Mary K. Geraci Doyle
Mary K. Geraci Doyle, age 97, a resident of Grayslake, passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014 at Rosewood Care Center in Northbrook. Mary was born on March 6, 1917 in Omaha, NE to Charles and Elizabeth Nelson. She was a purchasing agent for the Department of Defense, United States Army at Fort Sheridan. Mary is survived by three sons, Joseph (Judith Brill) Geraci, Peter (Leslie) Geraci and Ronald (Barbara) Geraci; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Peter Geraci Sr. and George Doyle, and nine siblings. Friends of the family may visit on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. with funeral services commencing at 12:00 p.m. at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will follow at Elm Lawn Cemetery in Elmhurst. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.
To the Geraci family,
I was very sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother. My heart goes out to you all. I remember her from my teen years. Used to swim at Artemis Pool, dance at Surfside, and jump on the trampolines when she worked at the place in Grayslake. Have good memories of her! Sometimes, if they weren’t too busy, she would let us have a longer time on the trampolines! Used to be friends with Ron, and a group of friends that hung out together, often at the pool! Fun and simpler times. May God grant you all His Peace that surpasses all understanding, now and in the days ahead.
Linda (Eyre) Petersen
Ron, Very sorry to learn of your mothers passing.I think she was the one that caught you driving your car when you were only 15 because you forgot to put the seat back in the right position. Mothers are extremely smart. Jon
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