EMPORIUM - Virginia H. Schwab, 78, of Emporium, died in Erie on Monday morning (March 5, 2012).
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She was born in Emporium, a daughter of the late Lester and Louise Gibbs Rutz. On Oct. 3, 1953, in St. Mark Church, she married the late Charles "Sonny" A. Schwab Jr., who died May 13, 2004.
Surviving are five daughters, Willie (Mitch) Lewis, Mary Kay (Richard) McLean, Suzanne (David "Lefty") Newhouse and Nancy (Marvin) Mackie, all of Emporium, and Tara (Steve) Smith from Arkansas; eight granddaughters; five grandsons; five great-granddaughters; seven great-grandsons; two sisters, Bessie Roberts from Florida and Loretta Farren of Emporium; and one brother, Lester Rutz Jr. of Emporium.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Christian & Missionary Alliance Church. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cameron County Cardiac Committee Inc., P.O. Box 86, Emporium, PA 15834.
Online condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net
The Barnett Funeral Home Inc. is entrusted with arrangements.
Published in The Bradford Era from Mar. 6 to Mar. 12, 2012