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Geraldine Malibiran Aquino

December 23, 1970 - November 8, 2022

Geraldine Malibiran Aquino, age 51, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, November 8, 2022.

Born in Manila, Philippines, on December 23, 1970, she was a daughter of Grace Malibiran and the late Danilo Malibiran. Geraldine came to the United States when she was 13 years old. New York City was her home for about 10 years until she met the love of her life Ferdinand Aquino, and they moved to St. Louis, Missouri. There, their first daughter, Jessica, was born. Geraldine loved traveling, and they moved several times during her life. In Texas, her second daughter, Allison, was born. Not long after, they made another big move to Delaware, which is where they resided for the last 17 years, and where their youngest daughter, Rachel, was born.

Geraldine was the oldest sister to Dean Malibiran, Percy Malibiran, and Mark Malibiran. Although her family was spread out across the States, her family stayed close. Geraldine was also a graduate of Hunter college. She worked as an accountant specialist for many years, but her last job was at Bank of America.

Geraldine was a hard worker and known as a very caring individual. She loved to laugh at romance comedies, eat out at new places, and listen to new music her daughters would play on car rides. During Geraldine’s leisure time, she enjoyed shopping. She may not have enjoyed cooking or cleaning all the time, but she loved being able to provide a clean household and filling everyone’s stomachs with good food. She always got most excited for Christmas to roll around as it really was the most wonderful time of the year for her. Geraldine would fill the house to its brim with Christmas decorations as soon as the calendar switched to November.

She loved making conversations with the people around her. Whether it was her coworkers or even the cashier at Marshalls, she could bring joy to anyone. Her favorite topic was her family. She could tell stories about her daughters for hours. Her family will miss her eccentric attitude, kind nature, and her hilarious laughter. For anyone who has been a part of her life knows that she was loved and will be missed.

In addition to her mother, Geraldine is survived by her beloved husband, Ferdinand Y. Aquino; loving daughters, Jessica Aquino, Allison Aquino, and Rachel Aquino; and siblings, Percy Malibiran (David) of Outer Banks, NC, Dean Malibiran (Melissa) of San Diego, CA, and Mark Malibiran (Sina) of Minneapolis, MN.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 8 pm on Friday, November 11, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 am on Saturday, November 12, 2022, at St. Joseph Parish, 319 East Main Street, Middletown, DE. Interment will be held privately.

After fighting courageously for two years, Geraldine lost her battle with leukemia. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be sent to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society under her name by clicking here.

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38 Condolences for Geraldine Malibiran Aquino

  • Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with your family. Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.

  • We would like to give our sincerest condolences to the Aquino Family. We are very sorry for your loss.

  • Dear Ferd and Family,
    My deepest Sympathy for your loss and sending prayers your way.
    Rest sweetly Geraldine, until yet met again on the other side.
    I pray you find peace in knowing your Geraldine is now at rest.
    Many blessings,
    Gail

  • Ferd, Jessicca, Allison, Rachael and Family,

    Please accept my deepest Condolences to your family at this difficult time. Praying for all of you.

    Irene Calabro

  • So sorry for your loss. Prayers and hugs for your family.

  • So sorry for your loss. Please find comfort in knowing so many people are thinking of you.

  • Rest In Peace with the Lord. We will missed you. 💕💕

  • Ferd and Family:
    I am so sorry for your loss. As Geraldine’s favorite time of year approaches, I hope you will honor the great happiness she always found in it by celebrating it with the same joy and love that she always brought to the season. God Bless and keep you in this difficult time.

  • Ferd, I haven’t the words to express my sympathy for your loss. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  • My deepest sympathy for your loss. Sending prayers to you and your family.

  • I am at a loss for words at this time. I worked with Gerri years ago at Bank of America. My heartfelt prayers goes out to her family. Please know that Gerri loved you all so much and you were her pride and joy. God bless you all. 🙏🏾🙏🏾

  • Sending thoughts and condolences from Arizona. May family and friends comfort you through this trying time.

