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Geraldine A. (Gannetti) DeTomaso

February 15, 2018

Geraldine A. Gannetti DeTomaso, 86 of Boyle Center died February 15, 2018. Born in Buffalo, Geraldine lived most of her life in the Auburn area. She enjoyed playing and volunteering at BINGO and when her children were younger, she was heavily involved in PTA and Cub Scouts. After many years of employment, she retired from Wegmans. Geraldine was an avid reader, card player, baker and cake decorator, election poll volunteer and for many years contributed her time with the United Way of Cayuga County.

She is survived by three sons Angelo Jr. of Auburn, Vince of Auburn and Jerry of Baldwinsville; two daughters Merry DeTomaso of Auburn and Tina Tardibone and her husband Michael of FL; the father of her children, Angelo DeTomaso Sr; one brother Ralph Gannetti and his wife Mary of Auburn; a sister Lorraine Reynolds of Fairport; 9 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents Casper "Jack"  and Helen Cozza Kunkel, Geraldine is predeceased by a son David; two half sisters Mary Jane Yannotti and Barb Yannotti; a half brother Bobby Yannotti; and brother in law Gary Reynolds. 

The DeTomaso family would like to express their gratitude to all of Geraldine's caregivers, especially Erin Chehovich, who worked so diligently to care for their mother. 

Services to be offered Tuesday, February 20, at 1pm in the Cheche Funeral Home Inc., 1778 Clark Street Rd. Entombment will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery Mausoleum. Calling hours for Geraldine will be held from 11am to 1pm, prior to the service in the funeral home.

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