Virginia  Wood

Obituary of Virginia Wood

Virginia Wood Age 90, formerly of Erin, NY. She was born on July 14th 1931, daughter of the late Charles and Ruth Rowe, and passed away peacefully on Friday, January 21st 2022. In addition to her parents Virginia is predeceased by her beloved husband Floyd L. Wood Jr., who passed in 2012; her son Lee Wood III in 1993; daughter Ann Taylor in 2002; granddaughter Tarah F. Gillie; and her sister Shirley Wood. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Michael (Katrina) Wood; daughter Connie Zimmer of Odessa, NY; grandchildren Melissa Zimmer, Matt (Rachel) Zimmer, Cyrus Wood, Timothy Wood, Dillon (Samantha) Taylor; great-grandchildren Haylee & Emma Coker, Savanna Zimmer, Remy & Scarlett Wood; Oliviana Rose, Piper & Australia Gillie, and Jacob & Greyson Taylor; along with a host of extended family. Virginia was a longtime member of the Breesport Baptist Church. Among her contributions to the church, she ran the church nursery as well as baby sitting for many families in the community. She became a ‘grandmother’ to so many. Being a grandmother was most important and her greatest joy. Virginia always enjoyed hearing about her grandchildren’s lives. Family and friends are invited to visit the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., in Horseheads, on Friday, January 28th 2022 from 2 pm to 4 pm. Virginia’s funeral service will be held there at 4 pm. Pastor Steven Durrwachter officiating virtually. Masks will be required for all attending, as will social distancing practices. Private committal and interment will be held with family at a later date in Scotchtown Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make a donation in Virginia’s name to the Breesport Baptist Church, 1811 N Chemung Rd, Breesport, NY 14816. Virginia’s family would also request those wishing to bring a favorite photo to the services to add to an album for her family.
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