August 3, 1922 - June 20, 2018
Geraldine Helen Manser was born on August 3, 1922 in Highland Park, Michigan. Her parents were John and Ann (nee Sayers) Manser and they were of Irish, Swiss and German descent. She passed away on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, surrounded by the love of her family. Jerry was 95 years of age.
Jerry was a former resident of Beverly Hills, MI. She was a 1940 graduate and cheerleader for St. James High School in Ferndale, MI. She also had attended the Detroit Business Institute. She was a former executive secretary for the Chrysler Corporation. She was an active churchwoman at St. Regis Catholic Church, Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Christ Child Society. She was a former member of the Village Club. Jerry was a fierce Bridge player and enjoyed dancing, golf, gardening and arts & crafts.
Beloved wife of the late Lawrence V. Marchetti and they were married for 60 years. Dear mother of Larry V. Marchetti (the late Martha) and Janet M. Flom (Joel). Grandmother of Lisa, Paula, Austin, Sarah and Peter. Great-great grandmother of William, Elle, Patrick, Charlie, Lon and Quinn. Sister of Alfred Manser (Ilona) and the late Joyce Van Wezel and John Manser, Jr. Also survived by many nieces & nephews. Family is grateful for the loving care at Mercy Bellbrook in Rochester Hills, MI.
The Marchetti Family will receive friends Monday, June 25, 2018 after 10 a.m. until the Funeral Service at 11 a.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward Ave., Royal Oak, MI 48073.
The Marchetti Family suggests memorial tributes to Father Solanus Guild or Christ Child Society.