Geraldine Matter

February 16, 1934November 20, 2021

Matter, Geraldine “Geri” H., age 87 of Lakeview, OH, passed away on November 20, 2021. She was at Vancrest Nursing Home in St. Marys, OH. Preceded in death by her parents, Esther and Eli Henry, sisters Ada Vest and Peggy Bailey, and grandchildren Joe-De Bailey and Kyle David King. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, John Matter, sons Lawrence King, Jr. and Gary King, step-daughters De-De Matter and Sherri Holliday, grandchildren: Ryan Lee King, Michelle Nicole King, Jennifer Lynn King, Matthew Clay King, Mickey Holliday, Ashley Holliday, and Jay-Me Busekist, great-grandchildren: Trevor Conlin-King, MacKenzie King, Lexi King, and Gabriella Hernandez.

Geri was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. She loved working jigsaw puzzles, bluegrass music, and playing cards. She belonged to the Moose Lodge and was a great cook. She enjoyed visiting and perch fishing at Lake Erie. She also loved going to Myrtle Beach.

A Graveside service will take place at 2pm, Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at Miami Valley Memory Gardens, 1639 Lytle Five Points Rd., Dayton, OH 45458. Services in care of Tobias Funeral Home, Far Hills.


  • Graveside Service

    Tuesday, November 30, 2021


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Kathy King

November 28, 2021

My favorite memory of “Mom” is the day I met her, she told me to call her Mom and I did. She was once my wonderful mother-in-law and I love her like a Mom and I always will!!
I will miss you so much but I’m at peace knowing your not in pain anymore.
I love you Mom!!💔💔