Virginia Sangston Higinbotham

Virginia Sangston Higinbotham, age 88, of Uniontown, Pennsylvania passed away June 29, 2024 at Marquis Gardens, Uniontown, PA.  She was born August 2, 1935, daughter of the late Glenn and Elsie Deal Sangston.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Higinbotham Sr., and siblings, J. Robert (Bob) Sangston, Alice Marie Darrell and Betty J. Sangston.

Virginia was a 1953 graduate of South Union High School.  She was a member of The Trinity United Presbyterian Church and the Old Trails Lions Club.  During her life, Virginia worked as a legal secretary for Alfred E. Jones Jr., a bookkeeper for McCoy Plumbing & Heating, office manager for her husband’s business, and in later years as a Patient Services Coordinator for Liken Home Medical and DeFelice Care.

Left to cherish Virginia’s memory are her children, grandchildren (who knew her as Gram/Virgie) and great grandchildren (who knew her as GiGi):  daughter, Elsie M. (Wayne) Workman; son, James E. (Roberta) Higinbotham Jr.; granddaughter, Amanda M. (Andrew) Hostetler; grandson, Wayne E. (Amanda) Workman; granddaughter Alexandra Nuccetelli/Dario Piccolomini; and great grandchildren, Brinley, Cayley, Adaley, Lilly, Mia, Gavin & Lorenzo.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Andrew D. Ferguson Funeral Home, 80 Morgantown Street, Uniontown, PA where the family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 2 from 2 until 8 PM.  Visitation will continue in the Trinity United Presbyterian Church from 10 until 11 AM followed by a celebration of Virginia’s life will be held at church, corner Fayette and Morgantown Streets, Uniontown Pennsylvania on July 3, 2024 at 11 AM.  Interment will follow in LaFayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, Pennsylvania.

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