Mrs. Geraldine C Orr of Whitting, NJ formally of Kearny, Little Egg Harbor, NJ and Dallas, PA, passed away peacefully in the company of her family on May 7, 2018 at her residence.
The Funeral Mass will be held in St. Cecilia's Church in Kearny on Saturday May 12, 2018 at 10 a.m.
Visitation will be held Friday May 11, 2018 from 4-8 p.m in the Condon Funeral Home 684 Kearny Ave, Kearny, NJ.
Geraldine lived in Kearny for over 50 years. She was employed by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of NJ for over 28 years until she retired in 1999.
Geraldine loved life, she camped or rather glamped, she crafted, painted, etched glass, knitted and was a Do It Yourself before DIY was even a thing. She was a master at turning nothing into something and delighted in the joy in brought others. She was deeply committed to her community, taught CCD classes at St. Cecilia's Church and was once a member of the St. Stephen's Church Choir.
She enjoyed the bright lights of NYC to the peaceful hum of ocean waves. She was devoted to her family and above all her faith in God.
She is survived by her husband, William Orr and her children Desiree Mills, Joseph Zalit, Shawn Orr, Erica Orr, Kathleen Beam, and the late John Conklin. She was the beloved sister of Andy Peranto, Russell Race and the late Patricia Hann and cherished Nanna to Julia, Becky, Catie, Zeke, Jason, Arianna, and Amanda. Geraldine leaves behind her loving great grand children Austin, Robert, Hailey, Madisyn and Frankel.
It is the families wish that in lieu of flowers you consider donations to the St. Cecilia's Religious Education: 120 Kearny Ave, Kearny, NJ 07032
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