Virginia “Ginny” L. (Berndt) Renk, 61, of Cleveland, NY, passed away Friday, July 26, 2019 at home with her family by her side. Ginny was born in Santa Monica, California and grew up in Washington state where she was a 1976 graduate of Oak Harbor High School and attended Skagit Valley Community College. Ginny lived in Oregon, Virginia, Maryland and Bermuda before relocating to the Syracuse area.
Ginny most recently worked at Wal-Mart as a customer service manager for 10 years at the Central Square location and 4 years in Rome before retiring. She loved arts and crafts and was a voracious reader. Ginny and her husband enojyed traveling domestically and abroad in Europe, the Caribbean Islands and Central America.
She was predeceased by her father, Clyde Berndt and brother, John Berndt.
Ginny is survived by her husband of 39 years, John C. Renk of Cleveland; their two sons: Jeremiah of Clay and Nathaniel of Blossvale; her mother, Marilyn Berndt and a sister, Roberta Myers, both of Temple, GA; a brother, James Berndt of Salem, OR; and by two granddaughters, Megan and Sydney Renk, both of Blossvale.
Contributions in Ginny’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 6725 Lyons St., Box 7, East Syracuse, NY 13057 or to Hospice of Oneida County, 4277 Middle Settlement Rd, New Hartford, NY 13413.
Friends may call on Wednesday from 5:00 -7:00 pm at Krueger Funeral Home, 2619 Brewerton Rd., Mattydale, with a Funeral Sevrice following at 7:00 pm.