A consummate mother and homemaker, Geraldine was the center of every family gathering and life event. From her childhood in New York she learned at a young age the importance of family and faith. A wonderful story teller and admirer of nature as evident through her tending of various gardens and flowers. As an avid book reader she had a library at her fingertips from romance novels to historical biographies.
She is survived by her children: Robert Steffan and Kathleen Mary Kinel as well as many grandchildren and great-granchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by sons Clair A. Steffan-Garcia in 2013 and Michael Steffan in 2017.