March 10, 1924 – January 6, 2016
Virginia Rose Weeden, 91 of Goshen, NY passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at Valley View Center for Nursing Care in Goshen.
The daughter of the late Bruno Zielinski and the late Caroline (Plock) Zielinski, Virginia was born on March 10, 1924 in the old Goshen Hospital on Greenwich Avenue. She married her late husband, Wardell Weeden on October 4, 1941 and together they operated the old Goshen Diner on Main Street. She later retired from employment with Orange County. One of Virginia’s favorite things to do was to start her day with a cup of coffee at Elsie’s Restaurant in Goshen.
Virginia is survived by her daughter-in-law, Judith Weeden of Goshen; grandchildren: Melissa Mahoney and husband, John of Goshen and Brett Weeden and wife, Tina of Campbell Hall; great grandchildren: Molly and Mason Mahoney and Daniel and Evan Weeden. She is further survived by her brothers: Bruno Zielinski and wife, Dottie of Fort Myers, FL and Joseph Zielinski and wife, Fran of Aiken, SC, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Virginia is predeceased by her husband, Wardell N. Weeden Sr., and her son, Wardell N. “Spade” Weeden Jr., who fought a courageous battle with cancer prior to his death in 2005. She is also predeceased by her sister, Lillian Heinzelman and brother, James Zielinski.
Visitation hours will be from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday, January 11th at Donovan Funeral Home, 82 South Church St., Goshen, NY. A prayer service will be held at 12 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial to immediately follow at St John’s Cemetery in Goshen.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.
The funeral is under the care of the Donovan Funeral Home, Goshen, NY; for directions or to send the family condolences, please visit our website at www.donovanfunerals.com