The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

August 27, 2013

Virginia B. Wetherbee

Star Beacon

ASHTABULA — Virginia B. Wetherbee, age 80, of State Road, Ashtabula, Ohio, died Monday, August 26, 2013, at her home.

She was born April 14, 1933, at Rays Corners in Lenox Township, the daughter of Marion and Gertrude O’Dell (Gray) Chapin.

She was a life member of the VFW Posy #943 Ladies Auxiliary. She was an avid football fan of The Ohio State University and the Cleveland Browns. She enjoyed NASCAR racing especially Jeff Gordon. She enjoyed bingo, bowling, camping, and her birds, but especially her family and grandchildren.

Surviving her are two sons, Douglas and Ronald Wetherbee, both of Ashtabula; three daughters, Debra Hoback of Conneaut, Robin (Lawrence) Wetherbee Hartmann of Las Vegas, Nev., and Ronda (Tom) Augustine of Ashtabula; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-grandchild on the way; a brother, Cecil (Nancy) Chapin of Englewood, Fla.; and two sisters, Judith Boswell of Bonifay, Fla., and Jeanette (Lenny) Loken of Tucson, Ariz.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, William in 1994.

Funeral Service will be 12 p.m., Noon, Friday, August 30th, at the Ashtabula Home of FLEMING & BILLMAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS, INC., 526 W. Prospect Road, Ashtabula, with the Rev. Shane Nanney, of the East Side Presbyterian Church, officiating. Entombment will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens, North Kingsville, Ohio.

Calling Hours will be Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of Service at the Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions can be made to: Hospice of the Western Reserve, 1166 Lake Ave., Ashtabula, Ohio 44004 or to the VFW Post #943 Ladies Auxiliary, 4102 Main Ave., Ashtabula, Ohio 44004.

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