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Geraldine Genevieve Wiess

Geraldine Genevieve Wiess, American nurse. Recipient Volunteer of Year award American Cancer Society, 1987, Teresa Laessar award, New York State division American Cancer Society, 1989. Volunteer St. Jerome's Guild, Batavia, since 1973; board directors Notre Dame High School, since 1986.

Background

  • Wiess, Geraldine Genevieve was born on February 6, 1942 in Buffalo. Daughter of Walter Thomas and Genevieve Francis (Kuzara) Florek.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing magna cum laude, D'Youville College, 1963.

    Career

    • Full time staff nurse, Buffalo VA medical Center, 1963-1964;part time evening staff nurse, Batavia (New York) VA Medical Center, 1964-1970;part time evening supervisor, Batavia (New York) VA Medical Center, 1970-1981;staff nurse, Batavia (New York) VA Medical Center, 1981-1983;head nurse, Batavia (New York) VA Medical Center, since 1984. Chair service and rehabilitation committee American Red Cross, Batavia, since 1986. Board directors Batavia chapter American Cancer Society, since 1985, president, 1987-1988, chair service and rehabilitation committee, since 1986, chair I Can Cope, since 1986.

    Membership

    Volunteer St. Jerome's Guild, Batavia, since 1973. Board directors Notre Dame High School, since 1986.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: reading, tennis, bicycling.

    Connections

    • Married William Wiess, April 4, 1964. Children: Jeffrey, Beverly.
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    Born February 6, 1942
    (age 75)