Virginia Lee (Rebosky) Earlywine

January 29, 1944 ~ December 19, 2019 (age 75)


Virginia Lee Rebosky Earlywine, the loving, feisty, stubborn but loved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and member of Light of Life Ministries, died peacefully in her sleep at home on Thursday, December 19, 2019.

Born in Washington, PA on January 29, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Elizabeth Rakkar Rebosky and William Rebosky.

Virginia worked as a corrections officer.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Michael Rebosky and daughter, Bernadette Volk Bonato.

She is survived by her husband, Joseph E. Earlywine, Jr.; son, David Volk; daughters, Valeire Bowland (Darrell Bowland) of Cannonsburgh, PA and April Zelenka-Gillespie (William Todd Gillespie) of Granite Quarry, NC; stepsons, Joseph E. Earlywine, III and Mathew Earlywine; stepdaughters, Stacy Earlywine of Cleveland, NC and Erin Earlywine of Mooresville, NC; grandchildren, Mark Serreal of Washington State, Amy Bowland of West Virginia, Darrel Bowland, Jr. of PA, Zachary Bonato of PA, Samantha Gillespie of NC, Ashley Gillespie of NC, Julia Watson of NC, Dexter Watson, Jr. of NC, and 3 great-grandchildren.

Memorial Service: 1:00 PM Saturday, January 4, 2019 at Light of Life Ministries, 1109 Birch St., Kannapolis, NC 28081.

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Memorial Service
January 4, 2020

1:00 PM
Light of Life Ministries
1109 Birch St.
Kannapolis, NC 28081

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