Michael James Geradi

February 10, 1949March 14, 2023
Obituary of Michael James Geradi
Michael James Geradi, a lifelong resident of Croton-on-Hudson, passed away on March 14, 2023, at the age of 74. Mike is the son of Nicholas and Jennie (Totillo) Geradi, who predeceased him. Mike married his high school sweetheart, Kathleen Reagan, 51 years ago. Mike was a graduate of Croton-Harmon High School and attended Newberry College in Boston, MA. Besides his family, Mike had 3 loves - sports, music, and animals. Mike was a past Head Baseball Coach at Westchester Community College and also of the Modified Baseball Team at Croton-Harmon High School. Mike volunteered in many programs, including coaching Croton Little League, in addition to being its President for 6 years, Croton Recreation flag football, CYO basketball, Babe Ruth baseball, Croton Recreation Girls Softball League, and the Northern Westchester Cougars (a traveling summer baseball team). Mike was a 1986 Croton Parks and Recreation Service Award recipient, representing the Croton Little League. Mike wrote sports articles for the North County News and The Gazette, where he received the Section One Wrestling Sportswriter of the Year Award for covering Wrestling at Croton-Harmon High School. Mike was also the Head Umpire for the Croton Women's Softball League. Mike was a lead singer and bass player for many of the area top 40 bands, starting with the Headshrinkers and ending with Mike James and Company, a tri-state wedding and nightclub band. In addition, he taught guitar at Cortlandt Music for several years. Mike was the owner of Big Dog Sports Memorabilia. He and his wife, Kathy, owned Pet Pals Sitter Service, caring for dogs and cats on a daily basis. Mike was a diehard fan of the Yankees, and loved the Giants and the New Jersey Devils. In addition to his wife, Kathy, Mike is survived by his 3 children, Shawn (Marc) DeLonge, Tamara (Edward) Bagen, and Michael (Alisha Pulford) Geradi, 12 grandchildren, Melany (Victor), Megan, Austin, Laurel (Anthony), Ashley, Alyssa, Brooke, Bella, Christopher, Jade, Jason, and Miah, 6 greatgrandchildren, Gabriella, Jake, Amelia, Dominick, Andrew, Kara, and his beloved fur babies, Mya and Kaia. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, March 22, 2023, at 10:30 a.m., at Holy Name of Mary Church, Grand Street, Croton-on-Hudson, NY. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions in Michael's name should be made to Guiding Eyes for the Blind,

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