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Geraldine R. (Porter) Heald
October 8, 1935 ~ April 2, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Bath- Geraldine R. Heald, 87, died Sunday, April 2, 2023, at HillHouse Assisted Living in Bath.
She was born in Litchfield on October 8, 1935, a daughter of Raynol and Rose (Fecteau) Porter. She grew up in Litchfield.
She married Arthur Collins and was employed at Temple’s Store and Claristat in Richmond. On June 20, 1981, she married Clayton H. Heald. She was employed at Bath Iron Works and the Plant Memorial Home.
She was a member of the Five Islands Baptist Church.
She enjoyed cooking, baking, music, knitting, flowers and especially spending time with family, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Clayton H. Heald on March 16, 2014, one son, Arthur “Skip” Collins Jr, four brothers: Bing Porter, John Porter, Harry Porter, and Norman Porter, one sister, Eleanor Faucher, granddaughter in law, Ashley Collins and all her furbabies.
She is survived by two stepsons, Stephen Heald and his wife Naya of Wiscasset and Howard Heald and his wife Theresa of Georgetown, one stepdaughter, Sarah Heald of Georgetown, one daughter-in-law, Debbie Collins of Litchfield; 7 Grandchildren: Darren Collins, Kim Graybill, Jules Heald, Harry Heald, Clayton Norris, Matt Norris, and Kerry Heald, 7 Great-Grandchildren and many nieces and nephews along with her special niece, Carol Goggin.
The Family would like to express their gratitude to HillHouse for the excellent care and love provided to Gerri during her stay and to CHANS Hospice for their wonderful care.
A graveside service will be held at 10 AM on Saturday, May 20, 2023, at Mountainside Cemetery in Georgetown. A Celebration of Life will follow at the Five Islands Baptist Church, 6 Old Schoolhouse Road, Georgetown. Memorial contributions may be made to Midcoast Humane, 5 Industrial Parkway, Brunswick, 04011. Condolences may be made online at www.Daiglefuneralhome.com.