Geri Basye

  • Born: November 23, 1943
  • Died: December 4, 2014
  • Location: Port Charlotte, Florida

Roberson Funeral Home and Crematory

2151 Tamiami Trail
Port Charlotte, FL 33948
Tel. 941-629-3141

Tribute & Message From The Family

Geri Basye, 71, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Thursday, December 4, 2014 in Port Charlotte. She was born November 23, 1943 in Des Moines, Iowa and moved to Punta Gorda in 1989 from Boca Raton , FL.

Geri spent her career in the banking industry and prior to retirement had served as the Vice President, Private Banking Manager of the SunTrust Punta Gorda Isles office. Geri had a great love for her community and was a member of the 1995 Leadership Charlotte Class. Geri then later became the Chairperson for the Leadership Charlotte Class of 1999, nicknamed "Geri's Kids". The 1999 Class worked hard and developed the Griffin Shields Draper Park in Punta Gorda.
Geri was proud to say that she lived in Punta Gorda and had a great spirit for adventure. She was a great hostess to many friend who enjoyed her bubbly personality and great sense of humor. Geri had a great love for animals and had numerous pets over her life time. Geri leaves behind Connor O'Connor, her long time loyal pet who provided her a great source of comfort and joy.

Survived by a sister-in-law, Peggy O'Conner of Calhoun, GA; three nephews, Michael Kevin O'Connor, Daniel Thomas Breen, and John Thomas Breen; three nieces, Shelly O'Connor Medders, Laurie Breen, and Sheila Marie Breen; She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul E. Basye, a sister, Patricia Ann O'Connor and a brother, Robert E. O'Connor.

Memorial services will be held 4:00 PM Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Animal Welfare League of Charlotte County, 3519 Drance St, Port Charlotte, FL 33980

Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.


Condolence & Memory Journal


Dearest Friend, we will miss you. Our sincerest sympathy to Geri's relatives.

Posted by Tom & Carolyn Freeland - Punta Gorda, FL - Friends   December 09, 2014

My Aunt Geri had a wonderful, sparkling personality. She was a vibrant, intelligent woman. She will be deeply missed by everyone in her family. She had a deep love of animals that I share.

Posted by Laurie Breen - Hoffman Estates, IL - Niece   December 08, 2014

You could always light up a room with your personality and charm.
We are all lucky to have known you. May God be with you.

Posted by Dan Breen - Noblesville, IN - Nephew   December 08, 2014


Aunt Geri, you will be missed by all. I am grateful for every moment we shared. You were always sweet and smiling when we spoke. Thank you for the wisdom that you imparted upon me, I will never forget you. I love you.
Sheila Breen

Posted by Sheila Breen - Phoenix, AZ - niece   December 08, 2014

I remember talking to you on the phone a lot as a little girl and my grandmother would always show me your pictures and postcards when they arrived by mail. She loved her little sister Geri. You had a wonderful life and were loved by many. You will be missed by all.

Posted by Gabrielle Murphy-Donatelli - Schaumburg, IL - Grand niece   December 07, 2014

George and I have lovely memories of spending time with Geri when her brother, Robert O'Connor, died. She was a beautiful, charming and intelligent woman.

Posted by Louise and George Sheftall - Augusta, GA - close friend of family   December 07, 2014