Gerard, Geraldine

Gerard, Geraldine

Female 1915 - 2008  (93 years)

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  • Name Gerard, Geraldine  [1
    Nickname Geri 
    Born 15 Mar 1915  Rutland, Rutland County, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 4 Oct 2008  West Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Saint Bernard Cemetery, Rockville, Tolland, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I62321  Sackett
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2021 

    Family Fahy, Bernard Lawrence Sr.,   b. 24 Jan 1910, Utica, Oneida, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 2000, Vernon, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Children 
     1. Fahy, Bernard Lawrence Jr.,   b. Abt 1942, Rockville, Tolland, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1969, Mineola, Nassau, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F25410  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Mar 1915 - Rutland, Rutland County, Vermont, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Oct 2008 - West Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
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    1. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 22 Feb 2021.
      Memorial ID 30506391
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/30506391

      Geraldine "Geri" Girard Fahy
      Birth 15 Mar 1915
      Rutland, Rutland County, Vermont, USA
      Death 4 Oct 2008 (aged 93)
      West Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
      Burial
      Saint Bernard Cemetery
      Rockville, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA

      Geraldine "Geri" (Girard) Fahy, (93) widow of Bernard L. Fahy Sr. died on Saturday (October 4, 2008) at St. Mary Home in West Hartford. She resided at 84 Orchard Street in Rockville, Connecticut at the time of her death.

      The daughter of the late Eugene and Harriet (Courcelle) Girard, she was born in Rutland VT on March 15, 1915. She grew up in the Baker's Cove section of Groton. She was a graduate of Fitch High School, and a recipient of a college scholarship, but because of the Depression, the scholarship was not honored, so she worked for Max Pollack Mills and the F.W. Woolworth Cot, where she met her future husband. They settled in Rockville in 1940 where he was the manager of Woolworth Co. and they raised their five children there. She was a communicant of St. Bernard's Church and served for many gears as Eucharist Minister and a Religious Education teacher. She and her husband were members of the Couple's Club. Geri loved people and her home was always open to visitors, young and old. She enjoyed gardening, needle work and cooking, and served for many years as a den mother to the Cub Scouts. She also lectured for Weight Watchers, and enjoyed encouraging others to reach their goals. She also enjoyed her nights out with the sewing circle. Well into her eighties, she was still bowling and taking Tai Chi classes, and was ready to challenge anyone to a game of Scrabble.

      She leaves a daughter, Sr. Mary Fahy, and three sons, Timothy and his wife Lynn, Gerard and his wife Catherine, and Christopher and his wife Carolyn, six grandchildren, Ellen, Ethan, Adam, Nathanial, Zoe Fahy, Amy Slavik and her husband John, and three great grandsons, Nicholas, Joseph, and Luke Slavik. She also leaves two stepsons, John and James Griffin, a stepdaughter Tara Griffin and one step granddaughter Kyra Griffin. Besides her parents and her husband, she was predeceased by her son Bernard Jr., a brother Eugene, and four sisters, Marie and Pauline Girard, Bernardette Corbet and Rita O'Connell and many nieces and nephews.

      Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, October 8 at 9 a.m. from the Burke-Fortin Funeral Home, 76 Prospect Street, Rockville, with a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Bernard's Church, Rockville at 10 a.m.

      Burial will follow in St. Bernard's Cemetery, Rockville.

      Relatives and Friends may call at the Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 7 from 4-7:30 p.m.

      Published in the Hartford Courant on 10/6/2008.

      Researched by Ted Smith


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