Geraldine O’Neill McLaughlin “Mom-Mom”, 86 of Bear, passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, February 4, 2019 surrounded by her family.
Gerry was born in Brooklyn, NY, the daughter of the late Jessebelle (Robinson) and John Cunningham. She retired in 1992 after working 25 years for the State of Delaware as the chief clerk for Court 15. She was a former member of Holy Rosary Church. Gerry was predeceased by her first husband, James O’Neill in 1972 and her second husband, John P. McLaughlin, Jr. in 2013.
Gerry is survived by her daughters, Denise McCabe and Debbie Pro and her husband, Joe, all of Bear; her grandchildren, Christopher, Josh and Danielle; her great-grandchildren, Payton, Parker, Cole and Beckett and her sister, Rita Cunningham of Princeton, NJ.
The family would like to extend sincere thanks to Natalie Jackson for her outstanding care and compassion she gave their mother.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, February 11, 2019 at St. Margaret of Scotland Church, 2431 Frazer Road, Newark at 11:30 AM. Friends may call at the church after 10:30 AM. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Delaware Hospice, 16 Polly Drummond Center, Newark, DE 19711.