Virginia Lee Shaw Sinclair

Published 1:28 pm Thursday, February 8, 2018

Virginia Lee Shaw Sinclair, 86, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Wheeling.

She was born in Philippi, W.Va., on July 30, 1931, the daughter of the late William L. and Virginia (Burner) Shaw.She is also preceded in death by her brother, Russell L. Shaw of New Jersey, and her dear friend, Walter J. (Buss) Polens, of Pittsburgh.

Surviving: daughter, Rebecca Sinclair of Wheeling; son, Robert (Mick) and wife Sue Hall Sinclair of Mocksville; sisters, Margaret Edith Shaw Cole O’Connor of Cincinnati, and Patricia Shaw Hinkle of Cleveland; grandchildren, Emily Hall Davis and husband Phil, Angela Barney Hall, great-grandchildren Bailey and Branden Hall, all of North Carolina; nieces and nephews Helen Shaw Veizer (Joe), Ginger Shaw Silvey (Rick), Gregory Cole (Jennifer), Jonathan Cole (Rhonda), Jennifer Cole Sloneker, Christopher Cole (Kelly), Melissa Hinkle Jarboe (Jeff), and Scott Hinkle (Jennifer); great-nieces and nephews Russell, David, Daniel, Will, Patty, David, Melanie, Natalie, Maddie, Brad, Lauren, Bobby, Connor, Kate, Ashley, Aimee, Reese and Jason; great-great nephew Carter; special friends, Chuck and Shani Schellhase and children Chuckie and Ella of Wheeling, the Pam and Jack Vander Schilden family,of Little Rock, and the Richard and Julie Polens family of Pittsburgh.

A graduate of Philippi High School, she attended West Virginia Wesleyan College and had a long career as an administrative assistant at The Hartford Insurance Co., Pittsburgh. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and former member of the Transfiguration Episcopal Church of Buckhannon. She was a member of St. Matthews Episcopal Church of Wheeling, where she volunteered in the food pantry and was part of the kitchen/setup crew for parish events.

Family and friends will be received on Sunday, Feb. 11 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Kepner Funeral Home, Wheeling. Here funeral service will be conducted by the Revs. Mark Seitz and Richard Skaggs on Monday, Feb. 12, at 11 a.m. at St. Matthews Episcopal Church, Wheeling. Entombment will be at Mount Calvary Mausoleum, National Road, Wheeling.

Memorias: St. Matthews Episcopal Food Pantry, 1410 Chapline Street, PO Box 508, Wheeling, 26003; or The Children’s Home of Wheeling, 14 Orchard Road, Wheeling, 26003.