Geraldine Marie Rhoads passed away from a long-term illness on June 6, 2022 with her three loving daughters by her side. Gerri, as she was fondly known, had a kind, gentle, loving spirit that was felt by all. She retired from Stark County Schools as a paraprofessional aide for special needs students. Her hobbies included gardening, crafting, antiquing, reading & genealogy research. Nearly all the best things that came to me in life have been unexpected, unplanned by me.” — Carl Sandburg. She leaves behind the following to cherish her memory: daughters, Amy (Andrew) Stertzbach, Kelly (Jason) Wackerly & Keri Shaffer; mother, Wilovene Rhoads, siblings Richard (Luann) Rhoads and Doris (Don) Santangelo; grandchildren Kayla (Cody), Rachel, Sarah, Jacob, Hannah, Brooke (Logan), Ava and great-grandchildren Lovely & Alexander. She was preceded in death by her father, William Rhoads. Visitation will be Friday June 10th at Wackerly Funeral Home beginning at 10:30 a.m. with the funeral service following at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Eugene Hydrick officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Donations can be made in her name to Aunt Susie’s Cancer Wellness Center 219 East Maple Street North Canton. OH 44720. 330-400-1215.
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