Geraldine Margaret Quinn, age 73, of Rome, passed away March 9, 2019.
She was born May 20, 1945, in New York City, a daughter of the late Charles and Elizabeth Roach Quinn, and educated in Rome schools. She was formerly united in marriage to the late Bruce Owen Martineau on August 29, 1960. Geraldine formerly worked at Rome Community Action Center.
Geraldine enjoyed tending to her beautiful gardens along with her artistic interests of painting, crafting and cooking.
Geraldine is survived by three daughters, and two sons in law, Robin Sue Crespin of Rome, Lesa Gay and Perry Fanfarillo of Lee Center, and Amy Renee and Albert McLiesh of Rome; four sons and two daughters in law, Mark James Martineau of Utica, Michael John and Su-Im Martineau of Delaware, James Joseph and Jennifer Martineau of Ohio, and Luke Owen Martineau of Lee Center; a brother, Tom of Texas; five beautiful grandchildren; a brother in law, Edward Kotary; three nephews; her former significant other of 36 years, Richard Colangelo and his daughter, Rachel; and several other family members. She was predeceased by a sister, Barbara Kotary.
The family wishes to sincerely thank AmCare Ambulance and the employees of the Emergency Department and PCU, at Rome Memorial Hospital for their care and compassion extended to Geraldine, and all other friends who kept her in their prayers.
Funeral services will be private.
There are no calling hours.