CLEMENT S. BRINEMAN
CLEMENT SEYMOUR BRINEMAN Passed away on January
18, 2009 at INOVA Fairfax Hospital in Falls
Church, VA .
Clem is survived by Joy Ehret Brineman, his
beloved wife of 60 years; daughter Kathryn
Brineman Bovill, PhD and her husband Tony, son
John R. Brineman, MD and his wife Sandra Chai,
MD, and Ann Brineman Braun and her husband
Richard; grandchildren Jennifer and Matthew
Braun; Andrew and Riana Bovill; Jocelyn, Colin,
Samuel, and Nora Grace Brineman; sister Mary
Farber; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Clem was born in Ft. Wayne, IN to John H. and
Georgia Brineman on Oct. 29, 1926. He graduated
from LaGrange High School in 1945 and received a
BS from Indiana University. His brother Don R.
Brineman and sister Helen R. Easterday
Clem proudly served his country, first as a
Navy Corpsman in the Marines during the campaign
in Okinawa in World War II, and then he was
recalled into service in the Army during the
conflict in Korea. As a civilian, he had a
successful 34-year career at the CIA, where he
had the opportunity to live in Tokyo, Singapore,
and New Delhi. In his retirement, he was active
in his church, St. Mark's Lutheran, and the
Annandale Lions Club.
Friends will be received on Thursday, January
22, 2009 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Demaine Funeral
Home, 5308 Backlick Rd, Springfield, VA. A
service to celebrate Clem's life will begin at 2
p.m. on Friday, January 23 at the St. Mark's
Lutheran Church, 5800 Backlick Rd, Springfield,
VA. Burial with military honors will take place
on Tuesday, February 3 at 3 p.m. at the
Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers,
the family requests that donations be made in
Clem's memory to the St. Mark's Lutheran Church
Computer Center, or to the Annandale Lions Club.
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