Virginia Mae Reckart, 74, of Oakland died on Saturday, July 11, 2020, at her home, surrounded by her family. Born on February 1, 1946, in Vindex, she was the daughter of the late John and Anna (Carr) Holtschneider.
Virginia's grandfather, Frederick Holtschneider came to Garrett County in the early part of the twentieth century from Germany. Virginia grew up on the farm that her grandfather and, later, her father operated on Kings Run Road.
Virginia was a graduate of Southern High School. She was the manager of Browning's Yum Yum Shop for a number of years and, subsequently, worked for many years as a server in most of the major restaurants in the Deep Creek area. She was a popular server and was widely and fondly known her many friends and clients as "Jenny".
She is survived by her companion of 25 years, Robert Sams Smith; her children, Michael DeWitt and wife Mary of Friendsville, Maralee Woolley and husband Rick of Seminole, FL, and Barbara Sweitzer and husband Jim of Oakland; her grandchildren, John DeWitt, Tasha Savage, Nicholas DeWitt, Megan Sey, Morgan Woolley, Gregory Hartner, and Brittany Tichnell; great grandchildren, Lincoln DeWitt, Kacey Savage, Landen Hartner, Charles Tichnell, and Anna Beth Tichnell; her siblings, Mary Weigman and husband Joe of Avon, OH, John Holtschneider and wife Gloria of Niles, OH, Barbara Lewis of Cranesville, WV, Fred Holtschneider, Robert Holtschneider and wife Sarah, and Linda Gordon and husband Eddie, all of Oakland; and many nieces and nephews.
According to her wishes, Virgina has been cremated and a Celebration of Life will be held on a later date.
The C & S Fredlock Funeral Home, P.A., Oakland is honored to be assisting Virginia's family.
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