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Geraldine C York

July 12, 1935 ~ August 26, 2017 (age 82)

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Geraldine Carolyn York passed peacefully at the ripe old age of 82. She was born in Olympia Washington on July 12, 1935. She moved with her family to Newport, Oregon in 1941 and graduated from Newport High School in 1953. After attending Corvallis Beauty College, she went on to work at the telephone company in Newport for several years before transferring to Salem and then retiring in 1990. After a brief illness, she moved back to Newport in 2000.
Geraldine was active on several bowling and pool leagues in Salem and Newport. She also belonged to the American Legion, Eagles and the Newport Red Hat Society. She enjoyed traveling, bingo, gardening and family gatherings.
Geraldine was preceded in death by parents Fred and Evelyn Simpson as well as three husbands. She is survived by her children: Denise (Iler) Austin of Siletz, Fred Iler of Yachats, Kathy Iler of Newport and Ben Breon Jr. of Siletz; sisters: Peggy Olson of Gold Beach, Bette Wheatly of Medford and Amy Cline of Siletz; and two grandchildren.
A celebration of life is scheduled on September 23rd, 2017 at the American Legion at 424 Olive St., Newport, Oregon at 3:00 p.m. Open to all who knew her.
Arrangements are being entrusted to Bateman Funeral Home.

 Service Information

Celebration of Life
September 23, 2017

3:00 PM
American Legion
424 W Olive St
Newport, OR 97365

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