Geraldine D. Shoemaker, 85, of Noel, Mo., formerly of Mehoopany, passed away at the Freeman Hospital Tuesday morning, Apr. 2, 2013.
She was born in Mehoopany on Jan. 19, 1928, the daughter of the late Rodney and Mildred Decker.
She was a graduate from the Mehoopany High school and a member of the Eatonville Baptist Church. She married the late Roy Shoemaker on Nov. 19, 1971.
She was employed for many years at the John Reed's Grocery Store.
In addition to her husband and parents Geraldine is preceded in death by a brother Pastor Victor Decker.
She is survived by step daughter, Judy Chambers and husband Bill of Tunkhannock; step son, William Shoemaker and wife Jean of Mehoopany; niece, Suzan and husband Keith Brewer of Noel, Mo.; nephews, Rodney and wife Linda Decker of Tunkhannock, Cecil and wife Eleanor Decker of Aspers; niece, Evelyn and husband David Stone of Lima, Peru.
Funeral services will be Monday, Apr. 8, at 11am at the Eaton Baptist
Church, 820 Hunter Highway, Tunkhannock, with Pastor James R. Howell officiating. Friends may call from 9 a.m. until the time of the service.
Interment will be private at Vaughn Cemetery Mehoopany. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made at Gideons International, P.O. Box 392 Tunkhannock, Pa. 18657 for Bibles.
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