Geraldine Pigott
1940 - 2019
July 24, 1940
November 25, 2019

Geraldine Pigott

VALPARAISO, IN - Geraldine Pigott, age 79, passed away in Valparaiso, on November 25, 2019. Gerri will be greatly missed by her daughter: Sharin Oliver (Rob) of Broomfield, CO; and her sons: Ted Pigott (Shu-ting) of Valparaiso, IN, and Tim Pigott (Allison Krecik) of Chicago, IL; grandchildren: Carolyn Oliver, Tommy Oliver, and Theo Pigott; sister Kathy Workman (Tom); niece and nephew: Matt Workman and K.C. Wells (Trevor); and numerous dear friends.

Geraldine was preceded in death by her parents: Theodore and Katherine Primich; and daughter, Lynn Pigott.

Gerri was a life-long learner. She was a 1958 graduate of Merrillville High School, attended DePauw University, graduated from Valparaiso University, took courses at Indiana University Northwest and Purdue University Calumet, and obtained an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.

Gerri touched the lives of many as a proud supporter of charitable and educational organizations, in her various roles at Gary Steel Products, and as a devoted mother. Her encouragement and support of her children and family was steadfast. She leaves a legacy of kindness, enthusiasm, and generosity for all of us to mirror in our own lives, and she shared her intelligence and optimism with everyone she met. Her gentle spirit and positive attitude left a lasting impression on the world around her.

Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at GEISEN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, 7905 Broadway Ave., Merrillville, IN 46410 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. A Private Burial will take place at Calumet Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Save the Dunes.

To visit Gerri's online guestbook go to 219-769-3322.

To plant trees in memory, please visit our Sympathy Store.
Published by The Times on Nov. 29, 2019.
1:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
Geisen Funeral & Cremation Services
7905 Broadway Ave., Merrillville, Indiana 46410
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I was so very sorry to hear of Gerris passing. I spend winters in FL so did not hear till today of her death. She was a wonderful neighbor, always wearing a smile. My sympathies to her family and many friends.
Georgia Bricker
February 6, 2020
She will be forever missed and always loved by us all. ❤
Trevor, K. C., Lottie, and Dallas
K. C. Wells
December 5, 2019
I couldn't have asked for a better mother in-law and grandmother to my children. Gerri made the world a better place. I will miss her.
Rob Oliver
December 3, 2019
We are sorry that we were unaware of Gerris passing. Please know that we were surprised and saddened. Our heartfelt sympathy to Sharon, Ted and Tim. A wonderful mom! A good friend! May the Lord comfort each of you as you walk through this deep loss.
Wayne & Linda Lea
December 3, 2019
I am so sorry to hear about Gerri. Unfortunately I just heard today and I missed paying my respects at the wake. I am a neighbor of Gerris and enjoyed seeing her and talking with her. She was a very special person who was so kind and positive. She brought joy to many people. I will keep her and the family in my prayers
Maureen Stombaugh
December 2, 2019
My sincere condolences-I was a classmate of hers.
Barbara Eckstrom-Coster
December 1, 2019
I recently saw Geri, and it was so amazing that we both rememberd our times as neighbors over 70 years ago. Her smile is what I will always remember. My condolences to the whole family.
Nancy Hugus
December 1, 2019
Im so sorry to receive word of your transition Geri, unfortunately we are in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, cruising back from Spain and Portugal to the US. You always had a smile for everyone and always had a kind word. I will miss you, but know you are in Gods loving arms.
Patti Primich Kimmell
November 30, 2019
Such a kind and friendly person. Family and friends can cherish the good times.
Beverly Johnson (Brechner)
November 30, 2019
Ted and family,

Your mother was such a lovely, warm and personable person--a very special lady who took great pride in her family and always offered a genuine smile to all she encountered. May favorite memories help to ease your sorrow and bring you comfort.

Marlene Aznar
Joseph Aznar
November 29, 2019
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always. Gerri was one special lady. I always remember her smile which covered her whole face. She was a real gem. Rest in peace, dear Gerri
Dawn (Angerman)
November 29, 2019
Geri was a fine neighbor and fine friend. I will miss her.
Philikpp; Brockington
November 29, 2019
So sorry to hear about Geris passing. She was a great person always had a smile . Heaven has gained another angel. RIP Geri you will be
Missed. Till we meet again
Keep those stars bright. Love Joyce Primich
Joyce Primich
November 28, 2019
My condolence to Geraldine's family for their loss. May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Eunice Wang
November 28, 2019
My condolence to Gerri's family for their loss.
Robert Benson
November 27, 2019