Geraldine K. "Gerrie" Burch
1920 - 2021
Ackley, Ross & Gariepy Funeral Home
73 West Main St
Cambridge, NY

Geraldine K. "Gerrie" Burch

Sept. 17, 1920 - July 19, 2021

CAMBRIDGE - Geraldine K. "Gerrie" Burch, 100, of Cambridge passed away Monday, July 19, 2021 at Saratoga Hospital.

Born September 17, 1920 in Troy, she was the daughter of the late Truman and Blanche (Badger) Kirk.

Gerrie graduated from Hoosick Falls High School and also graduated from the Albany School of Practical Nursing. She worked at the Mary McClellan Hospital in Cambridge and then 27 years for King Bakery in Cambridge until she retired.

She was a 50+ year member of the former Embury Methodist Church in Cambridge, member of the Cambridge Valley Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, member & past President of the Cambridge Vol. Fire Dept. Auxiliary and a former girl scout leader.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, George S. Burch who passed away in 1994; a daughter, Barbara Jeskie who passed away in 2013; a grandson, Christopher Jeskie; a great grandson, Devon Jeskie.

Gerrie is survived by a daughter and her husband, Laura and John Porter of Cambridge; grandchildren: Amy (David) Sutton and Joseph (Jen) Jeskie; great grandsons: Ryan Jeskie and Ethan Jeskie.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at Woodlands Cemetery in Cambridge with Rev. Carol Finke officiating.

Memorial donations in memory of Gerrie may be made to the Cambridge Vol. Fire Dept., PO Box 554, Cambridge, NY 12816 or the Cambridge Valley Rescue Squad, 37 Gilbert St., Cambridge, NY 12816.

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Funeral arrangements are with the Ackley, Ross & Gariepy Funeral Home in Cambridge.

Published by Post-Star on Jul. 22, 2021.
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Gerrie was a loyal member of the Embury UMC. It was an important part of her life and she willingly gave much of her time to keeping it going. She was a good and helpful friend to many. I also remember how much she loved to walk. It seemed she was always walking down Main Street.
Rev. Jane Baker
July 24, 2021
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