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Gerry B. Kurkoski
1950 - 2021
Barber Memorial Home, Inc.
428 Main Street
Johnson City, NY
Gerry B. Kurkoski

Endicott - Gerry Blackwelder Kurkoski was released from her earthly struggles and entered into eternal life on March 26, 2021 after a short illness. She was born in Greensboro, North Carolina on January 20th, 1950. She was predeceased by her parents James and Katherine Blackwelder. Those left to cherish her memories are her husband of 51 years, Henry; sons Jeffery and wife Jenn of Vestal; Jonathan and wife Susan of Monroe, Connecticut; sisters Katie Wallet of King George, Virginia; Ethel Placy of Palm Bay, Florida; Jonnie Ebbert of Deltona, Florida and brother James Blackwelder of Fredericksburg Virginia and grandchildren Lydia, Bryce, Nathan and Greta. Gerry was a 15-year employee of Endwell Family Physicians. She was a very kind and gentle soul whose love and selflessness had a positive influence on the many lives she touched. Words cannot express how much she will be missed as a wife, a mother, a grandmother, and a friend. The family will receive friends at the Barber Memorial Home, Inc. 428 Main St., Johnson City from 10:30 am to 11:30 am. on Tuesday April 6th. The visitation will be followed by a mass of Christian Burial at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 306 Odell Avenue, Endicott at noon. Internment will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Johnson City. Expressions of sympathy can be made via donation to the Broome County Humane Society, 167 Conklin Avenue, Binghamton, NY 13903. Visit to leave condolences.

Eternal rest grant unto your servant Gerry, O Lord.

Published by Press & Sun-Bulletin from Mar. 30 to Apr. 5, 2021.
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Barber Memorial Home, Inc.
428 Main St., Johnson City, NY
Mass of Christian Burial
St. Anthony of Padua Church
306 Odell Avenue, Endicott, NY
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Barber Memorial Home, Inc.
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To Gerry's family:
I remember Gerry as our kids went to the West Corners schools together. May you find comfort in all the memories.
Jean Scolaro
April 6, 2021
Very sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful person who I had the pleasure of knowing and working with for many years at southern tier transcribes as well as sharing a mutual birthday with my daughter. fly high with the Angel's my friend. Love Carrie.
Carrie J Henry
April 4, 2021
Han - sorry for you loss.
Jeff Miller
April 3, 2021
Mrs. Kurkowski was a kind, loving neighbor to my brothers and I when we were young. In the winter, she spent hours making an “ice rink” in the front yard for Jeffrey & John.
I also loved seeing her at EFP in recent years. She was so genuine & selfless. I am so sorry for everyone’s loss.
Missy Dunn
April 3, 2021
Gerry was a generous lady that was always ready to help her co-workers at Endwell Family Physicians. I am sorry to hear of Gerry's passing and will remember her as a kind and caring person.
Pam Hubal
April 1, 2021
Enjoyed spending time with Gerry on our family trip to Poland. Such a friendly ,kind and warm person. My sympathy r to her husband(my cousinHenry) and her family.
Cyndy Lazzaro
March 31, 2021
I loved Gerry she was a beautiful soul.. every time I came in to EFP always asked how I was how my daughter was.. I am so saddened my thoughts and prayers to Henry and family
Kim Kile-Jobe
March 31, 2021
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