Abate, Geraldine Marie (nee Washak), age 88 of Parma Hts., passed away peacefully on March 23, 2017 while surrounded by family. Jeri is preceded in death by Benjamin her beloved husband of 43 years. Dear sister of Nannette Boger. Sister-in-law to Clarence Abate & Phillip Boger. Aunt of Michelle (Matthew) Kupec. Great Aunt of Nathan and Cassandra. God mother to Michelle, Gregory and Renee. Cousin of many.
The family will receive friends for a Mass of Christian Burial in Celebration of Jeri’s life at St. John Bosco Catholic Church, 6480 Pearl Rd., Parma Hts., 44130 on Thursday March 30th at 10:00AM. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to Seasons of Life Hospice, 7007 Powers Blvd., Parma, OH 44126 or Berea Animal Rescue Fund, P.O. Box 544, Berea, OH 44017, www.BereaAnimalRescue.com