Virginia Growney

Obituary of Virginia Rose Growney

Virginia “Ginny” Rose Growney, age 62, passed away on Monday, April 17, 2023. Born in the Bronx, NY, Ginny spent most of her childhood growing up in Keansburg, NJ. She raised her family in Union and Green Brook, NJ.

Ginny is remembered as being an excellent cook who loved hosting family holidays and get togethers. When she wasn’t busy raising her 3 children, she enjoyed crafting and spending time with friends. Her children will never forget what a loving and devoted mother she was. 

She is predeceased by her mother, Rosemarie Murphy Beyer.

Ginny is survived by her three children, Melissa Swider and her husband Thomas; Richard Growney Jr. and his wife Anne Marie; and Alex Growney and his fiancée Rachel Van Beke: five grandchildren Ethan (19), Jackson (6), and Christopher (3) Swider, and Madison (3) and Brandon (9 months) Growney. She is also survived by three sisters, Theresa Beyer, Lisa Driver, and Donna Tufnell.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2023, from 1 to 5 pm at Higgins Home for Funerals, 752 Mountain Blvd. Watchung NJ 07069. Cremation services will be held privately.

Memorial donations may be made in her memory to Homes for our Troops at


Memorial Visitation at Funeral Home

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday, April 22, 2023
Higgins Home for Funerals
752 Mountain Blvd.
Watchung, New Jersey, United States
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