Virginia M. Lovett

Born April 21, 1928

Virginia M. Lovett, age 87, lifelong resident of Delaware City, DE, passed away peacefully at home, while surrounded by her family on Friday, January 22, 2016.

A native Delawarean, Virginia was born in Wilmington on April 21, 1928, and was a daughter of the late Jerry E. and Lucy (Corbitt) Miller. She graduated from Conrad High School during WWII. Virginia retired from the New Castle County Register of Wills following 20 years of dedicated service.

A devout Catholic, she was a longtime parishioner of St. Paul’s Church in Delaware City. Virginia was an active member of the Delaware City Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, the Red Hat Society and the Delaware City Recreation Club. She adored spending time with her family and will be remembered as a loving mother, sister, grandmother and dear friend to many.

In addition to her parents, Virginia was preceded in death by her husband, Royden L. Lovett; daughters, Cynthia Terp and Marjorie Brounce; sons in law, James Terp and William Wood; and sister, Dorothy Press. She is survived by her daughters, Kathleen McMichael (William) and Geraldine Wood; cousins, Patricia Harrison and George McConnell; grandchildren, Thomas and Aaron Brounce and Marisa, Walter and Keri Wood; and 9 great grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 am on Thursday morning, January 28, 2016, at St. Paul’s R.C. Church, 209 Washington Street, Delaware City, DE, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 9 am until 10 am. Interment will follow in St. Paul’s Cemetery, Delaware City, DE.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Delaware City Fire Company, P.O. Box 251, Delaware City, DE 19706 or to St. Paul’s R.C. Church, P.O. Box 544, Delaware City, DE 19706.


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  • I will truly miss my Mother in Law as you were truly one of the best. You were always nice to me being your son-in-law and everyone else. You were also a great Phillies fan and you liked to travel as well. We enjoyed taking you with us and glad you enjoyed it. Rest in Peace Mom and thanks for all you did for us and the rest of the family.

  • Extending deepest sympathy
    For you in your loss.
    And hoping, too,
    That comfort and peace
    May come to you.

  • Taffy and family, so sorry for the loss of your mother. May our Lord bless and comfort you and your family during this time of grief. Please accept my sincere condolences.

  • I am deeply sorry for loss. If there is anything I can do don’t hesitate to call. I hope Ginny is at peace with God in Heaven.

  • I worked with Ginny at the Register of Wills from 1981 until her retirement. She referred to me as ” the new boy ” even though I was 34 at the time. Ten years later she still called me ” the new boy “. Ginny was as down to earth and genuine as could be. She was loved by everyone. Rest in peace, Ginny.

  • I was sorry to hear of Virginia’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with all of her loved ones.