Mary Elizabeth Virts

Female 1918 - 2006


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  • Born  4 Aug 1918  Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  19 Nov 2006  Charles Town, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I11168  Virts
    Last Modified  24 Oct 2015 

    Father  Raymond Lester Virts,   b. 13 Jun 1891, Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1956, Charles Town, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Naomi Temple Crawford,   b. 12 Mar 1888, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1977, Charles Town, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Jul 1917  Luray, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F757  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Charles Ellsworth Mays,   b. 25 Dec 1908, Russell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1959, Martinsburg, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  4 Aug 1937  Westminster, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mays,   b. 23 May 1939, Martinsburg, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1939, Martinsburg, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Living
    Last Modified  28 Feb 2015 
    Family ID  F4412  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Charles Paul Ritter,   b. 17 Jan 1916,   d. 30 May 1985 
    Married  15 Sep 1968  Winchester, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified  24 Oct 2015 
    Family ID  F4411  Group Sheet

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    Mary Elizabeth Virts
    Mary Elizabeth Virts
    Mary Elizabeth Virts was born August 4, 1918 in Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia to Raymond Lester and Naomi Temple Crawford Virts. She died on November 19, 2006 in Charles Town, West Virginia. She married Charles Paul Ritter. Mary is buried in Edge Hill Cemetery in Charles Town, West Virginia.

  • Notes 
    • Winchester Star, November 21, 2006

      Mary Elizabeth Virts Mays Ritter, 88, of Charles Town, W. Va., died Sunday, November 19, 2006, in Charles Town. Mrs. Ritter was born August 4, 1918, I n Jefferson County, W. Va., the daughter of Raymond L. and Naomi Crawford Virts. She had been a nurse for Dr. Earl Allara in Charles Town and was president of the former Charles Town Garage. She was first married to Charles E. Mays, who died in 1959. Her second husband, Charles P. Ritter, died in 1985. Surviving are a daughter, Mary Hood Mays Via of Charles Town; a stepdaughter, Sandra Ritter Harris; a stepson, David Ritter of Stephens City; two grandchildren; and tow great-grandchildren. An infant daughter is deceased. A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Charles Town Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. John Bethard and Dr. Henry Christie officiating. Burial will be in Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town. Memorials may be to Jefferson County Schools and Coat Fund, c/o Lisa Cooper, 110 Mordingtona Ave., Charles Town, WV 25414; to Jefferson County Community Ministries, 238 W. Washington St., Charles Town, or to Charles Town Race Track Chaplaincy, P.O. Box 1377, Charles Town.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1015] Obituary, Winchester Star, February 20, 2004.

    2. [S3005] Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.