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Geraldine Dorey - Carpenter

May 9, 1938 ~ January 14, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Geraldine Dorey - Carpenter Obituary

Geraldine Dorey - Carpenter, peacefully departed this world after a long illness on January 14, 2024, in the comfort of her home. 

Geraldine was a lifelong resident of Saratoga Springs, born on May 9, 1938, to her parents, Raymond and Cora (Gorham) Braim. She was 85 years old at the time of her passing. 

Gerry worked for many years at Donahue and Higgins Candy & Tobacco Co. in Saratoga Springs. She found joy in many hobbies and activities, including painting, bowling, bingo, and the constant companionship of her dogs and cat. Gerry received great pleasure in giving her painted masterpieces to friends and family.  She liked nothing more than hosting summer barbecues and parties and attending the Eagles Club for charity events and Thursday karaoke. She cherished her family above all else and was grateful for every moment spent with her adoring children and grandchildren.  

Geraldine is survived by her husband, Frederick T Carpenter III, as well as her son, Scott Dorey (Patti), and daughters, Cindy Urban and Tammy O’Born. As well as her sisters, Carole Miller and June Dorey, and her grandchildren, Katelyn Shaheen (Nate), Ryan Dorey, Catherine Urban, Nicole Hurd (Tyler), Zachary Dorey, Kyle O’Born, and Dana O’Born. Additionally, she leaves behind three great-grandsons and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her son, Bill Dorey, and her brothers-in-law, Jimmy Miller and Phil Dorey.

A funeral service to honor Geraldine's life will be held at 12:00 pm on Friday, January 19, 2024, at Compassionate Funeral Care, 402 Maple Ave. (Rte 9 and/or Marion Ave.), Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. Prior to the service, there will be calling hours from 10 am to 12 pm at the funeral home.

A graveside service will be in North Milton Cemetery, Saratoga Springs, NY following the service at the funeral home. 

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Alzheimer’s Association at or Saratoga County Hospice at

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Calling Hours
January 19, 2024

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Compassionate Funeral Care, Inc
402 Maple Avenue
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Funeral Service
January 19, 2024

12:00 PM
Compassionate Funeral Care, Inc
402 Maple Avenue
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Graveside Service
January 19, 2024

1:00 PM
North Milton Cemetery
Saratoga Springs
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866


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