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Geraldine F. Goodleaf (nee Quirke) born in Elmira, NY, a resident of Dumont, NJ for 67 years and a summer resident of Shelter Island, NY for 80 years has passed away peacefully on March 12, 2022.

An Accounting career that spanned 30 years began at Andrea Lawrence Boutique, included a period at Wexler Coffee and concluded after 15 years at Englewood Hospital.

Predeceased by sisters Virginia Dubatowka and MaryRose Conklyn.  Survived by her siblings Elizabeth DeMarco, John S. Quirke (Mary Ann), Kevin P. Quirke (Cathe).  Her children George H. Goodleaf, Kathleen Cecala (the late Joseph), Virginia Goodleaf, Michael J. Goodleaf, Geraldine Lagala, Kevin P. Goodleaf, Loretta Boyd, Mary E. Phillips, Marguerite Ridings (Keith), Judith Card (Jay), 19 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, 1 great great-grandchild, and many loving nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 16th, 3-7 PM at the Beaugard-McKnight Funeral Home, 869 Kinderkamack Rd., River Edge.  Funeral Mass Thursday, March 17, 9:30 A.M. at St. Mary’s R.C. Church, Dumont.  Interment to follow at Our Lady of the Isle Cemetery, Shelter Island, NY.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Geraldine’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital;, or the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America;


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