The Washington Times-Herald


October 12, 2013

Virginia Mae Mangin

Virginia Mae Mangin

July 2, 1930- Oct. 10, 2013

Virginia Mae Mangin, 83, Washington, passed away at her home at 7:05 p.m. Thursday. She was born on July 2, 1930 in Decker, Ind., to John L. and Clementine (Vieck) Smith. She was a 1959 graduate of Washington Catholic High School. She was part-owner of Mangin’s Produce Market and was a faithful player at the Washington Catholic Bingo and was a devoted grandmother.

She is survived by her husband William “Bill” Mangin whom she married on Oct. 17, 1959; two sons and daughters in-law, Alan Pauline Mangin of Washington, and William Michael and Beth Mangin of Terre Haute; and son in-law Lee Bennett of Washington. Six grandchildren; Zachery Fisher of Evansville, Nick Fisher and Matt Fisher both of Washington, Jacob Mangin and Sarah Mangin both of Terre Haute and Zella Taylor of Camby; step grandchildren Tasha Alvis, Jacob Bennett and Shea Bennett all of Washington and three step great grandchildren; two brothers; John C. Smith of Washington and Robert Vieck of Vincennes, two sisters; Ruth Ann Mangin of Flat Rock Mich., and Betty McDell of Terre Haute also survive.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Susan Bennett and one brother, Barney Smith.

A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church with Father Gordon Mann as celebrant. Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Ed Lee Mortuary. A wake service will also take place on Monday at 4 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be given to Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, 315 Northeast Third St., Washington, Ind., 47501. Online condolences may be sent at

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