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Virginia S. Downey

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“Neil, I was saddened to hear that Virginia had died. I heard about her struggle through common friends.It is my prayer that Virginia was warmly...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Joel Pelletier - Torrington, CT

“Neal, I am saddened about your wife's dying. I was made aware of her struggle through common friends. It is my prayer that Virginia has been warmly...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Joel Pelletier - Torrington, CT

“Neil I am so sorry that you lost Virginia she had such a kind heart and gentle spirit.I know you will be lost without her.My special regards to you...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Jean Larose - Ladson, SC

“Was so shocked to hear. Virginia was a great lady always smiling and had a great laugh. My deepest sympathy to Neil, Melinda and all her family and...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Judy Brodowski - Westfield, MA

“God has received a very special angel, a hard worker with a beautiful smile and infectious laugh. Virginia always brought fun and sunshine when she...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Brad and Cathy Bennett - Duluth, MN

“I am sorry to hear of Virginia's passing. We worked together many years ago at the Western Massachusetts PSRO. I'm about to retire from my 32-year...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Nail and Family,my sincerest sympathies for your loss. May you find comfort in loving memories from the years spent together. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Cynthia Herd - South Hadley, MA

“Neil, I am so sorry to hear of Virginia's passing. Know that you are in in our prayers. She was a holy and grace filled person and I am sure she is...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Denis Dion

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Virginia was born on July 12, 1943 and passed away in April 2018.

Virginia was a resident of Chicopee, Massachusetts at the time of passing.

She was raised in Minisink Ford, NY and graduated from Eldred Central School in Eldred, NY.

She served her country during the Vietnam War in the United States Air Force and attained the rank of Staff Sergeant.

Her Funeral will be held on Friday, April 13, 2018 beginning at the St. Pierre-Phaneuf Fairview Chapels, (413-533-3307), 506 Britton Street, Chicopee, MA 01020, (funeral home will open at 9:30 a.m.), followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at Saint Anne Church, 30 College Street, Chicopee, MA 01020. Her Committal Service with United States Air Force Military Honors will follow the Mass at 1 p.m. in the Chapel at the Massachusetts Veterans' Memorial Cemetery, 1390 Main Street, Agawam, MA 01001.

For those who prefer, her family requests that memorial donations be made in her memory to Soldier On, 425 North Main Street, Building 6, Leeds, MA 01053.