Virginia Jungquist

Virginia Jungquist of Jamestown, passed away Oct. 19, 2017, in Columbia, Mo., surrounded by her family. She was 95 years old.

Virginia or “Ginny” as she was known to her friends and family is survived by her twin children: Calvin Jungquist of Jamestown, N.Y., and Sharon Devine of Columbia Mo., along with six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Virginia and her husband George Jungquist, who proceeded her in death in 2010, were lifelong residents of Jamestown, N.Y., prior to moving to Lake Wales, Fla., for retirement.

Ginny graduated nursing school in 1943, from Mercy Hospital in Buffalo, N.Y., and was a nurse at Jamestown General Hospital until her retirement in 1980, although she never stopped practicing. She was still active teaching and interacting with current nursing students until fall of 2017. 

She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, friend and caregiver to all.