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Virginia Mae “Ginny” (Koerner) Monjon

August 3, 1936 - February 14, 2021

Virginia Mae “Ginny” (Koerner) Monjon, a resident of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 14, 2021, at the age of 84. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Terry Monjon and her older brother, Donald Koerner.

Ginny was born on August 3, 1936 to the late Denver and Ruth (Piper) Koerner in Kankakee, IL. She graduated from Kankakee High School in 1954, and married her husband of 54 years on September 11, 1954. She moved to Newark with her husband and children in 1968 where she became a secretary at W.L. Gore and Associates in 1982. She enjoyed crocheting, shopping and decorating in her free time, and often made trips to Lancaster, PA and Colonial Williamsburg, VA when she was able. An unwavering pillar of her family, her husband, children and grandchildren never knew a day where they could not depend on her. She took every hardship in stride with humor that lightened the hearts of those around her, and she will be dearly missed by all those she touched in life.

She is survived by her two doting children, Steve (Carol) and Barbara, both of Newark; beloved grandchildren, Rebecca and Gregory Blessing of Newark and James Monjon of North Wales, PA; sister-in-law, Myrna (Monjon) Paulissen of Kankakee, IL and brother-in-law, Kenton Monjon of Elkhart, IN; and many nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend their gratitude to Delaware Hospice and to their neighbors, Gene and Dee Niland, for their dedicated support and kindness.

All services will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ginny’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 92 Read’s Way, Suite 205, New Castle, DE 19720 or Faithful Friends Animal Society, 12 Germay Drive, Wilmington, Delaware 19804.

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13 Guestbook messages for Virginia Mae “Ginny” (Koerner) Monjon

  • All our love to your family at this difficult time. You guys were always like family to us and Ginny will be sorely missed by us all. Love, Steve & Patty

  • I’m so sorry to hear that Ginny passed. What a lovely tribute to her life. I wish you strength and peace during this difficult time.

  • So sorry to hear about your mom…Barb, Becky and Greg you are in my thoughts and prayers

  • So sorry for your loss. Wishing you peace to bring comfort and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.

  • Barb and family,

    So sorry for your loss. Janet and I will keep you in our thoughts.

    John and Janet Shaw

  • May your memories of your Mom bring peace and comfort during this difficult time.

  • Ginny was a wonderful friend. I was honored to share an office with her! We sure did have fun & loved our shopping trips to Lancaster!! So many great memories. I will always cherish her friendship. My sincere condolences to all of you. RIP

  • So sorry for your loss. I have many fond memories of your parents from when I lived next door. She was a good neighbor and friend to my mom in her later years. Praying for your broken hearts.

  • So sorry for your loss! It is so hard to no longer have your mother. It is comforting to know they are no longer suffering . Now both her and your dad are watching over all of you. Love & prayers to your family.

  • Praying for your family to find peace and comfort in your cherished memories. Aunt Ginny was blessed to be surrounded by her family her entire life.

  • I’m very Sorry for your loss. Mrs. Monjon and her husband Terry were always good to me. Anyone whoever met Mrs. Monjon knew that She was a kind and Loving person. God Bless You. PEACE & LOVE to all of the Monjon family.

  • Barbara I am so sorry to hear about the lost of your mother. May you find peace in the precious memories that the two of you have shared. Please know that your tears are because you will miss her, not because of any regrets. You left no stone un-turned to make her comfortable and show your love. Job well done thy faithful daughter.

  • Such a lovely tribute for a lovely woman. Rest in Peace, Mrs. Monjon. My beautiful memory of you is embedded in my mind. Peace to all of your family and friends in their sorrow. 😘❤🙏