Gertrude A. Major, age 91

first_imgGertrude Anna Major, age 91, of Jasper, Indiana and a former resident of Bath, Indiana died Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Good Samaritan Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. Born February 18, 1925 in the Cincinnati neighborhood of Oakley, she was the daughter of the late George A. & Anna M. (Dennemann) Benz. She was a graduate of St. Cecilia School in Cincinnati. On February 12, 1949 she was united in marriage to Verle G. Major, and he preceded her in death on February 25, 1995. A homemaker, she was a former member of St. Marys Catholic Church in Oxford, Ohio, St Cecilia Catholic Church in Oakley, Ohio and St. Michael Catholic Church in Brookville, Indiana. She was also a former member of the Daughters of Isabella St. Catherine Circle, #103 of Brookville. Survivors include a son & daughter-in-law, Raymond & Deborah R. Major of Ferdinand, Indiana three daughters & two sons-in-law, Verlann Major of Indianapolis, Indiana, Jennifer (Ed Doyle) Major of Indianapolis, Indiana and Ramona (John) Eversole of Liberty, Indiana; 12 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; as well as two sisters, Helen Lemmink and Clare Goldrainer both of Cincinnati, Ohio. In addition to her parents, and husband, Verle, she was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Stroup, as well as a brother, Joseph Benz. Family & friends may visit from 4 till 7:00 P.M. on Friday, May 6, 2016 at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home, 1025 Franklin Avenue, Brookville, where the rosary will be recited at 7:00 P.M.. And again on Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 8:30 A.M. until 10:30 A.M. at the Funeral Home Rev. Tom Dennemann & Very Rev. Sean Danda will officiate the Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, May 7, 2016, 11:00 A.M.; at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 145 East St. Michael Blvd., Brookville. Burial will then follow in St. Michaels Catholic Cemetery in Brookville. Memorial contributions may be directed to Heart to Heart or toThe Judy Pund Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund . Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home is honored to serve the Major family, to sign the online guest book or send personal condolences please visit .last_img

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