Geraldine M. Cushing

PORTLAND — Geraldine May Cushing passed away on May 12, 2012, at Mercy Hospital in Portland.

She was born on Jan. 7, 1928, and was raised by her grandparents, Hedley Viker Scott and Estella May Scott.

Geraldine was a homemaker who devoted her life to her husband and family. She enjoyed sewing, reading and writing poetry, which led to her work being published. Her belief was to make everyday count.

She was predeceased by a brother, Charles Sturdee of Camden; and a sister, Barbara Ferrante of South Portland.

Geraldine is survived, and will be sadly missed by her husband of 59 years, Raymond P. Cushing Jr. of Cape Elizabeth, five daughters, Donna Mailman of Windham, Linda Beaulieu of Raymond, Carlene Kinney of Scarborough, Raylene Reid of East Baldwin and Carol Duran of Biddeford; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a nephew.

At Geraldine’s request, services will be private. Arrangements are by A.T. Hutchins, LLC Funeral and Cremation Services, 660 Brighton Avenue, Portland. To offer words of condolence and share memories with the family, please go to

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