Georgene McDermott


Mrs. Georgene McDermott of Matamoras, PA died Friday, April 30, 2021 at Garnet Health Medical Center, Middletown, NY.  She was 66.


She was born August 9, 1954 in Brooklyn, NY the daughter of the late Paul Leontzwich and the late Irene Lauter.


Georgene married Dennis McDermott 45 years ago on August 9, 1975 at the Plattsburgh AFB in Plattsburgh, NY


Georgene was a devout member of St, Joseph’s R.C. Church in Matamoras, PA and a member of the Parish Council.


She worked as a RN for Anytime Home Care in Middletown, NY as well as many other hospitals over the years.  She was also an accomplished professional photographer which she loved.


A family statement read: Georgene was a loving wife, mother, sister and aunt who will be greatly missed.


Surviving are:

Her Husband: Dennis McDermott at home

four children: Derek McDermott of Matamoras, PA, Alissa McDermott of Lords Valley, PA, Evan McDermott of Matamoras, PA, Irene McDermott of Matamoras, PA, three sisters, Paula Fillak and her husband Douglas of Frankfort, IL, Laura Caruso and her husband Vincent of Brooklyn, NY, Leslie Dillon and her husband David of Upper Nyack, NY, Brother-in-law: Robert Sheedy of Colonie, NY

and Sister-in-law Kathleen Klee of Falconer, NY. 


Georgene was predeceased by her sister-in-law Bonnie Sheedy.


A visitation will be held on Monday, May 3, 2021 from 2:00pm – 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Gray-Parker  Funeral Home, Inc. 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771


A Mass of Christian Burial will on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 11:00 am from St. Joseph’s R.C. Church, 307 Ave. F., Matamoras, PA  18336


Following cremation a private burial of cremains will be in the family plot in Hornell, NY.


In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to your local American Red Cross Chapter.


Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis. 845-856-5191. For more information, directions, or to send a condolence note to the family please visit