NewburyportNews.com, Newburyport, MA

October 16, 2012

Virginia A. "Ginny" (Jackman) Walters


Newburyport — Virginia A. “Ginny” Walters, age 81, longtime Newburyport resident, passed peacefully Sunday afternoon, October 14, at Webster at Rye Nursing Home in Rye, N.H.

Born in Haverhill, August 13, 1931, daughter of the late Hugh and Margaret (Cummings) Jackman, she was a graduate of Haverhill High School, Class of 1949 and had attended Fisher College.

Ginny was the office manager for 20 years for Dr. Elwood Johnson of Newburyport and after his retirement went on to be the office manager for Dr. Lon Sherman. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Newburyport.

Predeceased by her devoted husband, William Stanley Walters in 1993, she is survived by her two sons, William “Bill” Walters of Rowley and Donald “Don” Walters and companion, Donna Marcotte, of Stratham, N.H.; two sisters, Lillian R. Rand and husband Rev. Joseph Rand of Jensen Beach, Fla. and Helen L. Webb of Huntsville, Ala., along with many nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: Visiting hours at Elliott, Woodworth & Rogers Family Funeral Home, 35 Green Street, Newburyport will be Wednesday, October 17, from 4 to 6 p.m. immediately followed by a funeral service at 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Graveside services at Union Cemetery, Amesbury will be private for the family.