February 17, 1931 - May 5, 2022
Geraldine A. Farris, age 91, of Peoria and formerly of East Peoria, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at The Loft Rehabilitation and Nursing in Canton. She was born on February 17, 1931 in Peoria to the late John and Dorothy (Vogelsang) Huser. She married Anthony Farris on February 17, 1955 in Peoria, and he preceded her in death on June 8, 2002. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, John Huser and Dale (Helen) Huser, and one sister, Nancy Kelley. Geraldine is survived by her daughters Christina (William) Wilson of Glasford and Debbie Farris of Peoria, grandson, Shane (Tyler) Dixon of Canton, step-granddaughter, Julie (Jon) Folsom of Champaign, three step-great-grandsons, Jude, Owen, Corbin (Tara) Folsom, sister-in-law, Billie Huser of East Peoria, brother-in-law, John Kelley of Peoria, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. She spent most of her career working as a travel agent at Pegasus Travel Agency, and also worked for many other agencies throughout the years. She also worked for V&E Hair Studio as a receptionist for more than 25 years. Geraldine was caring, kind, and everyone loved being around her. Her love and generosity were well known amongst family and friends. Geraldine’s absence leaves a hole in the hearts of all who knew her. She was a member of St. Sharbel Church in Peoria. Cremation rites have been accorded and a memorial mass will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at St. Sharbel Church, and Chorbishop Faouzi Elia will officiate. Burial will take place at Fondulac Cemetery in East Peoria. Memorials in honor of Geraldine may be made to her church or American Cancer Society. Schmidt-Haller Burial and Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements and condolences may be left at www.Schmidt-Haller.com.
Geraldine A. Farris, age 91, of Peoria and formerly of East Peoria, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at The Loft Rehabilitation and Nursing in Canton. She was born on February 17, 1931 in Peoria to the late John and Dorothy (Vogelsang) Huser.... View Obituary & Service Information
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