Geraldine "Gerry" Finotti (Haas), Class of 1943
Geraldine "Gerry" Finotti (Haas), 91 of Mentor, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 at Mount St. Joseph Rehab Center, Euclid. She was born July 22, 1925 in Cleveland, Ohio to Charles and Essie Haas.
Survivors include her children, Jim (Diane) Sloban, Rick (Donna) Sloban, Mary Barker, Patricia (Walt) Moskal and TJ Sloban (Natalie Pajk); daughter-in-law, Melissa Sloban; stepchildren, Susan (Arthur) Hall, Kathy (Dennis) Hosler and Joseph (Mary) Finotti; many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; sisters, Nancy (Lloyd) Granthem and Patricia (Joseph) Cannon and brother, Tom (Barb) Haas.
Preceding her in death are her husbands, Guido Finotti and Robert Sloban and children, Chuck and Sally Ann Sloban.
Gerry attended Christ the King Elementary School in East Cleveland, Shaw High School (9th and 10th grades) and Perry High School (11th and 12th grades). She also worked as a secretary at the Rayon Factory in Painesville Township. She moved with her husband, Guido to Tionesta, Pennsylvania in 1984 and lived there for 12 years.
A memorial mass will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, April 6, 2017 at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 7575 Bellflower Rd., Mentor, Oh 44060. Inurnment will be in Riverside Cemetery, Painesville, Ohio following the mass.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Mount St. Joseph Rehab Center 21800 Chardon Road, Euclid, OH 44117 or Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44110-2602. Donate online at hospicewr.org
Arrangements entrusted to the Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor, Ohio 44060.