Port Allegany - Virginia M. Cherrington, 93, of Port Allegany, passed away Sunday (January 31, 2021) in the Lakeview Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Smethport.
She was born Sep 4, 1927 in Port Allegany, a daughter of Austin E.and Marion Pierce Cherrington.
Miss Cherrington was a graduate Port Allegany High School in 1945, Mansfield University in 1949 and completed her post graduate work at Penn State University.
Miss Cherrington was a Junior High Home Economics Teacher in Danville PA until her retirement to care for her aging parents.
Virginia was a member of St. Gabriel’s Catholic Church, St Gabriel’s Catholic Women’s Club, Port Allegany Garden Club, The American Legion Women’s Auxilliary, Penn State Alumni Association, Friends of the Library, PA Association of Retired Teachers.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister Anna Marion Cherrington.
There will be no visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, February 4 at 11:00 am in St. Gabriel's Catholic Church, Port Allegany, with the Rev. James Campbell, Pastor, as celebrant.
Burial will be in the St. Gabriel's Cemetery, Port Allegany.
Memorials may be made to St Gabriel's Catholic Church, 203 Arnold Ave. Port Allegany or the S. W. Smith Memorial Library, 201 E Maple St., Port Allegany, PA
Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Port Allegany.