Ruth Virginia "Susy" (Whetzel) Dellinger

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Ruth "Susy" Virginia Dellinger, 59, of Woodstock, passed away Thursday, February 27, 2014 at Winchester Medical Center.

A celebration of life service will be held on Sunday, March 9 from 2-5 p.m. at the Woodstock Moose Lodge. Starting at 3:00 p.m. there will be a time to share stories and memories to celebrate the life of "Susy". Family and friends may call at the Dellinger home.

Susy was born November 23, 1954 in Baltimore, Maryland, daughter of the late Curtis and Ruth Whetzel.

She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Wade B. Dellinger; two daughters, Rayna Cooper and husband Jason of Woodstock and Betty Dellinger of Woodstock; sister, Barbara Richman of Baltimore, MD; brother, Richard Richman and wife Margaret of NC; grandchildren, Brianna and Hanna Cooper, Madison, Joseph and Madelyn Dellinger; father-in-law, Burgess Dellinger; sister-in-law, Dawn Lindhurst and nephews, Tyler, Chris and Greg Richman and Roland and Devin Lindhurst.

She was preceded in death by brother, David (Gary) Richman and mother-in-law, Dickie Dellinger.

Susy was a loving and caring mother and her grandchildren were a very special part of her life. She loved traveling with her family and friends. She enjoyed motorcycle trips with friends, including riding across the country and to Alaska. Susy was an avid scenic and wildlife photographer and loved the outdoors.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Linda Thompson for "A Special Needs Children's Christmas Party" at 1104 Hoover Road, Woodstock, VA or to the .

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Published in Northern Virginia Daily from Mar. 1 to Mar. 8, 2014