Geraldine E CURRY

Female 1921 - 2009  (87 years)


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  • Name Geraldine E CURRY  [1, 2
    Born 1 Dec 1921 
    Gender Female 
    History By Donna Thompson
    Evening Telegram
    Tue Jan 06, 2009, 10:01 PM EST
    Richfield Springs, N.Y. -
    Geraldine C. Schultz, 87, passed away peacefully on Monday evening, Jan. 5, 2009, in Mohawk Valley Nursing Home, Ilion.?She was born on Dec. 1, 1921, at the Curry Homestead near Hartwick, a daughter of the late Willard A. and Meriea Wright Curry. Geraldine was raised near Hartwick and was a graduate of Hartwick High School with the class of “1938”. She continued her education attending a Business School majoring in Accounting. For nearly 50 years she did this kind of work, first at the Richfield Springs Pennysaver and for 20 years at Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church, Richfield Springs, retiring in 1999. ?On June 21, 1943, she was united in marriage with John M. Schultz Jr. in Saint Mary’s RC Church in Cooperstown, a loving and devoted union of 42 years. Mr. Schultz preceded her in death on Sept. 11, 1985. They had lived on their farm in the town of Columbia until 1983, then moving to her present home in Richfield Springs.?Mrs. Schultz had a strong belief in God and led a devoted Catholic life. She was a member of Saint Joseph’s Church, Richfield Springs, and of the Rosary Altar Society.?All who knew her will remember a loving, caring and hopeful person who always said, “I feel happiest when I am able to do something for someone else.” She will be greatly missed by her many friends and family.?Surviving are a very dear aunt, Wilma Bloomer of Cooperstown; two sisters, Marguerite and her husband Elwin Shultis of Utah, Shirley Becker of California; special friends of many years, Irene Skubitz of Richfield Springs and Charles Guske of West Winfield; four sisters-in-law, Mary Hill, Margaret Kovatchitch, Elizabeth Krisch of Cooperstown and Jean Schultz of Berlin, Md., many nieces, nephews and cousins. ?Besides her parents and husband John Jr., she was predeceased by her two sons, John M. Schultz III in 1982 and George W. Schultz in 1969.?A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 11 a.m. in Saint Joseph’s Church Richfield Springs. Father John Roos will officiate. Interment will take place later this spring in Saint Joseph’s Cemetery. At Mrs. Schultz’s request there are no calling hours. ?Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.?Funeral arrangements are with J. Seaton McGrath Funeral Home, Richfield Springs.?The Evening Telegram, Jan. 7, 2009 
    Died 6 Jan 2009  Ilion, Otsego Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St Joseph’s Cemetery, Richfield Springs Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I60  Clancy Ancestors
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2015 

    Father Willard A CURRY,   b. 14 Aug 1898, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1966, Springfield, Otsego Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Meriea Ruth WRIGHT,   b. 17 Jun 1903, Oneonta, Otsego Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1968, Hartford hospital Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 22 Sep 1920 
    Divorced Abt 1928 
    Family ID F31  Group Sheet

    Family John M SHULTZ, Jr,   b. 24 Jun 1915, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1985, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 21 Jun 1943  Cooperstown, Otsego Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John M SHULTZ,   b. 15 Apr 1944, Richfield Springs, Otsego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1982, Richfield Springs, Otsego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     2. George W SHULTZ,   b. 3 Aug 1950, Richfield Springs, Otsego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1969  (Age 19 years)
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F32  Group Sheet

  • Notes 

    Died:
    • Mohawk Valley Nursing home

  • Sources 
    1. [S125] 1930 Federal Census, Sheet 9A page 25 line 49.

    2. [S134] Social Security Death Index, Master File, 097-14-8284.