Mrs. Geraldine E. Rowe, age 100, of Trion, GA, formerly of Lewistown, PA, passed away Monday Oct 3, 2011, in Redmond Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Rowe was born Sept. 17, 1911, in Wagner, Decatur Township, PA, the daughter of John L. Ernest, and Eva D. (Snyder) Ernest Ream. She was employed as a secretary for Pennsylvania Department of Health in Lewistown, for 11 years, retiring in 1978. Geraldine was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church in Lewistown where she was a member of the Loyal Daughter’s Sunday School Class and the United Methodist Women. She was a member of the Ladies of the Eastern Star in Lewistown and the Lewistown Mother’s Club. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward P. Rowe who died in 1959, daughter, Janice K. Blessing and 2 brothers.
Survivors include her sons, Leon E. Rowe and wife Mary Louise of Palermo, Maine,
Timothy E. Rowe and wife, Darlene, of Trion, GA, 3 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, a brother, Jay Ream and his wife, Peg, of Lewistown, PA.
Funeral service will be held 11;00 a.m. Friday, Oct. 7, 2011 at the Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 North Main St. Lewistown, PA, with Reev Karen McCachren officiating with interment in the Mt. Rock Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Friday from 10;00 a.m. until the service hour at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Geraldine’s memory can be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 101 Logan St. Lewistown, PA 17044.
Mason Funeral Home of Summerville, GA is in charge of the local arrangements for Mrs. Geraldine E. Rowe who died on Monday.
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