Edna Mae Geary

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RUSH TOWNSHIP - Edna Mae Geary, 75, of Rush Township, went home to be with her Lord and savior, Jesus Christ, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, at Emmanuel Nursing Center, where she was a resident for the last eight months.

She was born July 1, 1943, in Coal Township, a daughter of the late Harry and Mae (Reitz) Cox.

She graduated from Coal Township High School.

She married Robert J. Geary, and they spent 47 loving years together.

She worked at Geisinger Hospital, IBM Processing and later at Weis Markets.

She was a member of Calvary Bible Fellowship Church in Shamokin for more than 50 years. She later attended Rush Baptist Church.

She enjoyed cross stitching and doing puzzles. She also took great joy in spending time with her grandsons.

In addition to her husband, Robert, she is survived by a daughter, Wendy Leine and her husband, Jeff, of New Jersey; two grandsons, Luke and Nathan; a brother, Robert Cox and his wife, Sandra, of Sunbury; a brother-in-law, David Geary, of Danville; two sisters-in-law, Miriam E. Paul, of Maryland, and Pat Burlone and her husband, Nick, of Danville; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Ellen Woodruff.

GEARY - Edna Mae Geary, 75, of Rush Township. A funeral service will take place at Rush Baptist Church, 410 Rushtown Road, Danville, at 11 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Hugh Coulbourn officiating. Friends are invited to a viewing at the church from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Tuesday. Burial will follow in St. John's "Vought's" Lutheran Church Cemetery, Mayberry Township. The family will provide flowers. Memorial contributions can be made in honor of Edna to Rush Baptist Church or the . Arrangements have been entrusted to Brady Funeral Home Inc. To share messages of sympathy go to BradyFuneralHome.com.

Published in The News Item on Aug. 25, 2018