Germaine L. "Geri" Mennig


November 29, 2012

Germaine L. "Geri" Mennig, 46, of Minersville, died Thursday at home.

Born in Pottsville, she was a daughter of Edith Travitz Gottschall, Minersville, and the late Edward R. Mennig, who died in 1999.

Geri attended Minersville High School and was last employed as a manager at Fuel-Up, Minersville. She was active in animal rescue.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a sister, Michelle Mennig, in 1997.

Surviving, in addition to her mother, are three children, Richard "Ricky" Oswald, Reilly Township, Kaylee Bender, Pine Grove, and Cole Rumpf, Pine Grove; a sister, Judy Mennig, Minersville; stepbrothers, Robert Long and Richard Long; stepsister, Brenda Hoke; her stepfather, Quentin "Ed" Gottschall, Minersville; her companion, Tim Ginther, Minersville; a niece and a nephew.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Dutcavich Funeral Home, 200 Sunbury St., Minersville. Relatives and friends may call from noon until the time of service at the funeral home.


Published in Republican & Herald from Dec. 2 to Dec. 5, 2012