NIAGARA FALLS -- Geraldine F. Massar, a lifelong city resident, died Saturday in Schoellkopf Health Care
Facility after a lengthy illness. She was 85.
The former Geraldine Grier attended city schools.
A longtime homemaker, she enjoyed crocheting, knitting and gardening.
Her husband of 61 years, Jesse D., died in 2002.
Survivors include a son, Dennis of Elk Grove Village, Ill.; a daughter, Anna Jean Pietrangeli of Niagara Falls; two sisters, Gertrude Dunn and Shirley Ann Christian, both of Niagara Falls; a brother, Edward Lasher of Virginia Beach, Va.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Otto Redanz Funeral Home, 2215 Military Road, Town of Niagara. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.