Judith A. Geer

Judith A. Geer, 71, of 107 Irishtown Rd., Kersey, died Wednesday morning, March 9, 2011 at the Pinecrest Manor after a lengthy illness.She was born Sept. 30, 1939 in Kersey, daughter of the late Matthew and Clara Gahr Heigel. In 1958 in the St. Boniface Church, she married Walter H. Geer, who survives. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of the Kersey High School, Class of 1957. She was employed as a cook in the St. Boniface School cafeteria and was an employee of Keystone Carbon Co. and St. Marys Carbon Co. She was a member of the St. Boniface Church, the American Legion Auxiliary, and the St. Boniface Rosary Altar Society.In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Brenda (Jim) Distler of Kersey; a son, Jim (Gina) Geer; and six grandchildren, Andy (Stephanie) Distler, Anthony Distler, Lakyn Geer, Lauren Geer, Dorian Tamburlin, and Owen Tamburlin.Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Edward “Skip” Heigel.A Memorial Mass for Judith A. Geer will be celebrated on Saturday, March 12, at noon at St. Boniface Church with the Rev. James Faluszczak, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Boniface Cemetery.There will be no visitation.Memorials, if desired, may be made to the St. Boniface Church, 355 Main St., Kersey, PA 15846; or to the American Cancer Society, Elk Unit, PO Box 403, St. Marys, PA 15857.Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home.