Geraldine F. St. Denis


Geraldine F. St. Denis, 85, of Rome, passed away on Friday, August 23, 2019. Born in Rome on October 10, 1933, she was one of eleven children of the late Joseph and Veronica (Larkin) St. Denis.

Geraldine began her long career with the Rome City School District as a teacher, went on to be a Guidance Counselor at Staley Jr. High for many years before retiring as an administrator in the Board Office. She was very active in the Dollars for Scholars Scholarship Program for area students.

She is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Harriet “Pat” and Richard Cranston of Brighton, MI; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; and many, many friends. She was predeceased by three sisters, Betty Visconti, Elvina Halder and Eva St. Denis, and six brothers, Joseph, William, Eugene, Thomas, George and Homer St. Denis.

A Celebration of Life gathering will be held at the convenience of the family at a later date. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Geraldine’s memory may be made to Dollars for Scholars, PO Box 173, Rome NY 13440.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome.

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