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Virginia Anne (Thompson) Jelinek

June 2, 2017 ~ December 2, 2017
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Virginia “Ginger” Anne (Thompson) Jelinek, of Hull, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the age of 86.

Beloved wife of James J. Jelinek. Loving mother of Thomas Jelinek and his wife Anne of Loxley, Alabama, Julia Murray of Hull, and the late James J. Jelinek Jr. Cherished grandmother to eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Sister of Elizabeth Bratnyk of Honsdale, PA. Ginger is also survived by several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Her father gave her the nickname Ginger and no one could call her Virginia. She was born in Providence Hospital in Washington DC on June 6, 1931. Her parents resided in Washington, DC and she went to Cecilia's Catholic School. Ginger went to secretarial school and worked as a secretary in non-governmental institutions in Washington for many years. She met James Jelinek on a blind date while he was attending the US Naval Academy. They married on her twenty-second birthday and have been together for more than 64 years.

Arrangements are under the care of Downing Cottage Funeral Chapel, Hingham. A funeral service will be held in St. Mary’s Parish in St. Ann’s Church, 208 Samoset Ave Hull, on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 10 a.m. Interment at Washington Street Cemetery in Norwell will immediately follow. All relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.  


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