Virginia “Ginger” N. Miller-Jones was born in Winnetka, IL to Richard and Jinnie Nehring on January 17, 1946. She was one of 4 children (Ginger, Carol, Janet and Tom) that grew up in Amityville, NY.She passed peacefully in her home on August 30,2020. Her loving husband, Robert H. Miller-Jones took care of her and was by her side when she lost her battle with Progressive Supernuclear Palsy. She fought the battle for over 3 years.
Ginger was a fixture in the community. She devoted 25 years to the Chester Township school system where she never missed a day of work. She had a positive effect on everyone she met. She was also an active member at The Community Presbyterian Church where she played the bells every Christmas season. Ginger was an avid sailor, loved to cook and bake and was always busy making quilts or jarring jelly.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Robert “Bob” H. Miller-Jones, her daughter Morgen and her son Penn. She loved eight grandchildren, Dylan, Maddox, Charlotte, Clare, Finley,Farrah, Jake and Aidan. Her family, friends and even just the passers-by will miss her smile and kindness.
Ginger's Life Celebration will include a visitation on Friday, September 4th, 2020 from 2pm – 4pm at the William J. Leber Funeral Home (908) 879-3090, 15 Furnace Road (corner of Rt. 206) Chester, NJ 07930. A family service and interment will be held privately by the family. You can stream the service live on Friday, September 4, 2020 at 11 am, a link will show up on the funeral home's YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC54ZiBnMmHrK5LV0o6eBgZA/. Due to the current health crisis, only 50 people are allowed in the building at one time therefore we kindly ask guests to pay your respects and be mindful of the time to give others an opportunity to do the same. Face masks are always required to be worn inside the building.
The famuily requests NO flowers, donations may be made in Ginger's memory to the Community Presbyterian Church of Chester, PO Box 148, Chester, NJ 07930.
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