Geraldine Stonefoot

Geraldine “Jerry” Stonefoot of Webster Road in Laona, New York passed away at home, Tuesday evening, February 5, 2013 surrounded by her loving family.

She was the daughter of the late Jesse James and Ruth Russell Newell.

Geraldine was a homemaker with many other talents. She was a bus driver, she raised and sold flowers, and she worked in Joe Nasca’s Vineyards tying and picking grapes. Geraldine was also a lifetime member of the Christian Science Church, an animal lover and an amusing joke teller.

She is survived by a sis-ter, Doris Payne; a brother, Fred Newell; her niece and nephew, Alice Shuart and Russell Krieger, who cared for her; and many other nieces and nephews.

Geraldine was married for many years and was the beloved wife of the late Lester Stonefoot.

She was also predeceased by two brothers, Kenneth Newell and Milton Newell; and two sisters, Betty Long-house and Norma Koser.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service in her honor on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 11 o’clock at the Fredonia, Baptist Church on Temple St. in Fredonia, New York. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly suggests donations in her memory may be made to The Fredonia Fire Department, West Main St. Fredonia New York 14063 and the ASPCA, 2825 Strunk Rd. Jamestown, New York 14701. The arrangements were made by the Morse Funeral Home of Brocton, New York.