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John Geller
June 24, 1928-Feb. 25, 2013

John Geller, passed away peacefully of natural causes at St. Martin's of the Pines, Birmingham, AL, on February 25, 2013, at the age of 84.
Born in Detroit Michigan on June 24, 1928, to Norman and Rose (Burns) Geller. John was a member of Alma High School class of 1946. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1951 and from the University of Detroit Law School in 1953. John went on to serve his country in the US Army in Japan from 1954 to 1956.
For many years, John taught History and English at Austin Catholic Preparatory School in Detroit, where he was the Head of the Social Studies Department and coach of the golf team. He retired from the legal department of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan in 1988. John was a longtime parishioner of St. Paul on the Lake Church, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI. He was preceded in death by his parents; and is survived by his sister, Mary (Geller) Donlevy of Birmingham, AL; as well as several nephews and nieces.
A Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at St. Francis Xavier Church, Birmingham, AL. Preceded by Recitation of the Rosary at 9:15 a.m. and Visitation at 9:30 a.m. Interment will be at St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Hubbardston, MI on March 8, 2013.
Memorials' may be sent to St. Paul on the Lake Church, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI.
Published in The Morning Sun from Mar. 1 to Mar. 3, 2013
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