Mrs. Mary Virginia Lingg
SandersMrs. Mary Virginia Lingg
Sanders, 85, of Dry Bridge Road,
Emmitsburg, died Friday, Dec. 26, at
Gettysburg Hospital, Gettysburg, Pa.
She was the wife of George R.
Born May 23, 1918, in Frederick
County, she was a daughter of the
late George and Sophia Wetzel Lingg.
She was co-owner of Sanders
Garage, Emmitsburg, for 35 years.
She was a graduate of St. Joseph's
Academy, Emmitsburg. She was a
St. Anthony's Shrine Parish,
Emmitsburg, and the Blessed Virgin
She is survived by one daughter,
Alma Topper of Owensboro, Ky.; one
son, George Sanders Jr. of
Emmitsburg; four grandchildren,
Richard Wivell Jr., Scott Wivell,
Renae Goff and Lisa Millay; 11
great-grandchildren; two sisters,
Sophie Lind of Emmitsburg, and Emma
Rebert of Fairfield, Pa.
She was preceded in death by one
daughter, Mary Wivell; one grandson,
Brian Topper; three brothers,
Russell, Albert and Michael Lingg;
and two sisters, Alma Hobbs and
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 29, at Skiles Funeral
Home, 210 W. Main St., Emmitsburg,
where the rosary will be held at 8
Funeral services will be held at
11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, with a
Mass of Christian Burial from St.
Anthony's Shrine, Emmitsburg, with
the Rev. James Hannon as celebrant.
In lieu of flowers, mass
offerings are requested.
Bearers will be Richard Wivell
Jr., Scott Wivell, Ronnie Millay,
David Goff, Michael Lind, and Albert
If you knew this individual, and would like to see them remembered in the next History of
Emmitsburg, Please send us
any stories or anecdotes about them to us at: