Geraldine E. Bruno
1930 - 2020
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Obituary of Geraldine E. Bruno
Geraldine E. Bruno nee Wendler, 90, of Blue Island, passed from this life Sunday, August 23, 2020. Geraldine was the beloved wife of the late Donald J. Bruno, who passed away October 14, 2012. She is the loving mother of Paul (BobbiJo) Bruno, Paulette Bruno, Michelle Brown, John Bruno, Dave Bruno and Roxann (Pete) Quarles. Gerry is the devoted grandmother of Jeff, Joey, Justin, the late Joshua, Britney, Bradley, the late Joe, T.J., Amanda, Nicole, Daniel, Megan, Danielle and Jimmy and the proud great grandmother of Zoey, Xander, Faith, Thaddeus and Kaylee. She is the dear sister of Sharon Tebo. Gerry leaves many other family members and dear friends to cherish her memory. Geraldine was born July 20, 1930 in Blue Island to the late Mary nee Mailhiot and Frank Wendler and was a lifelong resident. She was a faithful member of St. Benedict Parish and was a true servant of the Lord. Gerry was a member of the Womens' Club, volunteering for numerous fund raisers, especially the Annual Fish Fry. She was devoted to her family, home and community. Gerry loved to refinish wood and paint garden statues. She enjoyed spending time in her beautiful garden, which was delightful for all to see. Visitation for Gerry will be held Friday, August 28, 2020 from 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm. Chapel prayers will begin Saturday, at 12:00 noon at the Krueger Funeral Home, 13050 S. Greenwood Ave., Blue Island, then to St. Benedict Church, 2339 York St., Blue Island for mass at 1:00 pm. Interment will take place at St. Benedict Cemetery in Crestwood. Due to the Covid 19 restrictions, all precautions must be adhered to and will be enforced. All visitors must have facial coverings and follow social distancing standards of 6 feet. The number of visitors will be monitored and it is requested that you refrain from physical contact. Out of courtesy to all who wish to pay their respects, please keep your time in the chapel brief. Thank you for your understanding, as we all work together during these unsettled times.