Obituary Notice: Geraldine “Gerry” Slattery

Geraldine “Gerry” Slattery, 88, of DuBois died Saturday, July 9, 2016 surrounded by her loving family.

Born July 15, 1927, she was the daughter of the late George and Kathryn (Yenenas) Urban.

She was married to William L. Slattery Sr.  He preceded her in death on Dec. 2, 1997.

She was a homemaker and a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church.  She enjoyed reading and crossword puzzles.  But most importantly, she loved to be with her family.

She is survived by five children, William “Bucky” Slattery Jr.; Robert Slattery Sr. and his wife, Mary Sue; Sue Shenkle; and Pat Slattery and Judy Smith and her husband, Paul, all of DuBois.

She is survived by a brother, Donald “Blackie” Urban of DuBois and a sister, Bernadette “Banie” Mehok of Hamburg, NY.

She is survived by six grandchildren, Mandi Bauer, Cheri McConnell, Robert “Bobby” Slattery Jr., Kelly Jo Whiting, Georgeanne Shenkle and Ashley Slattery and eight great-grandchildren with two more on the way.

She is also survived by sisters-in-law, Kathy Urban and Lois Slattery, both of DuBois.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Eugene “Tex” Urban.

Friends will be received from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Monday at the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home. A Scriptural Wake Service will be held Monday afternoon at 3:30 p.m.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church with Fr. Edward Walk as celebrant.

Burial will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

Memorials may be placed with St. Jude’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 and/or the Memory Support Unit at Christ the King Manor, 1100 W. Long Ave., DuBois, PA 15801.

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