JAMES C. POLITZ
53 years. He is survived by four children Cynthia Hollis, Janice Politz, Robert Politz and On
Sunday, August 7, 2011 of Frederick, MD. Beloved husband of Marsha Lee Politz for
Debra Ellerbe; 10 grandchildren; brother Richard Politz; cousin Joanne Lindsey;
mother-in-law Dorothy Funkhouser and his beloved dog Willey Wonka.
James attended St. John's College High School where he graduated in 1953 and then
went on to receive his Bachelor's degree from George Washington University in 1957.
James was an avid fisherman and boater. He was very passionate about the ocean.
James also was a dedicated Notre Dame football and basketball fan. He was extremely
brilliant and admired by his friends and colleagues as a mentor.
A Requiem Mass will be offered Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 2 p.m. at St. John the
Evangelist Catholic Church, 118 East 2nd Street, Frederick, MD.
Donations can be made to St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church, 11602 Kemp Mill
Road, Silver Spring, MD 20902.
Published in The Washington Post on August 10, 2011