Virginia Marie Igo, a woman devoted to her faith, family, and community passed away from the effects of Alzheimer’s Disease on Monday afternoon, January 20, 2020. She was 92 years old.
Virginia was born and raised in Brighton. She was one of two daughters born to Mary Alyce and Cornelius Edward Cusick. She graduated from St. Columbkille High School. She married her high school sweetheart, Roland in 1947 and they settled in Burlington in 1954. They joined Saint Margaret’s Church and quickly became involved in fundraising efforts to build the new St. Margaret’s Church, on Winn Street which was completed in February of 1958. St. Margaret’s was a second home to Virginia and Roland. Virginia taught CCD, was a member of the Catholic Daughters, worked the bazaars, organized socials, and was Co-President of the Mr. and Mrs. Club at the Church. She was also involved in the Burlington Community. Virginia was an active charter member of Burlington’s Town Meeting for over 30 years. She served on the Land Use Committee for several years. She also worked as a real estate broker and thoroughly enjoyed helping young couples find homes in Burlington.
Above all else, she was a loving and supportive wife to Roland for 58 years and a devoted mother to her 5 children. She instilled in her children her Catholic faith, a devotion to family, and a desire to make the world a better place.
Virginia leaves her children R. James Igo of Gloucester, Edward G. Igo of Burlington, Christine I. Wetzel of Burlington, Virginia M. Sarazin of Naples, FL, and Julie Ann Albany of Midlothian, VA. She was the sister of the late Mary Stouter. She was the grandmother of Michael, Timothy, Christopher, Derek, Kurtis, Olivia, Cameron, Ginny, Lizz, James, Kyle, and Corey and great grandmother of Addison, Declan, Kateri, and Scout.
Funeral services were private. Memorials in Virginia’s name may be made to the Sisters of St. Joseph, 637 Cambridge St., Brighton, MA 02135 or the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452 or www.alz.org