Geraldine M. "Gerry" Lum, 94, of Hagerstown, passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Somerford Assisted Living in Hagerstown.
Born August 13, 1925 in Cearfoss, she was the daughter of the late John Henry and Ruth Vertie (Gearhart) Martin.
Gerry was a graduate of Hagerstown High School.
She worked as a legal secretary for many years before becoming circuit court reporter for Judge Daniel Moylan.
Gerry was a longtime member of Grace United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday preschool for over 30 years, and was in the Golden Membership Club. She was a recent member of Valley Assembly of God. Gerry also enjoyed bowling with the church league.
Gerry is survived by her daughters, Cynthia Lum Barrett, Teresa Plank and husband Butch, of Hagerstown; two grandsons, Daniel Plank and David Plank, both of St. Petersburg, FL.; and her sister, Joan M. Mackey of Mechanicsburg, PA.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her loving husband, Wade A. Lum, who died March 10, 2009; two brothers, Harold Martin and John Martin; and two sisters, Virginia "Ginny" Brake, and infant, Jane Martin.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Rest Haven Funeral Home, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, with Rev. Robert Jones officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service and again following the burial
at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Geraldine's name to Valley Assembly of God, 17544 York Rd, Hagerstown, MD 21740 or to Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Rd, Hagerstown, MD 21740.