At age 85, Geraldine passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at Highland Hospital in Rochester, NY. She was born in Canandaigua, NY to the late John and Clela Powers. Gerry was predeceased by her husband of 45 years; Jackie C. Deane. She is survived by special cousin William (Mary Jo) Ingraham, godchild Jeffrey Ingraham and Jamey Ingraham. Also, cousins Stephanie Butler and Richard Ingraham. Nieces: Patricia & William Quagliata (Billy and Michelle), Suzanne & Denny Trask (Todd/Jennifer and Benjamin), Kathleen & Dale VanNort (April & Ricky), Laurie Lunn Stevens (Ryann), Roxanne & Paul Hayes (Erin, Zoe, Hannah, Joanna). Nephews: Todd (Jennifer) Trask, Deane Park, Timothy Park, Kevin & Karen Lunn (Jennifer and Ashley) Ethan & June Deane (Seth & Hannah). Friends: Tony Wildy, Pat Millner and many other wonderful friends.
Geraldine was a graduate of SUNY Geneseo. She went on to work as a teacher in Penfield, NY at Indian Landing for over 30 years.
Gerry was always on the go, ready to join friends for golf, cards, mahjong, stitching, gardening, or lunch. She enjoyed travel, jazz music, attending plays, and visiting museums. She never made it past an ice cream stand!
A Memorial Mass will be held for Gerry on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 11:00 AM at St. John of Rochester, 8 Wickford Way in Fairport, NY followed by her interment at St. Rose Cemetery on Evergreen Street in Lima, NY. To share a memory or a condolence, please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com