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Emily Ouellette Geraci

June 23, 1940 — June 24, 2023


Emily Ouellette Geraci, 83, formerly of 111 Richmond Ave, Smithfield, VA, died Saturday, June 24, 2023, at Riverside Hospital.

Born June 23, 1940, in Dover, she was the daughter Joseph Armand Ouellette and Alice (Lemieux) Ouellette. She was educated in Dover schools.

Emily lived her early life in Dover / Portsmouth, NH area then moved to Bremerton, WA with her family where they lived for many years.

Emily enjoyed spending time with her family and many friends, cooking, and helping others.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Joseph M. Geraci of Smithfield, VA; three children: Joseph J. (Jean) Geraci of Smithfield, VA, Linda Hoyt of Bradenton, FL and June Pius of Portsmouth, VA, five grandchildren: Anthony of Carrollton, VA, Melissa of Menomonie, WI, Angelina of Arvada, CO, Athena of Arlington, VA, and Moressa of Newport News, VA, five great grandchildren: Kalista and Shyane of Menomonie, WI, Benjamin and Isabella of Newport News, VA, and Henry of Carrollton, VA, and one great-great grandchild Emmy of Menomonie, WI.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

A visitation will be held Friday June 30th, 1:00 PM at Little’s Funeral Home,1515 S. Church St., Smithfield, VA 23430. Online condolences may be registered at

A follow up gathering will be held at the clubhouse at Church Square, 100 Durham St. Smithfield, VA 23430

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Friday, June 30, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Little's Funeral Home and Cremation Service

1515 S Church St, Smithfield, VA 23430

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