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Obituary for Virginia L. Bixler

Virginia Laura Bixler went to be with the Lord and her new home on November 28, 2022 after passing at the Guthrie Cortland Medical Center in Cortland, NY.

Born Septemeber 5, 1925 in Slaterville, Springs, NY, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Nellie Straight Beam.

She worked 15 years at Smith Corona Marchant and later 20 years at Cornell retiring in 1987. She enjoyed Country Music and travelling to see her kids in Azrizona and North Carolina. She liked to bake and watch NSCAR and loved to babysit her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Family was everything to her and she will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

She is survived by her children, Gail Stamm, Kim ( Gary) Van Ben Schoten, Charlee Bixler, and Rick (Christine) Bixler, 18 grandchilden and numerous great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

.Besides her parents she was predeceased by her children , Diane LaBar, Wendee Bixler, grandsons, Robert Kennedy and Jimmy LaBar ,sisters Betty Beam and Margaret Decker.

A Memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at the Zirbel Fuenral Home 115 Williams St., Groton with the Rev. Sam Neno officiating. Interment will be at a later date in Caroline Cemetery.