The Dornbrands were both born in Brooklyn, NY; and after their marriage lived in various places in the BY area until a new job for Harry meant a move to Maryland. Harru worked at Fairchild Industries, where be became Chief Engineer and finally President of the Space & Electronics Division. Mildred took care of their 3 daughters, and also worked as a librarian and dental assistance. Mildred enjoys reading fiction and playing bridge. Harry loves to walk.
Helen RyanApt. 615
Helen grew up in Boston. She studied at the New England Conservatory of Music. After marrying, she and her husband moved to Albany, NY. She studied art at SUNY in Albany, and since has over 25 years of training in oils, portraits and landscapes, as well as having solo exhibits in the DC area. She has been active in the Gravers Society, the Strathmore Art Center, Olney Art Association and Rossmoor Art Guild. She and her husband were also involved in professional ballroom dancing. She came here from Leisure World, where she and her husband lived for 20 years. Her daughter lives nearby.
Barbara IrwinApt. 409
Barbara is originally from New Jersey, but lived the last 20 years in North Carolina, where she was neighbors to the Buhls who live at IKF. Her son and his family live in DC. She has 4 grandchildren, all active in crew. Her daily activities include singing in the Classical Chorus, reading, investigating the myriad IKF activities, and walking her puppy, Nellie, a Havenese. Barbara is skilled as a bibliophile and librarian for historical collections.
Barbara & Bob O'NeilApt. 238
The O’Neil’s are originally from Chicago, but lived in Potomac starting in 1965. Bob enjoys golf, and is a civil engineer retired from the Parsons Company and as President of its Transportation Group. In addition to raising their 4 children, Barbara worked for the legal department of an insurance company, and later for Marriott. They have 11 grandchildren. Both Barbara and Bob enjoy travelling, outdoor activities, movies, reading (especially history), and playing bridge.