The family announces with great sorrow her passing in Sudbury on Saturday, April 20th, 2013 at the age of 92 years. Predeceased by her husband the late Alphée Melanson. Daughter of the late Arthur and the late Joséphine (née Léger) Melanson. Also predeceased by her daughters Andrée Ouellette (Michel), Rachel Melanson Joncas and Christiane Melanson. Loving mother of Marie-Paule Bewsey (Richard), Claude Melanson (Shirley), Jacqueline Bossé (Gérard), Bernard Melanson (friend Nicole), François Melanson (Anita), Lorraine Melanson Lesk (Martin). She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Isabelle, Geneviève, Stéphane, Gilles, Kayla, Gilles Jr., Amanda and by her great-grandchild Raphaële-Kâ. Géraldine will be fondly remembered as an excellent cook always welcoming family and friends with open arms and a warm smile. The family will receive relatives and friends at Cooperative Funeral Home, 222 Lasalle Blvd., Sudbury on Thursday, April 25th , 2013 from 2-5 and 7-9:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, April 26th , at 10:30 a.m. at St-Jean de Brébeuf Church, Sudbury. Donations (by cheque only) to the Northern Cancer Foundation, St-Jean de Brébeuf Building Fund or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.