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GERNATT, Paul D., Sr. "Digger"
GERNATT - Paul D., Sr. "Digger"
Age 73, of Springville, NY passed away January 13, 2018. He was born January 1, 1945, son of Paul and Rita (Timmel) Gernatt. He worked for NYS DOT for 30 years, was an Army veteran and a very active member of the Collins Center Vol. Fire Dept. for 50 years and member of Epiphany of Our Lord RC Church and other organizations. Survived by his loving wife Annette (McIlvenna) Gernatt; a son, Paul D. (Kristin) Gernatt Jr.; a daughter, Rebecca (Travis) Gominiak; 6 grandchildren, Quentin, Kailey, Ava, Miley, Owen and Charlotte; 2 brothers, Arthur (Elaine) and Joseph (Jenny) Gernatt; and 10 sisters, Joyce Kehr, Olive (Werner) Stang, Rita (Norbert) Gabel, Rosemarie (Robert) Butzer, Sue (Marty) Niefergold, Mary (Charles) Richmond, Bernadette (Rick Jemison) Folts, Annette (John) Noto, Diane (Steve) Woloszyn and Theresa (Harold) Butzer; over 200 nieces and nephews; and sister-in-law Audrey (late Oliver) Krebs; brother-in-law Alfred (Pat) McIlvenna. Predeceased by a sister, Joan Schuster and his stepmother and mother-in-law, Marguerite Rogers. Friends may call Wednesday from 2-4PM and 6-9PM from Mentley Funeral Home, Inc., 105 East Main Street in Gowanda, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be said Thursday at 11AM from Epiphany of Our Lord RC Church in Langford, NY. Burial in Collins Center Cemetery. Memorials to Collins Center Fire Dept, or Gowanda Ambulance.
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