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Geralyn B. Dempsey

August 9, 1936 — May 22, 2019

Geralyn Dempsey, age 82, of Port Charlotte, Formerly of Evanston, Illinois passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at the Life Care Center of Punta Gorda. Born August 9, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, Geralyn was the daughter of the late George and Katheryn Lynch, of Chicago, Ill. She was a 1955 Graduate of Florida Southern, graduating as president of her sorority Sigma, Sigma, Sigma. Geralyn retired from CATO (Combined Airline Ticket Organization) after giving over 30 years of dedicated employment as the Evanston, Ill. branch manager in 1998. After retiring from CATO, Geralyn moved to Port Charlotte in 1999 to live closer to her beloved sister, Janice Wirth. She enjoyed many years of active membership in the Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club and was a volunteer of the Peace River Wildlife Sanctuary. Geralyn was most memorable for her laughter and was a very social individual who gained joy from being with others. She will be sorely missed for all the joy that she brought to everyone she met. Geralyn is survived by her brother in law, David Wirth of Punta Gorda; her cousin Roberta Anderson, of Spread Eagle, WI; her Nephew, William Wirth of Boyceville, WI; and her niece, Michelle Grabill of Johnstown, OH. Beside her parents she is preceded in death by her beloved husband Francis S. Dempsey in 1994 and her sister Janice Wirth in 2006.

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