Marie Helen Waggy

Marie Helen Waggy, 87, of Mt. Jackson, died Monday, April 1, 2013, at Winchester Medical Center.

Mrs. Waggy was born August 5, 1925 in Conicville, daughter of the late Earl Francis and Ervie Mae Polk Lutz.

She was former co-owner of Waggy’s Jewelry Store in Mt. Jackson and Lexington.

Mrs. Waggy was a former member of Mt. Jackson Order of Eastern Star Chapter 162.

She was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Mt. Jackson.

She is survived by her husband, Forrest Ervin Waggy whom she married March 18, 1945. She is also survived by two daughters, Lois Waggy Burkhart and husband Gene of Stephens City and Jean Waggy McLaughlin and husband Michael of Martinsburg, WV; five grandchildren, Tracy Burkhart Riley, Trisha Burkhart Foreman, Jeremy McLaughlin, Kevin McLaughlin and Aaron McLaughlin; and three great grandchildren.

Mrs. Waggy was preceded in death by four brothers.

A funeral service will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church with Rev. Matthew A. Diehl officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Jackson Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jeremy McLaughlin, Kevin McLaughlin, Aaron McLaughlin, Ken Foreman, Hallie Lutz and Kenneth Lutz.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Dellinger Funeral Home in Mt. Jackson.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 484, Mt. Jackson, VA 22842.

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8 Condolences to Marie Helen Waggy

  1. Cheryl Pence Moody says:

    Jean and Lois, I am so sorry to hear about your mother. My heart goes out to you. I know how it hurts to lose a parent. Please accept our heartfelt sympathies from my brother (Wade) and I. I will be thinking of you.

  2. Spencer McIntosh says:

    Mr. Waggy, Jean, and Lois,
    My deepest sympathy to you at this time of loss. I recall how friendly your parents were to my mother and I when we were in business in Mt. Jackson many years ago. Keep good thoughts in your hearts of the good times with Mrs. Waggy.

  3. Pam Zirkle Kuehl says:

    Lois & Jean, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom. Please know you are in my thoughts.

  4. Barbara Simmons says:

    Dear Mr. Waggy and family,

    I am very sorry to hear of Marie’s passing. I have fond memories of you both from when I lived in Mt. Jackson and attended Mt. Calvary.

    Blessings to all of you.

  5. Bucky and Kim Miller says:

    We are so sad to hear of the passing of Marie, she was a wonderful lady and will be missed. We pray for comfort to Mr. Waggy and the family in these tough times.

  6. Jane Grant Long-Burner says:

    Forrest, Jean and Lois,
    My deepest, deepest condolences for the passing of Marie … Mrs. Fry told me Sunday when I went to Easter service at Mt. Calvary that she was in the hospital … She was like another Mother to me … One of the last times I attended Mt. Calvary I sat on the same row as your Mother & she mentioned that she could not see me but knew I was there because she heard me singing … I was so touched by her kindness … Growing up I spent as much time at your home as I did at my own … Marie and I shared the same birthday and she was always quick to acknowledge that August 5th birthday each year … I know you will miss her, as will I …

  7. Barbara (Campbell) Jenkins says:

    Lois and Jean, I do not know if you remember me from a long time ago, when we went to school together. I remember your Mom and Dad both, although I have not seen you or them for about 50+ years. I lost my Mom in 1995 and Dad in 2007. My sister, Rosemary, passed away on 2010. I know what it feels like to lose a parent. I still miss them all. I’m sorry for your loss and I wanted you to know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  8. Patricia Dart Woody says:

    Mr. Waggy, Jean and Lois. Please accept my condolences for the passing of your Mother and wife. Mom was talking to me the other day about seeing your father. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Wish you all well at this sad time in your lives.