Geraldine Compton

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday, October 29, 2018
Shifler-Parise Funeral Home & Cremation Services
18 Airport Road
Clifford, Pennsylvania, United States

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Shifler-Parise Funeral Home & Cremation Services
18 Airport Road
Clifford, Pennsylvania, United States


South Harford Cemetery
Creek Road
Kingsoley, Pennsylvania, United States

Obituary of Geraldine F. Compton

Geraldine F. Compton, 71, of Nicholson, PA, died Thursday, October 25, 2018 at home. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Arthur Compton. They were married August 31, 1966.

Born January 19, 1947 in Long Island City, NY, she was the daughter of the late John and Florence Barrett Petz.

Geraldine was a graduate of Edison High School, Edison, NJ. She worked at the Revlon Company, Edison, NJ; Country Craftsman, Nicholson; Mam's Bakery, Lenox; Clifford IGA and cleaned for the Barnes Kasson Clinic, Lenox, but most of all was a homemaker for her family.

She enjoyed the computer, sewing, crocheting and gardening. She was a Cub Scout Leader and Den Mother for Pack 98, Harford, and the treasurer for the South Gibson Little League Association. She was a member of the Lenoxville United Methodist Church.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

The family would like to thank the staffs of the Regional Hospital of Scranton, and Allied Services for their exceptional care to Geraldine. They would also like to thank Lois Whitbeck for her kindness and friendship to the family.

She is survived by two sons: James Compton and wife Fran of Union Dale, PA and Dale Compton and wife Ginger of Nicholson, PA; five grandchildren: Nathan Belcher; Ashley Blaisure and husband Kyle, James Compton, Jr., Dustin Compton, Katrina Van Meter and husband Cody; three great grandchildren: Tristan, Rylie and Aidyn Van Meter; three brothers: Fran Petz and wife Gina of Aliquippa, PA, John Petz and wife Denise of Mooresville, NC and Tim Petz and wife Debbie of Edison, NJ; several nieces and nephews.

The funeral was held Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. from the Shifler-Parise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 18 Airport Road, Clifford, PA, co-officiated by Pastor Pat Hanley and Pastor Peg Knapich. Interment, South Harford Cemetery, Harford, PA.

Pallbearers: James Compton, Dale Compton, Nathan Belcher, Dustin Compton, James Compton, Jr., Kyle Blaisure, Cody Van Meter, Fran Petz and Tim Petz.

Friends called Monday, October 29, 2018 from 4-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations were sent to the Lenoxville United Methodist Church, 4842 S.R. 374, Lenoxville, PA 18441

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