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Virginia E. Goorhouse (Puricelli)

July 5, 1930 ~ January 3, 2018 (age 87)
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GOORHOUSE -  Virginia E. Goorhouse, age 87, passed away peacefully Wednesday, January 3, 2018. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Goorhouse and her brothers Paul and Angelo Puricelli. 

Virginia will be deeply missed by her daughter, Susan (Mark) Worth, her son, Wayne Goorhouse, who was her loving caretaker (you did a great job, Wayne); and her grandchildren of whom she was very proud of their successes, Mark Worth Jr., Jennifer and Stephanie Goorhouse.  Surviving are her brothers, Carlo (Donna) Puricelli and Louie (Sheila) Puricelli.  She loved talking to them on the phone.  Also surviving are her brothers-in-law, Dale (Shirley) Goorhouse and George Goorhouse; and many nieces, nephews and friends.  

Virginia was a loving mother and grandmother.  She was beautiful inside and out.  Everyone who met her loved her.  We are sure going to miss you, Mom! 

A time for relatives and friends to visit with Virginia’s family will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Cook Funeral Home in Grandville, 4235 Prairie St., S.W. (West building).  Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, January 8, at Cook Memorial Chapel (East building).  Interment will be at Boynton Cemetery. 

In honor of Virginia, contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association. 

The family welcomes memories and messages in their guestbook online at  

Charitable donations may be made to:

American Diabetes Association
1550 E. Beltline Ave. SE #250, Grand Rapids MI 49506

 Service Information

January 7, 2018

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Cook - Grandville (West building)
4235 Prairie St., S.W.
Grandville, MI 49418

Funeral Service
January 8, 2018

11:00 AM
Cook Memorial Chapel (East building)
4235 Prairie Street SW
Grandville, MI 49418

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