Virginia “Ginny” A. Sexton


BOLIVAR - Virginia ”Ginny” A. Sexton formally of 74 Boss St. passed away Wednesday October 21, 2015 in the Wellsville Manor Care Center, following a lengthy illness. Born October 30, 1926 in Wellsville, she was the daughter of Albert and Pearl Rogers Cline. On September 4, 1954 she married Richard V. Sexton in Bolivar. Mr. Sexton preceded her in death on May 23, 1983.

Ginny was a legal secretary for Matson & Mergler Attorneys at Law in Bolivar, a court stenographer for Allegany County, a legal secretary for Shane & McCarthy Attorneys at Law in Olean and legal secretary to the Hon. Edward J. Horey, Cattaraugus County Judge, retiring in 1984. She was also an active member and active deaconess of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Olean. Ginny was a member of the Frank B. Church Post 2530 VFW and a past member of the Ladies Elks Lodge 721, both in Wellsville.

Surviving are six children, Ella Mae Calhoun, Wellsville; Mary (Norman Preston) Sexton, Wellsville; Susan Sexton Lindberg Niantic, CT; Kimberly Ann (Richard) DiMaria, Rochester; Kevin R. Sexton, Little Genesee; Jon “Shawn” Sexton, Monroe, NC; Also surviving are five grandchildren, Seth Lindberg, Miranda and Dane DiMaria, Casey and Taylor Sexton.

Friends may call the Schaffner Funeral Home, Inc., Bolivar on Friday, October 23, 2015 from 12PM to 2PM. Funeral services will immediately follow with Rev. Carol Stewart, Pastor of St. John’s Episcopal Church of Wellsville, officiating. Burial will be in Maple Lawn Cemetery in Bolivar.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of WNY, 2805 Wehrle Drive Suite 6, Williamsville, NY 14221.