Geraldine Lefebvre

Obituary of Geraldine M. Lefebvre

HERKIMER - Geraldine M. Lefebvre, 92, formerly of 345 Gray Street, Herkimer, NY, died after a brief illness on Thursday, May 27, 2021, at Daughters of Sarah Nursing Center, in Albany, NY, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Little Falls, New York, on May 15, 1929, the daughter of John T. Foley and Celia C. Foley. Geraldine grew up in Little Falls, where she attended St. Mary’s Academy. She was raised by her loving mother and spent many wonderful times at the home of her maternal grandfather, Jeremiah Hartnett and grandmother, “Nora” Hartnett, in Little Falls. Geraldine met the love of her life, Raymond Lefebvre, of Herkimer, NY and they were married at St. Mary’s Church on August 2, 1947. For over 70 years, they shared an extraordinary life together. Geraldine worked for many years at the Empire Diner, General Herkimer Hotel and Montgomery Wards in Herkimer. She was a wonderful daughter, wife, and mother, with a great sense of humor and a passion for her family. She loved family, travel, cards and the occasional trip to Atlantic City. Geraldine made friends everywhere she went. She was loving, generous and accepting of all people without reservation and all those who knew her returned that love. She attended numerous family graduations, weddings, and family get-togethers and unfailingly, brought her joy of life, humor, happiness and caring to all those she loved so passionately. She realized the greatest dream that all families strive for, a close, strong, loving, caring and generous family. She is survived by her sons, Glenn and wife, Kathy, of Cohoes, David and wife, Lora, of Brunswick, Kim and wife, Linda, of Niskayuna; her cherished grandchildren, Michelle Lefebvre (Pratt), of Alexandria, VA, Andrew Lefebvre, of Ballston Lake, NY, Stephen Lefebvre, of New York, NY and Alyssa Lefebvre, of Guilderland, NY; and also by seven great-grandchildren, Emily, Elizabeth and Sarah Pratt and Angelo, Tea, Milana and Anamaria Lefebvre. Everyone is welcome to join the family at a Mass of Christian Burial, at Holy Family Parish, corner of East Main & John Streets, Little Falls, NY 13365, on Wednesday, June 2, at 9:00 am, with Father Brian Slezak, officiating. Interment will be immediately following the church service, at Calvary Cemetery, West German St, Herkimer. If you plan to attend the Mass of Christian Burial, due to COVID restrictions, a mask will be preferred, but not required. Thank you. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Geraldine M. Lefebvre may be made to Valley Health Services, 690 West German Street, Herkimer, NY 13350. Donations should prescribe that funds are used for musical programs for the residents. All of Geraldine’s funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Enea Family Funeral Home, 24 West Monroe St., Little Falls, NY 13365, Funeral Directors, Harry J. Enea, Jr., Kevin E. Enea and Martin L. Ciaccia (315) 823-2424. Online condolences may be left at www.eneafamily.com on the Internet.
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Wednesday
2
June

Mass of Christian Burial

9:00 am
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Holy Family Parish
E. Main St.
Little Falls, New York, United States
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