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Virginia "Ginny" Zalac

March 8, 1923 — June 7, 2023


Virginia (Ginny) Zalac of Girard passed away on Wednesday June 7, 2023, in Mercy Health – St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. She was 100 years young.

Virginia was born on March 8, 1923, in Youngstown, the daughter of the late John and Mary Ferrick Ross.

She was a clerk in the Foundations Department at Strouss’ Department Store for 23 years, retiring in 1986.

Virginia was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church in Girard. She always enjoyed baking, traveling, spending time in Florida and attending major league baseball games.

She is survived by a daughter, Patricia Cianciola; a son, Charles Zalac; 3 grandchildren, Charles Zalac Jr., Jill Cianciola-Malloy (Rick Malloy), and Laine Zalac; a great grandchild, Ava Malloy; and a sister Suzanne Coates.

In addition to her parents, Virginia was preceded in death by a son, Mark Zalac; 2 brothers, Anthony Ross, and John Ross.

Friends and family may view the obituary and send condolences by visiting www.NicholasFuneral

The family held a private memorial and would appreciate prayers for Ginny.

She will be remembered through the Altar Memorial Society on Sunday, July 30, 2023, 8:30 a.m. at St. Rose Church.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Wm Nicholas Funeral home & Cremation Services 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.

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