Virginia “Ginny” Green a life long resident of Napanoch, NY, passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at Vassar Brothers Hospital. She was 90 years old. Virginia was born on February 7, 1922 in Ellenville; she was the daughter of Ralph and Ethel (Bennett) Bollin.
Mrs. Green had graduated from the Ellenville High School in 1939. She was a life member of St. John’s Memorial Episcopal Church where she served as the Superintendent at Sunday school for over 50 years and later served as the Senior Warden. With her late husband Hank, they developed their Napanoch property into a spring time canvas having planted over 500,000 daffodils.
Virginia was a founding member of the Napanoch School PTA. She was employed at the Ulster Knife Company during war time and then worked with the Tylor family at the Ellenville Journal. She later became a homemaker, but remained very active and involved within the community.
A family Statement reads: “Mrs. Green was loved by so many and will leave an everlasting memory on everyone she touched throughout her life”
Mrs. Green is survived by her children Colleen Lepke and her husband Donald of Ulster Heights, Debbie Stedner and her companion Richard Scott of Ellenville, Henry “Bucky” Green and his wife Nancy of Napanoch, Authur Green of Hyde Park and Mary Culletto and her husband Nick of South Carolina, her grandchildren Tammy Stungis, Natalie and Tricia Stedner, Julie Hopkins, Valerie Cilenti, Brittney, Cameron and Lindsay Green, Matthew and Michael Culletto, nine great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband Henry, Virginia was predeceased by her brother Harold Bollin.
Visiting will be held on Sunday, January 27th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at Loucks Funeral Home, 79 N. Main St. Ellenville. A celebration of her life is scheduled for Monday at 11am at St. John’s Memorial Episcopal Church with burial following at the Ulster Heights Cemetery.
Contributions may be made in Virginia’s name to St. John’s Memorial Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 262, Ellenville, NY 12428.