Henrietta E. Geisendoerfor

November 15, 2012  

REDWOOD, N.Y.     Henrietta E. Geisendoerfor, 99, of Redwood, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown, where she had been admitted Nov. 10.

Born Aug. 11, 1913, in Natural Dam, a daughter of Carl and Anna Humphreys Geisendoerfor, she graduated from Gouverneur High School in 1931, and St. Lukes School of Nursing in New York City in 1933. 

She became a registered nurse, working for several different hospitals, including the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City where she served as a nurse anesthetist.

She loved to travel, and worked as a registered nurse for a time in Hawaii.

Henrietta is survived by a sister, Marguerite Dingman, with whom she resided.

Funeral services will be private. Burial will be in Gouverneur Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Redwood Rescue Squad.

Local arrangements are with Costello Funeral Service, Alexandria Bay.





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