn Wallace (contributor 46802463) .