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57-Year F.C. Resident Lillian Allan Buschow Dies

Lillian Allen Buschow, 87, resident of the City of Falls Church for the past 57 years, passed away on May 30, 2008 at the home of her son, Barry Buschow, of natural causes.

Mrs. Buschow is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Barry and Kathleen Buschow of Falls Church; son and daughter-in-law Ritchie Buschow and Jinxiu Zhao of Durham, Nc.; and grandson James Marvin Buschow of Leesburg, Va. Mrs. Buschow moved to the City of Falls Church in 1951 and lived on Timber Lane until moving to Sunrise of Falls Church in September of 2007.

Mrs. Buschow was a “cafeteria lady” at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School for ten years (back in the day) when lunches were home cooked at the school; her favorite job of all times. She then worked for Bromwells in Falls Church for the next 20 years. Mrs. Buschow moved to Washington, D.C. as a young woman from Kingston, Pa. during WWII to work for the Navy Department. She married Marine CWO Marvin D. Buschow in 1946.

The family will receive friends of Lillian on Monday, June 16 from 7 – 9 p.m. at Advent Funeral Home, 7211 Lee Highway in Falls Church. Her funeral procession will leave Advent at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, June 17 for internment at Arlington National Cemetery at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the First Christian Church, Falls Church 6165 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, Va. 22044 for community outreach. The family is grateful to the Kaiser Permanente doctors and staff for the wonderful care she received and to Sunrise of Falls Church for the loving and personal care from the staff.

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