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Obituary: Alexandria Businesswoman Evelyn Ocampo deLottinville Loses Battle with Leukemia

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Evelyn deLottinville, an Alexandria business leader, wife, mother, and grandmother, died September 28, 2020, after a valiant battle against leukemia.

Evelyn was born March 8, 1956 in Tarlac City, Tarlac in the Philippines and grew up there in a municipality called Lingayen. She immigrated to Hawaii in 1976, where she met her soldier husband, James (Jim) deLottinville.  They were soon married and had two sons. The family traveled the world before settling in Virginia when Jim retired from the military.

Evelyn was known to many Alexandrians as the branch manager of United Bank at 5410 Duke Street, and for her glowing smile and gracious nature at so many networking events around town.

Evelyn and Jim deLottinville at Stonehenge. (Family photo)

“Evelyn was a born leader. She was a caring mentor to friends, family and an involved member of the Alexandria business community,” says friend and fellow civic leader, Mary Ann Burstein. Evelyn was a positive influence in the lives of many people. She will truly be missed.”

Friend Paul Friedman recalls, “Evelyn was always a friendly face at the West End Business Association (WEBA) Happy Hours and was always eager to meet new people.  A positive force in our community, her sudden loss is tragic as she had so much more to give and do.  We will miss her deeply.”

Nancy Benjamin remembers, “Evelyn and I met at a WEBA event!  She was outgoing and fun, full of life and laughter. Evelyn was kind and very giving, and smart as a whip behind those sparkling eyes. My dear friend will be sorely missed.”

Evelyn is survived by her husband Jim, their sons Jarrel and Eric, two grandchildren, and her large Ocampo family.

There are two days of visitation, Sunday, October 11 from 10am-12pm and 2-4pm, and Monday, October 12 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at Demaine Funeral Home at 5308 Backlick Road, Springfield, VA. The funeral service is Tuesday, October 13 2:30-3:30pm at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 7600 Old Keene Mille Road, Springfield, VA.

In memory of Evelyn deLottinville, funds are being collected here for the benefit of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.



Mary Wadland

Mary Wadland is the Publisher and Editor in Chief of The Zebra Press, founded by her in 2010. Originally from Delray Beach, Florida, Mary is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Hollins College in Roanoke, VA and has lived and worked in the Alexandria publishing community since 1987.

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