Geraldine M. Penton (Brollier)

Burial Date:

August 15, 2017

Birth & Death Date:

June 8, 1920 - August 10, 2017

Funeral Home:

Hempel Funeral Home (Directions)


Ridge Hill Memorial Park - Graveside Service (Directions)

Geraldine "Gerri" M. Penton (nee: Brollier), 97 years of age, and a resident of Loudonville, passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017, at Colonial Manor Nursing Home.

Gerri was born June 8, 1920, in Cleveland. She moved to Arizona in 1984 and returned to Amherst in 2008. Ashland had been her home for many years.

Gerri was a former member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Elyria. While in Amherst, she was the president of the Amherst Garden Club, a member of the Sandstone Camera Club, the Amherst Scandinavian Club, and the Northern Ohio Covered Bridge Club. She was also a proud member of the Amherst Sewing Club.

Survivors include her cousin Melvin Draper of Jeromesville, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-two years Henry Penton in 1995; and her parents Parke and Anna Brollier (nee: Searles).

Graveside services will be held Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 10 a.m. At Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township.

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Burial Location

Section: Z - Garden of the Cross Lot Number: 537 Space: 4


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