Geraldine M. Andrews

Geraldine M. (Gammons) Andrews, age 88, of Bridgewater, died June 6, 2013, following a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Augustus Andrews. Geraldine was born in Hyannis, and raised in Brockton, a daughter of the late William D. and Flora M. (Shearing) Gammons. She was a graduate of St. Patricks High School, Class of 1943, and had been a longtime communicant of St. Patrick Church and most recently of St. Johns Church in East Bridgewater. She was a member of the Ladies Sodality and co-chair of the St. Patrick bingo for many years. She had been employed as a bookkeeper for Conrad Shoe and for fifteen years had worked in the Circulation Department of The Enterprise in Brockton, retiring in 1997. Geraldine was a generous woman who was devoted to her family and enjoyed family gatherings. She also enjoyed time spent by the ocean at White Horse Beach, travel and bingo. She is survived by her children, Jeanne Andrews Downey of Plymouth, Richard A. and John W. of West Bridgewater, David G. of Quincy, Mary Ann of Wrentham, Christine J. Belcher and Kathleen A. of Bridgewater, Diana R. Wise of West Bridgewater, Paul E. of Lakeville, Carol L. Clifford of West Bridgewater and Donald C. of Ohio; 27 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Geraldine P. Andrews and sister of the late William D., George E. and Ernest F. Gammons and Eleanor F. Nochera. Visiting hours were held in the Conley Funeral Home, 138 Belmont St. (Rte. 123), Brockton, Sunday, June 9, 2-6 p.m. The funeral procession gathered at the funeral home Monday at 8 a.m. for a funeral Mass in St. Patrick Church at 9 a.m. Burial in Calvary Cemetery. The family requests donations in her name be made to the St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For condolences and directions please visit or on Facebook at Conley Funeral and Cremation Service.

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Conley Funeral & Cremation Service
138 Belmont St Brockton, MA 02301
(508) 586-0742

Published in The Bridgewater Independent from June 7 to June 14, 2013