Geraldine M. "Gerri" Beverly, 83, of Huron, passed away early Saturday morning, April 6, 2013, surrounded by her family at the Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky.
She was born on August 29, 1929, in Sandusky, the daughter of the late Anthony "Tony" and Rose (LaFratt) Canino. She was a 1947 graduate of Sandusky High School.
Gerri, at an early age, started working at the Canino Grocery Store. She and her husband, Robert, who was first attracted to her while she played the piano at house parties, owned and operated R.B. & G.B. Manufacturing for 20 years, retiring in 1988.
She enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening, boating and she loved animals. Gerri and her husband spent many winters in Fort Myers, Fla. She was a member of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church.
Gerri is survived by her husband of 63 years, Robert H. Beverly, whom she married on Dec. 27, 1949; her family, David (Pam) Beverly, Barbara (Richard) Carlson, and Michael (Heather) Beverly; and a granddaughter, Nicole (Kevin) Earhart.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Eugene Canino.
At her request, all funeral services will be private. Entombment will be in the Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum, Sandusky.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Service, Inc., 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Arrangements are entrusted to the David F. Koch Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 520 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Your memories and words of comfort may be expressed to Gerri's family at davidfkoch.com.