Virginia Howe Caldwell

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  • "Dear Laurie; Your mother was certainly an unique person..."
    - Dixie Cooley
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    - Mrs. Monica Livingston
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    - Linda Crispell
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    - Kim Williams Kassel
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Virginia Howe Caldwell, age 82, of Cumming, formerly of Phelps, N.Y., passed into the arms of her savior Wednesday, April 6, 2016.
Born in Wellesley, Mass., she was the daughter of the late John and Alice Howe. Her beloved husband of 46 years, the Rev. Howard Caldwell, also predeceased her.
Virginia (Jinny) earned a Master of Education and was a passionate teacher for many years in upstate New York. She first taught junior high and later, after completing her second Masters in Library Science, she became a high school librarian at Newfield Central High School. Jinny was very involved at Cumming First United Methodist.
She is survived by her daughter, Laurie (Chris) Hintz of Cumming; grandsons, Ryan and Chase Hintz; sister, Dorothy Howe Frost of Lake George, N.Y.; brother, John Quincy (Betty) Howe Jr of Murray Island, N.Y.; and a loving extended family.
Services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, April 11, at Cumming First United Methodist Church. Interment will follow at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton. The family will receive friends Sunday, April 10 from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Food Pantry at Cumming First United Methodist Church (
McDonald and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in Forsyth County News from Apr. 7 to Apr. 9, 2016