Geraldine Waskow

Obituary of Geraldine Waskow

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Geraldine Steet Waskow longtime resident of Princeton and Long Beach Island, NJ and Marco Island FL, passed away on the evening of July 31, 2014. Geraldine was born in Atlantic City, NJ to John E. and Dorothea Steet. After graduating from Atlantic City High School, Gerry attended Hahnemann Hospital Medical College and School of Nursing. Upon graduation she continued her education at Case Western Reserve and the University of Pennsylvania and then began her career as a nurse anesthetist. While at Hanhnemann, she met her loving husband, Dr. Walter H. Waskow who served as Chairman of the Department of Anesthesia at St. Francis Hospital in Trenton, NJ and later at the Medical Center of Princeton. Most notably, Gerry was employed by the Anesthesia Department at the Medical Center of Princeton from 1972 until 2010. Gerry and Walter were married on September 13, 1956 and together they had three children of whom she was very proud, Darryl Waskow married to Susan of Hopewell, NJ, Steven Waskow married to Valerie of Princeton, NJ and Rosalind married to Michael Hansen of Princeton, NJ. Her greatest joy was being a grandmother to Harry and Dorothy Waskow. Geraldine was a devoted and loving daughter, wife, mother and grandmother. In addition to her family and being a second mother to all who crossed her path, Gerry enjoyed a full life of travelling, sailing and entertaining her friends and family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro. There will be a private ceremony for the family. Arrangements are under the direction of The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home Princeton
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