Mullens, Geraldine M. (nee Lynch), 89, passed away peacefully at home, on Monday, April 2nd with her family by her side.
Born and raised in Staten Island, NY, Gerry has lived in Short Hills for over 20 years. She was also a part time resident in both Lords Valley, Pa and Jupiter, Fl. She attended New Dorp High School, Staten Island, graduating in 1941. Her marriage to Robert J. Mullens, a Wall Street executive and one of the original members of the NY Knickerbockers, began in 1944. Gerry was an exceptional homemaker, raising six children. Her family always came first in her life.
Gerry was an avid golfer and loved playing bridge with her friends. A former member of Richmond County Country Club (Former Club Champion), Lords Valley Country Club (Former Club Champion) in Lords Valley, Pa and Jonathan’s Landing Golf Club in Jupiter, Fl. She has been an active member of Baltusrol Golf Club for over 30 years. While living in Staten Island she enjoyed donating her time as a volunteer at St. Vincent’s Hospital and as a member of Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. Since moving to New Jersey she has been a parishioner of St. Rose of Lima Church, Short Hills.
She loved spending time with her family. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother.
Her creative sense, loving care and support of family, and abiding faith were truly inspiring to all who knew her.
Predeceased by her husband Robert J. (1989), her son Lt. Robert J. Jr. (1970), brother William J. Lynch and sister Eileen Fitzpatrick, she is survived by her children Thomas C. and his wife Leslie, Jane P. Mullens, Kevin W. and his wife Peggy, Charles P. and his wife Patricia, and Nancy M. Reiling and her husband John, her four granddaughters Elisabeth and Jacquelyn Mullens and Megan and Allison Reiling, her brother Daniel J. Lynch, and many other loving relatives and friends.