Virginia C. Minor, 90, homemaker, waitress at inn

September 30, 2005

Virginia C. Minor, a homemaker and former waitress, died of Parkinson's disease Monday at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The longtime Perry Hall resident was 90.

Virginia Cosgrove was born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown. She attended city public schools and worked during the 1930s as a waitress at the Hi-Ho Inn in the 300 block of E. Baltimore St.

Mrs. Minor was an accomplished needleworker and a member for many years of Divinity Lutheran Church in Towson.

Services were yesterday.

Survivors include her husband of 66 years, John W. Minor, retired chief engineer of Bethlehem Steel's Sparrows Point shipyard; a daughter, Doris Minor Schlipp of Long Beach, Calif.; a brother, Martin C. Cosgrove of Eastpoint; a sister, Ida Adams of Wilmington, Del.; three grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

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