Virginia Pauline Roush

October 30, 1929 ‒ February 16, 2018

Marengo, Ohio

Virginia Pauline Roush, age 88 of Marengo died Friday night, February 16, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on October 30, 1929 in Pomeroy, Ohio the daughter of the late William and Abbie Mae Virginia (Starkey) Durst.

Virginia was a graduate of Pomeroy High School and Cosmetology School in Columbus.  She attended Trinity Church of Pomeroy and the Alum Creek Friends Church.

She enjoyed doing crossword puzzles and playing cards, especially Rummy and will be remembered for her love of her pets and her great sense of humor, she was quite the jokester.

She leaves behind a legacy of love for her children and many grandchildren.

She will be missed by her son John and his wife Leah of Marengo; daughters Deborah Quidgeon and her husband Joseph of Uncasville, Connecticut, Connie Jackson of Athens, Georgia, Lauretta Kay Campbell and her husband Ronald of Belleview, Florida, and Sheila Williamson and her husband Mark of Houston, Texas; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; and several great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Virgil; son Billy; daughters Susan Hollowell and Jacqueline Roush; grandsons Matthew Quidgeon and Mark Jackson; sisters Lucille Roush and Edna Slusher; and two infant brothers Carl William Durst and Earl John Durst.

Friends may call on the family on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 from 11AM to 1 PM at the Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive, Delaware, Ohio 43015, where funeral services will follow at 1 PM.  Burial will take place at Yauger Cemetery in Leon, West Virginia Wednesday at 1 PM.

Memorial contributions may be made to National MS Society, P.O. Box 4527, New York, NY 10163 or Pets without Parents at or by mail 629 Oakland Park Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43214

The Snyder Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is honored to serve Mrs. Roush’s family.  Special memories and condolences can be shared with them at

  • Loren and I are very sorry to hear of your mothers passing. She will surely be missed by the family. Our prayers to ease your breaking hearts, will be heard. God Bless your family.

  • We are so sorry to hear of your loss. She will be missed by all. Prayers and hugs to you all.
    With our deepest sympathy

  • We will always cherish, remember and love you for you were our dear aunt. You were our mother’s sister and a part of us. Our lives have been enriched and we will miss you dearly. Psalm 34:18 says “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those who are crushed in spirit.” With Much Love, Nieces Janet, Lois and Betty Roush