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Virginia Hughes

Virginia Wilson, 71; Teacher, Active In Community Life

IN MEMORIAM: Virginia Wilson, 71;

Teacher, Active In Community Life

Virginia Hughes

ONEONTA – Virginia Hughes Wilson, 71, a teacher active in civic life whose honors included receiving Saturday Bread’s Saturday’s Bread Apron Award for exceptional service, passed away peacefully Jan. 6, 2019, surrounded by family after an extended illness.

She was born in Boonville and spent her early years in Utica and Lyons Falls. She attended the one-room schoolhouse in Collinsville diagonally across the street from her family’s farm. She had fond memories of helping her father with the daily farm chores and truly cherished her early family life.

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