Online Obituaries

Online Obituaries

Geraldine F Love

August 13, 1932 - November 17, 2017

Service Date: November 25, 2017

Funeral Home Crete Funeral Home

Place of Service St. Liborius Catholic Church

Memorial Visitation Friday from 2pm to 8pm

Obituaries » Geraldine F Love

Geraldine Faye Love (nee Pagoria) age 85 of Crete,   Illinois passed away on November 17, 2017 after a short illness.  Geraldine was born and raised in Chicago Heights, attended Lincoln Elementary School and a 1950 Bloom Township High School graduate where she was a member of the National Honor Society. She retired from Zegers Inc. after many years of service as a purchasing agent.     Preceded in death by her adored parents, Sam and Audrey (nee Ellis) Pagoria.  Gerri was the loving and cherished mother of Jeri Kay (Ed) Mlakar and a devoted and cherished grandmother to Olivia Mlakar and Audrey Mlakar.  Beloved sister of Nick (late Lillian) Pagoria, Sam (Angie) Pagoria and the late Connie  “Jetta” (late Camillo)  Damiani.  She is also survived by many loved nieces, nephews and former sister-in-laws, Joan Love (Dennis) Allemand  and Carole (Dave) Rittmiller.  Preceded in death by her former husband Kenneth Love and dear in-laws Art and Marie Love.  Gerri was devoted to her family and her granddaughters Olivia and Audrey who were the light of her life.  A kind and gentle soul with a beautiful, perpetual smile and optimistic outlook, she will be extremely missed by all.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Geraldine’s name to South Suburban Humane Society (

Memorial Visitation Friday, November 24th  from 2:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at the Crete Funeral Home,1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois.  Funeral Saturday morning 10:00 AM to St. Liborius Catholic Church on Halsted Blvd., Steger, IL. for a Mass at 10:30AM.  Inurnment:  Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood, IL.  Info: (708) 672-7600.