Dorothy A. Gernant, 99, of Geneseo, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at Hammond-Henry Hospital, Geneseo. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 22 at First United Methodist Church, Geneseo. A visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 21 at Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Services, 222 E. Park St., Geneseo. Memorials may be made to Geneseo Senior Citizens or First United Methodist Church, Geneseo.
Dorothy Frank was born on Sept. 16, 1913, in Reynolds, the daughter of Leonard and Caroline (Weitz) Frank. She graduated from Geneseo High School in 1932. She married Everett Gernant on Aug. 13, 1939, in Geneseo. He died on June 28, 1989.
She was an active member of First United Methodist Church. She had played organ in area churches for 52 years. She also was an active member of Geneseo Senior Citizens where she had served as treasurer when the community center/senior citizen center was built. She was very proud of the center. She had been a charter member of the Good Samaritan volunteer group. She enjoyed music and crocheting.
Survivors include her daughter, Judy K. Gernant of Osaka, Japan; daughter-in-law, Virginia Gernant of Mequon, Wis.; two grandsons, Tim (Kim) Gernant of Ann Arbor, Mich. and Dan (Lindsay) Gernant of Westerville, Ohio; three great grandchildren, Joshua, Jacob and Samuel; and a sister, Marjorie Rahn of Geneseo. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Dr. Robert Gernant; and a sister, Kathryn Hulting.