January 25, 2018

Cathie Jones

Catherine Lyla Coates Jones, 91, passed away at her home on December 22, 2022, in Bethesda, MD. A proud native Washingtonian, Cathie attended Western High School and George Washington University. 

Cathie was a member of the All Hallows Guild Governing Board for over two decades and a member (along with her daughter) of the dedicated puppeteers who created and performed an original puppet show each spring during Flower Mart.

Cathie was an active All Hallows Guild volunteer – serving as a member of the All Hallows Guild Garden Committee, tea supervisor, and Herb Cottage volunteer.

Cathie Jones and her daughter – along with the puppeteers at Flower Mart in 2010

Janice Molchan

Janice worked at the Herb Cottage for several years before becoming the assistant manager in January 1987.  When manager Anne Haines retired in fiscal 1988-89, Janice became the manager of the Herb Cottage in 1989, serving in that capacity until fiscal 1998.  She also worked in Visitors’ Services department of the National Cathedral.

Janice Molchan (pictured on right) with Marie Kruezberg in The Herb CottagePhoto credit: Beverly Rezneck


All Hallows Guild was founded in 1916 to provide for the care and beautification of the grounds of Washington National Cathedral. The Guild works closely with the horticultural staff to preserve this historic landscape and raises funds for renovation and renewal of the gardens.


  • (202) 537-2937
  • ahg@allhallowsguild.org
  • 3101 Wisconsin Ave NW
    Washington, DC 20016


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