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Robert Geraghty

January 16, 1924 — July 6, 2015

Robert "Bob" Geraghty passed away on July 6, 2015 at Albany Medical Center at the age of 91. Bob was born in the Bronx, NY on January 16, 1924 to Joseph and Margaret (Cotter) Geraghty. He attended DeWitt Clinton High School, Fordham University and Brooklyn Law School. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps During World War II. Bob played basketball for St. Joseph's Parish in the Bronx where he met the love of his life, Marilyn Hogan, to whom he was married for 66 happy years. They moved to Montrose, NY in 1961. He joined the NYC Police Department, later became a Court Officer and eventually the Chief Court Clerk for the Bronx Supreme Court. Bob retired in 1987. He and his wife moved to North Chatham, NY in 1988. Throughout his life he loved his family, his home, the NY Mets, the NY Giants and golf. He was a former member of Winding Brook Country Club in Valatie, NY. Bob is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Marilyn; four daughters, Patricia (David) Renaud of Schodack, Jean (Thomas Bailly) Geraghty of Valatie, Lori (James) Cameron of Valatie, Lisa (John) McHugh of Hopewell Junction; eleven grandchildren, Daniel (Molly) Renaud, Kevin (Erica) Renaud, Terence (Jenni) Renaud, Dan (Meghan) Taney, Tim (Brooke) Taney, Patrick (Yanna) Taney, Kate, Robert and Keith Tritto, Erin and Melissa McHugh; five great-grandchildren, Jack, Sania, Ryan and Robert Geraghty Taney and Lucy Hogan Renaud. He is also survived by a brother Thomas (Gertrude) Geraghty of Sunset Beach, NC and a sister Joan Walsh of Setauket, and several cousins, nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank the attending physician, nurses and staff on C8 at Albany Medical Center for their kindness and compassion during Bob's final days. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Thomas P. Mooney Funeral Home, 11 Elm St. Nassau on Wednesday July 8, from 3:00pm to 7:00pm. Funeral from the Mooney Funeral Home on Thursday July 9, at 9:15 am and From St. Mary's Church in Nassau at 10:00am where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Nassau. Those wishing to make a donations in Bob's memory may do so to St. Mary's Church, P.O. Box 435 Nassau NY 12123. Online condolences may be offered at Mooneyfuneralhome.com

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