Virginia May Harrington

Virginia May Harrington died peacefully in her sleep at Neshaminy Manor, Warrington Township Saturday morning.  She was 89 years old.

Ginny was the wife of the late Joseph X. Harrington and the mother of Joseph Jr.(Maryanne)  and Leamon (Patricia). She had five grandchildren; Joseph III, Kimberley, Patrick, Valerie and Andrew.  She is also survived by eight great-grandchildren.

Ginny was born on June 14, 1929 in Barren Hill, PA to Leamon P. Burke and Cora May Arnold.  She and Joseph were married in Norristown in May 1949. The couple lived in Horsham for a few years and moved to Southampton in about 1960. She was preceded in death by her sister Janice.

Ginny lived in Southampton, PA for many years and worked as a cafeteria cook for Centennial School District. She was an animal lover, an excellent cook and expert seamstress, producing many wonderful quilts for family and friends.  She loved Country music and western movies. Ginny also volunteered with Ben Wilson Senior Center in Warminster and enjoyed many bus trips.  She and her husband always opened their home and hearts to all visitors, especially the gang of friends of her two sons.  Their house was always filled with love and laughter.

Friends and family are invited to attend her Memorial Service 11AM, Thursday May 23, 2019 at Scanlin Funeral Home, 175 East Butler Ave., Chalfont, PA where the greeting will begin at 10 AM.  Interment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park.

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