Charles Geraci

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Born: July 10, 1930

Died: October 26, 2014

Services: St. Theresa's RC Church Wednesday, October 29, 2014 9:30AM

Visitation: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home Tuesday, October 28, 2014 2-4 & 7-9PM

Longtime New Springville resident Charles Geraci, 84, a retired pressman who will be remembered for his easygoing manner and pleasant personality, died Sunday in Staten Island University Hospital, Ocean Breeze.

Born and raised in Queens. In 1965, he settled in New Springville.

Mr. Geraci served in the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany.

He worked for 30 years as a pressman at the New York Daily News. He retired in 1987.

Mr. Geraci was an enthusiastic New York Yankees fan.

He lived life to the fullest and enjoyed every social occasion, his family said. He was personable and well-liked by all, they added.

Mr. Geraci most loved being with his family.

He was a parishioner of St. Teresa's R.C. Church, Castleton Corners.

His son, Anthony, died in 2006.

Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Phyllis; his sons, Andrew and John; his brother Richard, and eight grandchildren.

The funeral will be Wednesday from the Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home, Tottenville, with a mass at 9:30 a.m. in St. Teresa's Church. Arrangements include cremation.

Cemetery: Cremation Will Be Private (Map)

Location: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home (Map)

Church: St. Theresa RC Church (Map)