James Charles Geyer

September 30, 1946October 11, 2020

James C. Geyer, 74, passed away October 11, 2020 while vacationing with his family in New Hampshire.

Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Charles and Mary (Colontonio) Geyer; beloved husband of Barbara J. (Lanni) Geyer; devoted father of Michelle L. Bass and her husband Kenneth, Jesse J. Geyer, and James A. Geyer and his wife Samantha; brother of the late Cheryl Guarino; cherished grandfather of; Kayla-Rose, Kenneth, Brianna, Alyssa, Jaydon, Jesse, Mason, Ellie, Dylan and Great Granddaughter Madison.

Once a Marine, always a Marine. He always had that mantra. Serving in the United States Marine Corps from 1963 to 1967 and 2 years reserved; including 2 Tours in Vietnam. He served at VFW 10011 as a Post Commander, also wearing many Hats during his years with the VFW. Jim Geyer was well known by many. A member of the Vietnam Veterans Organization, the Disabled Veterans Organization and the American Legion of Lincoln, New Hampshire. Proud, tough and always prepared.

A successful Printer at Union Paper Company for 28 years from which he retired happily. Always enjoying the outdoors, camping in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, taking long drives, trout fishing, canoeing the Great Swamps, Wood River and Lincoln Woods. Endlessly tinkering in the workshop, woodworking and fixing anything broken. Jim was consistently busy, but always made time for his Wife, Kids and Grand Kids. Cheering on the Patriots on any given Sunday or any one of the kids or grandkids shows, recitals or sporting events. He was there with full applause.

A wise, honest and loving man. He will be dearly missed but his legacy will live on.

Visitation and funeral services will be held Friday, 9:00-10:30 a.m. in the PONTARELLLI-MARINO Home, 971 Branch Avenue, Providence, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. in The Church of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 1081 Mineral Spring Avenue, North Providence. Burial with Military Honors in the Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Keri Anne O’Donnell Memorial Fund c/o Walter Matisiewski, 1011 Smithfield Avenue, Lincoln, RI 02865.


  • Keri Anne O’Donnell Memorial Fund


  • Visitation

    Friday, October 16, 2020

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Friday, October 16, 2020

  • Burial is private

    Friday, October 16, 2020


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Joanne Andreozzi

October 15, 2020

Hey Jim I am sorry to hear of your recent passing fly high
my friend Semper Fidelis. you will be missed RIP.

Joanne and Steve Andreozzi

Paul Lindquist

October 15, 2020

I worked at Union Paper (Admiral Packaging) with Jim for many years, both on the printing side and paper division. His knowledge of the film inventory, and later working with him on the paper goods side, he was extremely helpful to me. He retired while I was still there and I truly missed him. A great man, loved his country, and know he will be missed by his family. However, I firmly believe he is in the loving hands of GOD at this very moment

Paul Lindquist

Leo Swider

October 15, 2020

Jim was a true patriot, and a proud Marine. I had the pleasure to not only work with Jim, but serve as a leader in the Veterans of Foreign Wars with the help of Jim to fulfill the goals of the organization. Always a true gentleman, with pride of his family, and caring for veterans in need. He will be missed for all he has done.
Semper fi my friend.

Caterina Jones

October 14, 2020

To my Grampa Jimmy, I am blessed to have shared the memories that I was able to share with you and you will always be in my thoughts and prayers. I would give anything to share another piece of bubblegum with you!
Love your grand daughter, Caterina & your great grand daughters Lily Elizabeth and Layah Skye. May your Rest In Peace

Tina Palumbo

October 14, 2020

Barbara, Michelle, Jesse, Bubba and entire family; We would like to express our deepest condolences to the family. Jimmy was an amazing man who was so loving to everyone. He was truly all about family and his smile was proof.
He will sadly be missed.
Frank, Tina, Nikkie & Jr ❤ XO

Tracey and Glenn Morgan

October 14, 2020

Jim was an amazing man. We are honored to have been able to know this amazing and loving soul. Thank you for all the great memories we have to cherish in our hearts forever. My deepest condolences to Barbara, Michelle, Jesse, Bubba, family and friends. Sending thoughts, prayers and strength during this time.


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