Nadine Hogan, 70, a former associate director for domestic operations of the Peace Corps and mission director for Central America and Panama of the U.S. Agency for International Development, died Dec. 29 at a hospital in Miami.Her husband, R. James Hogan Jr., said she died of complications from an infection after hip surgery in 2006, aggravated by a fall at their winter home in Key Biscayne, Fla. They lived in Alexandria. Mrs. Hogan came to Washington as a White House personnel officer in 1981 after having worked in Colorado for the Ronald Reagan presidential campaign. She went to the Peace Corps in 1982 and remained there until 1985 when she joined USAID, where she served until the end of the George H.W. Bush presidency in the early 1990s. Nadine Maye Davis was born in Centralia, Ill. She graduated in 1964 from what is now Saint Louis University nursing school in Missouri and received a master’s degree in communications at the University of Colorado in 1978. Since leaving USAID, she had done consulting work and served on several boards, including the Pan American Development Foundation and Caribbean-Central American Action. Her first marriage, to James Plaster, ended in divorce. Survivors include her husband of 25 years, R. James Hogan Jr. of Alexandria; a daughter from her first marriage, Patricia Ann Picado of West Springfield; and a grandson.
William I. Bacchus, a personnel specialist who retired in 2001 from the U.S. Agency for International Development after serving as executive director of two management councils, died Jan. 23 at Capital Caring hospice in Arlington. He was 72 and an Arlington resident. He had esophageal cancer and liver cancer. His wife, Mary Bacchus, confirmed the death. Starting in 1975, Dr. Bacchus spent more than 15 years working in personnel management at the State Department. He played a key role drafting the sweeping Foreign Service Act of 1980 that covered employment, career advancement and grievance procedures, among other major administrative procedures. He helped oversee a management study used in the transition from the George H.W.Bush administration to the Clinton White House in 1993. He then joined USAID as executive director of the Quality Council and later was executive director of the agency’s Management Council before retiring. He worked as a consultant in foreign affairs until his death. William Ivar Bacchus, who was a nephew of the science fiction writer Robert A. Heinlein, was born in Oklahoma City and raised in Albuquerque. He was a 1962 graduate of Princeton University. After Navy service, he received a doctorate in political science from Yale University in 1970. Early in his career, he was an assistant professor of government and foreign affairs at the University of Virginia and a senior staff member of the Commission on the Organization of the Government for the Conduct of Foreign Policy. His honors included the State Department’s Distinguished Service Award. His books included “Foreign Policy and the Bureaucratic Process” (1974) and “The Price of American Foreign Policy: Congress, the Executive and International Affairs Funding” (1997). Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Mary Dreiling Bacchus of Arlington; and a brother.
John A. Ulinski Jr., 89, a former officer of the U.S. Agency for International Development, died April 30 of congestive heart failure at a health-care facility in Hendersonville, N.C. A daughter, Carol Freeman, confirmed his death. Mr. Ulinski began his federal career with the old Bureau of the Budget in 1948, but three years later, he was lent to the State Department. He spent most of his career in foreign-aid assignments, both in Washington and overseas, including postings in Indonesia, India, Vietnam and Liberia. He retired from USAID in 1980 as director of the Office for Private and Voluntary Cooperation, serving concurrently as executive director of the Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid. John Anthony Ulinski Jr. was born in Buffalo. During World War II, he was a cryptographer with the Army Air Forces in the Pacific, and he participated in the landings at Leyte in the Philippines. He graduated from Cornell University in 1948 and later attended Georgetown University’s law school and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. Mr. Ulinski, a former McLean resident, moved to Hendersonville when he retired. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Anne Franke Ulinski of Hendersonville; five children, Carol Freeman of Alexandria, Susan Ulinski of New York City, Anthony Ulinski of Raleigh, N.C., Judith Rodriguez of Dumfries and Matthew Ulinski of Ithaca, N.Y; and eight grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Ruth Pulwers Krulfeld of Arlington; and his son, Michael Krulfeld of Arlington.
Loving mother and sister, passionate and committed professional and dear friend died suddenly on July 25, 2013, at home. She was 62 years old. She was born and raised in Aberdeen, Washington and had a distinguished career in international health and education working for AED, Peace Corps and USAID. She was an international woman, speaking Spanish fluently, comfortable in many countries and living long-term in Latin America, Africa, and South Asia. She was committed to improving the health and saving lives of those less fortunate and leaves a legacy of significant improvements in nutrition, maternal and child health, and HIV programming. She is preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Barbara Berken and her brother, Todd Berken. She is survived by her daughters, Lea, 28 and Rosina 18, her sister, Bly Berken, and brothers, Scott (Lori) and Peter Berken, and nephews Caleb and Jared Berken.
