Tuesday, April 26, 2016

V is for Virginia Anne Hork

I am participating in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge (April 2016), where we write 26 blog posts featuring each letter of the alphabet.

My dear Aunt Virginia passed away this past week so I changed the focus on my V ancestor to honor Virginia.

My Dad's three sisters: June, Lorene, Virginia
when living in Napa
She was my father’s sister and one of four children born to William Cyril Hork and Anna Marie Sullivan. 

She was well-loved by all and a sweetheart to everyone. She had such class as well as being very beautiful. 

Before her marriage she worked as a stewardess for Western Airlines and was once a contestant for Miss Aviation. She met her future husband, John H. Gertridge while flying. They married 19 August 1950 at Carmel Mission and had four children.
June, me, Virginia
I always enjoyed visiting my Aunt Virginia and we had such a wonderful afternoon together on our last visit talking about family both past and present.

I will miss you, Aunt Virginia.

Copyright © 2016 by Lisa Suzanne Gorrell, My Trails into the Past. All Rights Reserved.

4 comments:

  1. Sorry for your loss. So wonderful that you took time to remember your aunt here. She seems like a family member with an interesting history that you could write much more about. The photos are lovely.
    Molly of Molly's Canopy http://mollyscanopy.com/

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  2. My Mom, Mary Patterson, brother Michael and I took a trip up north to visit a few years ago. We had a wonderful time at Virginia's, she was a lovely lady.

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    1. Thank you. I sure wished I had known when you came. I would have come visit, too.

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