Ginny was born and raised in northeastern Pennsylvania and attended Lycoming College where she met her now husband, Norman Cetuk. They have two sons, Russell and Mitchell. Upon graduating with a BA Ginny enrolled in Drew Theological School in 1972. After graduating with an MDiv degree in 1975 she became the Associate Pastor of the Martinsville United Methodist Church and completed five units of Clinical Pastoral Education. She then became staff chaplain at Overlook Hospital for two years followed by an additional 3 years as Hospice Chaplain. She returned to Drew in 1981 and during her 35 years at Drew served as Associate Dean for 32 years, Dean of Students for 2 years and interim Dean of the Theological School for one year. Her interests outside of ministry including reading, sewing, and gardening.