Geraldine M. Lewis RED HOOK-Geraldine M. Lewis, 88, a longtime resident of Red Hook, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012 at Ferncliff Nursing Home in Rhinebeck. For many years, Geraldine worked as a registered nurse throughout the Poughkeepsie area as well as Hudson River Psychiatric Center and Serenity Hill in Connecticut. Geraldine was a communicant of St. Christopher's Church in Red Hook, a member of St. Christopher's Senior Citizens where she had been an officer, she also was a life member and past officer of the Croft Corners Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, the St. Francis Hospital Nursing School Alumnae Association, and a life member of the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary in Poughkeepsie. Born on Feb. 27, 1924, in Poughkeepsie, she was the daughter of the late Jacob C. and Florence M. (Houston) Mabie. Geraldine married Clyde O. Lewis on November 11, 1944 in Poughkeepsie and he predeceased her on May 10, 1997. She is survived by her loving family, including her children; Donna and her husband Don Argentina of Rhinebeck, John R. Lewis of Bayhead, N.J., Michael T. Lewis of Poughkeepsie, and M. Patricia and her husband Philip Tiernan of Kingston, 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the Burnett & White Funeral Homes on Thursday, January 2nd, 2013 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Then a procession will form and a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 12:00 PM at St. Christopher's Church, Red Hook Burial will be at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Red Hook. In lieu of flowers, please spread mom's love to others. Arrangements are under the direction of Burnett & White Funeral Homes, 7461 S. Broadway, Red Hook. For directions, or to sign the online guest book, please visit www.Burnett-White.com.
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Published in the Daily Freeman on Dec. 21, 2012