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GERKE, Jennie

GERKE - Jennie Jennie Gerke, 92, passed away peacefully on November 19th, 2017. Beloved wife of Edward, Jennie was a former LPN at Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital. She is predeceased by sisters Mary, Marie, Stella and brothers Mike and Ignatz, along with her feline companion, Blackie. She is survived by her children, Robert E. (Darlene) of Oakfield, Mary Ann (Gareth) Parfitt of Hamburg & Susan M. (Craig) Pagaduan of Hawaii. She is also survived by 5 grandchildren, Brian (Rosanna) Parfitt, Chenoa Pagaduan, Cyrus Pagaduan, David (Janelle) Parfitt, and Rob Gerke, Jr., along with 4 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Please join the family Friday, Nov. 24th for a 10am Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Spirit Church, 91 Dakota St. Buffalo, NY 14216. She will be laid to rest alongside her husband at Forest Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to Erie County SPCA and share words of comfort at

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