OSWEGO, NY – Virginia A. Dain passed away on Saturday Sept. 25, 2010, at age 92.
Virginia, known to many as â€œTiny,â€ was born on May 1, 1918, to Charles L. Dain and Geneva Galvin Dain.
A lifelong resident of Oswego, NY, she was predeceased by her five brothers and sisters.
She was a graduate of the College of Saint Elizabeth of Morristown, NJ and was honored to be in Whoâ€™s Who of American College Women.
She received her Masterâ€™s Degree in Audio Visual from Syracuse University in 1949 and started the first AV Program in Oswego High School.
She taught World History for 36 years while being head of the AV Department and retired in 1977.
Ms. Dain was an avid golfer and in 1941, was winner of the Presidentâ€™s Club silver trophy from the Oswego Country Club.
She enjoyed skiing, travel, gardening, and helping others.
She was a devout member of St. Peterâ€™s Church.
Ms. Dain is survived by her three nieces she helped raise,Â Sally Warner Stanek of Fairport, NY, Joan Warner Plato and Gerald Plato of Ellicott City, Md., and Martha Warner Nelson and Mark Nelson of Mt. Juliet, Tenn.
She also leaves many cherished nieces and nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
Her family will receive friends from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home, 112 E. Second St.
A funeral mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, at St. Peterâ€™s Church.
Burial will be in St. Peterâ€™s Cemetery, following the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peterâ€™s Church, 83 E. Albany St., Oswego.