Virginia A. Williamson, 92, of Alfred Drowne Rd, Barrington, died May 23, 2020. Born in Hartford, Connecticut, Virginia attended Bristol schools, graduating in 1945. She later attended Syracuse University, graduating in 1949 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (cum laude) in Fabric Design. She was a member of Tau Sigma Delta, an honorary fraternity in architecture and allied arts. In 1953, she graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a Bachelor of Science degree in Art Education. In 1965, she earned a Masters degree in Art Education. She was an art teacher in the Barrington schools for 33 years, retiring in June of 1988. She was a member of the National Education Association (retired), the Barrington Congregational Church, the Daughters of the American Revolution (Bristol Chapter), OES (Martha Washington Chapter), Roger Williams Family Association and Beta Sigma Phi, an international women’s organization.
She leaves a niece and two nephews.
Funeral services will be private per request of the family. The family requests that donations be made to the Barrington Senior Center, 281 County Road, Barrington, RI, 02806.
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