Edward J. Gerczak Jr. of Pine Island, NY a retired self-employed produce grower, entered into rest on Thursday, January 18, 2018. He was 80.
The son of the late Edward J. Gerczak Sr. & Rose Dudek Gerczak, he was born on December 29, 1937.
Ed was a community minded person who always there to help benefit the local farmers. He served as a Town Councilman for the Town of Warwick. He was a member of the Pulaski Fire Company, Mohican Hunting Club, Orange County Vegetable Growers Association and the Knights of Columbus # 4952 Warwick Council.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Zeszutek Gerczak; sister, Lillian Urbanski; sister, Bonnie Martin & husband Tom; brother, Allen Gerczak & wife Jamie; step-daughter, Cynthia & husband Jerry; step grandchildren, Justin & Chelsa Heron; 2 great step grandchildren, Kaylie & Oliver; honorary grandchildren, Danny, Kris & Tiffany; honorary daughter, Rita; along with several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by stepson, Jeffrey Morgan; brother, Leonard Gerczak and his wife Andrea; and brother-in-law, Stanley Urbanski.
Visitation will be held Sunday, January 21st from 2-4 & 7-9pm at T.S. Purta Funeral Home, 690 County Route# 1, Pine Island, NY 10969.
Funeral service will be held 11am Monday, January 22nd at the funeral home.
As per his wishes, cremation will be held privately and burial will be held in the spring in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Pine Island, NY.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Stanislaus Church, c/o St. Joseph Church, 14 Glenmere Avenue, Florida, NY 10921.
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