Virginia Mettler, 80, died Friday (Oct. 26, 2001) in Fairchild Manor Nursing Home, Lewiston, where she had been a patient for several years.
She was born Virginia Jowdy in North Tonawanda and attended local schools. She was a homemaker.
Her husband, Ernest, died in 1976.
Survivors include a son, Eric, and four daughters, Jeanette Castillo, Karen DeHaven, Peggy Cheetham and Maureen Brennan, all of Niagara Falls; two brothers, Charles Jowdy and Jody DeBan, both of Phoenix; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday in Lane Funeral Home, 8622 Buffalo Ave. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lewiston.