Published in The Washington Post from April 22 to April 24, 2013
ELENOR WORKMAN DeVOST
Of Olney, MD, was born July 15, 1923 to Joseph Leroy Workman and Marguerite Arnold
Workman in Washington, D.C.
She died on April 19, 2013, surrounded by her family in her Olney home. She attended St.
Anthony's grade school and high school graduating in 1941.
She went to work for the Federal Government at the Government Printing Office where she
worked in Personnel.
She graduated from Dunbarton College with a B.A. degree in English in 1951. She married
Valmore DeVost on September 22, 1951. She resigned her position to start a family in 1955.
Elenor is survived by five children, Elizabeth Wilson, Mark DeVost, Karen Rollings, Sherry
Rodis, and Joe DeVost; 10 grandchildren Brian, Stephen, and Jason Wilson, Michael,
Maggie, and Jeremy Rollings, Juliana and Jacqueline DeVost, Samantha and Jessica Felice.
She moved to Montgomery County in 1958 and has lived here ever since. She has
researched her genealogy and her mother's family goes back to 1824 here in Montgomery
Viewing will be at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Blvd W, Silver Spring, MD 20901,
Wednesday, April 23, 2013 from 3 to 5 and from 7 to 9 p.m.
The Funeral will be at Saint Peter's in Olney on Thursday, April 24, 2013 at 1 p.m.
We would like to thank the folks at Quality Elder Care, Senior Helpers of Rockville, and Holy
Cross Hospice, many friends, family members, for the loving care and support without which
we could not have done this. God bless you all!