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Murphy Funeral Homes

1102 West Broad Street, Falls Church, VA

OBITUARY

Edward G Seeger

September 1, 1915January 23, 2014

EDWARD G. SEEGER Edward G. Seeger 98, died on January 23 at Virginia Hospital Center. He lived in Falls Church.

Mr. Seeger, who was born in Appleton, WI graduated from the Univ. of Wisconsin with a degree in Geology. He came to Washington in 1942 and worked for the U.S. Geological Survey. In 1944 he joined the Navy as a photo intelligence officer. In 1948 joined the Central Intelligence Agency. He was head of the Africa Branch in 1974 when he retired.

Mr Seeger was an avid race walker who held many records for his age group, competing in the Senior Olympics and the Potomac Valley Track Club.

He also sang in the Saint James Catholic Church, Falls Church, VA choir for 20 years and enjoyed music. He enjoyed international travel, having visited nearly every continent. After retirement from CIA he worked as a travel agent for NEA (National Education Association) Travel.

He was preceded in death by his wife Joan Seeger and a son. Survivors include two children, Edward P. Seeger of Falls Church and Janice Seeger of Arlington; and a sister.

The family will receive relatives and friends from 5pm to 8pm on Wed., January 29, 2014 at Murphy Funeral Home, 1102 W. Broad St., Falls Church, VA. His Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10am on Thurs., January 30, 2014 at St. James Catholic Church, 103 N. Spring St., Falls Church, VA. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Edward may be made to the National Senior Games Association, PO Box 82059, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70884 (www.nsga.com) or Capital Caring Hospice, Resource Development Department, 2900 Telestar Court, Falls Church, VA 22042 (www.capitalcaring.org/join-us/donate/) .

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, January 29, 2014
  • Memorial Mass Thursday, January 30, 2014

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January 28, 2014

I am very sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in family, friends and prayer (Psalm 65:2) during this difficult time.

Pamela Burgess

January 28, 2014

Your daughter Janice, has been one of few, supportive and important people to come into my life. Thank you.

F Nunn

January 27, 2014

My prayers are with the family during this difficult time. F. Nunn