204 Eagle Street
Mount Pleasant, PA 15666
H. Scott Caruso, Supervisor
Obituary of Geraldine Holts
Geraldine “Jerri” Holts, 74, of Mt. Pleasant, died Thursday June 15,2023 surrounded by her family in Westmoreland Hospital in Greensburg, PA. Jerri was born June 19,1948 in Mt. Pleasant to the late Arthur B. and Mary Ellen Coles.
Jerri was a graduate of Mt. Pleasant Area High School class of 1966. She was a faithful member of Living Word Congregational Church in Jeannette and Second Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant. She was a member of the Spiritual Light Choir at Bethlehem Baptist Church in McKeesport and became one of the original members of Spirit Filled Music Ministries. Jerri was also the First Lady at New Generation Church in Greensburg.
She worked for many years in the banking industry starting at Mellon Bank, which became Citizens Bank. Jerri later moved to PNC where she retired as an Assistant Vice President in 2018. Jerri was a board member of the YMCA, Boy Scouts, NAACP, and Private Industry Council.
Jerri is survived by her loving family: her husband, Pastor Darryl Holts; her children, Andrea LaShawn Monroe-Jackson (Samuel), Benjamin Allen Monroe, and Gregory Joseph Holts (Michaela); her grandchildren, David Benjamin Holts, Hannah Aisha Holts, and Jessica Annise Holts. She leaves her siblings, Rev. Dr. Barbara Jean Terry (Rev. Dr. William), and David Lee Coles (Rev. Kathleen) in the Lord’s Hands Holding special places in her heart is her “SistersFriends”: Debbie Williams, Cassandra Robinson and late Patti Hobson as well as her Nieces and Nephews: Dawn Offei, Dana Fields, Kristine Thornton, and Stephanie Coles; Mecca, Elijah and Kaiya & Aaron and Lisa.. In addition to her parents, Jerri was preceded in death by her siblings, Mary Delores Coles Knight and Reverend Arthur L Coles.
Family and friends will be received on Friday June 23 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Galone-Caruso Funeral Home, 204 Eagle St., Mt. Pleasant. The Celebration of Life will begin at 11:00 a.m. Saturday in Living Word Congregational Church, 2003 Ridge Rd. Jeannette, PA 15644. Interment will follow in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. To offer an online condolence please visit our website at www.galone-carusofuneralhome.com