Virginia Hale

Obituary of Virginia C. Hale

Virginia Clara Hale (Duffner), 94, was born on November 5, 1927 to William and Anna Mary Duffner. She passed away on December 11, 2021 at St.Elizabeth Hospice in Edgewood, KY. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years (married 11/24/1949) Buford W. Hale, Sandra L. Sebastian, Daughter; Duayne C. Hale, Son. She leaves LCDR Mark S Hale USN Ret. (Dara), Regina M. Akins (Patrick), 1stSgt Bart W. Hale USMC Ret. (Marissa); Erin E. Parton (Steve) and 8 additional Grandchildren and 12 Great Grandchildren. Ginny was the last member of our family that was part of the Greatest Generation. She quit school in 1942 at the age of 15 and became a switchboard operator for AT&T to help support her family during WWII, because of that her goal was to watch her children and grandchildren graduate from high school. She earned her GED and obtained a driver's license in her 40’s. In 1968 she became the Receptionist for CNA Insurance in Cincinnati, OH and later worked for Regional Insurance in Covington, KY. With a passion for baking she made custom cakes and wedding cakes for many friends and family members. In lieu of flowers please make donations in her honor to St. Joseph Church, 602 East Main Street, Warsaw, KY 41095 or St. Elizabeth Hospice 483 South Loop Rd, Edgewood, KY 41017. Memorial Services and Interment to be held at a future date.
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