July 23, 1929 ~ January 12, 2011
GREECE: Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at age 81. Predeceased by her husband, Charles J. (Skip) Geist, her parents Joseph G. and Anna (Scheuerlein) Meier, her sister Adelaide Fahey, and her brothers Joseph and Charles. Survived by her beloved children Charles D. (Grace), Deborah A. (Allen) Tracey, Robert J. (Lisa Rosato), all of Rochester, NY and Richard J. (Marilyn) of Canton, NC. She is also survived by 6 grandsons, Adam (Andrea) Geist and their children, Emily & Zachery, Justin (Susan) Geist, Jared Geist, and Nathan Geist, Joseph Musso and his son, Alexander, and Phillip Lape and his children Christian Lape and Taylor Blanchard. Her great-grandchildren affectionately called her GiGi. Also surviving are her sister-in-law, June Meier, 1 niece, 3 nephews and numerous cousins including Robert (Jean) Brown, Lorraine Chamberlain, Joan Cornell, Elaine Kleinhenz, and Lois (Raymond) Hannan with whom she shared once-a-month Sunday dinners for many years. Also survived by special cousin, Joan (Neil) Goodemote, of Marietta, GA. Mom retired from the Rochester City School District in 1991 after a 27 year career. Her last assignment was as the Corresponding Secretary to the Board of Education. Her children will be forever grateful to her for keeping the family together and for her unconditional love. She will be remembered by her cousins as 'a wonderful person' and 'the life of the party'. Friends may call Sunday, 1-5 P.M. at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, Greece Chapel, 1075 Long Pond Road. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, 10:30 A.M. at St. Jude the Apostle Church, 4100 Lyell Road. Entombment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Humane Society at Lollypop Farm, 99 Victor Road, Fairport NY 14450 in her memory.