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Viola M. “Vi” Wingerter, 97

ORRVILLE — Viola M. “Vi” Wingerter, age 97, of Stow, formerly of Orrville, died Monday, January 23, 2023, at her daughter’s residence, where she has resided for the last five years.
Vi was born on July 31, 1925, in Arona, Pennsylvania, to the late George and Alice (Peoples) Keller and married Roy Wingerter on March 27, 1948, in Ashland. Roy died on July 19, 2000.
She graduated from Sewickley Township High School, Herminie, PA in 1944 and worked for the former Westinghouse Corp. in Orrville, retiring in 1985.
Vi was a member of Augsburg Lutheran Church.  She enjoyed artistic crafts, gardening and golfing, including her hole-in-one on July 19, 2004.
Surviving are her daughter, Brenda “Tink” (James) Syntax of Silver Lake; grandchildren, Evan Syntax and Leah (Kory Ferencz) Syntax; and great grandchildren Emery and Bennett.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by nine brothers and six sisters.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family and burial will take place at Crown Hill Cemetery in Orrville.
Memorials may be made to Traditions Health Hospice, 677 Alpha Drive, Highland Heights, OH 44143.
Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is handling the arrangements. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at

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