2013-02-07 / Obituaries

Geraldine Campbell

Geraldine Campbell, age 54, of Brewster, NY, died Thursday, January 31, 2013.

Gerri was born August 12, 1958, in Mt. Vernon, NY. Daughter to the late Frank W. Madden, Jr. and Geraldine V. Farrell, she graduated from Lakeland High School in 1976 and Pace University.

Gerri was a registered nurse for Westchester Medical Center. She loved music and to play her violin. But her biggest passion in life was her grandchildren.

Gerri is survived by her husband Ray Campbell and also her four children, Christopher Thorpe of Patterson, Joseph Thorpe of Brewster, John Thorpe, Jr of New Milford, CT, and Courtney Campbell; and six grandchildren, Kyle, Carly, Jimmy, Hayden, Sean and Liam. Siblings Christopher, Daniel, Susanne, Jennifer, and Francis III also survive. She was predeceased by the late James Madden.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday February 5, at St. John the Evangelist Church, Mahopac. Visitation was Monday at Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Ave, Brewster. A private cremation followed.

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