Virginia Marie Draper
Virginia Marie Draper, age 71, of 5441 Whispering Willow Way, Ft. Myers, Fla., died on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 in Florida following a brief illness. She was born on Nov. 27, 1940 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and married Jay Draper in August 1962. They had two children, Donna Mancini of St. Augustine, Fla., and Jeffrey D. Draper, who preceded her in death on Jan. 17, 2008 in Pittsburgh. She had two grandsons whom she adored.The Drapers lived in St. Marys from 1995 to 2006, when Jay retired from Innovative Sintered Metals, Inc. While in St. Marys, Ginny became a Hospice volunteer, was involved with the "Fun-Fund Raisers" group, participated in the Kidney Foundation walks, and helped many others along the way, especially those at Pittsburgh's "Family House," and far beyond. She was very active in a bereavement group in Ft. Myers. She will be missed. Services for Virginia Marie Draper were held in Florida.