Katharine Edwina Geiger “Kate”, 100 passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at the Brandywine Nursing Home.
Kate was born in Collingdale, PA, the daughter of the late Katharine (Houston) and Fred Wilson. She worked as a bookkeeper for the family business, County Plumbing and later for Mellon Bank. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband Howard K. Geiger, Jr, in 1984; her grandson, Bradley and her brothers, Fred Wilson, Jr. and Arthur Wayne Wilson.
Kate leaves to cherish her memory, her daughters and husbands, Judy and George Palmer of New Castle, Eileen and Robert Kettrick of Jacksonville, FL; her sons and spouses, Howard K., III and Suzanne of Baltimore, MD, Fred and Bonnie of Martinsburg, WV and Wayne Geiger and Lorrie Kemp of Wilmington; her eight grandchildren, Karen Brown, Kelle Sewell, Craig Palmer, Heather Chartier, Fred Geiger, Jr., Katie Gray, Tara Hart and Megan Mroz; her 18 great-grandchildren, Andrew and Aaron Brown, Christopher and Kendall Mench, Jenna, Gillian and Zachary Palmer, Elizabeth and Kyrstin Chartier, Aiden and Gretchen Gray; Bradley Geiger, Jr.; Sierra and Cheyenne Geiger: Lucy, Garrett, Asher and Ian Hart and her great-great granddaughter, Rayna Mench.
Services and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Compassionate Care Hospice, 405 E. Marsh Lane #4, Newport, DE 19804. Mealeyfuneralhomes.com