Geraldine G. Webb passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 14, 2014, with her husband by her side, at her home in Punta Gorda.
She was born in 1932 to Norman and Abigail Gould of East Hampton, New York. She married her sandbox sweetheart, Richard F. Webb in 1954. Her dash — the years between her birth and her death — was the essence of a life well lived.
A devout Christian, she devoted her life to her family and to her church. Her creative abilities were boundless. She could throw a clambake, sew a wedding dress, write poetry, build a dollhouse, and anything else she set her mind to. Her family also admired her spirit of compassion, which moved her to serve as a deacon in the Church, be an active member of the mission ministry, help with VBS programs, and play in the handbell choir.
She was a member and past president of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, an organization providing educational opportunities to women. She was also active in Meals on Wheels, was involved in feeding the homeless, and was a founding member of AMPACS.
She and her husband enjoyed travel. They spent years meandering the waterways and roads of North America by boat and motor home, making lifelong friends along the way.
In addition to her devoted husband, she is survived by her three daughters, Pamela Bunn (Peter), Wendy Kimball (Karl), and Holly Gerraughty (William), and eight grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Lori Webb, in 1977.
Her family will celebrate her life with a memorial service on Friday, July 18, 2014, at 11:00, at Burnt Store Presbyterian Church in Punta Gorda. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Gerry’s memory to Burnt Store Presbyterian Church or Tidewell Hospice.