October 10th, 2019
Geraldine N. Shaw, 56, of Woodlyn passed away on October 7th at Crozer Chester Medical Center. She was born in Chester to Vernon and Norma Thompson. She was raised and educated in Marcus Hook where she was a graduate of Chichester High School. Geraldine worked as a veterinary technician for several veterinaries in Delaware County. She was involved in rescuing and fostering cats, and the TNR program that focused on having animals spayed and neutered. Geraldine was also a frequent patron of the Woodlyn Dunkin’ Donuts.
She was predeceased by her father, Vernon Thompson. She is survived by her mother, Norma Thompson; sister, Janet Galligan; brother, William Thompson; dear friend, Chris Goldsmith. Her memorial service will be held on Thursday, October 17th at Ridley Park United Methodist Church at 12:30pm. Friends and family are invited to call from 12-12:30pm in church. Burial will be private. Donations in her name can be made to the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society, PAWS at https://phillypaws.org/donate/