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Visitation September 12, 6PM to 8PM   

Virginia DeMariaVirginia Irene DeMaria (nee Tarnowski), 80 years old of Elyria passed away on Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at Main Street Care Center in Avon Lake.

She was born in Elyria on March 22, 1928 and lived here all of her life, graduating from Elyria High School with the class of 1946.
Virginia was a volunteer for many years at Elyria Memorial Hospital and she and her late husband, Frank both volunteered for New Life Hospice.  She was a member of the VFW Post 1079 Auxiliary and the Elyria Polish Club Ladies Auxiliary.  She was an avid golfer and enjoyed traveling with her husband Frank, with their biggest adventure being a driving trip to Alaska.

She is survived by her children, Dr. Thomas DeMaria (Kathleen) of Columbus, Daniel F. DeMaria (Debbie) of Anna, Ohio , Dr. Robert F. (Debra) DeMaria and Kathleen (John) Bayorek, both of Elyria.  She was a beloved grandmother to Benjamin and Rebecca, children of Thomas, Stephanie, daughter of Daniel, Dominic and Anthony, sons of Robert, Jennifer and Jonathan, children of Kathleen.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Frank, who passed away October 3, 2007; an infant son, Douglas; and her parents Louis and Florence.

Family and friends may call on Friday, September 12, 2008, from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland Street, Elyria, Ohio.  Final respects may be paid at 9:00 A.M. on Saturday, September 13, 2008 at the funeral home with closing prayers at 9:30A.M.  A funeral mass will be at 10:00 A.M. at St. Jude Catholic Church, 590 Poplar Street, Elyria, Ohio with the Reverend Father Frank P. Kosem, Pastor, officiating.  Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery, Elyria, Ohio.

» 3 Condolences and Greetings
Ed Eisbrenner
sent Saturday, 13 September 2008 05:13
Bob, My sympathies to you and your family. It is said that the greatest legacy a person leaves is their children. Certainly your parents have left their lasting legacy. "Eternal rest grant unto them oh Lord and let perpetual light shine upon them. May their souls and all the souls of the faithfully departed through the mercy of God rest in peace."
Dianne & Rick Quinn
sent Thursday, 11 September 2008 13:22
Our deep sympathy to all members of the family. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.
Barbara Oborne Fincher
sent Thursday, 11 September 2008 04:16
Tom, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. My deepest sypmathies.
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