May 26, 1931 to Nov. 24, 2017
Geraldine Santos Lebby, 87, passed away after a long illness at Autumn Lake Healthcare in New Britain. She lived in New Britain since the 1950s. She graduated from St. Mary’s Catholic School and was a member of St. Mary’s Church. She was a former employee at New Britain Howard Cleaners.
She was preceded in death by her late husband, McKinley Lebby Sr., also her parents, Hazel Peters Medina and Louis Santos; also five brothers, Roland Santos, Randolph Medina, Joseph Medina, John Medina Jr. and Eugene Medina; also her four children, Lillian Lebby, McKinley Lebby Jr., Mallory Lebby and Magdalene Palmer. She is survived by her four daughters, Benita Holley, Edwina Lebby, Roseanne Lebby and Gwendolyn Smith, all from New Britain; a sister, Frances Medina from Massachusetts and one brother, Teo Medina from Toledo, Ohio, an unforgettable caretaker grandson, Ramon Lebby who never left her side and also a host of other grandchildren, great-grands, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will be Saturday, Dec. 9 at Bethesda Apostolic Church from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.