Geraldine E. (Catania) Scholl

April 20, 2006

Geraldine E. (Catania) Scholl

GERALDINE E. (CATANIA) SCHOLL – in Woburn, unexpectedley, Thursday, April 20th, beloved wife of Charles P. Scholl. Devoted mother of Sharon Stanley and her husband Richard of Woburn, Michael Scholl of Woburn, Bryan Scholl and his wife Terry of CA, David Scholl and his wife Diane of RI and Glenn Scholl of Boston. Loving grandmother of Michael, Dana, Bryan and Derek Stanley, Asheley, Brittany, Angelica and Myzach Scholl. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn on Monday, April 24th at 10 a.m. A calling hour will be held in the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn from 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. prior to the Mass. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be made in Mrs. Scholl’s memory to the American Parkinson’s Disease Assn., 720 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118.

OBITUARY:

Geraldine E. (Catania) Scholl, a longtime resident of Woburn, passed away at home unexpectedly on Thursday, April 20th. She was the beloved wife of Charles P. Scholl.

Born in East Boston, Geraldine was the daughter of the late Joseph and Genevive “Jennie” Catania. Raised in East Boston, she was a graduate of East Boston High School. Geraldine worked at Raytheon after graduating and left the work force to marry and raise a family. After her children were grown, she returned to work for the Marriot Hotel in Burlington where she was the head of housekeeping.

In 1954, she married her husband Charles P. Scholl, to whom she was very devoted for fifty two years. They made their home in Woburn where they raised four sons and a daughter. A very loving and close knit family, they enjoyed vacationing together at Hampton Beach in the summer months and in later years gathered together at her daughter Sharon’s home

for holiday celebrations. Geraldine and her husband travel extensively, enjoying cruises to the Caribean, Alaska, Bermuda and Aruba. She lovingly shared her life with her husband, their five children and their grandchildren, who addition to her husband gave her life’s greatest joys. Geraldine leaves her family a legacy of love, laughter and devotion.

In addition to her husband, Geraldine is survived by her children, Sharon Stanley and her husband Richard of Woburn, Michael Scholl of Woburn, Bryan Scholl and his wife Terry of CA, David Scholl and his wife Diane of RI and Glenn Scholl of Boston, her grandchildren, Michael, Dana, Bryan and Derek Stanley, Asheley, Brittany, Angelica and Myzach Scholl.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn on Monday, April 24th at 10 a.m. A calling hour will be held in the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn from 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. prior to the Mass. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn.

Donations may be made in Mrs. Scholl’s memory to the American Parkinson’s Disease Assn., 720 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118.

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  1. Geraldinie Scholl

    My Mother-in-law was a very speciial woman to me. She was my mother. She cared about me and stuck by me though the years that knew her. Her laughter was mezmarizinig. Her love of life and the love she had for her husband and children was unsurpassed. I loved her deeply and will miss her terribly but I wiill carry her in my heart forever. I love you “Nana”.

  2. chuck,mike and sharon
    bob and i are so sorry for your loss she was such a nice lady and i know she will be missed .
    i lost my mom a yr ago march so i know how hard this will be for all of you . god will help you
    bless you all
    laurie&bob queen

  3. We want you all to know how deeply saddened we are about Gerry’s death. Gerry was such a a wonderful, vibrant, loving person. Her life was so very full of love, laughter and joy. Her legacy lives on in her wonderful, loving children and grandchildren. We will miss her.
    With much love,
    Linda & Greg

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