Virginia M. Lutz age 87, of Paris Twp. passed away peacefully into eternal life on April 1, 2014 at Saint Joseph Care Center in Louisville, with her loving family by her side.She was born on November 21, 1926, in Lordstown, OH the daughter of the late Grover C. & Huldah (Dunlap) Ford. Virginia had lived in Paris Twp. since 1948, formerly of Leavittsburg. She married the love of her life, Clyde E. Lutz on November 26, 1947 and they enjoyed 65 years of marriage together, before he passed away on May 4, 2013. Virginia was a member of the Maplewood Christian Church of Ravenna. She enjoyed gardening, reading, but most of all spending time with her grandchildren.
Virginia will be dearly missed by her loving family: two daughters and their husbands: Barbara & John Petroski of Paris Twp, Laura & James Tarter of Marlboro; three sons Melvin Lutz and his companion Nora Craig of Paris Twp., Gary Lutz of North Pole, AK, Donald Lutz of Anchorage, AK; one sister and brother- in- law Marion & Regis Lutz of Leavittsburg; 8 grandchildren and 1 great- grandson.
Virginia is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Clyde, 1 infant son Donald Gene Lutz, 4 brothers, and 5 sisters.
Calling hours will be held at the James Funeral Home in Newton Falls on Sunday, April 6, 2014 from 2 - 4 PM. Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Monday, April 7 ,2014 at 10:00AM. Pastor Joel Cochran will be officiating. Virginia will be laid to rest beside her husband Clyde at Hawley Cemetery in Paris Twp.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the James Funeral Home, 8 East Broad Street, Newton Falls, OH 44444 (330) 872-5440. Family and friends may view Virginia's obituary online or to send condolences please visit us at www.jamesfuneralhomeinc.com
(James Funeral Home 330-872-5440, RC 4-4-14)