Sheila Ruth Townsend

February 2, 1937 - December 6, 2007

02/02/1937 - 12/06/2007

Norfolk- Sheila Ruth Townsend, age 70 passed away Thursday December 6, 2007 at a local hospital; Sheila earned her Bachelors Degree from Boston University. She was a licensed Physical Therapist and retired from the VA Hospital in Hampton after 27 years of service. She was active in her Civic League and with the Alumni at Boston University.

She is survived by her daughter Bessie Grimaldi, of Cunningham, TN; her sister Elizabeth Sheffield of Boca Raton , FL ; her grandchildren Anthony , Megan, Hannah, Phillip Shingler all of Cunningham, TN along with a host of other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, December 13, 2007, at 1:30 PM in the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach. Condolences may be offered to the family altmeyer.com.

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Lucy Gaines
7 years ago

My most sincere condolences are offered to the family. Sheila was a co-worker who shared many conversations about her daughter and grandchildren. She always had encouraging words for me and my family also. May God bless you with His comfort. She will be missed.