Eloise “Jane” (Gerold) Romick, 87, of Huron, passed away late Saturday afternoon, Nov. 22, 2008, in Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky, after a brief illness.
She was born Jan. 27, 1921, in Sandusky and was a graduate of Sandusky High School. She was a homemaker and, over the years, had volunteered at Cancer Services of Erie County, Providence Hospital and for the American Red Cross Blood Mobile. She was an avid reader and enjoyed playing bridge. She had golfed and bowled in the past and loved traveling with her husband Dean. She had a true love for babies and was a foster mother for many years for children that were being cared for by Catholic Charities.
She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, its Altar Rosary Society and had been active on the bereavement committee for the church.
She is survived by her two daughters, Prudy Nitschke of Fremont and Mary Beth (Michael) Wilkinson of Huron; a son, Charles (Karen Camella) Romick of Sandusky; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Rosemary Romick of Sandusky; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Dean Romick, on Sept. 8, 2002; two sons, Daniel D. Romick, 1973, and Thomas L. Romick, 2007; parents, Peter and Mary (Waldiesen) Gerold; ; a brother and two sisters; and son-in-law, Russ Nitschke.
Visitation will be 3-7 p.m. Tuesday at David F. Koch Funeral Home, 520 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 429 Central Ave., Sandusky. The Rev. Philip Feltman will officiate. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Sandusky.
Contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Service, Inc., 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.