Deaths Death Notices
BIRK, Rev. Gerald S.
BIRK - Rev. Gerald S. Of Blasdell, entered into rest February 20, 2020. Beloved husband of the late Linda (nee Collins) Birk; devoted father of Christina (Christopher) Dysard, James (Elizabeth) Birk, and Elizabeth (DJ) Birner; cherished grandfather of Jerald and Nica Miller, Andrew, Victoria, Matthew, and Steven Birk, Lillian and Oscar Birner, and the late Devin Miller; adored great-grandfather of Dustin and Alina; loving son of the late Richard and Carolyn Birk. No prior visitation. Private Service will be held at the convenience of the family. Rev. Birk was a US Army Vietnam Era Veteran, 10th Special Forces (Green Beret), Airborne, and an expert medic. He was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa Social Fraternity and Hamburg Writers Group. He was also an ordained Christian Spiritualist Minister, Rev. and co-founder of Northern Lights Church in West Seneca. Rev. Birk spent 28 years serving and volunteering in WNY. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo. Arrangements by LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Southtowns Chapel) Online condolences at www.lombardofuneralhome.com