Mitchell "Mickey" Gervickas
Hadley, MA — Amherst, MA. Mitchell Bruce "Mickey" Gervickas passed away on September 10, 2021 at home. He was 79 years old
Born in Ware, Ma. Mitchell enlisted US Marine Corps in May of 1959. He completed his recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Paris Island, SC on August 18, 1959. One of Mickey loves was fishing with his father and 3 brothers. A favorite thing for Mickey to do was play pitch with his friends at the VFW.
As a young boy Mickey loved playing baseball. He was a big fan of the Boston Red Sox.
He proudly served as a Police Officer and Detective for the Springfield Police Dept for 18 years. He retired from the police force in 1988. He then went on to work as a custodian for the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.
He was married to the late Barbara Knowels. Mitchell is survived by his son Shawn Gervickas, his daughter Robin DeAngleo, his three brothers Steve, Peter and Jeff as well as his sister Susan. Mitchell is also survived by four grandchildren, Anthony, Emily, Felicia and Ryan as well as two great-grandchildren, Savannah and Madison.
Funeral Services will be Tuesday September 21, at 10:00 am at The Douglass Funeral Service, Amherst. Memorial guestbook at www.douglassfuneral.com
Published by Daily Hampshire Gazette on Sep. 18, 2021.