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Obituary for James L. Geter

James L. Geter, 67 of Stratford, entered eternal rest Thursday, March 23, 2017 at St. Vincent's Medical Center. Born in Bridgeport to the late James and Mildred Brown Geter, James has been a resident of Stratford for the past twenty years and prior to that he was a resident of Bridgeport. James was employed twenty-eight years between Fairfield Hills and Bridgeport Mental Health as a supervisor. He was a disciple of Mt. Aery Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, three brothers and a sister predeceased him. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Geneva Haymes-Geter of Stratford; three sons, Jamon Fedrick of GA, Jevon Geter of Bridgeport and Jamar Haymes of Stratford; a daughter, Jamila Geter of Stratford; two brothers, Ronald Geter of Middletown and Kenneth Geter of Bridgeport; five sisters, Donna (Edward) Shabazz of New Haven, Wanda (Bryan) Pataky, Jennifer Whitfield and Chelsea Davis all of Bridgeport and Terra Holloway of Stratford; nine grandchildren; a host of nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Interment will take place 10:00 AM Tuesday, March 28, at Park Cemetery, 620 Lindley Street, Bridgeport, CT.

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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mt. Aery Baptist Church

73 Frank Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604





7:00 PM
Mt. Aery Baptist Church

73 Frank Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604

Rev. Anthony L. Bennett D. Min., officiating

Cemetery Details


Park Cemetery

620 Lindley St.
Bridgeport, CT 06606


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