Virginia Eliane Gannett
was born on 22 November 1911 at Washington, District of Columbia
. She was the daughter of Malcolm F. Gannett
and Kathleen Campbell
. Virginia Eliane Gannett married George William Dellinger
, son of George S. Dellinger
and Bertha A. Stabley
, on 19 August 1939; Marriage announcement from a 21 August 1939 York Co., Pennsylvania newspaper:
"DELLINGER - GANNETT
Miss Virginia Eliane Gannett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm F. Gannett, Locust Manor, 320 South Richland avenue, became the bride of George William Dellinger, son of George S. Dellinger, 231 Harding court at 10 o'clock on Saturday morning.
The ceremony was performed at the home of the bride's parents by Rev. Mervis Weltry, pastor of Second United Brethren church in the presence of relatives.
The bride wore a white silk jersey dress with large hat to match, and her flowers were white orchids and gardenias. After a wedding breakfast, the couple left for a trop to the Pocono mountains and New York city. For traveling, the bride wore a navy sheer silk redingote trimmed with white. The couple will be at home after September 8, at 231 Harding court." Virginia Eliane Gannett died on 11 November 1986 at York Hospital, York, York Co., Pennsylvania
, at age 74. She was New Tag Obituary from the Wednesday 12 November 1986 York Dispatch:
"Mrs. Virginia E. Dellinger
Mrs. Virginia E. Gannett Dellinger, 74, of 1930 Kenneth Road, died at 10:20 p.m. Tuesday at York Hospital.
She was the wife of the late George W. Dellinger.
She was born in Washington, D.C., and was a daughter of the late Malcolm F. and Kathleen Campbell Gannett.
She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, the church choir and was president of the Lutheran Church Women of St. Paul's church. She was director of the Altar Guild.
She was a member of the board of directors of the Women's Auxiliary of York Symphony Association, immediate past director of York Hospital, the East Your Chapter of the American Association of Retired Persons, member of the Historical Society of York County and the auxiliary, past president of the Suburban Garden Club, a member 28 years of the Woman's Club of York and former member of the board of directors, past president of the Greater York Branch of the York Hospital Auxiliary, and a member of the Springfield Apartments Tenant Council.
A daugher - Cassandra Dellinger Sewell, 3115 Cypress Road, Dover.
A son - George M. Dellinger, Washington, D.C.
Two sisters - Kathlyn Gannett Bentzel, Bordentown, N.J. and Marilyn Gannett Granger, Spring Hill, Fla.
A brother - Harold E. Gannett, 2450 Wharton Road.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Etzweiler Funeral Home, 1111 E. Market St.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 25 W. Springettsbury Ave. The Rev. Paul J. Kane and the Rev. Mark Walters, her pastors, will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Rose Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made tothe Virginia E. Dellinger Memorial Fund for the Altar Guild of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 25 W. Springettsbury Ave., York, Pa., 17403."
In another obituary from the same paper:
DELLINGER - On November 11, 1986, at 10:20 pm at the York Hospital, Virginia E. Gannett Dellinger, wife of the late George W. Dellinger of 1930 Kenneth Rd., aged 74 yrs., 11 mos. 19 days. Survivors include 2 grandchildren: Michelle A. and Michael A. Sewell.
Funeral services 10 am Friday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 25 W. Springettsbury Ave., York.
Interment in Mt. Rose Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Etzweiler Funeral Home, 1111 E. Market St., Thurs. 7-9 pm. No viewing at the church Fri.
Contributions may be made to the Virginia E. Dellinger Memorial Fund for the Alter Guild of St. Paul's Lutheran Church."
On 12 November 1986 at York, York Co., Pennsylvania
. She was buried on 13 November 1986 at Mt. Rose Cemetery, Springgarden Twp., York Co., Pennsylvania