Peaceful 09

Geraldine (Vester) Mahaffey

January 18, 1944 ~ February 26, 2020 (age 76)


Lorain – Geraldine “Jerry” Mahaffey (nee Vester), 76, passed away on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 in Lorain, OH.


She was born in Lorain, OH on January 18, 1944 to her loving parents, Percy and Marie (nee Mayer) Vester and she was raised in Avon Lake. Jerry attended Avon Lake High School and later moved to Lorain, OH where she raised her five children.


She was employed by Sands Lounge, Lowe’s and Home Depot. Jerry enjoyed reading, spending time at Lake Erie and watching television, especially reruns of Matlock.


She is survived by her two daughters, Frances Brown of Lorain and Marie Carlson of Avon Lake; two sons, William V. Mahaffey of Olmsted Township and Robert A. Mahaffey of Lorain; 15 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren.  


She was preceded in death by her parents, Percy and Marie Vester; son, Beau J. Mahaffey; brother, Ronald Amperman; and son-in-law, Ronald Carlson.


A Memorial Service will be held at 6:30 PM on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 2150 Broadway, Lorain, OH. Online condolences and gifts of sympathy may be shared with the family by using


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Memorial Service
March 5, 2020

6:30 PM
Reidy Scanlan Giovannazzo Funeral Home
2150 Broadway Avenue
Lorain, OH 44052

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