Virginia Ruth Lawless

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  • "To the family: With sincere and heartfelt sympathy in your..."
    - Linda Furrow
  • "Dale, I am extremely sorry for the loss of Ginny. I know..."
    - Rudy Ross
  • "We are so sorry Dale. What a special lady she was. Many..."
    - Joanna Foster
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    - Douglas Carson
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Jones, Rich & Barnes Funeral Home
199 Woodford Street
Portland, ME

NEW GLOUCESTER - Virginia Ruth Lawless, 65, of Jack Hall Road, passed away on Dec. 10, 2018, in Auburn, following a brief illness.

She was born in Portland, a daughter John Jr. and Ruth A. (Kenney) Killinger. Virginia attended Portland schools and graduated from Deering High School in 1971. She later married Dale Lawless and they began raising a family.

Virginia worked for Adams & Fogg for 17 years where she felt like part of their family. Some of her fondest memories include a trip to the New York World Fair and watching her children and grandchildren grow.

She enjoyed all family functions, especially cookouts and loved vacationing, crafting and getaways with her husband.

She was predeceased by her mother and a brother-in-law, Steven Lowell.

She is survived by her husband of 22 years, Dale P. Lawless; children, Angelia Paige and her husband James, Doug Athearn, Amy Maheux and Jodie Whiteside and husband Brian; siblings, Leo Killinger and his wife Tish, Rosie Wyman and Denise Lowell;10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Friends and relatives are invited to a time of visitation from 1 - 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec.16, 2018 at Jones Rich & Barnes Funeral Home, 199 Woodford St. Portland, where a funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. Burial will follow at Brooklawn Memorial Park in Portland.

Please visit to sign Virginia's online guest book

In lieu of flowers,

donations in her memory may be made to:

Androscoggin Home Health Care & Hospice

15 Strawberry Ave.

Lewiston, ME 04240

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Dec. 13, 2018
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