Virginia M. Jurkiewicz of Hamden, loving wife of the late John J. Jurkiewicz passed away Dec. 20, 2011 after a brief illness. She was born in New Haven, April 16, 1918 a daughter of the late John and Louise Menasian, and had resided in Hamden since 1983. She graduated from Hillhouse H.S. and was employed as a secretary at Yale University prior to her retirement. Virginia was an active member of the Hamden Plains United Methodist Church, and Church Women United. She enjoyed the company of her family and friends. She is survived by her sons, David (Beverly) Jurkiewicz of Hamden, John (Michele) Jurkiewicz of Meriden, 2 grandsons, Michael (Danielle) Jurkiewicz of Guilford, Gregg (Jennifer) Jurkiewicz of Belmont, MA, and a great grandson, Aaron David Jurkiewicz of Belmont, MA. Mrs. Jurkiewicz is also survived by a sister Besse Counihan of Wallingford and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister Beatrice Carolla. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday January 7, 2012 at 11 a.m. in the Hamden Plains United Methodist Church. Arrangements in care of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE., HAMDEN. Contributions in her memory may be sent to the Hamden Plains United Methodist Church, 15 Church St., Hamden, CT 06514.

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  1. I’ll always remember Virginia as a warm and compassionate person. We’ll miss her sweet smile at Hamden Plains, but Heaven is a little sweeter now. Sympathy and God’s comfort to the Family.

  2. We at Shepard Hill Condos will miss Ginny very much. Our heartfelt condolences go out to her sons David and John and their families. She will be sadly missed.

  3. We send you our deepest sympathy at this very difficult time. Sincerly Fred & Muriel Tiedemann at this very difficult time.

  4. Aunt Gin, You will be greatly missed by all; however, you are in your final resting place with Uncle Juda, Uncle Bruce and my mom and dad I know the two of you will shake up heaven and you can talk as loud as you like without making us crawl under the tables. Christmas eve was not the same without all of you but now the younger generation will have to take over. Love and miss you always, Phil and Jeanne P.S. tell my mom and dad I miss them.

  5. Aunt Ginny, I will miss you so much. Im going to miss calling you and telling you how everything is going in school. I will think about you every day. Love you! ~~Amanda~~

  6. Aunt Ginny, I will miss you so much. Im going to miss calling you and telling you how everything is going in school. I will think about you every day. Love you! ~~Amanda~~

  7. I will miss you very much Aunt Ginny. I will never forget how I everytime I accomplished something good I would call you and let you know. You’ll be missed by everyone. Love you.

  8. Aunt Ginger was a wonderful person. We’ll miss her good nature, and sincerity. Her kindness to Ed and I and our kids was always a great comfort. Her faith in God was inspirational. We’ll miss her as we do Uncle Johnny. We send alot of Love to David, Beverly, John, Michele, and the whole family.

  9. David,John & families: Your mom was a very special lady. She was very thoughtful & kind. We became friends quickly over the past 5 years. I was always telling her she couldn’t do certain things (like going downstairs) when no one was around. She missed your Dad so much & now they are together again. She was so proud of her family & loved when she came to the Elks with her Grandson & nephew. We will miss her.

  10. David,John & families: Your mom was a very special lady. She was very thoughtful & kind. We became friends quickly over the past 5 years. I was always telling her she couldn’t do certain things (like going downstairs) when no one was around. She missed your Dad so much & now they are together again. She was so proud of her family & loved when she came to the Elks with her Grandson & nephew. We will miss her.

  11. There will never be another woman like Virginia. Her loving , warm and vivacious personality made her a magnet for other people. Her decision to make mission to others her lives commitment inspires us all. With All my Love Marilou Arendt

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