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Music, Geraldine Faith February 8, 1943 - May 31, 2022

Geraldine Faith Music, age 79, of Hackettstown died Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at home.  Geraldine was born February 8, 1943 in Phillipsburg, NJ to the late Elsworth and Ruth (White) Bird.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brother, William “Bill” White, and a nephew, Martin John Bednarek.

She was previously employed by Peerless Tube Company, Bloomfield, NJ as a Chief Inspector Quality Control for 41 years before her retirement.  Geraldine enjoyed traveling and baking, she was an avid animal lover, especially dogs and cats.  She loved her work and caring for her mother before her passing and for her beloved sister whom she leaves behind.

Geraldine is survived by her loving sister, Ramona Bednarek and fiancé Bruce Ross, her sister-in-law, Barbara White, nephew, Frank Bednarek and wife Christine, niece, Ruth Bednarek and companion Jesse Kagan, niece, Colleen and husband Moe, nephew, William White and wife Apple, great nieces, Jennifer and Lexie Benarek, great nephews, Nicholas and Michael Kagan and  great great niece, Aurora Kagan, great great nephews, JJ, Jaden, Tristan and William.

The funeral service will be held 2:00 pm on Friday, June 10 at Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ with Rev. Mario Spardaro officiating.  Burial will be in Pequest Union Cemetery, Great Meadows following services.

Visitation will be Friday, June 10, 2022 from 10 am – 2pm at Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ.


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    Robert Ostman says

    Please accept my sincere condolences for Gerl. Straight shooter. Who told you like it is.. A wonderful friend and the “salt of the earth”. She will be missed.

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    karen korec says

    Sympathy & Prayers to the family of Gerri. I met her at Peerless Tube back in the 90’s and remained close friends with her. She was such a wonderful, loving, gentle soul. I will miss her dearly. R.I.P. dear friend with the Angels in Gods Loving Arms, you are with your Mom and Dad and all your fur babies. Always in my heart & prayers, love you, Fly High

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