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Virginia Pearl Blatt

May 23, 1920 September 17, 2018
Virginia Pearl Blatt
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Obituary for Virginia Pearl Blatt

Virginia Pearl Blatt, 98, of Rawley Springs, died September 17, 2018.

Virginia was born in Copper Hill, VA, the daughter of Guy M. Poff and Pearl King Poff.

She graduated from Radford College in 1940. In 1945, after teaching high school in Rosehill, VA for several years she accepted a position as a dietitian at Rockingham Memorial Hospital and served as Chief of that department for more than 40 years, retiring in 1985.

In May 1944, she married Lt. Robert B. Edens, of Rosehill, VA. He was killed in action in France on August 9, 1944. In March 1953, she married Thomas Blatt at Temple Beth El, Harrisonburg, VA. He preceded her in death in 1956.

She is survived by two nephews; Elliot Jackson of Eagan, MN, Richard Corbin of Topsham, ME, and her niece Heather Allen of Ann Arbor, MI. She is also survived by special friends, Tim and Kaye Carter of Harrisonburg, VA.

Her sisters, Elizabeth Jackson of Riverside, CT, Hazel Corbin of Richmond, VA, and her brother Paul M. Poff of Richmond, VA predeceased her.

A graveside service will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, September 21, 2018 at Beth El Cemetery with Andrew Kohen officiating.

In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to Clover Hill Volunteer Rescue Squad, 2100 Clover Hill Road, Dayton, VA 22821 and/or the charity of your choice.

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graveside service




10:30 AM 9/21/2018 10:30:00 AM - 11:30 AM 9/21/2018 11:30:00 AM
Beth El Cemetery

Old Furnace Road
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Andy Kohen officiating.

Beth El Cemetery
Old Furnace Road Harrisonburg 22801 VA
United States

Cemetery Details


Beth El Cemetery Final Resting Place

Old Furnace Road
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Old Furnace Road Harrisonburg 22801 VA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Clover Hill Volunteer Rescue Squad

2100 Clover Hill Road
Dayton, VA 22821

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