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Mother of Sandy Jennings Paszko ’66, Pat Jennings Spohn ’69, Karen Jennings Johnson ’72 passed away

Posted by mcauleyhighschool on October 12, 2011

Gertrude L. (Hoffman) JENNINGS

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JENNINGS Gertrude L. (Hoffman) Gertrude L. “Gert”
Jennings, of Toledo, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 9, 2011.
She was born on October 28, 1925, to John and Anna (Richweise) Hoffman in West
Point, Ohio. Gert was known for her creativity and sense of humor; she was a
loving mother and grandmother who was devoted to her family and friends. Gert
enjoyed gardening, reading and attending garage sales and was a volunteer at her
church. She was preceded in death by her husband, George and nine siblings. She
is survived by her children, Sandy Paszko, Pat (Jeff) Spohn, Mark (Judi), Karen
Johnson, Greg, Tom (Sue) and Joe; sister, Dorothy (Bob) Krall; brother, Joe
(Bonnie) Hoffman; grandchildren, Jason (Julie) and Jamie (Brittani) Paszko, Jeff
Jr. (Trish) and Jeremy Spohn, Fred (Pau) and Matt Jennings, Damion Heintschel
and Joni Johnson, Thomas II and Chelsea Jennings and Akela Jennings;
great-grandchildren, Derek, Drew, Trevor, Karlie, Kiersten, Tyler, Meaghan,
Oscar and Alijah. Friends may visit at the Coyle Funeral Home, 1770 S. Reynolds
Rd., on Sunday, October 16th, from 2-8p.m. where a Scripture Service will be
held at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Monday beginning at 9:15 a.m. in
the mortuary followed by the Funeral Mass in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church
at 10 a.m. Interment will be private. The family would like to thank Gloria
Love, the staff at Hospice of Northwest Ohio and Home Instead for Senior Care
for their loving care and support. Memorials may take the form of contributions
to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Please
view and sign the guest registry at

Published in Toledo Blade on
October 14, 2011


One Response to “Mother of Sandy Jennings Paszko ’66, Pat Jennings Spohn ’69, Karen Jennings Johnson ’72 passed away”

  1. Jennifer said

    Sandy hi I have been trying to get in touch with you love Jennifer stewart
    Plz email me at

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