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Maureen B. Geosits

February 8, 1935 ~ February 24, 2018 (age 83)

Maureen Bernadette (Shumar) Geosits, 83, of Forks Township, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 24, 2018, at home.

Maureen was born in Easton, PA, the daughter of the late Elias and Anna (Saba) Shumar.

A graduate of Easton Catholic High School, Maureen was a member of the Class of 1952. She was employed by Metropolitan Life before marrying her loving husband Edward of Seemsville, PA. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  Maureen was an excellent cook and shared many Lebanese recipes with family. Her favorite times were those shared with Edward, her children and grandchildren. She and her late husband Edward Geosits spent 58 years of marriage together.

Maureen was a dedicated, life-long member of Our Lady of Lebanon Catholic Church, in Easton, a member of the St. Theresa’s Sodality, and former volunteer with the Forks Twp. Athletic Association.

Maureen is survived by a son Peter Geosits (Laurie) of Media, a daughter Maryann Geosits of Allentown, daughter-in-law Jill Geosits of Emmaus, grandchildren Lindsey (Charles) Lee, Emily, Michael, Haley, Alex, Neal, Francis, and Louis, great- grandchildren Corinne Lee, and Vivian Lee. In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by her son Edward Geosits, and sister Renee Carrigan.

Calling hours will be held at Morello Funeral Home, Inc., 3720 Nicholas St. Easton on Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. with Prayer of the Incense at 8:15 p.m. An additional calling hour will be held Saturday from 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. at Morello Funeral Home. Divine Liturgy at 10:30 a.m. in Our Lady of Lebanon Catholic Church, 4th & Ferry Streets, Easton. Interment will be in Gethsemane Cemetery, Palmer Twp.

Donations in memory of Maureen may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude PL Memphis, TN 38105-9959. Online condolences may be offered at

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