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Mary S. Gerba, 97, passed away Thursday morning, July 20, 2017, at O'Brien Memorial Health Care in Masury, Ohio.
Mary was born on May 13, 1920, in West Middlesex, a daughter of the late Anthony and Mary (DiMichele) Sanitate.
She was a graduate of Farrell High School and was employed at Packard Electric for 28 years before retiring in 1981 as an auditor.
She was a devoted member of First Assembly of God in Hermitage. She was a deaconess of the church, a Sunday school teacher for 17 years, a member of Joy Fellowship and president of the Dorcus Society.
Mary will be deeply missed by her children, Judy (Michael) Fani of Brookfield, Ohio; Charles (Darlene) Radu of Masury, Ohio; and David (Franny) Radu of San Jose, Calif.; her stepson, Terry (Connie) Gerba of Brookfield; her stepson-in-law, John Fish of Florida; her grandchildren, Terri (Rick) Roman, Kelly Fani, Lisa (Bob) O'Kresik, Tamera Woodward, Charles (Kelly) Radu Jr. and Jennifer (Kevin) Simpson; and her great-grandchildren, Zachary and Tyler Roman, Kaitlyn O'Kresik, Christin, Lauren and Christopher Woodward, Colbey and Bella Radu, Jackson and Weston Simpson.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles Radu, whom she married in 1940, and who passed away in 1981; her second husband, Albert Gerba, whom she married in 1984, and who passed away in 1996; her brothers, Charles, Michael, Paul, James, Matthew and Peter Sanitate; her sisters, Loretta Longiotti and Vardina McKeowen; and her stepdaughter, Cindy Fish.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be donated to First Assembly of God Building Fund in Mary's name.

Mary S., 97, of Masury.
Calling hours: 10 a.m. to the time of service Monday (7-24-17) at First Assembly of God, 1455 N. Keel Ridge Road, Hermitage. Friends and family may send their heartfelt condolences by visiting www.madaszchapel.com.
Service: Funeral at 11 a.m. Monday (7-24-17) at the church.
Burial: Brookfield Township Cemetery.
Arrangements by LANE FAMILY FUNERAL HOMES, MADASZ CHAPEL, 6923 Warren-Sharon Road, Brookfield, Ohio.
Published on July 21, 2017
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