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Virginia L. Thorne, 93

JUNE 3, 1917-MAY 30, 2011

June 02, 2011

Virginia Lee Thorne, 93, of Boonsboro, Md., passed away at Reeders Memorial Home on Monday, May 30, 2011.

Born June 3, 1917, in Charles Town, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Thomas Everett Mason and Lara Belle Mahoney.

Virginia was a homemaker and devoted wife. She loved knitting, collecting dolls and figurines, and spending time with her precious cats.

Virginia will be sadly missed by her sisters, Ethel Mason Dorsey, of Murrieta, Calif., and Thelma Mason Santmier, of Martinsburg, W.Va.; two nieces, Ellen Keller and Paula Kesseman, both of Martinsburg; two nephews, William Presgraves Jr. of Keedysville, Md., and Donnie Presgraves of Funkstown, Md.

She was preceded in death by her two loving husbands, Earl William Grove and Earl V. Thorne; one son, Charles “Pete” Grove; three sisters, Margaret Mason Edwards, Irene Mason Presgraves and Evelyn Mason Barthlow; and five brothers, Thomas Mason, Herman Mason, Jake Mason, Charles Mason and Ernest Mason.

Interment will be Friday, June 3, 2001, at 11 a.m. at Rosedale Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Rosedale Funeral Home.

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