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Virginia L. "Ginny" (Durland) Jorgenson

December 16, 1942 ~ January 25, 2017 (age 74)

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January 29, 2017

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Parker Funeral Home
35 Franklin Street
Lynn, MA 01902

Graveside Service
January 30, 2017

11:00 AM
Puritan Lawn Memorial Park
185 Lake Street
Peabody, MA 01960

Memorial Service
January 30, 2017

12:00 PM
Community Covenant Church
33 Lake Street
Peabody, MA 01960

Virginia Lee “Ginny” Jorgenson, age 74 years, of Peabody, formerly of Lynn died Wednesday at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston after a brief illness.  She was the wife of Arthur M. Jorgenson, with whom she shared nearly 50 years of marriage.

Born in Lynn, she was daughter of the late Kenneth H. and Ruth (Anderson) Durland, Sr. She attended Lynn schools and graduated from Lynn Classical High School, Class of 1960. Ginny was employed as a secretary at the General Electric for many years until she and Arthur started a family. She was a lifelong member of the Community Covenant Church, where she served on many committees and boards, and enjoyed the company of friends.  She was an avid reader. Ginny enjoyed baking, crosswords and jigsaw puzzles.   Her family was her first priority and she cherished spending time with her grandchildren.


In addition to her husband she is survived by one daughter Amy, and son-in-law Alan Cassidy of Peabody, one son Adam, and daughter-in-law Tracey Jorgenson of Peabody, one brother Kenneth, and sister-in-law Gail Durland of Melrose, six grandchildren Olivia and Austin Cassidy, Nathaniel, Hannah, Hunter and Bryce Jorgenson all of Peabody, a dear friend Beverly Burke of Beverly, and many nieces and nephews. She was also sister of the late Delores Parker.

Service Details: Graveside services will be held at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park at 11:00AM, followed by a Memorial Service at the Community Covenant Church 33 Lake St. Peabody on Monday at 12:00 NOON, to which relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours are at the Parker Funeral home 35 Franklin St. Lynn Sunday from 2:00 – 5:00 PM.

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