Jeanine Ann Garn-McGilvray

Jeanine Ann Garn-McGilvray, 66, passed away on January 27, 2021 in Strongsville, Ohio of a rare blood disease.

She was born in Cleveland to Joseph and Beverly Garn.

Jeanine is survived by her husband of 38 years, Craig B. McGilvray; her children, Jessica Alice Moran – Pennington, Jarrid  McGilvray – Garn – Sherrard and Lindsay Ann Sherrard – Carlberg (Marcus); a granddaughter, Marlyn Cay Carlberg; her mother Beverly Garn ; a sister, Julie and brothers, Jerry and Joel.

To know Jeanine for her short 66 years of life was to love her, and her indomitable, beautiful spirit.

She took pride in being the best Mother and Homemaker.  She loved baking every dish and making sure everyone was full, yet still had room for her famous sweet rolls. She always had snacks ready when the kids came home from school.

Jeanine loved living on the farm, where she enjoyed gardening, canning, feeding the cows, chickens, and of course, the kitty’s and her dogs, Buddie and Katie.

She was very active and enjoyed going for walks on the farm, through the woods to Lake Vino. Where she would  go fishing and swimming.

Jeanine will be greatly missed.  She was so kind and thoughtful of others, and wished everyone a good life.

She held on to life long enough, through the pain, to see her first grandchild  born.  Which gave her great joy and hope for her new granddaughter’s life ahead.

Jeanine will rest in peace now that the pain and suffering are over.

She would say, “Don’t mourn for me, but celebrate my life to the hilt on this extraordinary planet.”

A Celebration of Life will be held at her family farm at a later date, when the Covid Pandemic is over.

She will be missed by all.  Rest in peace our Dearest Mother.


8 Responses

  1. Jeanine…this is for you my Love…We are the Champions my friends..And we’ll keep on fighting till the end…We are the Champions..We are the Champions …No time for losers cause we are the Champions of the world…I am so Blessed to be your friend and I will always save you a seat next to me if and when I go to the movies…because it won’t be the same without you Girl…Till we are together again on the shores of Lake Vino.. God Bless

  2. heart hurts for you and I know how hard it must be to not have her here to watch her beautiful granddaughter as she grows. I know she’s watching from a far better place and protecting all of you. She has blessed you with a beautiful heart and soul! Big hugs,and prayers for strength, and peace for your family!💜

  3. While I never had the pleasure of meeting Mrs Garn-McGilvray proof of her loving nature lives on in her beautiful daughter. Lindsay, you are a wonderful mother and a fantastic human. I’m certain that your mama is beaming with pride from beyond.

  4. Mom, not a day goes by that I don’t think of you. Such a huge piece of my heart is missing without you here. I miss you so much and I’ll love you always. Your baby girl

  5. She was my best friend and now I’m lost without her. I have a big whole in my heart! I will always cherish our friendship we had and I can’t wait to see you again in heaven! There is not a day goes by I don’t think of her. Until we meet again GF! ❤️🌹

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