Geri Brennock

Geraldine Veronica “Geri” Brennock (nee Hanley), 92, died on April 24, 2021. Born on Jan. 8, 1929, she was a lifelong resident of Oak Park and a graduate of Trinity High School. She worked for Local Loan, the Loyola Press, and had a 25-year career starting at age 50 working for the Pipe Fitters Union Local 597. An avid reader and loyal Jeopardy fan, she loved her family and friends, her Kenilworth neighbors, and was thrilled to know the last of her grandchildren will graduate from college this May.

Geri Brennock was the wife of the late Raymond J. Brennock; the mother of Bridget (Larry) Roth, Therese, Monica (John) Fischer and Megan (Tom) Hutchison and the late Matthew; and the grandmother of Kevin (Adriana), Alex (Lauren) and Laura Fischer, Ashlan and Peyton Brennock, Jack, Hugh and Maggie Hutchison, Todd (Stacy) Roth and Nicole (Joseph) Molinaro.

Visitation will be held Friday, April 30, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Due to COVID restrictions, a private funeral Mass will be held at Ascension Church, followed by interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Misericordia Home ( or St. Jude Children’s Hospital ( are appreciated.

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