Virginia Lemon Cost

WATERVILLE – Virginia Lemon Cost, 72, of Waterville, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late John Russell Lemon and Ida Jenks Lemon.

“Gini”, as known by her friends and family, graduated from the Canandaigua Academy, holds degrees from the Community College of the Finger Lakes and Roger Williams College and a master’s from American International College.

Always with a smile on her face, Gini will be remembered for her enthusiasm and love for writing and photography.

She was predeceased by her son, Bennett Stephen Cost and is survived by her sisters, Patricia Lemon Hess and Mary Lemon Latessa, both of Rehoboth, Mass.; and her niece and nephews.

Graveside services and burial will be private and held at a later date.

Arrangements are in the care of Lawry Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Main St., Fairfield.

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