Geraldine B. "Gerry" Adams

  • BORN: October 4, 1931
  • DIED: August 11, 2017
  • LOCATION: Lorain, Ohio

Geraldine B. "Gerry" Adams (nee Sheets), 85, formerly of Lorain, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 11, 2017 with her family present, at the Lutheran Home at Concord Reserve in Westlake after a lengthy illness.

She was born October 4, 1931 in Lorain where she had lived most of her life.
Geraldine worked as a medical assistant for many years in Lorain.

She was a member of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, Lorain, and the Nativity PTA. She enjoyed spending time with her grand children and great grandchildren, traveling, crocheting, quilting, making porcelain lace dolls, & ceramics.

She is survived by her daughters, Judy (Herb) Blackann of Westlake and Laurie (Pat) Mangus of Vermilion; son, Jeffrey Adams, Sr. of Sandusky; grandchildren, Rick (Sandy) Ilcisko, Kristin Ilcisko, Bryan (Beth) Pazder, Brooke Mangus and Jeffery Adams, Jr.; great grandchildren, Audrey, Leah, Nathan, Autumn, Austin, Brianna, Aidan, Lauryn and Cole; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James J. Adams; both parents; her sister, Carole Shinsky; and her brother, Pete Sheets.

Graveside services for the family will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.

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