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Geraldine Hughes Scheffer

AGE: 96 • Tinton Falls

Geraldine Hughes Scheffer, 96, of Seabrook Village, Tinton Falls, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 holding her daughter's hand. Gerry graduated from Towson College and went on the teach first grade. Gerry and her family moved to Fair Haven in 1950 and she lived there until 2001.Gerry and Ed became active in the town and at the Rumson Presbyterian Church. Gerry enjoyed traveling, reading, sailing and ice skating on the Navesink River, and she enjoyed swimming and sunning at the beach in Seabright. She was a volunteer at the Fair Haven Public Library. Gerry was a devoted mother and a wonderful grandmother and great-grandmother. Her family was a great source of pride and she will be dearly missed. Gerry is predeceased by her husband, Edward Scheffer, her daughter, Susan Elenbaas, her parents, Walter and Milbur Hughes, her sisters, Genevieve Saunders, Katherine Hughes, and May Lockard. Gerry is survived by her son, Eric Scheffer and his wife June, her daughter, Elizabeth Tumelty and her husband, Robert, her son-in-law, George Elenbaas, her brother, Walter Hughes, her 7 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. A memorial service will he held in the Garden Room at Seabrook Village on Saturday, August 26 at 2 PM.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Aug. 6, 2017
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