Geraldine Heller Scott, 85, Wabash, formerly of Angola and North Manchester, died at 6:10 a.m. on Aug. 4, at Miller's Merry Manor West in Wabash. She was born June 20, 1928 in Easton, Pa., to Howard A. and Sara (Lachman) Heller.
Geraldine was a graduate of Easton High School. She was a teller in the banking industry. She was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, North Manchester. Geraldine lived in Angola from 1962-1979, North Manchester from 1979-2009, and moved to Bickford Cottage in Wabash in 2009. She loved the arts and was a lifelong learner. She was also a woman of very strong faith.
She is survived by three children, Dawn (John) Dutton, Wabash; Melissa (Michael) Eckelbarger, Tucson, Ariz.; and David (Christine) Scott, Louisville, Ky.; her sister, Lorraine (Alex) Vargo, Easton; nine grandchildren, Sarah Dutton, Danielle (Thomas Jeffrey) Castle and Zachary (Cassandra Bolen) Dutton, all Wabash; Michael Erich (Holly) Eckelbarger, Chicago, Illinois; Bradley (Cayla) Eckelbarger and Jason Eckelbarger, both Tucson; and Gabriella Scott, Anthony Scott and Giulianna Scott, all Louisville; four great grandchildren, Seth and Emma Castle, Wabash; and Austin and Autumn Eckelbarger, Tucson.
A memorial service was held at Trinity Lutheran Church on Aug. 9, with Dr. Kent Young officiating. Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service of Wabash is in charge of arrangements.
Preferred memorial is ELCA World Hunger, P.O. Box 71764, Chicago, IL 60694-1764.
The memorial guest book for Geraldine may be signed at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.