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“I only talked to Geri the past year and she was the most pleasant woman and very smart.. I will miss our time together. ”
1 of 1 | Posted by: susan toce - east granby, CT


Geraldine Cormier Holcomb, 95, of East Granby, passed away on October 5, 2017, in Granby. Geraldine was born on July 2, 1922 in Hartford, CT, the daughter of the late Nicholas and Florence (Getts) Cormier. She was married 60 years to the late Proctor B. Holcomb. Geraldine and Proctor lived in Granby till they retired to Maine in 1968. In 2000, they moved to East Granby, CT to be closer to their family. Geraldine loved sewing, rug hooking, quilt making, tole painting, and was an avid reader. She loved to cook and entertain and enjoyed hosting family parties and reunions for many years. Wherever she lived, she volunteered at the local libraries. Geraldine leaves two children, Bruce B. Holcomb and his wife Patricia of Canton, and Leslie Thomsen and her husband Gary of East Granby; four grandchildren, Aaron Holcomb of Granby, Wayne Holcomb and his wife Jennifer of Fort Myers, FL, Karen Thomsen of Plainville, MA, and Kristofer Thomsen of New Washoe Valley, NV; and a great granddaughter, Catelyn Holcomb. Besides her husband, she was predeceased by two brothers, Francis and Robert Cormier; and a sister, Mary Bennett. Her family will receive friends on Monday, October 9, 1-3 p.m., with a service at 3 p.m., at the Hayes-Huling & Carmon Funeral Home, 364 Salmon Brook St., Granby. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Granby Cemetery, Granby. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the F. H. Cossitt Library, 388 North Granby Rd., North Granby, CT 06060, the East Granby Public Library, P.O. Box G, East Granby, CT 06026, or to the Granby Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 617, Granby, CT 06035.