Phyllis Elizabeth Geringer



Phyllis Elizabeth Geringer, age 83, died peacefully after an extended illness on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 in Raleigh, NC.

Phyllis was raised in Baldwin, NY and graduated from Hofstra University with a Master’s in Education. Phyllis loved spending time at the beach, had a passion for flowers and gardening, was a superb cook and baker, and always had a dog or cat by her side.

Phyllis will be greatly missed by her family. She is survived by her daughters, Karen Patterson and husband, Stan, and Beth Ryals and husband Robert, all of Raleigh, NC. She is survived by her husband, Sam and his three children and her first husband, Ronald Klepper. Phyllis' five grandchildren; Jake, Jenna, Wiley, Nora and Grace will miss her. She is also survived by her sister, Carolyn Hendrickson of Southampton, NY and her three children.

A memorial service will be held at St Giles Presbyterian Church in Raleigh, NC, at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 with a reception to follow, in the fellowship hall. All are welcome. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Phyllis’s name to: Transitions Lifecare, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.

There will be no viewing for Mrs. Geringer.