Geraldine Waldecker

Geraldine R. “Gerry” Waldecker, 88, of Funkstown, MD, went to be with the Lord on January 23, 2015 at her home surrounded by family. Born May 25, 1926 in Vanderbilt, PA, she is the daughter of the late Robert M. and Alice (Bodkin) Welling. Gerry is survived by her husband of 61years, Emanuel H. “Mickey” Waldecker, they were married November 20, 1953. They lived in Rockville, Md for 32 years before moving to Funkstown in 1994. Gerry loved the Lord, was a member of Rockville Assembly of God, and lived her faith by collecting and restoring dolls and stuffed animals for 15 years; providing them to needy children in Washington DC, and eventually shipping them nationwide. She also collected infant clothes, washing, folding and donating them to the pregnancy center in Hagerstown. In addition to her husband Mickey, she is survived by a daughter; Janice Evans and her husband, John of Fayetteville, PA, a granddaughter Suzanne Bass and husband, Bernie, of Olney, MD, one great grandson, and a sister; Yvonne Hardy of Gaithersburg. She was preceded in death by 10 siblings. A Funeral Service will be held at Harman Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac Street, Hagerstown, on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 1:00 PM. Rev. Terry Hoke will officiate. Viewing for family and friends 1 hour prior to the start of the Funeral Service. Interment to immediately follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave, Hagerstown, MD 21742. Condolences, directions and more information available at www.harmanfunerals.com

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