Geraldine R. Slowey, Janesville, WI (1931 - 2013)
April 30, 1931 - January 29, 2013
Geraldine R. Slowey, age 81, of Janesville, died Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013, at Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center. She was born on April 30, 1931, in Chicago, IL, the daughter of Albert and Irene (Alstrand) Galligan. Geraldine married Frank Trewartha on April 2, 1949, in Chicago, IL. He preceded her in death on Aug. 29, 1987. On Aug. 27, 1993, she married Gerald Slowey in Michigan. She had been employed by Hardee’s Restaurant.
Geraldine is survived by her husband, Gerald Slowey; three children: Bill Trewartha and Paul (Kelly) Trewartha, both of Janesville and Cheryl Coakley of Ormond Beach, FL; brothers, James and Rich; sisters, Darlene and Gloria; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; five stepchildren: Matthew Slowey, Jeffrey Slowey, Kevin Slowey, Cynthia Turner and Beth Goucher, all of Rock County.
Geraldine was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Frank Trewartha; and stepdaughter, Sara May Hoppe; brothers Wayne and Mike and an aunt, Pauline.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at ST. MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH, Milton, WI, with Msgr. James Uppena presiding. Interment will be in Milton Lawns Memorial Park, Janesville. Friends may call on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, from 5 until 7 p.m. at SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY. For online obituary and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com