Georgianna Vantiger, 87, of Mt. Union, died Saturday, May 14, 2022 at Park Place, Mt. Pleasant. She was born in Burlington August 22, 1934 to Raymond E. and Vennessa Grace (Kimbrough) Dodge. On May 26, 1956, she married James Vantiger at St Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point.
She was a 1952 graduate of Burlington High School and was a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. Prior to marriage, she worked as a telephone operator, then enjoyed being a homemaker and raising her family.
She enjoyed watching Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy and for twenty-six years she volunteered for Bingo at Park Place. She was an amazing cook and was known for her peanut brittle and pies which she made for Old Threshers and church auctions.
Survivors include her husband of Mt. Union; children, Bill (Pam) Vantiger of Yarmouth, David Vantiger of Mt. Union, Patty (Larry) Ford of Mt. Pleasant, Scott Vantiger of Mt. Union, and Karen (Kurt) Palar of Danville; daughter-in-law Marcy Vantiger of Mt. Union; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brothers Floyd (Patty) Penrod and Dick Penrod of Burlington; sisters Florence (Paul) Bolander, Elsie Stafford, and Barb (Gary) Glendening all of Burlington. She was preceded in death by her parents; stepfather Ray Penrod; son Joe Vantiger; brother James Penrod, sister Viola Patton, and one bonus son, Rick Rodgers.
The funeral service for Mrs. Vantiger will be Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 10:00 AM at Elliott Chapel, New London, with Father James Flattery officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Cemetery, rural Mt. Union. Visitation will begin at noon Wednesday with the family receiving friends from 4 -7 PM. Memorials have been established for Park Place Activity Fund and EveryStep Hospice. Online condolences may be left at www.elliottfuneralchapel.com.