Virginia A. Schmitz of Cutchogue died May 2 at her home. She was 97.
The daughter of Sebastian and Elizabeth Yosca, she was born April 15, 1919, in Queens.
Virginia worked as a bookkeeper/clerk with American Title Company in Riverhead. She was active in several local organizations, including the Mothers’ Club at Sacred Heart School; the Marian Council Columbiettes, for which she was a past president and secretary; and the Cutchogue Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, for which she was past president.
Virginia enjoyed crafts and gardening. Family members said her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were the “light of her life.”
Predeceased by her husband, Arthur, in 2001, Virginia is survived by her children, Virginia (Richard) Dries of Maine, Barbara (Steve) Schott of East Marion and William (Nancy) of Coram; her sister-in-law, Anne Yosca of Virginia; her grandchildren, Kristin, Rick, Bill, Stephen, Kevin, Elissa, Kerri, Tracy and Nicole; and 12 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive visitors Thursday, May 5, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Coster-Heppner Funeral Home in Cutchogue. A funeral service will take place at 10 a.m. Friday, May 6, at Our Lady of Good Counsel R.C. Church in Mattituck. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Cutchogue.
Memorial donations may be made to East End Hospice.
This is a paid notice.