AMHERST - Geraldine J. (Nelson) Huyck, 84, of Amherst, passed away peacefully on the evening of Wednesday, June 4, 2014.Born in Garland, Texas, Geraldine was the daughter of the late Henry C. and Myrtle (Lawson) Nelson and was the loving wife of Edward R. Huyck. She was raised and educated in Fort Worth, Texas.A proud, devoted wife, committed mother and loving grandmother, great-grandmother and great- great-grandmother, her family was paramount in her life. She loved gardening and working as an accountant for many years at Trammell Crow Co., until her retirement in 1997.Geraldine was married to her beloved husband, Eddie, for 51 years. She will be eternally loved and missed by many good friends and relatives.In addition to her husband, Geraldine leaves behind her children, Denna Creswell of Haltom City, Texas, Mike Mitchell of Fort Worth, Texas, Rick Mitchell of Krum, Texas, and Tim Huyck of Amherst; eight grandchildren; six great- grandchildren; two great- great-grandchildren; her sister, Shirley Nelson, and her brother, Wendell Nelson both of Fort Worth, Texas.Geraldine was predeceased by her parents; and her brothers Buster, Dempsey, Coy and Foy; and sisters Babe, Nona, Nellie and Mattie.
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services: A gathering will be held today between the hours of 2 and 4 p.m. at Phaneuf Funeral Home, 243 Hanover St. in Manchester. A future service and burial will be held at Greenwood Funeral Home in Fort Worth, Texas.In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Jerri's memory to support local care, research and support programs for dementia and Alzheimer's in either New Hampshire (http://www.alz.org/manh/in_my_community_donate.asp) or Fort Worth, Texas (http://www.alz.org/northcentraltexas/alzheimers_disease_donate.asp).For more information or to view an on-line Tribute, go to www.phaneuf.net.
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243 Hanover Street Manchester, NH 03104
Published in Union Leader on June 8, 2014