Geraldine (Gerrie) Mae Green, age 87, passed away peacefully at her home, 26073 Rt 6 & 19, Cambridge Springs, PA on May 30, 2015. Born in Canton, Ohio on January 22, 1928, Gerrie was a daughter of the late Edgar Campbell and Florence Zook Campbell. She married Donald H. Green on April 10, 1948 in the Cambridge Springs Presbyterian Church by Reverend James Register.
Gerrie, together with her husband, Donald, owned and operated their farm located on Route 19 north of Cambridge Springs. For many years she sold produce at the Meadville Market House grown on the farm and then in her retirement years she worked there as a waitress. She was a member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Drakes Mills where she had served as Sunday School Superintendent and teacher. She enjoyed playing bingo, visiting the casinos, crafting, working in her flower beds, but her greatest pleasure was bowling which she did until the age of 85.
Surviving Gerrie in addition to her husband, Donald, are four daughters – Norene Rhodes of Granger, IN; Deborah Kerr and her husband, Dennis of Cambridge Springs; Connie Leslie and her husband, Ron of Mooresville, NC; and Natalie Hanks and her husband, Harry of Cambridge Springs; a son – Donald H. Green, Jr. of Cambridge Springs; 11 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Gerrie was preceded in death by two brothers – Edgar Campbell, Jr. and Paul Campbell; a sister – Mary Elizabeth Shaffer; a great granddaughter – Bridon Nicole Green; and a son-in-law – Randy Rhodes.
Friends may call at the Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs on Monday, June 1st from 2-4 and 7-9, and are invited to attend funeral services there on Tuesday morning at 10:00 a.m. Reverend Brian Riddle, pastor of St. Paul’s Evangelical Church in Drakes Mills will officiate. Interment will follow in Mitchell Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 25812 Mt. Pleasant Road, Cambridge Springs, PA 16403 or Mitchell Cemetery, 26509 Rt #86, Cambridge Springs, PA 16403.