HOULTON—Geraldine “Gerri” (Timoney) Bayliss, passed away Monday, December 14, 2020, while at a Houlton nursing home. She was born February 12, 1942, in Queens, NY, the daughter of Paul L. and Cecelia T. (Kelly) Timoney.
Gerri grew up in various parts of New York and New Jersey but spent most of her adult life living between Florida and in Maine, making many friends along the way. She had numerous jobs throughout her life some of which included being a beautician, nurses aid, waitress, and manager of WalMart. She was very quick-witted and had a charismatic personality. She was a great cook, loved to read, play computer games, do crossword puzzles, sew, and travel. She spent some of the best years of her life with her Dachshund dog companion, Mandi.
She is survived by her husband, Milton Bayliss of West Virginia, 3 children, Cindy Collier and her husband, Marvin of Oakfield, ME, Phillip (Flip) Branscombe Jr. and his wife, Barbara of Oakfield, ME, and Robert (Bob) Branscombe and his friend, Erica Hirshfeld of Sarasota, FL. Five grandchildren, Erica Gates and her husband, Ryan, Chelsea Shields and her husband, Corey, Bo Branscombe, Joshua Branscombe and Tyler Branscombe and his wife, Tiffany; 11 great-grandchildren, 3 sisters; Lee Ellen (Babe) Gleason of Monroe NJ, Michelle (Mickey) Hemore and her husband James (Jimmy) of Houlton, ME, and Patricia (Pat) Lee and her husband Jasper of Houlton, ME. She also leaves behind several nieces and nephews and special friends. In addition to her parents, Gerri was predeceased by her sisters, Joan Clampffer and Nancy Kane, 3 brothers; Eugene (Gene) Timoney, Thomas (Hank) Timoney, Joseph Timoney and 2 brother in laws; William (Bill) Clampferr and John Gleason, both of NJ.
It was her wish to have no service, but online condolences are graciously accepted.