Virginia Attwood, 93, of Perrysburg, passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 7, 2011 at Sunset House. She was born to Frank and Laura Agnes Lawler on April 11, 1918, in St. Louis, Missouri, and was married to Fred Attwood on May 29, 1943. They lived in Chicago, Illinois, and eventually in the Toledo area.
She and a friend ran the "Ottawa Hills Gift Shop" and she volunteered at the Toledo Hospital Gift Shop for many years. She enjoyed playing golf and tennis at the Inverness Club and at Belmont Country Club.
She also enjoyed travelling around the world as well as spending winters at her home in Florida. In her later years, she loved to bring all her grandchildren and great grandchildren together around her for summer reunions in Ohio.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers, and her husband Fred. She is survived by her daughter Kathleen Attwood, her four grandchildren and their spouses (Nina Piermatti (François) Ponce, Elsa Piermatti (Jon) Lammiman, Pascal (Nicole) Piermatti, and Gordon (Jennifer) Piermatti) and her six grandchildren (Killian, Samantha, Kailani, Sydney, Mikayla, Izabella, and Alyssa) .
The family would like to thank the staff at Sunset House and at Hospice of Northwest Ohio for the wonderful care and kindness they gave to Virginia.
As a tribute to her long and well-lived life, the family requests that you perform a random act of kindness in memory of Virginia. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, Perrysburg (419-874-3133).