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Nell Ford Brill

July 20, 1929 ~ August 21, 2020 (age 91)


Nell Ford Brill, 91, of Alexandria, VA went to be with the Lord on Friday, August 21.  Nell was born in Montross, VA, and moved to Washington DC to work for the IRS and continued working for the government with Senator Clifford Case (NJ), The Consumer Product Safety Commission.  She also worked for Cafritz Hospital in DC and before retiring worked for Black, Manafort, Stone, and Kelly of Alexandria, VA.  Nell was a member of Sweet Adelines for over 35 years and specifically with Potomac Harmony of Arlington.  Nell had an undeniable warmth about her.  She touched the hearts and lives of everyone she met.  Her sense of humor and willingness to help others brightened everyone’s day.  She loved life and was passionate about travel, singing, and her church.  She loved her family and friends deeply and unconditionally.  She is survived by her daughter, Sharon Brill Douaire, son-in-law, Ray Douaire, grandchildren, Krista Douaire, and Mike Douaire (and wife Kristine Douaire), one sister, Sylvia F. Beauchamp of Ft. Myers Florida.  Reverend Elizabeth Gardner will officiate the church service at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on S. Kings Highway in Alexandria at 2:00 pm on Saturday, August 29, 2020.  Burial at 3:00 pm at Mount Comfort Cemetery.  The service will be live-streamed through Facebook: t.ly/hpHI 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Potomac Harmony Chorus, % J. Tuttle, 4000 Terrace Dr. Annandale, VA 22003.

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Funeral Service
August 29, 2020

2:00 PM
St. Mark's Episcopal Church
6744 S Kings Hwy
Alexandria, VA 22306

Interment to Follow

Mount Comfort Cemetery
6600 S. Kings Hwy
Alexandria, VA 22306

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