December 25, 1941 - December 9, 2021
Harriet V. “Ginny” Davis, 79, of Daland Acres in McAlevy’s Fort, passed away Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021, at her home.
Born Dec. 25, 1941, in New Castle, she was a daughter of the late F. Kenneth and Jean M. (Tindal) Filban. On Nov. 21, 1993, she married Harold J. Davis, he survives at their home.
Also surviving are: her children, Craig H. Davis and wife Victoria of Pipersville; Kenneth J. Davis and wife Krista of State College; Jennifer Nicholson and husband Eric of State College; and Jean Ann (Lukas) Durchuck and husband Paul of McAlevy’s Fort; 10 grandchildren, Thomas and Lillian, Chase and Hunter, Carley, Garrett, Nicolas, and Rachel; and Lukas and Anna, as well as a sister, Nancy McCrumb and husband David of Valley View Home, Lancaster; sisters- in-law, Phyllis Groninger of Carlisle; Doris Zucca and husband Louis of Vineland, N.J.; Marlene Sampsel and husband Michael of Milton; and Jean Davis of McAlevy’s Fort.
Along with her parents, she was also preceded in death by two brothers- in-law, Norman Davis and William Groninger.
Ginny was a graduate of New Castle High School class of 1959. She received her associate degree from Youngstown State University and a bachelor of science degree from St. Francis University. Ginny was a certified public accountant and her places of employment included Penn Power, Ted Simpson, Barley Hearn and Company, Huntingdon Area School District where she served as their Business Manager, and she retired from CPA Associates at the age of 75.
She served as a Girl Scout, a member of the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls, AAUW, Huntingdon Area School Board, Huntingdon House Board of Directors, Huntingdon and Mifflin County Historical Societies, and Alpha Tau Gamma Honorary Accounting Fraternity at Youngstown State University. She was also a member of State College Presbyterian Church.
Ginny was an avid reader, she enjoyed gardening, which was inspired by her father, enjoyed doing embroidery, and genealogy. She traced her family tree back over 1000 years and traced her husband’s family tree back for several centuries. She also loved helping her grandchildren with their “Flat Stanley” projects by creating elaborate stories to describe his visit to her home. In June of 2018 she fulfilled a life-long dream of visiting Ireland with her sister. They participated in a tour with a group from the Willow Valley Senior Living Community.
Her funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 17, 2021, at West Kishacoquillas Presbyterian Church in Belleville with Pastor Dean Lindsey officiating. Her family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church on Friday. A luncheon will immediately follow the service in the church social hall. Burial will take place at Burket Cemetery in Warriors Mark. Masking is optional.
Should friends desire, memorials may be made in lieu of flowers to: Huntingdon County Library for the children’s collection, 330 Penn St., Huntingdon, PA 16652, or to Lance and Ellen Shaner Cancer Center, 1800 East Park Ave., State College, PA 16803.
Arrangements are under the care of Henderson Funeral Home, 3813 West Main St., Belleville, PA 17004.
Online condolences may be offered at www.hendersonfuneralhomes.net.