Geraldine Lapinski, Scranton, passed away early Saturday morning in the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit after an illness. She was the widow of John Lapinski who passed away in 1995.
Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Fredricka Beynon Hirkey and was a 1963 graduate of West Scranton High School. She then went on to graduate from the St. Mary’s Mercidian School of Nursing. Geraldine worked for many years at the Moses Taylor Hospital as licensed practical nurse. She was a lifelong member of the United Baptist Church, West Scranton.
Geraldine was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother and grandmother. She loved her dog Belle, but most of all loved her family. She will be deeply missed.
Surviving are sons Jeffrey Lapinski and his wife Karen of Scranton and Matthew Lapinski and his fiancé Patricia Costello of Dunmore; daughter Jennifer Lapinski of Dunmore; sister Sally Barrett and her husband Eugene of Scranton; grandchildren Matthew, Jack, Charlee and Taylor; nephew Ryan Barrett and wife Caroline and their children James and John; niece Lindsay Barrett; members of the Lapinski family.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday evening at 6pm in the Vanston and James Funeral Home 1401 Ash St. Scranton.
Friends may call Wednesday from 4pm until the time of the service.
Interment, private at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family encourages memorial contributions be made to Saint Cats and Dogs of Nay Aug Park c/o 1900 East Gibson Street Scranton, PA 18510
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