Adrias Gironimi

NORWAY – Adrias L. Gironimi, 93, of Norway, passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford.

She was born on Jan. 4, 1920, in Norway, the daughter of the late Ernest and Esther (Beckstrom) Johnson.

Adrias married Henry “Hank” Smith in 1940. Hank lost his life fighting for his country in 1945 during World War II.

She married Thomas Gironimi on Sept. 27, 1947, in Norway, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 26, 1998.

Adrias was an active member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Norway, the Norway-Vulcan Senior Center, and the Order of the Eastern Star.

Adrias is survived by her sons Michael (Loretta) Gironimi and James (Lynn) Gironimi; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a stepsister, Sarah (Robin) Anderson.

She was preceded in death by her grandsons, Jesse Gironimi and Michael Myers.

Visitation will be Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Norway.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the church with Rev. Dr. Michael J. Langlais officiating.

Interment will follow at the Norway Township Cemetery.

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Arrangements announced by the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.