In memory of
Virginia Ruth Clark Peel
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In memory of
Virginia Ruth Clark Peel
Virginia Ruth Clark Peel, 97 Grew up in 1920s S.I., taught school, raised a family, saw the world Virginia Ruth Clark Peel was born on Staten Island on Oct. 29, 1921 and died in Bridgewater, N.J., on Oct. 27, 2019, two days before her 98th birthday. She graduated from Curtis High School in 1939 and from Wagner College in 1942. She earned a Master's Degree from Columbia University Teachers College. In June 1947, she married John W. Peel, who predeceased her. She sang alto in the choir at Christ Church New Brighton. Virginia (known to friends and family as Ginny or Gigi) taught at several public schools on Staten Island, leaving her job as a kindergarten teacher at the former P.S. 40 to move to San Antonio, Texas in 1975, where John took a job as a financial analyst at USAA. While living in San Antonio, Virginia taught high school; owned a gift, card, and antiques store; and was a docent at the McNay Art Institute. One of her passions was traveling all over the world. She was the first female vestry member at St. Francis Episcopal Church and sang in the choir. In December 2006, Virginia moved to Arbor Glen in Bridgewater, N.J., where her sister, Doris, and brother-in-law, Al, lived. She made many new friends, participated in many activities, and attended St. John's Episcopal Church. Virginia is survived by her daughter, Janet, and son-in-law, Paul Schneider; her granddaughter, Katherine Schneider; her grandsons, Dr. Andrew Schneider and Major Edward Schneider; her granddaughter-in-law, Dr. Marguerite Schneider; and her nieces and nephews, Albert Tucher, Dr. Andie Tucher, Robert Tucher, Carol Tucher, and Frederick Tucher, and their families. Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 at 3 p.m. at Christ Church New Brighton, 76 Franklin Avenue, Staten Island, N.Y. In lieu of flowers, donations to Wagner College or Christ Church New Brighton in her memory would be appreciated.
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In memory of
Virginia Ruth Clark Peel
Virginia Ruth Clark Peel, 97 Grew up in 1920s S.I., taught school, raised a family, saw the world Virginia Ruth Clark Peel was born on Staten Island on Oct. 29, 1921 and died in Bridgewater, N.J., on Oct. 27, 2019, two days before her 98th birthday. She graduated from Curtis High School in 1939 and from Wagner College in 1942. She earned a Master's Degree from Columbia University Teachers College. In June 1947, she married John W. Peel, who predeceased her. She sang alto in the choir at Christ Church New Brighton. Virginia (known to friends and family as Ginny or Gigi) taught at several public schools on Staten Island, leaving her job as a kindergarten teacher at the former P.S. 40 to move to San Antonio, Texas in 1975, where John took a job as a financial analyst at USAA. While living in San Antonio, Virginia taught high school; owned a gift, card, and antiques store; and was a docent at the McNay Art Institute. One of her passions was traveling all over the world. She was the first female vestry member at St. Francis Episcopal Church and sang in the choir. In December 2006, Virginia moved to Arbor Glen in Bridgewater, N.J., where her sister, Doris, and brother-in-law, Al, lived. She made many new friends, participated in many activities, and attended St. John's Episcopal Church. Virginia is survived by her daughter, Janet, and son-in-law, Paul Schneider; her granddaughter, Katherine Schneider; her grandsons, Dr. Andrew Schneider and Major Edward Schneider; her granddaughter-in-law, Dr. Marguerite Schneider; and her nieces and nephews, Albert Tucher, Dr. Andie Tucher, Robert Tucher, Carol Tucher, and Frederick Tucher, and their families. Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 at 3 p.m. at Christ Church New Brighton, 76 Franklin Avenue, Staten Island, N.Y. In lieu of flowers, donations to Wagner College or Christ Church New Brighton in her memory would be appreciated.
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Staten Island, NY 10301
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