Virginia McNitt, 90, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017

Virginia McNitt, 90, of St. Joseph, MI passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Royalton Manor in St. Joseph.

 A Graveside Service will be held 10:00 A.M., Friday, June 30, 2017 at North Shore Memory Gardens in Coloma with Rev. Dr. J.O. Hosler officiating. Memorials may be made to the McNitt family in C/O Ken Harvey. Those wishing to share a memory of Virginia online may do so at

 Virginia was born August 16, 1926 in Grand Rapids, MI to Arthur & Leona (Cedarlund) Wheeler. On July 27, 1945 she married Basil McNitt in Battle Creek, MI. Virginia was a homemaker who kept a busy schedule caring for her family. She was a member of Napier Parkview Baptist Church. In her spare time she enjoyed going for walks especially downtown St. Joe, roller skating in her younger days as well as taking trips with her husband to Florida and Mackinac Island.

 Virginia is survived by her daughter-in-law Jean McNitt of Berrien Springs; grandchildren, Ken (Angela) Harvey of South Lyon, MI, Justin (Cortney) McNitt of Midlothian, TX, Amanda (Brent) Brock of Grand Ledge, MI and Brittany McNitt of Berrien Springs; great-grandchildren, Konnor, Preston, Lincoln, MaKenna, Landon and Samuel. Virginia was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Connie Harvey, son Lawrence “Larry” McNitt and son-in-law Robert Harvey.