Palmyra: Age 26, died unexpectedly on Friday, November 16, 2012.
He is survived by his parents, David Sr. and Marion (Yacci) Gerken; brother, Charles Gerken; grandmothers, Betty Gerken and Pauline Yacci; several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his grandfather, Richard Gerken, Sr. in 2007.
David attended St. Charles Borromeo Grade School and he also attended Bishop Kearney High School, both in Rochester. He was a graduate of Palmyra-Macedon Central School. David was employed at Heritage Packaging in Victor. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Friends may call Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. at Johnson-Kennedy Funeral Home, Inc., 47 N. Main St., Canandaigua. His funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, at 10 am at St. Mary's Church, 95 N. Main St., Canandaigua. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Canandaigua. Memorial contributions may be made to
, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148. Condolences may be offered at www.johnsonkennedy.com