Virginia "Ginger" Bergeron Thurlow



Virginia “Ginger” Bergeron Thurlow, 76, of Burgaw, NC, died Sunday, September 9, 2018 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, N.C. She was born July 13, 1942 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, the daughter of the late Ernest Bergeron, Sr., and Dorothy LaBonte Bergeron. In addition to her parents she was proceeded in death by her son, Peter Denault; her stepson, Norman Thurlow; sister, June Ann Haney; and brother, Paul Bergeron.

Virginia “Ginger” worked hard her whole life, a positive example for her children, through selfless strength and independence. Virginia, along with her husband, Harry were previous owners of Economy Tire in Burgaw. She was dearly loved by her customers.

Virginia cared for everyone she met. She had a joy for life and always brought happiness, laughter and smiles to her surroundings. Most of all she cherished her beloved family was a doting wife to Harry.

Virginia leaves to cherish her memory her husband, Harry C. Thurlow; son, Richard Denault and his wife Sharon; daughter, Melissa Denault and her wife Meg Harlin; stepdaughter, Cheryl Jarmon and her husband Jerry; stepson, Michael Thurlow and his wife Joy; three brothers, Ernest Bergeron, Steve Bergeron, and Keith Bergeron; seven grandchildren, Brandon Denault, Mikayla Denault, Daniel Brown and wife Amanda, Aaron Jarmon and wife Hayley, Joanna Thurlow, Hannah Thurlow, and Elijah Thurlow; six great grandchildren, Megan Brown, Braeden Brown, Brantley Brown, Serenity Brown, Ashton Jarmon, and Emmitt Jarmon; many extended family and friends, all who loved Ginger.

A celebration of her life will be 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12, 2018. at Penderlea Pentecostal Holiness Church with The Rev. Tony Fontana conducting the service.

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Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home of Burgaw.