Feb. 6, 2013
Geraldine (Gerry) Michael of E. Grand St., Nanticoke, passed away Wednesday in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.
Born Oct. 9, 1934, in Nanticoke, she was a daughter of the late William and Hellen Spock Jashinski. She was a graduate of Newport High School, class of 1952, and past chairwoman of their reunion committee. Gerry formerly worked for Boy Scouts of America and Foster Wheeler, Mountain Top, for many years and then for Mercy Hospital, retiring in 1995. She was a former member of St. Mary's Church, Nanticoke, and currently a member of St. Anthony/St. George Maronite, Wilkes-Barre. She and her husband, Tony, celebrated their 37th wedding anniversary on Nov, 22, 2012.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by an aunt, Eugenia Kotulak, Nanticoke; uncle, Edmund Spock, Levittown; sisters-in-law, Lena Michael, Kingston; Marie Michael, Wilkes-Barre; brother-in-law, John, and his wife, Mitzie, Cleveland, Ohio.
Preceding in death were uncles and aunts, Josephine Kravitz; Ann Daniels; Frank, Edward, Leonard and John Spock; Edward and Sophie Jablonowski.
Funeral will be held Saturday at 9:30 a.m. from Mamary-Durkin Funeral Service, 59 Parrish St., Wilkes-Barre, with services at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony Maronite Church, Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call at the funeral home today from 4 to 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Anthony's Church, Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre, PA 19702.