Geraldine Helen (Murphy) DeAngelis, 69, of Chelsea, passed away at the Chelsea Center on April 15 after a long illness. Geraldine was born on November 23, 1948 in Winthrop the daughter of George and Elizabeth Murphy. She graduated from Winthrop High School and later raised a family in Swampscott, where she lived most of her life. She later spent time in Florida and Merrimack, New Hampshire. She loved her family and will be remembered for many delicious Italian dishes she shared at the holidays.
She is survived by her son Michael DeAngelis and his wife Kerry of North Waterboro, Maine and grandchildren Adam and Zoey DeAngelis; her daughter Elizabeth King and her husband Geoff of Peabody, and grandchildren Camden and Hallie King; her brother Joseph (Jay) Murphy and his wife Julie of Winthrop; two sisters Cheryl Arbuthnot and her husband Gary of Winthrop, and Christine Milano and her husband Donald of Winthrop; and several nieces and nephews. Geraldine was predeceased by her parents; her beloved son Robert DeAngelis; her husband Richard DeAngelis; and her sister Maureen Murphy.
Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Saturday, May 5 at 1 p.m. at Swampscott Cemetery, 400 Essex Street, Swampscott.
The family would like to thank the staff members at the Chelsea Center for their compassion, kindness and respect shown towards Geraldine and her family.