Geraldine Quillin, 83, of Manteno, passed away Tuesday (June 25, 2019) at her home.

She was born July 21, 1935.

Her first husband, Edward Zeiger, passed away in 1978. She later married Robert J. Quillin. He preceded her in death in 2009.

Geraldine retired from Illinois Bell.

She enjoyed attending Weight Watchers meetings.

Geraldine was a dog lover and was especially fond of West Highland Terriers.

She was a parishioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Manteno.

Surviving are four stepdaughters, Sally Bolton, of East Dubuque, Janet and Dave Blythe, of Buffalo, Minn., Mary Ellen and Cecil Lumley, of Lynwood, and Lori and Serge Bourdon, of Chicago; five step-grandchildren; and seven step-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. Saturday, June 29, until the 10 a.m. funeral Mass at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Manteno.

Private interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Evergreen Park.

Memorials may be made to the Kankakee County Humane Foundation.

Funeral arrangements are by Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home, Manteno.

Please sign her online guestbook at


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