Virginia “Ginny” “Pete” (Freeman) Drabinsky, 83, of Boyertown, Pennsylvania passed away on Sunday March 14, 2021.
Born in New Orleans, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Julia (Ford) Freeman. Ginny was raised in Foxworth, Mississippi by the late James and Mary Ford, and graduated from Columbia High School.
Ginny moved to Washington, D.C. when she was 18 to work as a civil secretary for the Navy. She met her husband Robert “Bob” in D.C., and and a few years later moved to Boyertown. Ginny was very active in the church, and was a founding member of St. Andrew United Methodist Church in New Berlinville, PA. In the early 1980s, she worked in the cafeteria at Boyertown Elementary School. In 1983 Ginny joined the staff at St. Andrew UMC as an administrative assistant where she retired from in 2010. Ginny was involved in the Pottstown chapter of T.O.P.S. and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Liberty Fire Company in New Berlinville.
Ginny was predeceased by her beloved husband of 56 years, Bob. She is survived by her four children son Mark of Boyertown, PA; her son Robert P. and wife Elizabeth of Lobachsville, PA; her daughter Jennifer and her husband Michael Wilde of Newark, Delaware; her son Todd and wife Daniela of Fleetwood, PA; her step grandchildren Christian and Chantalle; her sister-in-law Ann Drabinsky of Pottstown, PA; and many nieces and nephews. Ginny was preceded in death by four brothers Wilmon Shane (Margarette) Freeman, T.J. (Louise) Freeman, T.M. Freeman, Billy Ray (Janice) Freeman; two sisters, Grace (Clifford) Martin and Lorena Wascom.
All services will be private. A public memorial service will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Virginia Drabinsky Memorial Fund at St. Andrew UM Church, 611 Swamp Creek Road; Bechtelsville, PA 19505.

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