Virginia Ann Wassum
Virginia Ann Wassum
  • January 15, 1931 - October 13, 2017
  • Harrisonburg, Virginia

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Virginia Ann Tilson Wassum, 86, of Harrisonburg passed away, Friday, October 13, 2017.

She was born January 15, 1931 in Charlotte, NC and was the daughter of the late Dewey and Virginia Kite Tilson.

She was a member of First Presbyterian Church where she sang in the choir. She was also a member of Wayland Women's Club, DAR and Harrisonburg Women's Club. Virginia was an avid reader, loved to play Bridge and was better known as a great cook.

On June 12, 1954 she married Glen Carlton Wassum, Sr. who preceded her in death, February 25, 2012.

Virginia is survived by her two children, Cece Altomonte and her husband, Nino, of Waynesboro, VA, and Glen Carlton Wassum, Jr. of Bridgewater; two grandsons, Daniel Altomonte and Phillip Altomonte; a sister, Sally Carter and her husband, Alvin of Lexington, VA; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Sumner Tilson, Jr.

The family will receive friends, 7:00 - 8:00 pm on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Lindsey Funeral Home in Harrisonburg.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Eastlawn Memorial Gardens with Dr. John F. Sloop officiating.

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In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Shriners Children Hospital, 2900 Rocky Point Dr. Tampa, FL 33607 and/or Dementia Foundation of America