Janet will always be remembered for the passion, generosity and laughter that were part of everything she did.
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William Garrity, of Washington, DC, died June 7, 2013, at Georgetown University Hospital from complications of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Bill was born February 21, 1936, near Davenport, Iowa, to Eileen Honore Quinn and Harry Patrick Garrity. He grew up in Davenport, and received his English literature and history degrees from Marquette University. In 1957, he entered Georgetown University, where he earned his law degree, and has lived in Washington since then. He served as Assistant Commissioner of the U.S. District Court in Washington for 13 years, as a contracting officer for the Department of Energy and the Department of Interior, and, for 10 years before his 1997 retirement, at the U.S. Agency for International Development.
He was a fount of information on history, world events, and the performing and fine arts in Washington, as well as on the many cultures he had the opportunity to explore. He attended and volunteered at St. Matthew’s Cathedral, and enjoyed the company of his wonderful friends there, especially Fr. Jack Hurley.
Bill is survived by three brothers, Harry Lee Garrity (wife, Shirley) of DeWitt, Iowa, Michael J. Garrity (wife, Diane) of Dubuque, Iowa, and Joseph G. Garrity (wife, Bonnie) of Galena, Illinois; one sister, Nancy Jo Waack (husband Jim) of Rutledge, Missouri; 11 nieces and nephews; and an enormous contingent of devoted friends. He was preceded in death by his long-lived and infinitely-loved dachshunds, Tuam and Cleo Louise. A memorial mass will be held at St. Matthew’s Cathedral, Washington, DC, at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 17, with visitation beginning at 9:30 a.m. Interment will follow at a later date beside his parents in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Davenport, Iowa. In lieu of flowers, and because of his love for music and theatre, memorial contributions may be made to St. Matthew’s Cathedral music division and Church Street Theatre.
Janet Paz-Castillo, loving mother and sister, passionate and committed professional and dear friend, died suddenly on July 25, 2013, at home. She was 62 years old. She was born and raised in Aberdeen, Washington and had a distinguished career in international health and education working for AED, Peace Corps and USAID. She was an international woman, speaking Spanish fluently, comfortable in many countries and living long-term in Latin America, Africa, and South Asia. She was committed to improving the health and saving lives of those less fortunate and leaves a legacy of significant improvements in nutrition, maternal and child health, and HIV programming. She is preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Barbara Berken and her brother, Todd Berken. She is survived by her daughters, Lea, 28 and Rosina 18, her sister, Bly Berken, a nd brothers, Scott (Lori) and Peter Berken, and nephews Caleb and Jared Berken.
Robert Norman Bakley, 79, died Sunday August 11th, 2013 surrounded by his loving family after suffering a heart attack. A service to honor Mr. Bakley’s memory will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, August 25th, 2013 at the Wilkerson Funeral Home, Greenville, NC.
Bob was born on September 21st, 1933 in Camden NJ, and was the second son of Steward and Violet Bakley. As a young man, he attended Pennsauken Junior High School and Merchantville High School, both in New Jersey. During his high school years, Bob was active in the student council and played both varsity basketball and football. He graduated from Peirce Junior College in 1960 and passed the CPA exam in 1965. Subsequently, Bob finished first in a rigorous National Competitive Exam sponsored by the American Institute of Public Accountants.
Mr. Bakley worked at Pennsylvania Railroad before joining the firm of Main, Lafrentz & Company as a senior accountant. The respect of his peers, his wide-spread professional recognition, his ethics and his wisdom led to a multi-year career overseas with the Foreign Service, specifically the US Agency for International Development. Bob’s time with the USAID included tours in India, Egypt, the Philippines and Pakistan. Bob also worked in Singapore for the Private Investment Company of Asia (PICA) and worked for the Asian Development Bank in Manila while on loan from the USAID. Bob eventually returned to the private sector, and during his later years worked for Enron as president of Dabol Power in India.
After his retirement, Bob enjoyed spending time with his family in Falls Church, VA and Greenville, NC.
Bob is survived by his wife, Ruth Bakley; his three sons, Robert Jr., William and Daniel; five grandchildren, Kelly, Jonathan, Matthew, Luke and Danielle; and two great grandchildren, Gabriel and Michael. Bob’s daughter, Linda, predeceased him.