Celestine Berry Church
Celestine Berry Church, 66, of
Earlysville, VA passed away Saturday, October 8,
2016 at the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania.
She was born on October 8, 1950 in Charlottesville,
VA to the late Fred and Dorothy (Boyd) Berry of
For about 30 years Mrs. Church
dedicated her time to Scouts. She helped establish
her son, Kevinís, Boy Scout Troop, Troop 102. Since
then she has been involved in many different levels
of Scouting. She was proud to have her grandchildren
active in Scouts.
In addition to scouts, Celestine
also dedicated her time to the Monticello Garden
Club. Her dear friend, Ann Lacy introduced Celestine
to the Garden Club over 20 years ago. She willingly
served in many leadership positions throughout her
time with the club. At the time of her passing, she
was their current club president.
Throughout her life she dedicated
her time to serving and loving others. She helped to
lead her daughters Brownie and Girl Scout Troop. She
made baked goods for teachers at Broadus Wood and
Culpeper Christian School. She enjoyed spending time
with her friends in the Red Hat Ladies Society.
She is survived by her husband,
Kenneth Church; children, Eric W. Berry and his
wife, Angela, Regenia Frazier and her husband,
Michael and Wendy Church; siblings, Mason Berry and
Imogene Morris and her husband, Steve; and
grandchildren, Jennifer Rohde, Tristan Rohde, Kevin
Frazier, Adrian Ellis and Erik Campbell.
In addition to her parents she
was preceded in death by her son, Kevin Church and
sister-in-law, Lois Berry.
The family will receive friends
on Friday, October 14, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at
Ryan Funeral Home, 12819 Spotswood Trail,
Ruckersville, VA 22968.
A funeral service will be held on
Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Ryan
Interment will follow in
Ivy Creek United Methodist Church, Charlottesville
In lieu of flowers memorial
contributions may be made in her name to Cub Scout
Pack 75, c/o Michelle McCarthy, 535 Stonefield
Circle, Earlysville, VA 22936 &/or Monticello Garden
Club, c/o Anne Eisenhardt, 1287 Still Meadow Ave.,
Charlottesville, VA 22901-6208.
An online guestbook is available at
Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville, VA is handling