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“I am so sorry to hear of Ginny's passing and your loss. I tell the story of Ginny often in my business about her dream to be a downtown girl as I ...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: David Graney - Fort Wayne

“Light and Love to you Jenny and your Mother's loved ones. I felt like I knew her a little through you. Her obituary was a beautiful tribute. Shanti....Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Roxie Sweikar - South Bend, IN

“Genny blessed our neighborhood and widows group with her gracious, loving presence. It was a privilege to know her. ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: Mary Sutherland - Fort Wayne, IN

“Saddened by the passing of a very sweet lady who made everyone who met her feel special. Her smile every day was something I looked forward everyday ...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: William Anderson - Fort Wayne

“When I worked with Genny, it was a challenging time for her, Barbara and for me. She graciously shared her library, lessons and ideas with me as we...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Carolyn Moul - Richmond, VA

“May God comfort you and your family during this unfortunate time Jennie. May happy memories bring you much comfort. I have thought of you girls...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Rita Grimes Musselman - IN

“Jenny, sending you love and healing light during your time of loss. Much love and hugs! Mary ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: Mary Goudy - Auburn, IN

“Blessings and love to you and your family, Jenny during this time of loss. I am with you in prayer and bringing a big hug next week! ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Erin Baker - Indianapolis

“We were classmates at Logansport, Indiana, High School, graduating in 1958 ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Robert Hardin - Warsaw,, IN

“Sympathy and hugs to the family and all her friends. She will be missed. Genny had a way of leaving a lasting impression on everyone she met. She...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Mary Wunderlin - Fort Wayne

“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Sam Goodman - Martinsville, IN

“I only met Virginia and Elmo once, and was a friend of Virginia's on face book, so I considered us good friends, we visited about places she went,...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“Genny was a fellow widow. I so enjoyed her company. Lovely woman that will be missed by many. May she rest in peace. ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Sherry Cooney - Fort Wayne, IN

“Words cannot express the impact that Genny had on my life. I worked with her for more than a decade and stayed in touch after she retired. She was a...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Barbara Tuttle - N. Chesterfield, VA

“To my dear friend. You will be greatly missed. ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Michelle Eichenberg - Kitty hawk, NC

“My sympathy goes out to the family, you have lost a wonderful person. She loved all of you very much. Virginia was a great friend and if it were...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: A friend


Virginia Ruth Goodman Roesler followed the universal path into the next adventure surrounded by family, friends, and cats on January 27, 2018 due to breast cancer in her Fort Wayne Home. The Ishad Upanishads offers "…From fullness, fullness comes, when fullness is taken away from fullness, fullness still remains." Her life was full. She was the daughter of Victor and Maude Pritchard Goodman and partner with Elmo Davis Roesler, all who preceded her in death. She was sister to Dick Goodman who preceded her in death and survived by sister Jean (Galen) Goodman Potts. She was the loving mother of Jennifer (Steve Young) Ruth Roesler Young and Amy Sue Roesler Gregg, grandmother to Heather Gayle Young, Amber Dawn Young and Kaili Gregg, sister in law to Cynthia Adams Goodman. She had a vibrant career as a teacher and librarian in Indiana, Colorado, North Carolina and Virginia. In retirement, she became a volunteer at the Community Center, Arts United, Science Central and many others. She was an advocate for the underserved and enjoyed the vivacity of living in downtown Fort Wayne. All lives are full of joy and sorrow. Virginia flowed fiercely with grace through both. Come rejoice her fullness Thursday February 1 at 3pm at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home 1140 Lake Avenue with calling an hour prior. Calling also Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm & 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Memorials may be made to the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Community Center or Pranayoga Foundation. To sign the online guest book, go to www.mccombandsons.com.