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Geraldine Bernice Bednarz

November 2, 1939 ~ March 9, 2020 (age 80)


Geraldine B. Bednarz, 80, passed away unexpectedly on March 9, 2020 at her home in Sheffield, VT. 

She was born November 2, 1939 in Hartford, CT to Louis and Priscilla (Watson) Agnoli.  She grew up in East Windsor, CT graduating from East Windsor High School in 1957.  In 1958, she married Paul Bednarz and in 1988, they moved  to Vermont where they built their dream log cabin and retired.

Geraldine excelled in a multitude of professions.  First started work in Hartford, CT in an insurance company and lastly was a machinist in Littleton, NH.  Early on she was involved in Girl Scouts as a troop leader in Enfield, CT.  A nature lover and avid gardener who loved flowers of all kinds. Geraldine loved watching and feeding birds, woodworking and was an animal lover particularly all her dogs over the years.  Clowns and thimbles were among the many things she collected.  Spending time with family and friends was very important to her. 

Survivors include her husband, Paul; son, Ken (Laura) Bednarz of Broad Brook, CT; daughter, Karla (Brent) Staubach of Colchester, CT; brother, Rodney (Debra) Agnoli of Thetford Center, VT; sister, Gail Brown of Barton, VT;  four grandchildren, Samantha “Sam” and Sydney Staubach and Nicholas and Christopher Bednarz; many nieces and nephews. 

Charitable donations may be directed to Riverside Rescue, 236 Riverside Avenue, Lunenburg,VT  05906

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