VIRGINIA S. "GINNY"
Age 65, on Saturday, May 4, 2013, of Wilkins Twp., after a lengthy illness. Beloved wife of 44 years to Ronald R. Cowell; dear mother of Richard (Ericka) Cowell of Murrysville and the late Robert Cowell; cherished grandmother of Matthew, Sara, and Olivia; daughter of the late Stephen and Gizella Segin. Ginny earned her B.S. and Master's degrees from the University of Pittsburgh. She worked at Programs of W.P.I.C since 1983. She recently retired from the Matilda Theiss Child Development Center at W.P.I.C after 23 years of work as Parent Education Coordinator. Early in her career she was coordinator/instructor at the Community College of Allegheny and a Head Start Teacher. She also was frequently active with political activities and was a delegate at the 1996 National Democratic Convention. Friends received at WOLFE MEMORIAL INC., Forest Hills Chapel 3604 Greensburg Pike 412-731-5001 Tuesday 6-8 p.m. and Wednesday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial St. John Fisher Church Thursday 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Matilda Theiss Child Development Center c/o Kim Bair, 373 Burrows St., Pgh, PA 15213 or Robert Cowell Memorial Scholarship Fund c/o Pittsburgh Foundation, Five P.P.G. Place, Suite 250, Pgh, PA 15222.
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