Virginia Marie VanBergen

  • BORN: February 12, 1947
  • DIED: July 19, 2017
  • LOCATION: Vermilion, Ohio

Virginia Marie VanBergen (nee Pojman), 70, of Vermilion, died Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Mercy New Life Hospice.

Virginia was born February 12, 1947 in Parma and had been a 17 year resident of Vermilion moving from Westlake.

She was an elementary school teacher in Mt. Healthy, OH, prior to raising her children .

She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and enjoyed golfing, fishing and being a grandmother.

Ginny is survived by her husband of 47 years, Robert VanBergen, MD, of Vermilion; son, Robert Paul (Alison ) VanBergen of Downers Grove, IL, Paul (Lauren ) VanBergen of North Brook, IL, daughter, Sara (Chris ) DellaVella of Westlake; sisters, Mary Jane Rose of Brunswick and Lois Welch of Toledo and stepmother, Lorriane Pojman, of Baltimore MD.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Mary (nee Petkash) Pojman.

The family will receive friends on Sunday July 23,2017 from 3pm-7pm at the Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South Street, Vermilion, Ohio. Prayers will be said at the funeral home Monday July 24, 2017 at 9:30 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 731 Exchange Street, Vermilion, Ohio. Father Ron Brickner will officiate. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.

Ginny's family would like to express a special thank you to the staff of Mercy New Life Hospice for all of their caring and kindness.

The family suggests memorial contributions to St. Mary Catholic Church, 731 Exchange Street, Vermilion, Ohio.

Online condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com.


Visitation
  • Sunday, July 23
    3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Riddle Funeral Home
  • 5345 South Street
  • Vermilion, OH 44089
  • Get Directions
Prayers at the funeral home
  • Monday, July 24
    9:30 AM
  • Riddle Funeral Home
  • 5345 South Street
  • Vermilion, OH 44089
  • Get Directions
Mass of Christian Burial
  • Monday, July 24
    10:00 AM
  • St. Mary Catbolic Church
  • 731 Exchange Street
  • Vermilion, OH 44089
  • Get Directions
Burial
  • Monday, July 24
    11:30 AM
  • Calvary Catholic Cemetery
  • 555 North Ridge Road
  • Lorain, OH 44052
  • Get Directions

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“ Ginny was always such a joy to be around...we live in Creekside Crossing 6 months a year. As soon as Ginny knew we lived in Ohio,too she was a friend...Read More »

Posted by: Rebecca Engelhard - Springboro, OH

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