Virginia Doolittle

Obituary of Virginia Doolittle

Virginia A. Doolittle, daughter of Charles and Ethel Allen, passed away peacefully on January 26, 2017 at the age of 95, surrounded by her family in the home she loved on Tully Lake. Jinnie graduated from The Knox School and Syracuse University and married the love of her life Uri Doolittle Jr. M.D. in 1942 and provided a loving home to their seven children.

Jinnie was an active member of DeWitt Community Church, an enthusiastic S.U. sports fan, an avid reader, knitter and bridge player. Her positive spirit will live on through the warm memories of all who were a part of her beautiful life.

She is survived by her sister, Doris Darrone; her seven children, Diane Burrell (Steve), Virginia Humphrey (Tom Fox), Linda Bliss, James (Susan), Charles (Terry), William (Michelle) and Uri (Susan); 20 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, February 3 at 11:00am at DeWitt Community Church.

Contributions may be made to the Tully Free Library, P.O. Box 250, Tully, NY 13159 or DeWitt Community Church Women’s Association, 3600 Erie Blvd East, DeWitt, NY 13214.

Arrangements are with Fairchild & Meech DeWitt Chapel.