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Virginia Fullerton "Ginny" Cooley
March 27, 1921 ~ May 11, 2012 (age 91) 91 Years Old
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Virginia Fullerton Cooley, of Needham, died on May 11, 2012. Born in Huntington, West Virginia, Ginny was raised in the Boston area, and in 1943 married Don in Mississippi prior to his departure for active duty in Western Europe during WWII. Upon his return, the couple designed and built their home together. Ginny was an accomplished knitter, gardener, and devotee of wildlife and nature. She and Don summered on Newfound Lake in New Hampshire for many years, and were longtime members of the Dundee Ski Club in North Conway, New Hampshire. She was the beloved wife for 64 years of the late Donald F. Cooley and sister of the late John I. Fullerton and William F. Fullerton. Mrs. Cooley is survived by several nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at the Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Ave., Needham on Saturday, May 26 at 11:00 AM. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting will be held on Saturday at 10:15 AM prior to the service. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Virginia's name may be made to the National Wildlife Federation, 11100 Wildlife Center Drive, Reston, Virginia 20190.