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Virginia "Ginny" Macmillan Hankinson
Nov. 8, 1920 - March 11, 2014

Virginia "Ginny" Macmillan Hankinson, 93, of Boothbay Harbor, died peacefully at her home in the morning of March 11. She was born in Framingham, Mass. on Nov. 8, 1920 to Walter and Grace L. (Spinney) Robbins. She graduated from Hopkinton High School and attended Framingham Normal School.

She married Robert Norcross Macmillan on Aug. 26, 1939. Her work life included Telechron, Dennison and many years as a waitress at Ken's Steak House where she met and worked with many people who became lifelong friends.

After summering in the area for many years, Virginia moved to Boothbay Harbor in 1972, where she kept herself busy creating stained glass art for various gift shops in Maine. She married David K. Hankinson of Ocean Point on Sept. 26, 1992. She took great pride in her work as a trustee of the Boothbay Region YMCA, and her efforts with the Boothbay Region Land Trust.

She was predeceased by her parents; husbands; and sisters, Eleanor Welch and Marjorie Hall.

She is survived by sons, Robert Macmillan and wife Christine of East Boothbay, Richard Macmillan and wife Jennifer of Hopkinton, Mass.; daughter, Kim Rzasa and husband John of Dresden; brothers, Walter "Brud" Robbins and Claire of Hopkinton, and Raymond "Ray" Robbins and Lenita of Hanover, N.H.; grandsons, Christopher Macmillan and wife Cindy of Cambridge, Mass., Jason Brackett and wife Angela of Dresden, and Andrew Macmillan; other grandchildren; as well as many nieces, nephews, great-grandchildren and step-children.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lincoln County Animal Shelter, PO Box 7, Edgecomb, ME 04556 or the charity of one's choice.

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Arrangements are entrusted to Simmons, Harrington & Hall Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 975 Wiscasset Rd., Boothbay.

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