Pitchok, Geraldine M. "Gerri"
Feb. 25, 1943 - Mar. 18, 2013
Geraldine "Gerri" M. Pitchok, 70, of North Port, FL, formerly of Pittsburgh, PA, peacefully moved on after her 8 1/2 years battle with colon cancer on Monday, March 18, 2013, surrounded by her caring family. She was a gentle and compassionate registered nurse for 48 years and touched the lives of so many along the way. Gerri's great sense of humor and outspokenness brought joy and laughter to those who came in contact with her. She is survived by her devoted husband of 45 years, Harry and her loving children, Cari (Bill) Katz, Natalie (Ash) Aziz, Jodi (Chris) Pitchok, Pia (Dan) McCoy, Pammy (Ron) Friedman and Jeffrey Pitchok. She was also the adoring "Mimi" to Mark, Shannon, Hannah, Jared, Ryan, Zachary, Cara and Justin.
A mass of Christian burial will be held at San Pedro Catholic Church in North Port, FL on Thursday, March 21st at 10:00 AM with interment to follow at Restlawn Memorial Gardens in Port Charlotte, FL.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Gerri's name should be made to the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (Colon Cancer Research). Checks should be made payable to University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) at UPCI/UPMC Cancer Center Development UPMC Cancer Pavilion, Suite 1B 5150 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232 or online at www.upmccancercenters.com/giving
. Farley Funeral Home in North Port is handling the arrangements.