Virginia Lafferty

Obituary of Virginia N. Lafferty

Virginia N. Lafferty "Ginny" November 9, 1941-May 10, 2021 Monroe, NY Virginia N. Lafferty "Ginny" passed away with her husband by her side on Monday, May 10, 2021 at Garnet Medical Center in Wallkill, NY. She was 79 years old. Daughter of the late Edward and Norma Carroll Krauss, Ginny was born on November 9, 1941 in The Bronx, NY. Ginny graduated from Cathedral High School in Manhattan, NY. After graduating, she worked at the Dollar Savings Bank on Fordham Road where she met the love of her life, John. They started a family and moved to Monroe, NY, where she resided for the remainder of her life. She retired from Middletown Savings Bank as a Vice President. Ginny was a member of St. Anastasia Church in Harriman, NY. Survivors include her loving husband of 58 years, John T. Lafferty at home, her children: Daniel Lafferty and his wife, Bernadette of West Islip, NY; and Kerry Dougherty and her husband, Liam of Monroe, NY; her brothers: Daniel Krauss and his wife, Margie of Middletown, NY; and Edward Krauss and his wife, Denise of Middletown, NY; her adoring grandchildren: Brooke, Shannon, Abigail, Bridget, Jillian, and Patrick, along with several nieces and nephews, and her beloved Granddogs, Buddy and Buster. Ginny was also a "Surrogate Mom" to John, Andrei & Larry. Ginny was predeceased by her beloved son, Patrick J. Lafferty. Her greatest joy in life was her grandchildren. She enjoyed being their "Fairy Godmother" and always inspiring their dreams and making their wishes come true. Cremation took place at Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope, NY. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 21, 2021 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush Funeral Home, 117 Maple Ave., Monroe, NY 10950. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 11:00 am at St. Anastasia Church, 21 N. Main St., Harriman, NY 10926. Interment will follow at St. Anastasia Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Maria Fareri Children's Hospital. Please make checks payable to "Westchester Medical Center Foundation" and note in the memo "MFCH" Westchester Medical Center Foundation, 100 Woods Road, Suite C3, Valhalla, New York 10595.
Friday
21
May

Memorial Visitation at Funeral Home

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, May 21, 2021
Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Homes
117 Maple Avenue
Monroe, New York, United States
Saturday
22
May

Memorial Mass

11:00 am
Saturday, May 22, 2021
St. Anastasia Church
21 North Main Street
Harriman, New York, United States
Saturday
22
May

Final Resting Place

12:00 pm
Saturday, May 22, 2021
St. Anastasia Cemetery, Harriman, NY
21 N. Main Street
Harriman, New York, United States
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