Geralyn Wolfersberger, 56, of O'Fallon, Ill., born Jan. 29, 1956 in Belleville, Ill., died Saturday afternoon, Nov. 10, 2012.
Geralyn graduated from O'Fallon Township High School, Class of 1974, and soon went to work as a paralegal for area attorneys. She also worked in the computer industry in design engineering. She was a gifted and brilliant photographer, sharing her gift with others in her beautiful photos. Geralyn was an avid nature enthusiast whose love for flowers was evident in her beautiful yard as well as in her photography. Most recently, Geralyn worked as a program aide substitute teacher in O'Fallon District 90, where she loved being surrounded by kids. Above all, Geralyn was a proud, loving and devoted mother to her two sons, Joshua and Jeffrey. Geralyn grew up in a large, loving family, surrounded by the love and joy of her devoted parents and six sisters.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Cyril and Kathryn "Babe", nee Kuehn, Wolfersberger; and brother-in-law, Jerry Fedell.
Surviving are two dear sons, Joshua Thomas Borwey and Jeffrey Kuehn Borwey, both of O'Fallon; her six sisters, all of whom loved her dearly, Bonnie (John) Wright of O'Fallon, Dianne (Bill) Brooks of North Wales, Penn., Rosalie (Greg) Maul of O'Fallon, Sally Fedell of Amherst, N.Y., Mary Beth (Dr. Herschel) Harter of Monroe, La., and Debbie (Drew) Brauer of Swansea; her former husband, Alan Borwey of O'Fallon; and 11 nieces and nephews.
To further enhance the education of Josh and Jeff, memorial donations may be made toward their education fund and will be accepted at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended to the family by visiting www.wfh-ofallon.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Wolfersberger Funeral Home, 102 W. Washington St., O'Fallon, Ill.
Funeral: A prayer service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, O'Fallon, Ill., with Msgr. William J. Hitpas officiating.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Nov. 13, 2012