RIDGWAY - Virginia M. Hartland, 96, of Ridgmont Assisted Living, passed away Sunday (Dec. 15, 2013) at her residence.
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She was born June 3, 1917, in Ridgway, the daughter of the late Harry and Flora Rogers Kirk. She married Merlin Hartland, who died on May 2, 2000.
Mrs. Hartland resided in Ridgway all of her life.
She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church, where she was in the choir for 54 years.
She was a sales clerk at Cliffe's for many years.
She enjoyed gardening, reading and playing the organ.
She is survived by eight children, Mary Kay (Ron) Struffolino of Cary, N.C., Mike (Linda) Hartland of Ridgway, Gail (Rich) Castafero of Springfield, Ray (Diane) Hartland of Greensburg, John (Ruth) Hartland of Cary, Janet Eachus of Woodstown, N.J., Jane (Tim) Skraba of Ridgway and Barb (Arnie) Miszaros of Gulfport, Fla.; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a great-grandson in infancy.
Friends will be received from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Meehan-Shilk Funeral Home, Ridgway. Funeral services for Virginia Hartland will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity United Methodist Church with the Rev. Roger A. Peterson, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Thayer Memorial Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Ridgway Public Library, 329 Center St., Ridgway; or Trinity United Methodist Church, 19 South Broad St., Ridgway, PA 15853.
Meehan Shilk Funeral Home Inc.
130 Center Street
Ridgway, PA 15853
Published in The Bradford Era from Dec. 16 to Dec. 23, 2013