Geraldine Wennberg

Obituary of Geraldine Wennberg

Geraldine L. "Gerry" Wennberg, 96, formerly of 136 Aldren Ave., and the Glen, died at 3:55 p.m. Friday December 22, 2017 at the Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born October 14, 1921 in Jamestown the daughter of the late Harry and Lillian M. Lewis.

Gerry was a 1939 graduate of Jamestown High School and a 1942 graduate of the WCA Hospital School of Nursing.

For many years, she worked part time and volunteered as a Registered Nurse for several local agencies, including RSVP and the blood pressure clinic at LSS for over 20 years.

Gerry was a member since 1928 of the former First Congregational Church where she taught Sunday School for many years. Her other memberships include the WCA Alumni Association, Kiantone Fire Department Women's Auxiliary, and was a Girl Scout Leader. She was an excellent seamstress, making clothing for herself and her family.

Surviving are four children: Susan (Bill) Rice of West Virginia, David (Nita) Wennberg of Texas, Jon (Pat) Wennberg of Jamestown, and Daniel Wennberg of Falconer; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, A. Roger Wennberg whom she married October 10, 1942 and who died October 2, 2013; and a brother, Emory Lewis.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date by the Lind Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Kiantone Independent Fire Department, 2318 Foote Ave Ext., Jamestown, NY 14701; or The American Red Cross, 325 E. Fourth Street, Jamestown, NY 14701; or the Lutheran Foundation, 715 Falconer Street, Jamestown, NY 14701.

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