George Ann St. Michael, 68

AUG. 15, 1944-OCT. 9, 2012

October 10, 2012
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George Ann St. Michael, 68, of Arlington, Va., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at home.

She was born Aug. 15, 1944, in Hagerstown, Md., as George Ann Messersmith, growing up in Washington County. She graduated from North Hagerstown High School and attended the Maryland Institute College of Art.

George accomplished so much during her life, in particular with her skills as a talented interior decorator and designer. She used endless energy and insight to beautify the lives of all she knew. George loved spending time with her friends and family. She was devoted to her two daughters and four grandchildren and was proud of all they did.

She is survived by her mother, Mary Ruth Messersmith; brother, Maurice L. Messersmith and wife, Bonnie Wilkens; sister, Jan Motz and husband, John; and sister, Bettina M. Messersmith. She is also survived by daughters, Whitney Albrittain and husband, Sydney, and Gina Bonaventura and husband, Anthony; and grandchildren, Meghan, Andrew, Liam and Abigail Albrittain.

George was preceded in death by her father, Maurice Leon Messersmith; and sister, Kim Coker.

A private gathering will be held for friends and family Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of George Mudge to Capital Caring Hospice (

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