Virginia “Jennie” Kathleen Riedy

Apr 21, 1952 - Oct 23, 2012


Virginia “Jennie” Kathleen Riedy, 60, of Columbus, died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. 

She was born April 21, 1952, in Columbus, to Oliver and Barbara Sheets. She was a 1970 graduate of Grove City High School and a 1973 graduate of Grant Nursing School.

She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in German Village, Ohio, a registered nurse and a prolific EMS educator. Her life was devoted to emergency medicine, her children and her grandchildren. 

She is survived by three children, Elizabeth Virginia (Earl) Westfall, Matthew David (Jessica) Riedy and Andrew Oliver Riedy; her parents; two brothers, Steven (Chris) Sheets and Philip (Diane) Sheets; and four grandchildren, Isabel, Alexandra, Madeline and Violet.

Family will receive friends 5-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at Schoedinger Grove City Chapel, 3920 Broadway, Grove City, Ohio. A Mass will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. 

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 684 S. 3rd St., Columbus, OH 43206 or Dominican Sisters of Mary, 4597 Warren Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105.

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