  • My hearts go out to you in your time of grieving.
    Stay strong

  • Ferd — your wife put up a well fought fight as did you and your children. I will certainly pray for you Folks to get through this and beyond. Your Friend — Pat

  • Dear Ferd & Family,
    My heart goes out to you and your family at this difficult time. My deepest sympathy for your loss.

    Yan Lam

  • My continued thoughts go out to the entire Aquino family.

  • Ferd & Family, My deepest sympathy and prayers on the transition of your beautiful wife. What a beautiful soul and legacy she leaves behind to be cherished for years to come. May the Lord grant you all the courage and peace to continue the journey with her loving memories to comfort you every step of the way. I just realized today that we share the same first name! Wish I could have met her in person! I can tell by her pictures that her personality is larger than life! I pray for your comfort, peace, and strength while you mourn the passing on of your beautiful wife.

  • Fred, so sorry for you Loss! Our prayers are with you and your family.

  • Ferd,
    Please accept my deepest condolences for you and your family’s loss.
    Brian

  • Ferd,

    Very sorry to hear about this loss. My prayers are with you and your family. Let me know if there’s anything I can do. Geraldine was the finest.

  • I remember Geraldine as one so sweet, vivacious and jolly. Her endearing smile and soft laughter fills the room with gaiety an comfort. May the Lord keeps you in His warm embrace. To Ferd and children my condolences and prayers for your peace and joy.

  • Our deepest sympathy to your family. We havent seen each other for a very long time and i am very sad to know that your gone.I love you dear cousin.Till we met again.🙏 Grant eternal peace to her Oh Lord and let perpetual light shine upon her .Rest in peace Ate.

  • Dear Fred and family, please accept my deepest condolences. You will all be in my continued thoughts and prayers.

  • Ferd, So sorry for the loss of your wife.

  • Aquino,

    My deepest sympathy to you and your family for your loss. I will keep you in my prayers.

    ~Mighty.

  • Ferd,
    My heart goes out to you and your family. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers and that you find comfort and peace during this difficult time.

  • Ferd, Jessica, Allison, and Rachel,

    No words can express how sorry I am for the loss of your wife and mother. I didn’t know her personally, but I know how much you loved her. May your precious memories bring you comfort. You’re in my prayers. Praying for comfort and peace for the entire family.

  • To my dear friend. My sincere condolences to you and family. I was at lost for words when I received the message of your wife. I have known you all for many years. Since high school. I know how much She stuck by your side after you graduated from college, and she relocated to Saint Louis. May she rest in peace. I will always be there for you my friend.

  • My deepest condolences to you and your family for your loss.

  • I am sorry for your Loss Grace…God will always show yiu the way thru this painful moment..you’re 10B Family love you and misses you…

  • So sorry for your loss. Prayers are ongoing for you and your family.

  • We will always remember Geraldine. She was always thoughtful and generous. She always made us feel at home. She is vibrant and enjoyable to be with. We will miss family vacations and trips we always looked forward to. She will live in our memories forever. We are very thankful for her friendship and being a godmother to Isabella. May God bless her, Ferdinand, Jessica, Allison and Rachel. We love you all!

  • Geraldine, I will miss your beautiful smile and your friendliness and kind words when we ran into each other on our street or the stores. May you rest in peace. May God comfort your Husband and Beautiful Girls.

  • This is a great loss with an unimaginable impact. We love you and will forever remember you as a great and loving person. We ask that God blesses your soul and comforts your family.

  • My deepest condolences to the family of Geraldine but congratulations to Geraldine for her graduation to life eternal reserved only for those who believe in the Lord Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord The Word of God says “it is appointed to every one to die, after which, the judgment.” Therefore, as a believer in Jesus Christ, she is now in God’s presence. Til we see you again Geraldine!!!

  • Dear Grace and family,
    Our sincerest apologies for your loss. May your daughter sleep in peace. Sending you and your family lots of love and light from your 10B family. We love you. 🌹

  • My thoughts and prayers are with your family Ferd and please let me know if there is anything else I can do.

  • I offer my deepest sympathy to Ferdinand and family for such an unbearable loss. It is comforting to know that Geraldine lived a beautiful life surrounded by love and happiness.