Virginia Mae Hinz 87, peacefully passed away into the arms of the Lord on November 17, 2008. She was born in Hummelstown, PA to Cora and Ralph Schwartz. She is survived by one of three brothers, Ralph Schwartz of Florida. Virginia moved to Phoenix, AZ in 1937 to be with the love of her life, Norman J. Hinz. During their 48 year marriage they were blessed with 7 children, Norman Hinz, Jr. Pat, Jeannine Pires Anthony, Michael Hinz Mindy, Glenn Hinz Gayle, Stephen Hinz Sue, Cecelia Faris Craig, Paul Hinz Karen. She enjoyed art, painting and sewing. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. Visitation will be 9:30-10:30am, with Funeral Service at 11:30am, Wednesday, November 19, at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 East Indian School Road. Interment will be at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery, 2033 North 48th Street. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower Street, Phoenix, 85014.