Geraldine “Gerie” Askew Masingo thumbnail

Geraldine Askew "Gerie" Masingo

September 15, 1932 - February 1, 2018

Geraldine “Gerie” Askew Masingo, 85 of Westminster passed away Thursday, February 1, 2018 at home.

Born September 15, 1932 in Olney, Maryland she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Bessie Newsome Askew. She was preceded by her husband Donald K. Masingo in 2007.

Gerie was a homemaker and lived for many years in Chesapeake, Virginia. She enjoyed gardening, loved roses, knitting and crocheting and spending time with her family. She was active in her church while living in Chesapeake.


She is survived by her children William (Jackie) Umphlett of Baltimore, Betty (Michael) Stewart of Chesapeake, VA and Sharon Couch of Westminster; and siblings Nancy Meszaros, Gail Askew, and John Askew; and grandchildren Jessica Umphlett, Brent Umphlett, as well as a host of step-children, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded by her siblings, Jean, Pete and Charlie Askew; and her son-in-law James Couch.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held on Friday, February 16, 2018 at 11:00 AM at The Chapel of Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC with the Rev. Bob Rogers officiating. Inurnment will follow at Ahoskie Cemetery.

Garrett~Sykes Funeral Service is assisting the Masingo family with arrangements in Ahoskie and online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Friday, February 16, 2018

Time: 11:00 am


Chapel of Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie

205 NC Hwy 42 West
Ahoskie, NC 27910

Rev. Bob Rogers will be officiating.

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, February 16, 2018


Ahoskie Cemetery

First Street
Ahoskie, NC 27910

Burial will follow the celebration of life service.

Life Event Timeline

Help tell the story of Gerie by contributing to the Life Event Timeline. Upload the photo of an event...

Post an Event

Leave a Condolence

Be the first to share a memory of Gerie.

Post a Condolence

What our families say...

“Thank you so much for taking care of our family during this difficult time. You did a super job. May God bless you.”


A Session ID is required to purchase jewelry with your loved one's fingerprint, click here to continue. If you do not have an ID, click here to contact us to get your Session ID.