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Virginia L. Butler

March 10, 1936 — January 15, 2022

Butler, Virginia L., “Ginny”, 85, went home to be with the Lord on January 15, 2022. Born Mar. 10, 1936 in Johnstown. Daughter of Edward and Mabel Skelly. Preceded in death by parents, in laws David and Thelma Butler and sister Patricia. Survived by husband David who she married on September 20, 1958 at Homestead Avenue EUB Church. Son David III, daughter Lori married to Daryl Penrod and loving granddaughter Hannah and step grandchildren Tiffany Maul (Chris), Travis Penrod (Katilyn) and their children and sister Faye, of Montoursville, and four-legged grand dog “Loki”. Graduate of Johnstown Central High School and completed studies at the former Junior Pitt while working and studying to be a dental hygienist. Was active in the former Lee Hospital Auxiliary. Ginny was a great wife, mother and Mimi. She was full of life and personality and loved to have a great time and was loved by many. Ginny loved being a "Pastors Wife" during her husband’s second career and sharing God's love with the churches he served. She also enjoyed boating and camping at Raystown Lake with her family. Friends received 3-7 pm Wednesday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland and also from 10 am until time of service at 11 am Thursday at Elton Zion United Methodist Church. Pastor Daryl Penrod, officiating. Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family thanks the wonderful care given by Asera Care Home Hospice nurses and special friend they sent us caregiver Gayle. The family also thanks special caregivers Krissy and Patty. Family suggests donations to Elton Zion United Methodist in Ginny's name. (Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com)

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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Thursday, January 20, 2022

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