M. Virginia ‘Ginny’ Eckert

M. Virginia Eckert, “Ginny,” 84, of Hampden Township, formerly of Altoona, died peacefully, surrounded by family, on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at the Carolyn Croxton Slane Residence, Susquehanna Township. She was the daughter of the late Alfred F. and Mabel A. (Price) Finney.

Surviving are a daughter: Susan D. Roach and husband, Ralph, of Mechanicsburg; two granddaughters: Lauren and Heather; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John R. Jr.; a son, Mark R. Schirmacher; and two sisters.

She retired as a secretary for PNC Bank, New Cumberland Branch, and was a member of Mechanicsburg Presbyterian Church.

Ginny will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. She was the most loving, kind, generous and happy person anyone could have ever known. Her beautiful spirit will never be forgotten.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial contribution be made to Mechanicsburg Presbyterian Church, 300 E. Simpson St., Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.

Memorial services were held at the convenience of the family in her church. Burial was at Alto-Reste Park, Altoona, PA. Arrangements were by Parthemore Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., New Cumberland.

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