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From the February 2015 edition of the Glover Park Gazette:

A neighborhood institution passed to a new generation last August, when Glover Park native James DeVol died at age 75. DeVol had grown up at the DeVol Funeral Home (2224 Wisconsin Ave.), which his parents owned and operated. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, James and his two brothers joined the family business, which eventually expanded into 2222 Wisconsin Ave. and added a second location in Gaithersburg. With James DeVol’s passing, the firm has transferred to a third generation of DeVols: James’s sons Kevin and Robert. In a 1992 Washington Post story about his work, James DeVol articulated his professional philosophy: “I see it almost like being a physician. You are there to help people.”

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