Jeanette Teresa Barber-Naiman, 58, of Montgomery Village, MD, died Friday, June 25, 2021, after a long illness. She was born March 25, 1963 in New York, NY, and was the daughter of Arthur and Mary Boyle. She graduated from Northwood High School. She was a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) and most recently was employed for 9 years as Director of Meetings at AMSUS, The Society of Federal Health Professionals. She was previously employed at the Association for Institutional Research (AIR), IQ Solutions, and other associations.
She was an avid runner, enjoyed traveling, spending time with family, and attending professional events with the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA), and the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). She was most passionate about caring for her family and friends, and particularly for her special needs daughter, Kayla. Jeanette Naiman was a wonderful wife, mother, and sister,always so passionate, thoughtful, and driven about everything she set her mind to accomplish.
She is survived by her loving husband of 7 years, William A. Macon, Jr., her son John Mandalou (father Phillip), her daughter Kayla Naiman (father Morgan), her mother Mary Boyle-Marlow, her sister Elizabeth Bolye and her cousins Christine Economos and Francine Walsh. She was preceded in death by her loving father, Arthur Boyle.
There are no words that adequately convey the magnitude of our sorrow, gratitude, and joy for Jeanette, who as a wife, mother, and friend was always larger than life. She was the life of any event and made everyone feel welcome; including the Surgeon General of the United States and the Surgeons General from all branches of the military. She was loved by all immensely and will be greatly missed. Her accomplishments, intellect, sense of humor, and her selflessness blessed us all.
Visitation will begin at 10:00 am on Friday, July 9 at St. John The Evangelist Main Church, 10103 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20902, where the Funeral Service will begin at 11:00 am. She will be buried at a later date.
The family requests any memorial contributions be made in Jeanette’s name to Catholic Charities of Washington DC https://www.catholiccharitiesdc.org/where donations may be dedicated to the Memory of Jeanette Naiman, for continued support for her daughter, Kayla.
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