Published in the May 27, 2016 edition

Moulaison-obit-webMARBLEHEAD — Geraldine B. (Buckley) Moulaison, 88, of Marblehead, and formerly of Melrose, passed away peacefully May 20.

She was the beloved wife of the late George E. Moulaison. She was the devoted mother of Noel M. Henrich and her husband Donald of Marblehead, Keith G. Moulaison and his wife Tracey of Newton, N.H., and Jay R. Moulaison of Newburyport. She was the proud grandmother of Christiane Henrich, Ryan Henrich, Alexander Henrich, Amanda Moulaison, and Lauren Moulaison. She was the caring sister of Hartwell Raymond Buckley of Florida. She was the loving cousin of Maureen Joyce as well as several other loving cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Geraldine grew up in Wakefield graduating from Wakefield High School. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Salem State College and Boston University. She taught for decades at Melrose High School and Endicott College.

While at B.U. Geraldine met George Moulaison, whom she would later marry and to whom she would remain married for over 50 loving years until his passing.

Geraldine was active in Melrose for many years in the Catholic Women’s Club, The Mother’s Club and the Camp Fire Girls. In her later years she moved with her daughter and family to France and Japan and settled in Marblehead.

She was involved in the Marblehead Senior Center, enjoyed book clubs and played mahjong.

Education and keeping her brain active were extremely important to her. She was a fierce advocate for education. She was an active member of the Parish Council at Our Lady Star of the Sea for many years.

Geraldine was happiest when surrounded by her family. She will be remembered as an extremely intelligent, loving, strong and graceful woman. Although she aged she never grew old, continuing to embrace all the changes in the world around her.

Visiting hours were held on Wednesday, May 25, from 9 to 10:15 a.m. at Solimine Funeral Home, 67 Ocean St., Lynn. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, 80 Atlantic Ave., Marblehead.

Interment was private.

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Fund at To leave an online message of condolence please visit