Virginia J. Auyer, 94, formerly of Phoenix, NY, passed away on June 29, 2017 in Woodford, VA. A native of Binghamton, she was a life resident of the Phoenix-Fulton area. Mrs. Auyer retired in 1985 as a micrographics technician at Morris-Gould Pumps in Baldwinsville after 30 years. She was a licensed practical nurse at A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital in Fulton, the V.A. Hospital and Onondaga County Hospital in Syracuse for many years. Mrs. Auyer was a member of the Pennellville United Methodist Church where she had served as representative of the church to the Southern Oswego County Council of Churches. She was a member of the Starlite Circle and secretary of the Sunshine Circle. Mrs. Auyer was also treasurer and volunteer of the Phoenix Area Food Pantry, member of R.S.V.P., volunteer with Social Storm and a volunteer for the Pride of Phoenix. She was predeceased by her husband, LaVerne "Bucky" Auyer; sons, Richard Auyer and Owen Bradway as well as daughters-in-law, Carolyn Auyer and Melody Bradway.
Surviving are: two daughters, Emma (Robert) Tetrault of VA and Verna (Jack) Zahn of MI; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great- grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton with services to immediately follow. Burial will be at New Haven Cemetery in New Haven. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Pennellville United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 389 County Route 54, Pennellville, 13132 or to the Phoenix Area Food Pantry, 43 Bridge Street, Phoenix, 13135 in Mrs. Auyer’s memory.