Virginia Pate

September 20, 1930 - November 2, 2012
Virginia Pate

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Virginia Warner Pate, 82, of Williamsburg, VA passed away on November 2, 2012. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Arthur Cayley Davis, Jr. and Walter Thurston Pate. She was an active member of Bruton Parish Episcopal Church. Virginia was a native of Washington, D.C. She graduated from National Cathedral School and then received a BA in English from Bryn Mawr College. She and her husband retired to Williamsburg in 1993.

Virginia is survived by her son, John Dern (Erin); daughter, Lisa Davis Wuthrich (Paul); grandchildren, Jeremy, Graham, Annalie, Davis and Ashley. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 10 at Bruton Episcopal Parish Church, 331 W. Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185. Interment will follow at Peninsula Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Bruton Parish, P.O. Box 3520, Williamsburg, VA 23187.


Saturday, November 10, 2012
12:00 AM

Bruton Parish Episcopal Church - Directions
201 West Duke of Gloucester Street
Williamsburg, VA 23185


Saturday, November 10, 2012

Peninsula Memorial Park - Directions
12750 Warwick Blvd
Newport News, VA 23606

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  • November 07, 2012
    Joan Lovelace says:
    I was sorry to learn of your mother's death. I visited her after church on October 28th and thought that she looked better and was more alert. Bruton Eucharistic Visitor

  • November 09, 2012
    Linda Looman, RN says:
    John and Lisa, I wanted to take this opportunity ti say how sorry I was to hear about your Mom. I knew she was a special person from the first time I meant her. I am so glad I got to know her for even a short time. Please know I will keep you in my prayers during this very difficult time. Always, Linda Looman, former Executive Clinical Specialist, WindsorMeade

  • November 12, 2012
    Robin Page says:
    Lisa and John- I am thinking of you both during this difficult time. I so enjoyed getting to know your mother during her time in the Villa community and was so appreciative of sharing in the journey with her during the last year. She was a very special lady who loved you both!

  • November 22, 2012
    Grant says:
    May the promise of the resurrection Jesus Christ made at John 5: 28 and 29, and repeated by the Apostle Paul at Acts 24: 15, be a source of comfort to you during this sad time. Take comfort in the promise of a time where there will be no more pain and sorrow, recorded at Revelation 21: 3 and 4.

  • November 11, 2012
    Dorothy McKenney Hutchins says:
    My sympathy to the family - Virginia and I were classmates at Bryn Mawr. She was a beautiful person and well liked by everyone. I shall notify the College of her passing... Dorothy Hutchins