Virginia L. G. Thompson (nee Scharf), 72, of North Ridgeville, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, August 9, 2012, at her home, following a long illness. She was born in Cleveland and had resided in North Ridgeville the past 40 years.
Mrs. Thompson was a long time member of Sugar Ridge Baptist Church, N. Ridgeville. She loved spending time with her family and friends. She worked as a Merchandiser for American Greetings for 30 years, retiring in 1980.
Surviving are her husband of 51 years, Larry; daughters, Lisa Gail (Mark) Axford of Grafton, Linda Sue (Richard) Quintana of Cartersville, Georgia; sons, Matthew (Bobbi) Thompson of Seffner, Florida, John (Tara) Thompson of Apollo Beach, Florida; 11 grandchildren; and three great grandchildren; and brother, LeRoy Scharf of Grafton.
She was preceded in death by her father, Leroy Scharf; mother, Virginia Sloan (nee Garrison); and infant sister, Carol Jean Scharf.
The family will receive friends Sunday, August 12, 2012, from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 P.M., at Bogner Family Funeral Home, 36625 Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville, where services will be held 11 A.M., Monday, August 13, 2012. Reverend Michael Manosky will officiate. Burial will follow in Belden Cemetery, Grafton Township.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Sugar Ridge Baptist Church, 36600 Sugar Ridge Road, North Ridgeville, OH 44039.
For further information or to send an online condolence, please visit www.bognerfamilyfuneralhome.com.