Geraldine Mittelman Brownstein, 90, of West Hartford passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007. Born in Middletown, to the late Louis and Corinne Lefkowitz Mittelman, Gerrie was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She attended Miss Marshant?s Finishing School and prior to her marriage worked for the CT State Board of Education. Gerrie was predeceased by her husband of 39 years, Israel (?Brownie?, ?Doc?) Brownstein, DMD. She leaves to mourn her passing, her daughter and son-in-law, Marlene & Larry Gavens, her granddaughter, Shaina Gavens, her brothers & their spouses, Irwin and Margot Mittelman and Eugene and Georgia Mittelman. A graveside funeral service will be held at noon on Monday, Sept. 24, 2007 at Indian Hill Cemetery, 383 Washington St., Middletown. A gathering for friends and family will be held from 3-7pm at the Gavens? home in Suffield. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Boundless Playgrounds, 45 Wintonbury Ave, Ste 202, Bloomfield, 06002 or to Congregation Shir Sholom PO Box 526, Woodstock, VT 05091. Arrangement entrusted to Weinstein Mortuary, Hartford. For further information, directions, or to share memories of Gerrie with her family, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com.