Geraldine B. Zeigler

MIFFLINTOWN – Geraldine B. Zeigler, 74, of Mifflintown, passed away on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at Locust Grove Retirement Village, Mifflin.

Born April 26, 1939 in Waterloo, she was a daughter of the late George S. and Genevieve (Jones) Clugston.

She is survived by her daughter, Linda S. Cisney and husband, Ron, of Mifflintown; brothers and sister, Gregg Clugston and wife, Kay, of Waterloo, Norman Clugston, of McVeytown, and Janet Johnson, of Claymont, Del; two granddaughters, Kristy Cisney, of Mifflintown and Jenny Cisney, of Montana; and three great grandchildren, Bethany Milliken, Nolan Shawver, and Marisa Shawver.

Geraldine graduated from Juniata Joint High School in 1957.

She started the radio Reading Service in 1989 and was instrumental in organizing the Blue Juniata Council for the Blind in Lewistown and the Carl Shoemaker Council for the Blind in Mifflintown.

She was a member of the Upper Tuscarora Presbyterian Church, the Milford Grange, the Pennsylvania Council of the Blind, and the American Council of the Blind .

She organized the yearly Walk for Sight and enjoyed square dancing on Friday nights at Messiah Lutheran Church.

Her service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 30, at Upper Tuscarora Presbyterian Church, Waterloo, with Murray Laite officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. on Sunday at Guss Funeral Home, Inc., Mifflintown and one hour prior to the services on Monday at the church.

For those who desire, memorial contributions may be made to Upper Tuscarora Presbyterian Church, 75 Brick Church Road, East Waterford, PA 17021 or to the Pennsylvania Council of the Blind, 931 N. Front St., Harrisburg, PA 17102.

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