Virginia (Gin) Johnson (nee Vander Schaaf)

March 2, 2017 4 Condolences Print Obituary

It is with more sadness than words can express that we announce the passing of Virginia (Gin) on Feb 19, 2017 at the age of 82. 

Gin was well respected in her 23 year career with the RCMP Public Service Pay and Benefits and a great friend to many. Gin was the rock and the glue for our family. She had a way of pulling family together without even trying whether it be festive and casual dinners at her house or her favorite, picnics in the park. Gin loved sewing, gardening, her many trips to Hawaii and she will be remembered for her jams, cinnamon buns, perhey and cabbage rolls (which we fought over) and her smudgepots. Gin also loved to watch her grandsons play sports, and would try to be at every game and practice.

Gin will be forever missed by her daughters: Dianne (Wayne) and Dawn Carla; grandsons Allan, Paul, Ryan, Jordan and Cole; sister Donna (Jim), brother Terry (Jackie), sister-in-law Gloria, nieces, nephews, many extended family and her "cutie puppy" Chloe. 

At Gin's request cremation has taken place and a Family Celebration of Life will be held at a future date. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a Charity of One's Choice in Gin's name.    

  1. Dear Donna, Jim and family …..It is with great sadness that we read this obituary and please know that we are thinking of you and send our most sincere condolence’s. God Bless you all.

    • Thank you Karen & Gord for your condolence’s .It has been devasting to all of us.

  2. Dianne, Dawn-Carla, Wayne & family:

    I am so very sad to learn of your mother’s passing. Her girls and family were always the light of her life when we worked together, and she absolutely treasured her grandsons. My deepest sympathy to you all.

  3. To Dianne, Dawn-Carla, Wayne and Family
    I am so sorry for your loss. My condolences to you all. Gin was a great person and she will be very missed. My deepest sympathy to you all. Gin was always a joy to be with.

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