Georgene Wormsley (Waugh)

Burial Date:

January 3, 2018

Birth & Death Date:

April 7, 1941 - December 28, 2017

Funeral Home:

Hempel Funeral Home (Directions)


Hempel Funeral Home (Directions)

Georgene Wormsley (nee: Waugh), 76 years of age, and a resident of Lorain, passed away Thursday, December 28, 2017, at her home.
She was born April 7, 1941 in Ashland, Kentucky. Georgene had made her home in the Lorain area for over fifty years.
Georgene worked as an assembler at the Lorain Ford Plant for twenty-two years before retiring in 1997. She was a loving wife, mother and MeeMaw, Georgene treasured her family, raising her four children and twelve grandchildren and six great grandchildren. She was known to many as a good hearted, loving woman who lived out her faith as a Baptist. Georgene was a member of the UAW Local #425.
Among those who will cherish Georgene's memory is her husband of fifty-four years, W. Paul Wormsley; her son, W. "Dan" Wormsley (Carrie) of Amherst; her daughters, Paula Jean Wingard (Rick) and Dianna Brezina (Ed) both of Lorain; and Michelle Murray (Robert) of Grafton; twelve grandchildren; six great grandchildren; her brother, Donald "Jack" Waugh (Connie) of Richmond, Kentucky and her sister, Doris Wellman of Lexington, Kentucky.
She was preceded in death by one brother, John; two sisters, Bertha and Bessie, and her parents, John and Lillie Waugh (nee: Henson).
Friends may call Tuesday, January 2, 2018, from 4-7 p.m. at the Hempel Funeral Home; 373 Cleveland Ave., Amherst. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. James Monday, pastor of Praise and Worship Church in Elyria will officiate. Burial will follow at Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township, Ohio.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Greater Cleveland Alzheimers Association; 23215 Commerce Park #300, Beachwood, Ohio 44122.
For those unable to attend please visit the funeral home's website to share a memory and sign the guest register, at

Burial Location

Section: - G - Wishing Well Lot Number: 6C Space: 2


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