Passed away peacefully on August 13, 2014 at 88 years of age. Predeceased by her beloved husband Carl (1985), cherished son Thomas (1956), brother Stanley Zebracki and sisters Mary Faron and Irene Stanski. Dear mother to Michael and Barbara (Klepacki), and Gary and Gloria (Rovere) Dyrda of Tecumseh. Loving grandma to Lisa Brkovic (Bob), Karleen Reeb (Mark), Eric (Cassandra), Paul (Lindsay), Jason (Laura), Jessica Fuerth (Marcus), and Erica. Beloved great-grandmother to Maksim and Braden Brkovic, Joshua and Matthew Reeb, Tresden, Talia and Alahna Dyrda, Emma Lapalme, Kylie and Mya Fuerth. Also survived by her sister Jenny (Bill Babchuk, Hawaii), as well as sister-in-law Vera Salwach (Calgary). Loving aunt to many nieces and nephews. Virginia was retired from G.M. Trim Plant, Windsor. She was a member of the C.W.L. (Holy Trinity Church) and an active card player. If you desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society and Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Friday from 5-9pm at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor (519-969-5841). Parish prayers Friday at 8:00pm. Relatives and friends are invited to join the family Saturday from 10:30am until time of Funeral Mass at 11:00am at Holy Trinity Church (1035 Ellis St.). Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at


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