Geraldyne G. DeBettencourt

Geraldyne G. “Gerry” DeBettencourt, 79, of Oak Bluffs died on December 19, 2010 at the Cape Heritage Nursing Home in Sandwich.

Her funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, Dec. 23, in Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Massasoit Avenue, Oak Bluffs, at 11 am.

Family and friends are welcome to gather at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown Road, Oak Bluffs, at 10 am and follow in procession to the church.

Burial will follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Vineyard Avenue, Oak Bluffs.

Donations in Gerry’s memory may be made to an Island charity of one’s choice. A complete obituary will follow in a later edition of The Times.