Monday, May 10, 2010

We want to keep this blog so that we can look back at it. But oviously it will not be updated anymore. Thanks! Eileen's family.
Eileen Gerard
August 7th, 1950 - March 8th, 2010

Eileen Marie(Durant) Gerard 59 of Hobe Sound, Fl, went to meet her heavenly Father, early Monday morning, March 8.

She was proceeded in death by her grandmother Thelma Tawney, and father Jack Romeyn.

She was a loving wife to her husband, James A. Gerard of 40 years. She was a wonderful mother to her three daughters: Sarah Gerard of Jackson, MI; Ruth (Rodney)Jackson of Hobe Sound, FL; Rebecca Gerard of Hobe Sound, FL.

She was a godly example to her three grandsons; Ethan Jackson, Evan Jackson, and Easton Jackson all of Hobe Sound, Fl.

She was the loving daughter of Joyce and Eugene Weatherwax of Kentwood, MI; and step-daughter to Betty Romeyn of Altoona, FL.

She was proud to be called the sister of Sandy Heringa of Comstock Park, MI, of Jack Durant of Sparta, Mi, Wayne and Gena Romeyn of Hudsonville, Mi; Berry Romeyn of Grand Rapids, MI, Sue Vander Laan of Newago, MI;

She was the Aunt to four nieces and four nephews.

She took to heart being the godmother of her great nephew Joseph Kornoelje.

She treasured her family but also her many friends She loved the Lord most of all and enjoyed being involved in her church and missions. She enjoyed life and made sure to give God the glory for it. She was dedicated to her relationship with her heavenly Father and was not ashamed to show it. She loved reading His word and made it a daily practice. She loved working with children and doing crafts and sewing. But the her passion was not a physical sewing but a spiritual sewing of the knowledge of God into the lives of those that she came in contact with. She had a beautiful smile no matter how she felt physically or mentally, because she knew she was in God's hands. She will be loved and missed by family and friends.

Her void may seem to come too soon for us but with God His timing is perfect

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