Mary Virginia (Ginny) Mackie, beloved mother, grandmother and friend, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 8, 2018 after a courageous 9 month battle with cancer.
Ginny was a longtime resident of Raleigh, NC. She was born in Harrisburg, PA on April 26, 1936. Ginny was preceded in death by her parents Bill and Mary Golden of Harrisburg, PA and her loving husband Carter Mackie.
Ginny worked for many years in the medical profession as an RN for Dr. James Manly as well as a surgical nurse for Dr. Alvin Johnson.
She is survived by her three children, daughters Pamela Bench (Youngsville), Allison Smith and husband Dave (Youngsville) and son Jimmy Roche and wife Dorothy (Raleigh) as well as four grandchildren Madison and Erin Stepp, Meredith and William Roche.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to Transitions Life Care (Hospice) of Wake County.
The family will receive visitors at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church from 3-4 pm on Thursday January 11, 2018. Following the Visitation, there will be a 4pm Funeral Mass and inurnment at the columbarium at St Francis of Assisi Church