Virginia A. "Ginger" Kane, 82, Danville
passed away after a lengthy illness, choosing to do so peacefully in her
home of 51 years with her daughters Amy and Jennifer by her side on Friday
March 10, 2017.
Ginger was born December 14, 1934 in Ashland,
PA, the daughter of Margaret (Davis) and Edwin W. Aston. Upon Aston's death
Margaret married John (Scamp) Horan and he raised Ginger as his own.
She graduated from Mt.
Carmel High School in 1952 and Methodist Episcopal Hospital School of
Nursing in Philadelphia with her RN designation in 1955.
On August 12, 1960, she married the love of
her life Jerry Kane and they moved to Danville. They were married for 23
years before his untimely death on March 3, 1984, an event that saddened her
all the remaining days of her life.
Upon graduating from nursing school Ginger
became employed at Geisinger Medical Center as an RN and practiced nursing
until she became a Registered Nurse Technician in Radiation Oncology. In her
role in radiation medicine she proudly excelled at caring for and loving her
cancer patients in a very meaningful career. She retired from Geisinger in
Gingie, as many fondly called her, had a
life-long love affair with cooking, reading, counted-cross stitch, horror
films, laughing with her daughters, spending time with grandkids, a daily
Genesee Light, winning at Wheel of Fortune and pampering her beloved cat,
She is survived by her two daughters Amy
Temmel and husband Darryl of Danville and Jennifer Enterline and husband Ken
of Danville. Also surviving are grandchildren Eric, Jerry and Maggie Temmel,
Zac, Claire and Aimilee Beaver, Samantha, Whitney and Alyssa Enterline. Also
surviving, a niece Michelle Allegretto and husband Tommy of White Haven.
Burial will be private at Fairview Cemetery
and held at the convenience of the family.
Memorial Contributions may be made on Ginger's
behalf to Danville SPCA where she found her beloved Boogie.
Arrangements are under the direction of
Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West Mahoning Street Danville PA.