Pound for pound, Elizabeth Kitsos-Kang was the most inspiring “homeless advocate” I have ever known. It was not her vocation. It was her passion. Devising Hope… Read more »
Content categorized as Obituaries & Memorials
Street Sense Media vendor and contributor Leonard Calvin Hyater Jr. died on July 13, 2018.
Alvin James Dixon, a native Washingtonian and Street Sense Media vendor, died on June 14, 2018.
A memorial for Street Sense Media Artist-in-Residence Elizabeth Kitsos-Kang.
Matthew Farkas, a resident at 801 East men’s shelter for several years, died on May 11 at the age of 36. It was exactly one month before his birthday.
A memorial for John “Mick” Matthews, who sold the Street Sense Media newspaper off and on from 2008 – 2014. He died too soon in September 2017.
Obituary of Tenleytown resident Joey Henderson. Mr. Henderson loved sports and enjoyed simple pleasures such as feeding the birds. He chose to live outside rather than go to city shelters.
Part of an ongoing initiative to write obituaries for the homeless death. The point is to remember as they came not as they went.
Bryan Gallion talks about Freddy Cougar and how his lifestyle was.
Friends gathered on April 6 to celebrate the life of the late George Siletti, advocate for the homeless for many years. With the help of kind people he overcame his own three-decade battle with homelessness.
Stacey McCormick, a former resident of Open Arms Housing who died at 52, is remembered for her artistic talent and impact on others.
Timothy Ray, who died at age 51 in December, was generous, hardworking and deeply committed to his faith and friends.
Street Sense honors the life of Enzel Sudler– a car enthusiast, comedian and beloved member of the homeless community who passed away in Oct. 2016.
Street Sense remembers beloved artists and vendor Kanell Washington, also known as Kenneth Ward.
A memorial honoring Larry Avents, a D.C. man who had been experiencing homeless for 20 years. He passed away in August of 2016, and is remembered fondly by those who knew him.
Weldon Moore, a man who lived on the streets for 15 years and could quote the Bible from memory passed away three weeks ago after losing a four-month battle with pancreatic cancer at age 55. Friends recounted Moore’s struggle and his dedication to Christianity at a memorial at Franklin Square park last Sunday.
Sunny Chadwick passed away in the hospital on May 2, 2016. She was 59 years young. Services were arranged by her family.
Vendor/Artists Joe Jackson and Charles Davis share heartfelt words in memory of their close friend Cristopher Gross who passed away on the ground outside of Tenleytown Station in March.
It is never easy saying goodbye to someone that we care about. The Street Sense staff would like to offer our sincerest condolences to the… Read more »
Michael Jackson passed away on Wednesday, December 16. He was scheduled to go into surgery on his back, and the recovery did not go well…. Read more »