Virginia Canfield

Obituary of Virginia E. Canfield

Smethport - Virginia E. Canfield, 94, of Smethport, passed away Saturday (February 25, 2023) in Smethport.


She was born March 10, 1928 in Clermont, PA, the daughter of Willard and Mary Rice Rounsville. On May 11, 1946, in Smethport, PA, she married Sherman E. Canfield, Jr., who preceded her in death.


Mrs. Canfield worked most of her life as a hired house cleaner, but ultimately was a home maker tending to the needs of her family.


She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Smethport.


She is survived by three daughters:

Bonnie D. Stringer of Smethport, Connie C. Ferris of Bradford, and Diana L. Ewing of Mt. Jewett

Three grandchildren and six great grandchildren

One brother:  Richard Rounsville of Smethport

And several nieces and nephews


In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers and five sisters.


There will be no visitation.  Services will be held at the convenience of the family.  Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Smethport.


Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Hamlin Memorial Library, 123 S. Mechanic St., Smethport, PA  16749.  Online condolences may be made at


Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.


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