Virginia "“Ginny”" MacKenzie (1939 - 2014)

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Virginia "Ginny" MacKenzie, age 74, died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center in Crystal River, Fla. Born Aug. 4, 1939, in Dansville, N.Y., she lived in Rochester, N.Y.; Baumholder, Germany; Miami and New Port Richey, Fla., before settling in Crystal River. She owned two businesses and later was a Realtor at Alexander Real Estate Inc. until retiring in November 2013. She was a charming, witty woman who loved reading, gardening and life. Her sense of humor was clever and unmatched. Ginny's personality simply sparkled.
Survivors include her daughter, Charlotte Watson; granddaughters, Victoria Thorp and Zoe Lamb; niece, Karin Whitney; grand-nephew, Nation Meyer; three great-grandsons; and one great-granddaughter.
Ginny was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Earl Whitney and Adeline Frances (Shockey) Whitney; brother, Robert Whitney Jr.; and sister, Barbara Aponte; her husband, John MacKenzie; and daughters, Katherine "Kathy" Eichenberger and Elizabeth "Betsy" Contreras.
Celebration of Life services will be at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at Bethel Chapel, 4801 N. Citrus Ave. (across from Crystal River United Methodist Church), Crystal River. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Aaron A. Weaver, Chapter 776, Military Order of the Purple Heart, P.O. Box 1345, Lecanto, FL 34460-1345.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Feb. 9, 2014
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