In Loving Memory of

Clara Virginia Camicia

01/16/1917 - 08/29/2012

Clara Virginia Camicia, 95, passed away on August 29, 2012 at Harbor Chase Assisted Living Facility in Gainesville, FL.

Virginia was born on January 16, 1917 in Kidder, MO to Clara and Karl V. Brown.

She graduated from Spencer High School, Spencer, WV and from Shenandoah Conservatory in Dayton, VA where she studied violin and voice.  Upon graduation she taught music in the public school system in Welch, WV.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Nicholas T. Camicia (Greenwich, CT) and son, John Thomas and sister, Mildred Boling (Blacksburg, VA).

She is survived by her daughter, Caren (Jack) Hollenbeck of Gainesville, FL; by granddaughter, Catherine (Dan) Martin of New York, NY; grandson, Scott (Julie) Hollenbeck of Durham, NC and great grandchildren, Will and Audrey Martin and Zeph and Charles Wiley Hollenbeck.

Virginia’s family wishes to thank the entire staff of Harbor Chase Assisted Living Facility for providing a very special home of dignity, comfort, happiness and unconditional love.  They are especially grateful to her two private caregivers, Greydyn Lee and Shirley Andrews for their exceptional and loving care.

A special thank you goes to Dr. Robert Slaton for his care and compassion.

To Haven Hospice of Gainesville for their comforting and loving touch, the family wishes to extend our heartfelt gratitude.

There will be a private graveside service on Tuesday, September 4, in Charlotte, NC.   In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Haven Hospice, 4200 NW 90th Blvd, Gainesville, FL  32606 or a charity of your choice.

Online Condolences

Leave a Reply

Please feel free to sign the Guest Register and forward your condolences to friends and family members who have suffered a loss. Please enter your words of remembrance in the space provided. You may choose to leave your message online or click the link below to send a private message to the family. Please note that Forest Meadows Funeral Home will review all messages before they are published on the world-wide web or forwarded to family members. Please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have. Thank-you.

To protect your privacy, Forest Meadows Funeral Home will not share your eMail address on the web. We offer you the option of providing it to us solely as a way to contact you. We do not share your eMail with third parties without your express written consent.

    Send a Private Condolence

    Your Name (required):

    Your Email (required)

    Your City

    Your State


    Your Message

    Send this condolence message to