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Geraldine M. McCartney (Hackett)


Geraldine M. McCartney (née Hackett) of Holland, PA passed  away on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 in the presence of her loving and caring family. She was 78.  Geraldine was the beloved wife of 56 years to Richard G. McCartney.

Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Isabelle Street Hackett and was the loving mother of the late Kimberly McCartney Gallagher.

Geraldine was a former resident of Philadelphia before moving to Holland in 1976.  She had worked as an administrative assistant throughout the years for various firms including McDonnell Douglas in Warminster and with Air Gas in Wayne, PA. Geraldine was a Communicant of St. Bede the Venerable Church in Holland and in her leisure time enjoyed exercising, traveling to the beach, quality times with her friends, family and especially grandchildren. She will be deeply missed by all who came to know her.


In addition to her beloved husband Richard, Geraldine is survived by her dearest children; Karen A. Goldschmidt and her husband Robert of Collingswood, NJ and Richard G. McCartney and his wife Lauri of North Wales. She is also survived by her sister Katherine Whalen of Warrington, and 2 brothers James Hackett and William Hackett both of NJ, 9 cherished grandchildren and 1 great grandson.

Relatives and friends are invited to greet the family on Friday, September 18th from 10:00am until her Funeral Mass at 11:00am in St. Bede the Venerable Church, 1071 Holland Rd. Holland, PA 18966. Geraldine’s interment will be held at a future date and time.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the National Shrine of St. John Neumann, 1019 N. 5th St., Phila., PA 19123.


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  • Morning Visitation

    Friday, September 18th
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    St. Bede The Venerable Church
    1071 Holland Road
    Holland, PA 18966

  • Funeral Mass

    Friday, September 18th
    11:00 AM

    St. Bede The Venerable Church
    1071 Holland Road
    Holland, PA 18966

  • Interment

    Interment will take place privately, at a later date.

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