Jean A. Geary
December 02, 1946 ‒ January 26, 2021
Jean A. Geary, 74, of Galion, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at Avita Galion Hospital.
Born December 2, 1946 in Fredericktown, Ohio, she was the daughter of John Diehl and Phyllis (Wheatcraft) Diehl. She married David B. Geary, Sr. on November 1, 1966 and he survives.
She was a graduate of Galion High School in 1965. She was employed at the Galion Community Center YMCA and was very proud of all the swimming lessons that she taught there. She was a former member of Blooming Grove United Methodist Church. Jean was active in 4H and the Morrow County Junior Fair Board, enjoyed going to auctions, antiques and was an antique appraiser. She was also known for her quilting, sewing and her great cooking.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by three sons, David (Tammie) Geary, Jr. of Wakeman, Michael (Elizabeth) Geary of Lorain and Tim (Kathy) Geary of Spring Hill, Tenn.; five grandchildren, Collin Geary, Leona Geary, Curt (Michaela) Geary, Griffin Geary and Matthew Geary; a sister, Judy (Geral) Dyer of Galion.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother, William Diehl and an infant sister, Lois Diehl.
The family will celebrate Jean’s life at a private family service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Galion Community Center YMCA or to the charity of donor’s choice in care of the funeral home.
Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Jean Geary, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.
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