Geraldine Stass (nee: Murphy), 83, a lifelong resident of Jersey City, passed away peacefully on August, 31, 2020 at Bayonne Medical Center.
A proud homemaker throughout the years, Geraldine was fiercely dedicated to caring for her family and her love for them was boundless and unwavering. Her positive energy and determination in life was a true inspiration to all who knew her.
Geraldine was predeceased by her beloved husband Carl Stass Sr., her parents, Cornelius J. and Frances Murphy, and her son Carl Stass Jr. Left to cherish her memory are her daughter Maryann DeArmes and husband Al, her sons, Anthony Stass and wife Kathleen, and James Stass; her sister, Sissy Murphy, her brother, Junie Murphy, four adored grandchildren, Joshua and Matthew DeArmes, Jennifer Reynolds, and Jessica Stass, and three great-grandchildren.
Cremation was privately held.
“I’d like the memory of me
to be a happy one.
I’d like to leave an afterglow
of smiles when life is done.
I’d like to leave an echo
whispering softly down the ways,
Of happy times and laughing times
and bright and sunny days.
I’d like the tears of those who grieve,
to dry before the sun
of happy memories
that I leave when life is done.”
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