Virginia Roof Eddy, 86, widow of George R. Eddy Sr. of Wysox, passed away Wednesday evening, Nov. 28, 2012 at her home. Virginia was born July 19, 1926 in Potterville, the daughter of Atla and Eugenia Werkheiser Roof. On Nov. 2, 1944 she married George R. Eddy at the Monroeton Parsonage. She was a member of the Wysox Presbyterian Church, Towanda American Legion Post No. 42 Auxiliary and the Towanda Area Senior Citizens.
She is survived by her sons, George "Rusty" Eddy Jr. and wife Connie of Wysox, Gary "Bones" Eddy and wife Connie of Towanda and Calvin "Fluff" Eddy of Asylum Twp.; grandsons Kirk Eddy of Towanda, Tyson Eddy and wife Carol of Texas and Kyle Eddy of Asylum Twp.; great grandchildren: Jada Eddy, Zachary Eddy and Zoe Eddy; sisters Anita Moore of Rome and Beverly O'Connor and husband Kenneth of Wyalusing; brother, Norman Roof and wife Reginia of Wysox; a special niece, Cathy Weed of Towanda; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by; her husband of 66 years, George R. Eddy Sr. on August 28, 2011, sisters, Eunice Eddy and Joyce Mills and brothers, Charles Roof and Malcolm Roof.
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, 2012 at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, with Rev. Robert Martin officiating.
Interment will be in Wysox Cemetery, Wysox. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. The family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to American Legion Post No 42 Auxiliary, 912 Main St. Towanda, PA 18848 in Virginia's memory.