Virginia M. Clintsman, 86, died on Oct. 22, 2012, at the Newton Medical Center. She was born on Aug. 9, 1926, in Feltmills, N.Y., the daughter of Delia (Santamore) and John Cuppernell. Virginia lived in Placentia, Calif., the majority of her lifetime and moved to Newton within the last year to live with her daughter, Susan. She was a courageous, strong lady, raising her children with strong Christian values and encouraged them to try new things in life. Virginia also loved her jewelry and made many enjoyable memories with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was loved by many and will be greatly missed. Preceding her in death were her parents and a son, Michael Clintsman. Survivors include two sons, Matthew (Linda) Clintsman of Grenada, N.Y., and Mark (Sana) Clintsman of Placentia, Calif.; four daughters, Sheila (Bill) Cuppernell of Mission Vajio, Calif., Sharon Frechette (Ray) of Placentia, Calif., Susan Terrozas (Larry) of Newton, and Shirley Sawyer of Garden Cove, Calif.; two sisters, Joan Frechette (Ray) of Rochester, N.Y., and Katie Wilson of Portland, Ore.; 18 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday (Oct. 27, 2012) at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home of Newton. Chapel service will be at 11 a.m., following the visitation. On Friday (Nov. 2, 2012), there will be a visitation and a graveside service in Fullerton, Calif., at the McAulay and Wallace Mortuary. Burial will follow in the Loma Vista Memorial Park in California. Friends may sign the book online at