Service measured not by GOLD,
                           but by the GOLDEN RULE

Service measured not by GOLD,
          but by the GOLDEN RULE


“Together Again”

Virginia “Ginny” Lee Torrence, 83, of Wooster passed away Wednesday, December 20, 2023, at The Avenue at Wooster.

Ginny was born August 15, 1940, in Barberton to Harry and Irene Langguth Miller. On November 19, 1988, she married Glen Torrence. He preceded her in death in 2012.

She had worked for Rubbermaid for many years before retiring in 1989. Ginny loved riding co-pilot with her husband, who was a long-haul truck driver which allowed her to travel and see a lot of the country.  She loved her family, especially her grandchildren.

Ginny is survived by her daughter Jackie (Richard) Smith; stepson Brian (Crystal) Torrence; stepdaughter Cindy Campbell grandchildren Nicholas (Holly) Smith, Jacob Smith, Justin Torrence, Jessica Friddle, Samatha Humphrey, Rianna Thomas and Chandler Planisek; great-grandchildren Layla Friddle, Kadence Friddle, Sydney Humphrey, Benjamin Humphrey, Liam Thomas, and Elise Thomas; sister Susan Johnson; brothers Alan Miller and Ronald Miller.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by daughter Luanne Planisek; a sister Judith Anderson; and brother Donald Miller.

Per Ginny’s request there will be no services.

The family would like to give special thanks to the staff at the Avenue at Wooster for the wonderful care of Ginny.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.

Online condolences maybe left for the family at


  1. Brian and Crystal,
    I am so sorry for your loss.
    God Bless you
    Connie Richards Simpson

  2. RIP Ginny. You are loved and missed. I was 8 when you married my brother, Bill. You were my big sister for 20 years. You had the biggest heart, so generous and kind. I’ll always remember you.

  3. So extremely sorry for the families loss. We loved your momma “and daddy so much.” Momma always enjoyed their visits at the video store and the phone calls and letters they shared through the years. May God’s love comfort you through this difficult time. Our deepest sympathies for you all.

    God Bless You,

    Wilma Williamson & her daughter Robin Sampson

  4. Susie, was so sad to hear about Ginny yesterday.I think you family has had enough sorrow for this year. Sending prayers to you and the rest of the family. I loved Ginny dearly all those years of growing up together. 💔 I’m so glad I was able to see her one more time even though she didn’t know we were there .God will see you through this with many good memories that you carry in your ❤️ forever.

  5. Susie and All the Family, I am So Sorry To Learn Of the Passing of My Dear Friend Ginny.
    I Pray God Will Give You Peace of Mind and Comfort Your hearts. You Can Know She Is happy Being Back with the Love of Her Life Glen.
    God Bless Each and Every one Of You. Love You Guys Johnny Watkins.


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