Geraldine R. Whiting

Posted: Tuesday, July 31, 2001

Geraldine R. Whiting died July 27, 2001, in Juneau.

She was born July 19, 1915, in Pasadena, Calif. She came to Alaska in 1946 with her lifelong friend Barbara Hulk to work for Alaska Coastal Airlines. That year she met and married fellow employee Joe Whiting.

Whiting worked for many years for the Juneau School District. She was a member of the Pioneers Auxiliary No. 6 and a member of PEO for almost 60 years. She was also a charter member and past president of Chapter D of the PEO. Her last three years were spent with many friends at the Juneau Pioneers' Home.

She was preceded in death by her husband.

She is survived by her sons Tim and wife Barbara, Gene and wife Pam; grandchildren Mike Whiting of Juneau, Cory Whiting of California, Niki Whiting and Sally Masony of Juneau; great-grandchildren Alanna of Juneau, Kyle and Nichole of California, and Cameron and Cheyenne of Washington.

A memorial reception in her honor will be held at 1-2 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Pioneers' Home. Donations in her memory may be made to the Pioneers' Home Residents Council.

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