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Obituary for Virginia "Ginny" Funk

Virginia “Ginny” Funk, age 99, of Sewell passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 12, 2022 at Cardinal Village assisted Living. Virginia was the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Harry and Viola Dixon and was born in East Liverpool, Ohio. She moved to Philadelphia with her parents and sister in 1941. During World War II she was employed as a clerk stenographer at the U.S. Army Quartermaster’s Office in Philadelphia. She married Charles O. Funk, III in 1946 and later moved to New Jersey. Virginia and Charles lived in Woodbury, Mantua Township, and lastly Harrison Township until Charles passed.

Virginia and Charles, along with other parents of special children, were co-founders of The Arc Gloucester in 1957. She was very proud of what the organization accomplished. She, along with other parents, was also instrumental in helping establish Camp Sun & Fun in Williamstown as a summer camp for children with disabilities.

Virginia is survived by her sons Richard C. (Carroll Ann) and Edward A. (Elaine), four grandchildren, four great grandchildren, and many nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by her son Robert L. Funk.

Family and friends are invited to visit on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 from 10AM to 11AM at the Smith Funeral Home at 47 Main Street Mantua, NJ 08051. A funeral service will be held immediately afterward at 11AM at the Smith Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Woodbury Memorial Park at 879 Kings Highway in West Deptford, NJ 08086.

Virginia requested that donations be made to The Arc Gloucester 1555 Gateway Blvd. Woodbury, NJ 08096 in lieu of flowers.