Deaths Death Notices
GEERKIN, Thomas C.
GEERKIN - Thomas C. Age 76, a long time resident of the City
of Tonawanda, peacefully, June 30, 2016, loving husband of 50 years of Judith E. (nee Potts) Geerkin; beloved father of Katherine (Benny) Pirri, Nancy (Brian) Burns and Thomas (Kelley) Geerkin, Jr.; grandfather of Brandon (fiancee Kelly) Schultz, Kelsey and Kaitlyn Burns; brother of Mary (Jack) Baumgarten and the late Joseph (Mary Ann) Geerkin; also survived by many nieces and nephews. The family will receive relatives and friends on Sunday, July 3 from 1-4 PM at the JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME, INC., 25 William St. (between Morgan & Broad Sts.) in Tonawanda. A Memorial Service will be conducted at 11 AM Tuesday, July 5 in First Presbyterian Church, 149 Broad St. in Tonawanda. Friends invited. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church. Tom was a US Army Veteran stationed in the Philippines. He had been employed by the City of Tonawanda Police Department for 31 years, beginning his career as a Patrolman and retiring in 1998 as a Lieutenant in the Detective Bureau. He was an active member of First Presbyterian Church where he was formerly an Elder. Tom was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and a friend to many.