Gertrude E. Christy

August 4, 1926 ~ October 6, 2021 (age 95)

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Gertrude E. (McCormack) Christy, 95, of Bethlehem, passed away on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at Moravian Hall Square. Born in Brooklyn, New York she was the daughter of the late William and Irene (Kenney) McCormack. Gertrude was the beloved wife of the late Thomas W. Christy. She attended St. Vincent’s Hospital School of Nursing in NYC. Gertrude went on to work as a labor and delivery nurse in Brooklyn, Smithtown and Jamaica. She also worked as a middle school nurse at Happauge on Long Island. 

Survivors: Gertrude will be lovingly remembered by her sons, Thomas J. and his wife Linda, James and his wife Barbara, Joseph J. and his wife Mariann, Jerry and his wife Janet, Daniel P. and his wife Lisa; daughter, Mary Christy; sister, Doris Aubry; 11 Grandchildren and 7 Great Grandchildren. Gertrude is preceded in death by her husband, Thomas; brother, William McCormack and sister, Irene Verdi.

Services: A mass of Christian burial will take place at 10:30A.M. on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 in Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, 210 E. Northampton Street, Bath, Pa 18014. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery. A viewing will take place from 6:00P.M. to 8:00P.M. on Monday, October 11, 2021 in Cantelmi Long Funeral Home, 500 Linden Street, Bethlehem. A memorial tribute may be placed at 

Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116 or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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October 11, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cantelmi Long Funeral Home
500 Linden Street
Bethlehem, PA

Mass of Christian Burial
October 12, 2021

10:30 AM
Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish
210 East Northampton Street
Bath, PA

October 12, 2021

12:00 PM
Sacred Heart Cemetery

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