Longtime Westchester resident Virginia Thomas, a devoted member of her church and community, has died. She was 89.

Thomas was born January 21st, 1919 in Berkeley and she grew up in the Yosemite Valley.

A resident of Westchester for 31 years, Thomas was someone who had a passion for children and her family, said family members.

Thomas is survived by her children Diane, Bill, Larry and Don.

A memorial service is scheduled at 1 p.m. Saturday, February 21st at the Congregational Church of the Messiah, 7300 Manchester Ave., Westchester.