Geraldine T. "Gerri" Powell, of Florence, IN, formerly of Portland, Maine and Aurora, Indiana, died Sunday, April 17, 2011 in Cincinnati, OH.

She was born Friday, January 9, 1931 in Portland, Maine, Daughter of the late Alphonse Corbin and the late Exerlia LaChance Corbin.

She worked in the cafeteria at South Dearborn, enjoyed crocheting, crossword puzzles and was a newcomer to Facebook. Gerri loved her family and will be missed by all.

Surviving are Son, Chip (Amy Johnson) Powell of Aurora, IN; Daughters, Vicky (Jack) Baker of North Bend, OH, Cathy (Rick) Shaw of Patriot , IN; Brother, Ernest Corbin of Ipswich, MA; Sisters, Lorraine Ruminski of Portland, Maine, Pearl Melanson of Yarmouth, Maine, Elna Metcalf of Portland, Maine; Grandchildren, Becky, Brandi & Willy Shaw, Rikki Earls, Mark Baker, Mandy Mueller, and Megan Rivet; and 15 Great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by Husband, Henry, Grandson, Jesse Shaw, and several siblings.


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