2010-04-10 / Obituaries

L. Geraldine Wellington

L. Geraldine Wellington L. Geraldine Wellington L. Geraldine Wellington, 71, of Mackinac Island, died Monday, March 22, 2010, at Mackinac Straits Hospital Long Term Care in St. Ignace.

She was born August 19, 1938, on Mackinac Island to Gerald and Rita (nee Perrault) Wessel.

She married George Wellington March 4, 1965, on Mackinac Island.

Mrs. Wellington was a homemaker. She also worked for Alford’s Drug Store for many years, and was a member of Ste. Anne’s Catholic Church.

She is survived by her husband, George; a daughter, Carrie Wellington of Mackinac Island; a daughter-in-law, Ellen Putnam of Mackinac Island; four grandchildren, Jennifer Putnam, Sarah Wessel, Samantha Wessel, and Jordan Wessel, and a great-grandson, Owen Richard Schellhorne.

She was preceded in death by her parents and three sons, Richard Wessel in 1993, William Wessel in 2003, and George W. Wellington, Jr. in 2009.

Visitation was Monday, April 5, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Dodson Funeral Home in St. Ignace, and at the Wellington home on Mackinac Island the afternoon of Tuesday, April 6. Mass of Christian burial was Wednesday, April 7, at 11:30 a.m. at Ste. Anne’s Catholic Church with Father Rey Garcia and Deacon Dean Hermann officiating.

Burial will be in Ste. Anne’s Cemetery.

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