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Virginia May (Lee) Pelc

March 26, 1939 ~ August 5, 2021 (age 82)


Virginia May Pelc

Auburn: Virgie Pelc, 82, of Auburn, died unexpectedly Thursday, August 5, 2021 at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, following complications from heart surgery.

Virgie was born in Auburn the daughter of Clyde and Mary Tabaczyk Lee.  She is a retired employee of Tops Markets where she served her community for over 44 years. She lived life to the fullest and loved to be with family and friends. Virgie’s hobbies included garage sales, pull tabs (“give me 5”), baking, making Polish food and gardening. She belonged to the SK Post 1324 Auxiliary and Knights of Columbus 207 Auxiliary.  Virgie was also a  life member of the Ukrainian National Club and retired member of UFCW.

“Bobch” is survived by her children Steve (Michele) Pelc , Bill (Dawn) Pelc, John (Liz) Pelc, MaryJo (Dan) Pelc and Laura Bushallow.; brother Bill (Barbara) Lee. She is also survived by her grandchildren; Jordan (Mark), Brandon (Danielle), Andrew, Matthew, Steven, Melissa, Kathleen and Alexa; great – grandchildren Sawyer, Mason and Ella, whom she cherished; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Virgie also leaves behind her lifelong friends Andrea, Florence, Sheila and her best bud and sidekick, Buzz.  She will reunite with her great friend, Stasha, in heaven.  Virgie will be missed dearly by her beloved pets Ty, Jack the Cat and her favorite walking partner, Hershey.

Virgie was predeceased by her parents, sisters Lorraine and Barbara, brother Arthur, niece Tracy and the father of her children, Stanley Pelc.

Family and friends are invited to her Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, September 4, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. in St. Hyacinth Church. Private burial will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery Skaneateles in the Lee family plot.

A celebration of Virgie’s life will commence at noon at the SK Post 1324 168 State St., Auburn. Please come as you are.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution in Virgie’s name to the SK Post Auxiliary, 168 State St. Auburn, NY 13021.  Contributions will be used to establish a youth scholarship fund .

“Virgie-ism”: endure the pain.

We now know what she meant. The hardest pain we ever had to endure was losing you. Thank you for making us the people we are today. We love you, Mom.


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Mass of Christian Burial
September 4, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Hyacinth Church
63 Pulaski St.
Auburn, NY 13021

Celebration of Life
September 4, 2021

12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
S-K Post 1324
168 State St.
Auburn, NY 13021

Private Committal


SK Post 1324 Women's Auxiliary Scholarship Fund.
168 State St., Auburn NY 13021

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