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Memorial for Jonathan Michael Jex-Blake Forde

Born in USA on Jan. 23, 1981
Departed on Aug. 13, 2007 and resided in Vienna, VA.
Visitation: Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007
Service: Friday, Aug. 24, 2007
Cemetery: Arlington National Cemetery
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Of Vienna, VA died suddenly on Monday, August 13, 2007, while training for a second deployment to Iraq. Jonathan was a Staff Sergeant in the 237th Engineer Co. of the Virginia National Guard and a decorated veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was a 1999 graduate of Gonzaga College High School, where he was a member of the varsity lacrosse team. Jonathan is survived by his loving parents, Kathryn and Michael; step-parents, Taylor Cosby and Deborah Forde; sisters, Susannah, Annabel, Allie, Carrington and Erin; and beloved girlfriend, Brandy Carter. The family will receive friends at MONEY AND KING FUNERAL HOME, 171 W Maple Ave., Vienna, VA on Thursday, August 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 24, 1 p.m. at the Fort Myer Old Post Chapel. Interment Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in his name to the Jonathan Forde scholarship Fund, c/o Gonzaga College High School, 19 Eye St., NW, Washington, DC 20001, Attn: Jonathan Forde Scholarship Fund, payable to Gonzaga. Please view and sign the guest book at:

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