MILROY - Geraldine A. "Gerry" Furner, 79, of Milroy, went to be with her Lord and Savior at 7:06 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, at the Golden Living Center William Penn Nursing Home.
Born May 26, 1933, in Burnham, she was the daughter of the late John and Kathleen (McCartle) Benner.
Geraldine is survived by: her husband, Kenneth P. Furner, whom she married on March 28, 1952; her daughters, Sandra Lee Eckard and husband, Barry, of York, Susan Ann Wissinger and husband, Herbert, of Altoona, and Sherry Kay Winters and husband, Michael, of Roaring Springs; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Geraldine A. ‘Gerry’ Furner
She is also survived by her brother, Robert Knepp, and her sister, Christine Soccio and husband, Robert, both of Burnham.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Donna Sheetz, and beloved aunt and uncle, Clifton and Geraldine Knepp.
Geraldine was a 1951 graduate of Burnham High School and was a member of the Salem United Methodist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial conbtributions in Geraldine's memory can be made to the Salem United Methodist Church, 3437 New Lancaster Valley Rd, Milroy, PA 17063.
Services will be private and at the convenience of the family and under the care of the Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown.