Geraldine M. Smartley, nee Bloh, of Pinellas Park, passed away Thursday, December 13, 2018, at the age of 99. Gerry grew up in Philadelphia before moving to Somers Point, New Jersey to raise her family. Gerry has been a resident of the St. Petersburg area since 1968, where she has made many lasting memories with loving friends. Gerry was welcomed into heaven by her husband, Frederick F. Smartley III and her son, Sean Michael Smartley. Also awaiting her arrival were her sisters, Margaret Teuber and Gladys Donnelly. The laughs and dancing haven't stopped since. Left to cherish her memory are her sons: Frederick F. Smartley IV of the home, James J. Smartley of Somers Point, NJ, Gerald L. Smartley of Chiefland, FL and Dennis M. Smartley (Christine) of Dunedin, FL, grandchildren Rebecca Clewis (Larry) of Wilmington, NC and Frederick Smartley of Dunedin, FL, and one great grandchild, Sean Gannon Clewis.
A Catholic Mass will be held Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 10:00am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pinellas Park with the burial immediately following at Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, prayers would be appreciated.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church is located at: 4661 82nd Ave. N., Pinellas Park, FL 33781.