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Virginia Mae (DePierre) Stimac

June 21, 1925 — September 15, 2022

Paw Paw

Virginia Mae Stimac, 97, longtime Paw Paw resident passed away Thursday, September 15, 2022.

She was born June 21, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of John DePierre and Bernice (Olsted) DePierre. In 1947, she moved to Paw Paw with her family. She was united in marriage to the late John Stimac and the couple had three children, John P. (Marie) Stimac and Rosemary (late Ron) Stoynoff. Also surviving are two grandchildren, Brian (Heather) Stoynoff and Kristin (Troy) Holmes, six great grandchildren, Tyler, Noah, Ryan and Justin Holmes, Beck and Rourke Stoynoff, her sister in law, Marlene DePierre and  lifelong friend Muriel Sheasby. Virginia was preceded in death by her son, David Stimac and brothers, Jack and Robert DePierre.

Virginia was a longtime parishioner at Saint Mary Catholic Church in Paw Paw, where she was a dedicated volunteer for the funeral luncheons at church. She also donated her time to the American Red Cross. Over the years she enjoyed her time working for La Cantina, Duo Tang and Lake View Hospital. Above all, family was most important to Virginia.

Family and friends are invited to visit Friday, September 30, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 pm. at the Adams Funeral Home, 502 West Michigan Ave., Paw Paw, where a sharing of memories will commence at 5:00 p.m. Immediately following, there will be a time of food and fellowship held at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Centrica Care Navigators.

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