Virginia McBride

Obituary of Virginia M. McBride

Virginia M. McBride, 96, of Forest City, PA, and formerly of Clifford Township, PA, died Thursday, August 1, 2019 at the Forest City Nursing Home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas J. McBride, Jr., on October 25, 2008.

Born February 3, 1923 in Elizabeth, NJ, she was the daughter of the late James and Grace Ducey Elliff.

Virginia was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother whose existence revolved around her family. She had a lifelong talent for arts and crafts and had been making Christmas ornaments up until three weeks ago. Virginia attended St. Pius X Church in Royal, and in her younger years, she was active with several church and civic organizations.

She is survived by two daughters: Susan Marie Ogle and husband, Jim of Sarasota, FL and Colleen Marie Griffiths and husband, Gary of Clifford Township, PA; three sons: Richard McBride of Myrtle Beach, SC, Gregory McBride of Kingsley, PA and Barry McBride of Olyphant, PA; 15 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter: Kathleen McBride; and a brother: Raymond Elliff.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Pius X Church, 3615 State Route 106, Royal, PA, celebrated by Rev. Michael J. Kirwin, pastor.

Arrangements were entrusted to Shifler-Parise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Clifford, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions were made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to Little Sisters of the Poor, 2500 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509

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10:00 am
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
St. Pius X Church
3615 State Route 106
Clifford Township, Pennsylvania, United States
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