Geraldine L. ‘Gerry’ Whiteman

Geraldine L. “Gerry” Whiteman, 87, of Tiffin, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 16, 2013, at Independence House.

She was born Feb. 27, 1925, in Tiffin, to August and Addie (Gathrey) Gallo. She married Harland Whiteman in 1971 in Tiffin, and he preceded her in death in July of 1980.

Survivors include her brother, Albert Gallo of Fostoria; and many nieces and nephews.

Also preceding her in death were her parents; brother, Ralph Gallo; and sister, Josephine “Dolly” Poland.

Gerry was a member of the Eagles Aerie No. 402.

Her funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, Ohio 44883, (419) 447-2424, with Pastor Jerry L. Boylan officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, Tiffin.

Friends may visit with the family from 10-11 a.m. prior to the service Monday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Seneca County.

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