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Plummer, Virginia L.

Virginia Laura (Wolcott) Plummer, of West Roxbury for almost 60 years, and formerly of Mechanic Falls, Maine, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 from the Gosnell Memorial Hospice Home in Scarborough, Maine.  She was 103 years old.  Virginia was born May 24, 1912 in Mechanic Falls, Maine, the eldest child of the Reverend Adrian F. and Fleeta M. (Keene) Wolcott.  She graduated from Mechanic Falls High School, Farmington State Teacher’s College, the University of Southern Maine, and Berkshire Christian College.  Virginia studied voice, organ, piano and violin, but her primary interest was church music.  She was a member of the Simard Violin Quartet.  Virginia taught in Maine Public Schools until her marriage to Dr. Elmore Plummer in 1942.  She was called to substitute as the organist at the Bethany Methodist Church in Roslindale where she became the permanent organist and choir director  for 40 years. She was a member of Church Women United, the West Roxbury Women’s Club,  The Garden Club, the State Federation of Women’s Club, and the Covenant Congregational Church.  After her retirement Virginia stayed active by playing the piano in Boston area nursing homes.  Virginia was predeceased by her husband of 36 years, Dr, Elmore Plummer, who was a professor at Andover-Newton Theological School.  She is survived by several nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, and great grand nieces and nephews.  Visitation with her family will be held Saturday, July 25th from noon until 12:45 PM at the Covenant Congregational Church in Jamaica Plain, followed by her funeral service in the Church at 1 o clock.  The Committal Service and interment will be held in the Gardens at Gethsemane Cemetery on Baker Street in West Roxbury.  In lieu of flowers donations to the Dr. Elmore Plummer Scholarship Fund, Andover-Newton Theological School, 210 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, Ma 02158 or to the Gosnell Memorial Hospice, 11 Hunnewell Road, Scarborough, ME  04074 would be appreciated.


Guestbook Entries

  1. Elizabeth Ritsch
    July 24th, 2015 | 5:07 pm

    God has blessed us for many years with Aunt Virginia.Now she is reunited with all those who have gone before because of their faith in Jesus Christ. We will see you soon.

  2. Sandra Morales
    July 25th, 2015 | 1:19 pm

    My deepest and more sincere condolences for the loss of Virginia. May you find comfort and hope in God promises. ACTS 24:15

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