From a contemporary press report:
Ermoye Avise Stoll, 87, who retired from the Air Force in 1970 as a lieutenant colonel and had worked as a nurse at Air Force hospitals worldwide during her 15-year service, died Febryary 5, 2000 at her home in Istanbul. She had Alzheimer's disease.
After retiring, Colonel Stoll lived in Burke and McLean until moving to Turkey in 1996.
She was born in Chicago and graduated from Garfield Memorial Hospital nursing school in Washington before serving in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II. In 1950, she received a nursing degree from the University of Virginia.
Her memberships included the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Burke.
Survivors include two brothers, Dr. Kenneth H. Stoll of Arlington and Dr. Edward J. Stoll of Lynchburg; and a sister, June Artunkal of Istanbul.
STOLL, ERMOYE AVISE, LT. COL. (USAF, RETIRED)
On February 5, 2000, in Istanbul, Turkey. Lt. Colonel Stoll, formerly of Burke, Virginia. Sister of June Stoll Artunkal of Istanbul, Dr. Edward J. Stoll of Lynchburg, Virginia, Dr. Kenneth H. Stoll of Arlington, Virginia. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Monday, March 6, Ft. Myer Chapel, Arlington, Virginia. Interment Arlington National Cemetery. Family requests memorials be made to Church of the Good Shepherd, 9350 Braddock Rd., Burke, Virginia 22015. A reception will follow at
the Washington Golf and Country Club, 3017 North Glebe Rd., Arlington, Virginia.
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