Virginia K. Noren, 92

DEC. 14, 1920-JUNE 2, 2013

June 03, 2013
  • Virginia K. "Ginny" Noren
Virginia K. "Ginny" Noren

Virginia K. “Ginny”  Noren, 92, of Hagerstown passed away Sunday, June 2, 2013, at Golden Living Center in Hagerstown after being in failing health for the past five months.

Born Dec. 14, 1920, in Oak Park, Ill., she was the daughter of the late George P. and Helen Kirkpatrick.

Ginny graduated from York High School in Elmhurst, Ill. She moved to the Hagerstown area in 1963.

She was a member of St. Ann Roman Catholic Church, Antietam Garden Club and the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, enjoyed bridge, gardening, reading books, and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Virginia is survived by her loving husband of 69 years, Charles H. Noren; a daughter, Kathryn Snee and husband, Dr. Thomas, of Washington, Pa.; daughter-in-law, Sherry Noren Elliott of Lewes, Del.; a sister, Lois Hilliard and husband, Robert, of Oswego, Ill.; grandchildren, Dr. Ryan Snee and wife, Lynn, of Washington, Pa., Dr. Brent Snee and wife, Karyn, of Denver, Colo., Jeffrey Snee and wife, Melissa, of Wexford, Pa., Chad Snee and wife, Lauren, of Denver, Tara Jackson and husband, Scott, of Singapore, and Nicole Hooten and husband, Robert, of Ellicott City, Md.; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her two sons, Dr. Charles R. and Stephen E. Noren.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, with celebrant the Rev. Marty Nocchi officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Ann Roman Catholic Church, 1525 Oak Hill Ave., Hagerstown 21742; or Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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