~~Geraldine “Geri” DeRonde, 69, of Springfield passed away surrounded by her loving family on December 26, 2015. Visiting hours will be held at Bradley, Smith & Smith Funeral Home, 415 Morris Ave in Springfield on Wednesday, December 30th from 4 to 8pm with a prayer service at 7pm during the visitation. Interment is private. For further information or to send a condolence, please visit www.bradleyfuneralhomes.com.
Born and raised in Newark, the daughter of Joseph and Irene Di Dominico, Geri had resided in Springfield for the past 50 years. She had worked as an office manager for Mid-State Securities in Springfield and earlier had positions with Ohaus Corporation and Cross & Brown. Geri was a collector of Southwestern art. She enjoyed playing online games and spending time with her grandchildren. Geri will be fondly remembered for her love and devotion to her husband, children and grandchildren.
Geri was the beloved wife of 50 years to Robert Sr.. She was the loving mother of Tina McLean and her husband Larry, Robert, Jr. and his wife Kim, and Sheri Lewis and her husband David. She is also survived by her cherished grandchildren Samantha and Jordyn Lewis and Kaitlyn, Emily and Joseph DeRonde as well as her dear sister Carmella Bastio and her husband Manny and her beloved bichon Angel.. In lieu of flowers, donations in Geri’s memory may be made to Susan G. Komen, North Jersey, 44 Middle Ave, Summit, NJ 07901.