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Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 551
Fairfax, VA 22035-0065
703-324-3187, TTY 703-324-2935, FAX 703-324-2010

Feb. 2, 2006

County Flag Will Fly at Half-Staff
to Honor Former Chairman Jack Herrity

The Fairfax County flag will be flown at half-staff at all county buildings on Friday, Feb. 3, 2006, commencing at 12:01 a.m. and will remain at half-staff until sunset Saturday, Feb. 4, 2006, in honor of former Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Jack Herrity, who passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2006.

Visitation will be held tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 3, from 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. at the Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home, 9902 Braddock Road, Fairfax.

A public funeral service will be held Saturday, Feb. 4, at 11:30 a.m. at St. Bernadette Church, 7600 Old Keene Mill Road, Springfield. The interment will be private.

A Fairfax County Police Department motorcade will lead the funeral procession from the Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4, and proceed down Braddock Road to the John F. (Jack) Herrity Parkway (Route 7100 South) to Old Keene Mill Road (Route 644) to St. Bernadette Church.

There will be Fairfax County Police door greeters and an honor guard both at the viewing tomorrow from 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. at the Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home, as well as at the funeral at St. Bernadette Church.

The Herrity family has asked that donations be made to the Washington Regional Transplant Consortium, 8110 Gatehouse Road, Suite 101, Falls Church, VA 22042. Please call the consortium at 703-641-0100, TTY 711, for more information about how to make a contribution.

To request this information in an alternate format, call the Office of Public Affairs at 703-324-3187, TTY 711.




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