geraldine licause
Geraldine Patricia “Jerry” Licause, a registered nurse for forty years passed away peacefully in her sleep on Monday, June 28, 2021. She was 88. Geraldine was born in Pittsburgh, Pa, on September 9, 1932, to Stanley and Genevieve Stachura Jankowski. Jerry graduated from Saint Francis School of Nursing in Pittsburgh. In 1957 she met Joseph Licause on a blind date and they were married six months later on July 20, 1957. In 1960 they built their home in Weirton and started their family. In their sixty-three-plus years of marriage, they were blessed with two sons and five grandchildren. Jerry worked at Weirton Medical Center where she was the head nurse on level eight for thirty years. In their free time, Joe and Jerry loved to dance, and were quite talented at the jitterbug. Through the years they always looked forward to going on a family vacation to the beach. In recent years, Jerry loved eating chicken wings and would order Dee Jay’s wings several nights a week. Most of all Jerry will be remembered for her care and generosity for others. She will be remembered with love by her husband, Joseph F. Licause, Sr.; her two sons, Paul Licause and Joseph (Sally) Licause, Jr.; sister, Dolores Kulkani; and her five grandchildren, Christopher, Daniel, David, Kaitlin, and Lauren. Visitation will be Friday, July 9, 2021, 9:00 AM until the 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church 229 California Avenue Weirton, WV. Fr. Tony Thurston will preside. Following the Mass, all are invited to join Jerry’s family at Giovanni’s Restaurant. Interment will beheld on Monday July 12th at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. Share tributes at 304 748 3219

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  1. I remember her well as a very good nurse when I was in practice. Our prayers and condolences to the family.

  2. Dear Joe and family, We are saddened to hear of the passing of your dear wife, Jerry. We miss so many people in Weirton since we moved but I think Donald, Moppet and I miss you and the walks on Wanda the most. Please accept our deepest sympathy in this loss. We think of you often. Love, Sharon Davis Green (Donald and Moppet)

  3. So sorry for your loss. I’ll always remember Jerry calling Mercy Hall for prayers when Lily was sick. She was kind & generous. Love & Prayers.

  4. Jerry was the best! My first head nurse on level 8 after I graduated nursing school! Always great to see her and Joe when I worked at Dr John office! She always asked about my kids. My prayers to you Joe and sons. I graduated with Paul. Sorry for loss she was admired and loved!! Julie Nixon Yingst

  5. Joe and family, I will not be able to attend the visitation due to work. You will be in my prayers.

  6. I’m so very sad to hear of her passing. It was a pleasure working with her and knowing her as a friend. Heaven just got a beautiful angel.- Velma Pellegrino

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