Geraldine Elizabeth Beleny, 95, of Charlotte, NC, passed away March 16, 2022. Geraldine was born on November 10, 1926 in Warren, OH, to parents Leo Newmiller and Henrietta (Karnbauer). She was a graduate of Warren Harding High School, and later worked at NASA in Cleveland, OH for 16 years. She was a member of the Lutheran church and of the VFW Auxiliary. Geraldine married John Beleny on July 9, 1946. He passed on November 22, 2002.
Surviving Geraldine are daughters Cheryl (Ed) Beaudreault of Atlanta, GA; Patricia Mercer of Charlotte, NC; daughter- in-law Ann Beleny and her family of Charlotte, NC. She is also survived by three grandchildren: Julie (Thad) Downs, Christopher Beleny Fischer (Amanda), Tyler Cortland Fischer. Also surviving are three great grandchildren: Amanda (Josh) Smith, Alex Downs, Charlotte Beleny Fischer and one great- great grandchild, Shore Smith.
Preceding Geraldine in death are her parents, Leo and Henrietta, son John, daughter Nancy Ann and siblings Harold, Virginia, Dorothy, and William.
Geraldine was a devoted mother and wife. She was a self published poet. She was a quilter, an outstanding cook, blue ribbon baker that won many accolades. Geraldine enjoyed country music and loved to dance to polkas at the VFW.
A private viewing will be held at Crown Hill Chapel Mausoleum, Vienna.
Selby TJ Fox Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.
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