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Virginia J. Schofield

Virginia J. Schofield

1926 - 2017

Virginia J. Schofield, 90, formerly of Watertown died March 25, 2017 at Sudley Manor House, an assisted living facility in Manassas, VA, where she was a resident for over eight years.

Mrs. Schofield was born June 26, 1926 in Watertown, a daughter of Joseph and Mary Williams Geglia.  She graduated from Watertown High School in 1944 majoring in the commercial secretary program. Following graduation, she worked at the Agricultural Insurance Company for six years. Virginia married Milton R. Schofield on May 20, 1950 at Saint Anthony’s Church.  From that point on, Virginia devoted her life to her favorite job - raising her children and caring for her family. Later in her life, Virginia returned to the work force, serving as a teacher’s aide at New Day Nursery and Wiley Intermediate School and a library aide and reading lab aide at Watertown High School. Her kind and nurturing spirit and her love of children was evident in the work she chose to do outside the home. Her husband, Milton Schofield died January 26, 2002.

Virginia was a communicant of Holy Family Church, a member of the Knights of Columbus Auxiliary, American Legion Post 61 Auxiliary and worked at the Board of Elections as a poll worker for many years. She enjoyed baking, reading and word puzzles, but most of all –spending time with her children and grandchildren - the loves of her life.
Surviving are her five children: Karen Schofield, Cuyahoga Falls, OH, Mary Alice Schofield, Jacksonville Beach, FL, Robert (Ann) Schofield, Bloomington, MN, Nancy (Donald) Kutil, Gainsville, VA and Cheryl (Eugene) Brown, San Diego, CA, and seven grandchildren, Brandon, Scott, Ellie, Celeste, Maxwell, Langston and Bronte’. They will miss her unconditional love. Virginia was the youngest of 10 children. Four brothers: Frank, John, Michael and Vincent and five sisters: Carmel, Marion, Angeline, Grace and Nellie all pre-deceased her. 

Calling hours will be Saturday from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm at the D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home at 12:30 pm followed by a funeral mass at 1 pm at Holy Family Church with Reverend Steven Murray officiating.  Entombment will be in Glenwood Mausoleum.  Her children invite all family and friends to join them for a luncheon from 3:00-5:00 at the Carriage House Restaurant (The Savory). In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, PO Box 96011 Washington, D.C. 20090-6011. Condolences may be made to www.dlcalarco.com 

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Dear family,
Angela and I were saddened to hear of Aunt Virgie’s passing.
We feel so fortunate to have been given that wonderful opportunity to gather with her and the family for lunch. That occasion was a special gift of love to all of us who were there. She was her usual pleasant self on that day: cheerful, spirited, complimentary.  I loved to hear her laugh. So reminiscent of my mom. She had a great life. She raised a beautiful family and never concealed her pride. She absolutely adored you all. She was very special person, loved and respected and will no doubt be missed. Please accept our deepest condolences. Joe and Angela

By Joseph & Angela Pecori on 04 03, 2017


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Dear Karen and family,
So sorry to hear of the passing of your dear mother. We are sad that we could not be there with you at this time but want you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of bereavement. Cherish the memories, for those we love will always remain in our hearts forever!
“A life well lived, is a beautiful legacy” and we grieve with you as you celebrate the life of your mom who meant so much to all of you.

Our deepest condolences.
Ivan & Joan

By Ivan & Joan Jacob on 03 31, 2017


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I was 9 years old when I eavesdropped on a conversation my mother and Aunt Marion were having about Milton’s fiancee being not only pretty but someone who could “hold her own” with Aunt Alice!  It was a half century later that I became acquainted with Virginia and formed my own opinion that she apparently “held her own” well beyond any challenges her mother-in-law might have presented!  God speed, Virginia - I am sure you will be missed, but you have earned some lovely wings

By Sharon Monroe Lasker on 03 30, 2017


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Nancy, Don and Family,  so sorry for your loss.  My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

By Liz Knapp on 03 30, 2017


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Your mom was and always will be one of my favorite neighbors and I looked forward to the annual Christmas Update Letters.
So sorry to read about her passing. My heart goes out to all of you.

By Ute Wood on 03 29, 2017


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I was privileged and lucky to know Virginia, she had a wonderful sense of humor, courage, fabulous baking skills and she will be sorely missed. Prayers to her family, she loved them fiercely.

By Shirley Ende-Saxe on 03 29, 2017


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So many memories of your mom,  hoping your loving memories help you through this difficult time.
Kathy Greene Boysnski

By Kathy Greene Boyanski on 03 28, 2017


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