Geraldine A. Hamill

Longtime Riverhead resident Geraldine A. Hamill died in the early hours of June 19, 2015, at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead with her sons by her side. She was 80.

Geraldine was a Columbiette since 1984. She faithfully served at the Bread and More, INN (Soup Kitchen) at First Congregational Church of Riverhead for years. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church and Food Pantry in Riverhead. Geraldine devoted her life to helping those who were in need.

Geraldine was predeceased by her husband, Robert J. Hamill, in 1979. She is survived by her three sons, Robert (Ruth) of Ohio, Patrick of Florida, and Michael (Michele) of Center Moriches; six grandchildren, Amy, Robert, Parker, Kayleigh, Courtney, and Ashley; four siblings, Elizabeth Miles of Valley Forge, Pa., Mary L. Cannon of Granite Bay, Calif., Eileen Broich of East Moriches and Thomas Uhlinger of Cutchogue; her brother-in-law, Dennis (Patricia) of Riverhead; numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and close family friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held June 23 at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church. Interment will be private at Calverton National Cemetery at a future date.

In keeping with our mother’s wishes, she asked that donations be made in her name to any of the following: Bread and More INN (Soup Kitchen) c/o First Congregational Church of Riverhead, 103 First St., Riverhead, NY  11901;  Long Island Council of Churches, 407 Osborn Ave., Riverhead, NY  11901; or East End Hospice, 209 Mill Road, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978.

This is a paid notice.