Wantage Twp., NJ: Geraldine Little(nee Lescheck), 90 years old, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Born to Howard and Mildred Lescheck in Paterson, NJ, she moved to Beemerville, NJ in the 1950’s before settling in Wantage Twp., NJ in 1972.
Geraldine worked as a cafeteria cook for the Sussex-Wantage Board of Education for 15 years retiring in 1991. Geraldine was a longtime member of the Beemerville Presbyterian Church, the Beemerville Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary and took great joy in crocheting, knitting, sewing, crafting and loved dancing and camping.
Geraldine is predeceased by her husband, LeRoy Little, Sr.(2010), 2 daughters, LuAnn Yetter(1988), Millie Brady (2017) and her husband, Dan (2014), a grandson, Glen Yetter(1982), and a sister Millie Lescheck and 2 brothers, Howard Lesheck, Jr. and Thomas Lescheck. She was the devoted mother of LeRoy Little, Jr. and his wife, Audrey of Wantage Twp., NJ, James Little and his wife, Karen of Sparrowbush, NY, Michael Little and his wife, Kelly of Branchville, NJ. Dear sister of Irene Kimble of Sussex, NJ and Jane Jacobs of Lake Wallkill, Vernon Twp., NJ. Loving grandmother of Shawn and Nicole Little, Kristy and Matt Lockburner, Mark and Courtney Yetter, Jeffrey and Alexandra Little, Kyleigh and David Schweinberg, Dylan and Patti Ann Little, Kelsey and Kassidy Little. Cherished great grandmother of Reiss, Erika and Ethan Little, Kevin and Karly Lockburner, Addison and Brielle Little and Cale and Lane Yetter.
The family will receive their friends at Ferguson Funeral Home, 27 Third Street, Sussex, NJ on Monday, June 24, 2019 from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Funeral service will be Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 11:00 AM. Interment to follow at Beemerville Cemetery, Wantage Twp., NJ. Memorial gifts to Beemerville Fire Dept Ladies Auxiliary, 227 Route 519, Sussex, NJ 07461 or Compassionate Care Hospice, 350 Sparta Avenue, Bldg B, Suite 2, Sparta, NJ 07871would be greatly appreciated.