HR603: Celebrating the life of Barbara H. McHale.


Offered September 14, 2020
Celebrating the life of Barbara H. McHale.
Patron-- Keam

WHEREAS, Barbara H. McHale, a respected former educator and real estate professional in Vienna, died on August 4, 2020; and

WHEREAS, a proud Virginian, Barbara McHale was born in Orange and graduated from Radford University and the University of Virginia; and

WHEREAS, in 1971, Barbara McHale and her husband, Jack, settled in Vienna, where they raised their four children; and

WHEREAS, Barbara McHale worked as a Montessori teacher at Green Hedges School until 1979, when she changed careers and became a Realtor with Weichert Realtors and Long & Foster Real Estate; and

WHEREAS, Barbara McHale earned a reputation as a trusted and determined advocate for her clients, making many lifelong friendships through her profession; and

WHEREAS, Barbara McHale offered her leadership and expertise to the Vienna Business Association and served her fellow residents as a member of the Optimist Club of Greater Vienna and the Shepherd’s Center; and

WHEREAS, Barbara McHale brought joy to countless members of the Vienna community through her generosity, kindness, grace, and sense of humor; and

WHEREAS, predeceased by her husband, Jack, Barbara McHale will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her children, Kevin, Kathryn, Carolyn, Colleen, and their families, and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Delegates hereby note with great sadness the loss of Barbara H. McHale, a former teacher and Realtor who made many contributions to the Vienna community; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Barbara H. McHale as an expression of the House of Delegates’ respect for her memory.