Geraldine (Jerry) Bacon of Ellenton, Florida (formerly of Mulliken, Michigan), age 85, joined her Father in Heaven on Tuesday, May 28, 2013.
Jerry was born on October 15, 1927, to Joseph and Florence Abbruzzese. She was a resident of Mulliken until retiring to Ellenton, Florida in 1987. Jerry's beloved husband, Darrell Max Bacon, of 67 years, preceded her in death on January 29, 2013. Jerry was retired from Michigan Hospital Association and a life-long tax preparer.
Jerry is also survived by her three sons, Richard (Beth), Tom (Debbie) and Dennis (Ginny); three grandchildren, Shawn Bacon, Kristen (Jason) Tweddle and Erica Bacon; three great-grandchildren, Alyssa and Taylor Tweddle and Jaxon Bacon; sisters, Jackie Bratschi and Jo Parshall.
Jerry was preceded in death by her brothers, Phil, Bob and Charles (Chick) Vandevelde, Frank and Bill Abbruzzese and sister, Frances Tribble.
Services will be held at the Ellenton United Methodist Church on Thursday, May 30th at 11:00 a.m. Burial will take place at Meadowbrook Cemetery on June 3, 2013. The family will receive friends on Monday June 3, 2013 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Barker-Leik Funeral Home in Mulliken, Michigan