Official Obituary of

Geraldine M. Wilkinson

July 13, 1943 ~ October 5, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Geraldine Wilkinson Obituary

Geraldine Mannese Wilkinson, 80, of Poughkeepsie, NY, passed away on Thursday, October 5, 2023 at Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital of WMC.  Born on July 13, 1943, in Poughkeepsie, NY, she was the daughter of James A. Mannese and Geraldine J. Andreassi.  She graduated from Marlboro High School and Albany Business School and was part owner of GLM Corporation located in Albany, NY.  She retired from IBM East Fishkill, NY.  She was a loving, family-oriented person and will be greatly missed by her numerous cousins and friends.  May she “Rest in Peace”. 

  Survivors include her sister, Pauline E. Mannese, brother, Joseph J. Mannese, niece, Lu-Tricia Mannese, great nephew, Marshall J. Mannese, III and her aunts Elva Jane Ursitti and Thelma Mannese.  Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband Robert “Silky” Wilkinson.   

  Visitation will be held on Wednesday October 11, 2023 from 9am to 11am at the Joseph J. Darrow Sr. Funeral Home, Inc 39 So. Hamilton St. Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. (845)452-1840.  A Mass of Christian Burial will take place 11:30am at Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel of St. Peters Parish, 255 Hudson View Dr. Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.  Burial to follow at Freedom Plains Cemetery.  To send online condolences please visit our website at  

In lieu of flowers donations in Geraldine’s name can be made to the Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel or Youth Mission Outreach, Inc.,  30 North Grand Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. 

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October 11, 2023

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Joseph J. Darrow Sr. Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial
October 11, 2023

11:30 AM
St. Peters Parish (Hudson View Dr. Poughkeepsie, NY)


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