Virginia E. Bojalad

Virginia E. Bojalad, 47, of Lincoln Drive, DuBois, PA died Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at her home.

Born on August 16, 1970, in Lock Haven, PA she was the daughter of Lynne (Bowman) Basista of Kittanning, PA and James Wagner (Susie) of Port St. Lucy, FL. Both parents survive.

On August 4, 2012, she married Gary J. Bojalad. He survives.

She was a 1988 graduate of Kittanning High School and a graduate of Slippery Rock University with a degree in Kinesiology.

Virginia was a homemaker and had previously worked as a Kinesio therapist for the Veterans Administration in Evansville, IN and Ashville, NC. She received a certificate as a Pharmacy Technician from Brockway Center for Arts and Technology.

She attended St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church. She was a volunteer at the Free Medical Clinic in DuBois. She was also an avid animal lover that frequently donated her time and money to various animal charities.

Virginia is survived by her sister, Bonnie Wagner of Yorktown, VA; a brother Michael Basista and his wife Shelia of Allison Park PA; her stepfather, Thomas Basista of Leechburg, PA and also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and her beloved pets, Charlie and Fang.

She was preceded in death by her maternal and paternal grandparents and her aunt.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 8, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, April 9, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. from St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church with Msgr Richard Siefer as celebrant.

Burial will be in St. Catherine Cemetery.

Memorials may be placed with the Gateway Humane Society, 1211 Airport Rd, P.O. Box 678, Falls Creek, PA 15840 and/or the Tiger Creek Wild Life Refuge, 17552 Farm to Market 14, Tyler, TX 75706.

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