VANCE, C. Virginia
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Jinny Vance passed away on St. Patrick's Day at age 93. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Jinny and Pat Doonan, three grandchildren Patrick and Shelley Doonan and Michael Thyberg and their families, Shelley's husband Rich de la Garza great grandchildren Julia and Patrick. Michael's wife Christina and new baby Victoria Thyberg whom reside in Wilmington North Carolina.
She was predeceased by husband Clifford Thyberg and son Clifford George Thyberg, and her second husband Leonard C. Vance.
She was born in Los Angeles to Delos and Beatrice Ashley. She was 5th generation Californian, her family preceded the gold rush. She lived most of her life in West Covina and Seal Beach, CA. She leaves behind a legacy of traveling, gardening, entertaining and community volunteering. She and her first husband dedicated much of their lives to the success and growth of West Covina Unified School District.
A memorial gathering will be announced at a later date.
Published in San Gabriel Valley Tribune on Apr. 13, 2014