Submitted by Dan Rich

Submitted by Dan Rich


South Bend Tribune 5/1/1995

Virgil D. Woodworth

March 9, 1922-April 30, 1995

SOUTH BEND - Virgil Dillon Woodworth, 73, of 3425 Sorin St., died at 10:15 a.m. Sunday in his home. Mr. Woodworth retired in 1981 from Teamsters Local 364. He was born March 9, 1922, in Danville, Ill., and lived in South Bend most of his life. In 1946, in South Bend, he married Edna Chabera. She died in 1990. In 1991, in South Bend, he married Adelaide Bogunia. She survives with a daughter, Charlene Neville of Fernley, Nev.; two sons, Tony of Decatur, Ind., and James of South Bend; three stepdaughters, Beth Robinett of Mishawaka and Kathleen Wilkins and Suzanne Smith, both of South Bend; four stepsons, Robert Canfield and Brian Canfield, both of Mishawaka, David Canfield of South Bend and Ted Canfield of Indianapolis; six grandchildren; 16 stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mary Schlotterbach and Dorothy Parks, both of Elkhart and Naomi ''Ruth'' Van Waeyenberghe of Mishawaka; and three brothers, David of LaPaz, Damon of Mishawaka and John of Roseville, Calif. He was a 3rd Degree member of Knights of Columbus Council 5521, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 6, Teamsters Union Local 364, Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge 435 and Anthony de Padua Catholic Church, and was past president of St. Joseph Valley Holiday Ramblers Club Chapter 87 and Burns Harbor Ramblers Chapter 135. He was a veteran of World War II.

Services will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday in St. Anthony de Padua Catholic Church. Burial will be in Sumption Prairie Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in Hollis-Orvis-Palmer Funeral Home, where a parish rosary will be said at 6 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Joseph County Inc.