Elsie I. Schroeder Geci, 85, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Dec. 4, 2010.
She was born in Camden, NJ, daughter of the late Edward and Marie Hoade Schroeder.
She was a homemaker and loving wife of 63 years to John Geci Jr., and enjoyed being a grandmother and great-grandmother.
Besides her husband, John Geci Jr., she is survived by five children, Phyllis J. (Douglas) Kevis of Port Deposit, MD, Michael J. Geci of Richmond, VA, Cynthia L. (Vincent) Cwietniewicz of Lincoln University, Victoria (Timothy) Fanning of Ridley Twp., and Carol L. (Robert) King of Lincoln University; 11 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Ralph Schroeder of CA, and Leonard Schroeder of West Chester.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Elsie Geci was held at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Morton, with burial following in the SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Marple.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Elsie's memory may be made to the St. Jude's Tribute Program, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148.