Helen Virginia Fortune Quimby
Published in The Washington Post on June 29, 2010


Aunt Ginny "was a shooting star." On Monday, June 28, 2010,
Ginny was born February 25, 1921 in Hickory Hill, NC. She
moved to Washington DC when she was seven years old and
graduated from
Western High School in 1939.

She came from a family of 10 brothers and sisters.
She was predeceased by her first husband, Bernie Morris.

She is survived by her husband, John L. Quimby, daughters
Sandy Ellis (husband, Al Ellis), and Vicki Burrows (husband,
Jerry Burrows), brothers, Ralph and Richard Fortune, sister, Eloise Moran, step-children,
Monica Quimby McClean, Gregory, Pete and Danny Quimby, grandchildren, Andrew,
Jennifer and Jarret Burrows, Josh Ellis, Mike and Jennifer Fahey, Jason Quimby, Erica
Vasconcellos, Seth, Pam and Kyle Quimby, and many great-grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to Ginny''s Life Celebration on Wednesday, June 30 from 3
to 6 P.M. at GEORGE P. KALAS FUNERAL HOME, 6160 Oxon Hill Rd. Oxon Hill, MD
20745 where services will be held on Thursday, July 1 at 11 a.m.

Interment Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, MD. Repass following the service
will be at the VFW in Morningside, MD.

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