Mrs. Virginia E. Harvey

Mrs. Virginia E. Harvey, 89, of 45991 Keyes Road, Titusville, Pa., passed away at 7:40 a.m., Thursday, July 2, 2020, at her residence surrounded by her family.  

“Ginger” was born on April 28, 1931, in Knox, Pa., to Theodore W. Elder and Dorothy Swanson Elder. 

She married Mark S. Harvey Jr. on Jan. 10, 1953, in Corry, Pa.

She was a 1948 graduate of Corry High School. She attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania and worked in Cleveland, Ohio, before returning to work at Corry Jamestown Manufacturing as an Executive Secretary for Carl Hillstrom. 

She played an integral part in establishing the business of Corry Chrysler Plymouth and Dodge with her husband.

She was an officer of the White Oak Methodist Church of Titusville.

She loved baking, cooking, canning, and gardening. She also enjoyed watching deer and turkey behind her house and sitting on the front porch with her hummingbirds.  She enjoyed spending time with her dog Charli.

She is survived by her three children, Denise “Dee” Ladd of Apache Junction, Ariz., Michael Harvey and wife Stace of Pleasantville, Sondra Wilson and husband Ron of North East; eight grandchildren, Jesse Ladd of Arizona, Ginny Smith and husband Adam of Arizona, Emma Riggins of Arizona, Cody Hunter and wife Christa of Audubon, Pa., Parker and Cole Harvey of Pleasantville, and Anna and Kaylin Sveda of North East.; one sister, Linda Laurier of Peoria, Arizona; and five great-grandchildren.

The family would like to express their sincere thanks to Hospice of Crawford County Titusville Office.

Friends will be received at the Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home, 303 N. Washington St. today from 2 to 3 p.m. at which time a memorial service will be conducted.  

Memorial contributions may be made to the White Oak United Methodist Church, 14790 Spring Creek Road, Titusville, Pa.  

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