Geraldine  Sidley
Geraldine Marie Jones Sidley, 90, of Grove City, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019 at her residence.
She was born on Nov. 12, 1929, in Springfield Township, Mercer County to Anthony "Todd" Ellsworth Jones and Sarah Elizabeth "Lizzy" Atkinson Jones. She married Delton Arthur Sidley on Jan. 24, 1948, and he preceded her in death on June 22, 2010.
Geraldine was a graduate of Grove City High School. She worked as a nurse's aid at Grove Manor and Orchard Manor, both of Grove City.
She was a member of the Grove City Alliance Church for over 50 years and a member of the church's Adult Sunday School Class.
She was a past member of the General Hugh Mercer Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She and her husband had enjoyed attending gospel and country music concerts and family vacations.
Upon her recent 90th birthday, she had hoped to receive 90 birthday cards. She received over 300. She said it was the best birthday she ever had.
Survivors include her son, Robert A. (Claudia J.) Sidley of Greensburg; daughters, Connie L. (Kenneth G.) Knoblespease of Grove City; and Dorothy E. (John L.) Cress of Stoneboro; grandson, John M. (Shannon L.) Cress; granddaughters, Geri Lynn (Jason D.) Smith and Lisa Ann (Joseph R. III) Speece; and five great-grandchildren, Joey R.; Rob J.; and Kate J. Speece; Jaiden E. Cress, and Elliott Delton Smith.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; four brothers, William, Walter, James, and an infant brother, Robert; and a sister, Edith Kristyak.

Geraldine, 90, of Grove City.
Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday (12-3-19) at the SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1778 Perry Highway, Volant (Village of Leesburg).
Funeral services: 11 a.m. Wednesday (12-4-19) at the funeral home, with Pastor Paul Renicks and Pastor Edward Dixon of the Grove City Alliance Church presiding.
Interment: Greenlawn Burial Estates, Mt. Chestnut, Butler County.
Published on November 29, 2019


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Dec 04, 2019
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