Geraldine "Jeri" M. (Hurlbut) Bannister June 20, 2021 Geraldine M. Bannister died in Greenfield, Massachusetts on 6-20-21. She was the daughter of Harold and Dorothy Hurlbut of Mexico, NY. She graduated from Mexico Academy Schools and earned her Bachelors and Master's Degrees from Ithaca College in Music Education and Performance. She played clarinet and trombone professionally. Jeri taught elementary school music in NY, CT and MA. Jeri is survived by her husband of 53 years, Cedric; her daughter, Colleen of Greenfield and Tara of Turners Falls; her sisters, Betty Lou Eddy (Paul) of Averill Park, NY, Nancy Luger of Alfred, NY; her brothers, Harold Hurlbut (Doanne), David Hurlbut, James Hurlbut (Janette) and Gary Hurlbut (Gail) all of Mexico, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to the Westfield State Foundation c/o Softball, 577 Western Ave., Westfield, MA 01086 where her daughter, Colleen is Head Softball Coach. Kostanski Funeral Home made arrangements.
Published by Syracuse Post Standard from Jun. 29 to Jul. 1, 2021.