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Obituaries » Paul D. Travesky

Paul David Travesky, 85, of Warrenton, passed away on March 27, 2017.

He was born in May 29, 1931, in Dunmore, Pa., to the late John and Elizabeth Golden Travesky.

He graduated from Dunmore High School and served four years in the U.S. Air Force, working as an aircraft mechanic on Saberjets during the Korean War. Mr. Travesky later received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a master’s degree in engineering administration from George Washington University. He had 35 years of federal service before retiring in 1988 as the director of the U.S. Army Night Vision and Electro-Optics Laboratory. Author of numerous publications and recipient of several awards, he worked for a member of the House Armed Services Committee under the Legislative Fellowship Program, and was the chair of a NATO panel.

Mr. Travesky went on to work as a consultant for major defense contractors and served as the vice president/advanced technology for Lockheed Martin Fairchild Systems.

He was predeceased by his wife of 64 years, Marie Boezi Travesky.

Survivors include his daughter, Diane Stromberg and husband Steven, and his grandchildren, Elizabeth Stromberg and Joshua Stromberg.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 12, at Christ Church, 7600 Ox Road, Fairfax Station.

Memorial contributions may be made to George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences or the University of Virginia Health Foundation. For GMU, select “Give Now: in the top right corner. Select School of Engineering and Applied Science. Add “In memory of Paul Travesky” to the Special Instructions. To make a donation to U.Va., select “Please give now” in the upper right corner.

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