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Obituary - Geraldine L. Dellerba

Geraldine L. Dellerba

Date of Passing: July 25th, 2014

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Geraldine L. Dellerba, 67, of Deerfield, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014 at Faxton-St. Luke's Healthcare, with her loving family by her side, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born October 5, 1946, in Utica, the daughter of the late Girard and Phillippina Marchione Pastorelli and was a graduate of Proctor High School. On October 27, 1967, in Deerfield, she married John P. Dellerba, a loving union of 47 years. For many years, she worked as a Pharmacy Technician at Slocum-Dickson Medical Group, retiring in 1998. She was a parishioner of St. Anthony & St. Agnes Church. A devout Catholic, she loved animals, music, dancing, knitting and crocheting. Geraldine lit up the room wherever she went and was the life of the party. Surviving are her husband, John; her daughter, Kimberly Dellerba of Utica; her son, Eric Dellerba and his partner, Terry Sweeney of Rochester; her devoted sister, Carol and Richard Redmond of Utica; her aunt and Godmother, Loretta Francis of Deerfield; three special nephews, Rick and Amy Redmond, Chuck and Nicole Redmond and Joey and Susan Redmond; as well as several beloved nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins; and her feline companion, Jack the Cat. She was predeceased by her brother, Philip; her sister, Roseann; and her canine companions, Mitsy, Fluffy and Brandon. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 am at St. Anthony & St. Agnes Church, Utica. Private interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Calling hours are Monday from 4-7 pm at the Bentz Funeral Service, Inc., 470 French Road, Utica/New Hartford.

Condolences:

Marie and I are sorry and sadden by the loss of Geraldine. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
Jerry & Marie LaPlante

Eric, the eRecord family is keeping you close in thought.
Julie Joyal

Laurie and I are saddened by your loss. Joey informed us today and know our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Barry & Laurie Depot

Eric thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. I hope the memories and good times will help get you through this. She is always with you!
Staci Autovino-Kemp

John, Kimberly and Eric so sorry for your loss. I have many wonderful memories of your mom when she came to the hair salon.
Joseph Plado

Carol, Rick and family sorry to hear about the passing of Carols sister. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers
matt chmielewski

Dear Kim and Family, So sorry to hear about your mom's passing. Our prayers go out to you all. May the wonderful memories of your mom bring a smile your way! Love, Tracy and Pat
Tracy and Pat Fiore

Sending all my love and deepest sympathy to my niece Geraldine's husband and family. I will miss hearing her voice and seeing her beautiful face. I know God will take good care of her. All My Love Aunt Loretta xoxo
Aunt Loretta

Our deepest sympathy to our cousins. We will all miss Geraldine deeply. She was always a shining star in our family. May she rest in peace with all the angels and saints in heaven. All Our Love xoxo
Tammy and David

SO SORRY john she always made us all laugh so glad all the talks I had with her
roz lee

We are very sorry to here about Geraldine.She was a great woman and loving person.
The Wiggins Family