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Virginia Miller Sherwood

In Memoriam: Virginia Miller Sherwood, 104; Thanksgiving Home Administrator

IN MEMORIAM

Virginia Miller Sherwood, 104;

Oversaw Thanksgiving Home 

COOPERSTOWN – Virginia Miller Sherwood, 104, a former administrator at the Clara Welsh Thanksgiving Home and a volunteer at Bassett Hospital, died on Feb. 5, 2018, at her residence at Hickory House of the Sitrin Health Care Center, New Hartford.

Mrs. Sherwood was born Nov. 24, 1913 in Hudson, a daughter of the late Leland S. and Mary (Elaget) Miller.  She grew up in the village of Germantown, Columbia County, and in her teens moved to Sharon Springs when her father built a hotel on Route 20, the Cherry Valley Turnpike, in 1929.

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