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Geraldine P. Pohlman

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ABBOTTSTOWN Geraldine P. "Granny" (Swain) Pohlman, 90, died Thursday, March 7, 2013, at her residence. She was the wife of Curtis H. Pohlman, who died June 12, 1983. Geraldine was born October 16, 1922, in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of the late Harry and Burnell (Tate) Swain. Geraldine was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Abbottstown, the Catholic War Veterans in Bonneauville, a life member of the Hanover V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary, and was employed as a cook at the New Oxford Social & Athletic Club for nine years. She enjoyed spending time with her family, dancing, playing cards, and going for car rides, and was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan. Geraldine is survived by four daughters, Jean A. Heininger and her husband, Rick of East Berlin, Patricia E. Pohlman of York, Nancy M. Aumen and her husband, Vincent of Abbottstown, and Joy T. Beard and her fiance, Robert Goulden of New Oxford; four sons, Michael C. Pohlman and his wife, Jackie of New Oxford, Joseph E. Pohlman of Abbottstown, Wayne F. Pohlman of York, and Thomas H. Pohlman and his wife, Lisa of Gardners; eight grandchildren, Brett Beard, Jenny Behney, Ashley Lentz, Michael Pohlman, Leah Hammond, Caitlin Pohlman, Chloe Pohlman, and Careth Pohlman; three great-grandchildren, Austin McDaniel, Evan McDaniel, and Kenzie Lentz; and a sister, Martha Robinson of New Oxford. She was predeceased by two sisters, Kathleen Swain and Blanche Gise; and two brothers, Harry and Richard Swain. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, March 11, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 6084 W. Canal Road, Abbottstown, with the Rev. Kenneth G. Smith as Celebrant. Burial will be in the church cemetery. A viewing will be held on Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Feiser Funeral Home, Inc., 302 Lincolnway West, New Oxford, with prayers at 8 p.m. Serving as pallbearers will be Rick Heininger, Austin McDaniel, Evan McDaniel, Vincent Aumen, Robert Goulden, and Brett Beard. Memorial contributions may be made to Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. Memories may be shared at www.feiserfuneralhome.com
Published in Evening Sun on Mar. 8, 2013
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