Genevieve Mae (Skidmore) Kitzmiller Wood, 79, formerly of Barton and most recently of Frostburg Village Nursing Center, passed away Thursday, September 11, 2014 at the nursing center.
Born February 2, 1935 in Franklin, she was the daughter of the late Albert Dewey and Hazel Elizabeth (Dawson) Skidmore. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Calvin Kitzmiller, her second husband, Clifford Wood, a beautiful daughter, Pam Fairgrieve, three brothers, Ellsworth “Buddy”, Patrick “Pat”, and Harry Francis “Skiddy” Skidmore, and three sister, Betty Unger, Ethel Broadwater and Janet Delores Broadwater.
“Jenny” was a 1954 graduate of Valley High School. She worked at Sacred Heart Hospital as a nurse’s aide for 25 years with her special friends, Jesse Crawford Sipes and Cleo Llewellyn. She also did in home work with elderly people. “Jenny” loved spending time with her family, holidays, going on trips, especially staying with her sister, Mary Ellen Metz and niece, Linda Brummage in Fairmont, WV.
She was a member of Central Assembly of God Church, as well as being a member of the choir there, and also attended Gods Ark of Safety Church.
She leaves behind her daughter, Vivian Kitzmiller Wagoner and husband Michael, grandchildren, William Kitzmiller, Travis Bryner, Kayla Winstanley, Kaitlyn Winstanley Hochard, Erica Fairgrieve Cochrum and husband Gibb, Felicia Fairgrieve and fiancé Butch Marion, great grandchildren, Paxton Olmstead, Nathaniel Marion, Brayden Hochard, Jakobi Hochard, Noah Marion, Aiden Smith, and Oliver Cochrum. She is also survived by a son-in-law, Steve Fairgrieve, a brother, Stanley Skidmore and wife Louise, a sister, Mary Ellen Metz and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends and family will be received at the Boal Memorial Chapel, Barton, on Monday from 2 to 6 PM. A funeral service will follow at 6:00 PM, with Pastor Everett Spence officiating.
The family would like to thank Frostburg Village Nursing Home for the love and care that was given to “Jenny” during her stay there. “Mom” you are an angel in Heaven. We will always love and miss you and know that you suffer no more.