Geraldine Robinson was born on April 11, 1934, in Fernandina Beach, Florida to her parents Samuel and Annie Robinson. Geraldine was educated through the Peck School in Fernandina and after graduation she worked as a Domestic Homemaker and later moved to New Jersey where she worked for a private family for over 50 years. She passed on November 6, 2022.
Geri was a child of God who loved the Lord. She was a dedicated and faithful member of Fisk Chapel AME church. She served as President of the Usher Board and President of the Culinary Committee. She was a long-time Trustee and President of the Senior Choir. Geri also orchestrated the many Gospel Extravaganzas held at the church.
Geri thoroughly enjoyed her duties working at the Voter Polls and she looked forward to participating in the election/voting process.
Her passion for cooking and baking pies could not be matched. She loved cooking for her family and baking pies for anyone, for any occasion. She was known as the “pie lady”. She will be remembered for her kind and giving heart. She was always there to help her family and friends by giving advice and always sending up prayers. Geri is loved and admired by so many people and she will be missed.
Geri is predeceased by her son, James Thomas Jr., her parents and her sisters. She leaves to cherish her memory, 3 daughters: Liticia Robinson, Union City, GA; Cassandra Bologna (Phil) of Morrisville, NC; Helen Robinson, Lithonia, GA; a son, Eric Thomas, Oceanport, NJ; 8 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, December 3rd at 10 am at the Fisk Chapel AME Church, 38 Fisk St, Fair Haven, NJ. Burial will immediately follow at White Ridge Cemetery in Eatontown. Thompson Memorial Home, Red Bank, has been entrusted with the arrangements