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Eva P. "Ginny" Schulze

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“Roberta, So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. May her memory be eternal. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Anne Hartigan Pankratz - MA

“"Forever and a Day" ”
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“My mother was the strongest woman I've ever known. It wasn't always about physical strength. It was strength of character, strength with tenderness...Read More »
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“Uncle Bobby, so sorry for your loss. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Carol Schulze Curtus - NH

“To all Ginny's children, We are sorry to hear of your loss. We hope she is at peace now and will not be in any pain. We are sorry we cannot be with...Read More »
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Eva P. "Ginny" Schulze, of Saugus, passed away on March 30, 2017 at the age of 84. She was born in Marcellus Falls, NY on June 27, 1932 to John & Anna (Kawalcic) Prosonic. Ginny was raised in Marcellus Falls and graduated from the high school in 1950. Ginny went on to attend St. Mary's School of Nursing in Rochester, NY and graduated in 1954. After graduating from Nursing School, Ginny enlisted in the United States Navy and served honorably as a LTJG from 1955-1958. Nursing was a passion of Ginny's, following her time in the Navy she worked at many hospitals and nursing homes including Malden Hospital, Saugus Hospital, Melrose-Wakefield Hospital, Saugus Nursing Home, and Grover Manor. Despite the Navy and nursing being two major cornerstones of her life, she considered her family to be everything that mattered to her. She loved her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren with a passion. She was the beloved wife of 58 years to Robert Schulze of Saugus. Loving mother of Anne Logsdon of Saugus, Roberta Lavery & her husband John of Melrose, Mary Schulze of Malden, James & his wife Christin of Saugus, Jeanne Schulze of Peabody, Heidi Schulze of Peabody, and Gretchen Church & her husband Lee of Richmond, VA. Eva was the proud grandmother of Ashley, Stephen, Andrew, Katie, Emily, Daniel, and five great-grandchildren. Visiting Hours will be held on Mon., April 3, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 9:45 AM at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held following the visitation at 10:30 AM, on Mon., April 3, at Blessed Sacrament Church, 16 Summer St., Saugus. Interment at Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Navy Nurse Corps Association, PO Box 3289, Newport, RI 02840 or visit their website at http://nnca.org/.