Cover photo for Virgina Zieker Lahr's Obituary
Virgina Zieker Lahr Profile Photo
1937 Virgina 2016

Virgina Zieker Lahr

June 19, 1937 — April 8, 2016

Virginia Zieker Lahr, 78, of Hanover Green died Friday at her home.

Born June 19, 1937 in Wilkes-Barre she was a daughter of the late Dorothy Metzner Zieker.

A graduate of Hughestown High School, Ginny earned her nursing diploma from Passaic General Hospital School of Nursing and continued her studies at Rutgers and Wilkes universities.

Ginny practiced nursing for a few years before marriage and dedicated the rest of her life to caring for her family.

Her husband of forty-three years, Charles H. 'Chic' Lahr died September 16, 2002. A brother, Donald Zieker also preceded her in death.

Ginny will be greatly missed by her daughters, Lisa and her husband Dr. George Sivak of Poland, Ohio, Laura and her husband Celwyn Evans of Mohnton, and Leigh Lahr of Hanover Green; grandchildren, Charles Ryan Lahr, Alex Colarusso, Morgan and, Llewellyn Evans; her aunt with whom she was seemingly attached at the hip, Faith Kozick of Apache Junction, Arizona; other family and friends.

Ginny's entire family is grateful for the loving care she received from the staff of Celtic Hospice.

Celebration of Ginny’s Life will be held Saturday with visitation from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM at McLaughlin’s, 142 South Washington Street in Wilkes-Barre followed by a Funeral Mass at 2 PM in the Church of Saint Nicholas. Interment will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery.

Memorial donations are preferred and may be made to Sisters of Christian Charity, 254 South Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre, 18701

Memories and condolences may be shared with Ginny’s family at
To order memorial trees in memory of Virgina Zieker Lahr, please visit our tree store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, April 16, 2016

11:30am - 1:30 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Photo Gallery

Visits: 1

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree

Send a Card

Send a Card