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Services Saturday for Virginia Rose 'Ginny' Bolton

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Virginia Rose “Ginny” Bolton, age 90, of Bloomington, Indiana, was called home to her God on Monday, September 21, 2015.

Born July 26, 1925, in Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania, Ginny was the daughter of Jay and Myrtle (Rose) Evans and the twin sister of Jay Wendell Evans (deceased).

She graduated from Horace Mann High School in Gary, Indiana, and pursued office work before and after starting her family. Ginny was blessed with an outgoing personality, a kind and giving nature, and had the gift of making friends wherever she went. Love of family and her faith were the most important things in her life. Ginny lived primarily in Indiana and Arizona, enjoying family and socializing with friends. Over the years, she loved bird watching, animals, church activities, singing, crafts, gardening, NFL games, and being in nature. She attended Fairview United Methodist Church while living in Bloomington the past six years. She is deeply missed and will always be in our hearts.

Ginny is survived by her loving children and their spouses, Debra Mitchell (Jody May) Bloomington ; Jamie Mitchell (Sylvia Gallego) Santa Rosa, California; Nevin Mitchell (Elspeth) Clarkston, Michigan; son-in-law, Stephen Piornack, Murrieta, California. Grandchildren, Jayson Piornack (Patricia), Brian Piornack, Samson May (Blake), Maryellen Greulich (Eric), Michael May, Ro Gallego, Lauren Mitchell, Cameron Mitchell, granddaughter-in-law, Kym Clark Piornack. Great-grandchildren, Jacob, Maxx, Zackary, Dominic, Jarett, Noah, Augustine, Keenan, Lander, Kaia, Lila, Ellie, Augustine and Christoph; cousin, Betty Whitlock (Chuck), and many dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Eugene “Geno” Bolton, daughter, Rebecca “Becky” Piornack, brother, Jay W. Evans and two grandsons, Stephen Piornack and Zachary May.

The funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the Day & Deremiah-Frye Funeral Home; 4150 E. Third St. with Rev. Doug Simpson officiating. Burial will be private on Monday at the Calumet Park Cemetery in Merrillville, Indiana.

Friends may visit the family on Saturday from 12 noon until 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Food and fellowship in the Day & Deremiah-Frye Reception Center will immediately follow the service.

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Posted 9/24/2015




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