Eugene M. Gertis

Eugene M. Gertis

Thursday, June 16th, 1932 - Sunday, June 9th, 2019
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Eugene M. Gertis of Arcade, NY died Sunday, June 9, 2019 at his residence at the age of 86.

He was born June 16, 1932 in Buffalo, NY a son of the late Carl and Frances (nee Jeffery) Gertis, Sr. He was a United States Navy Korean War Veteran and served from 1952-1956. He served on the USS Thuban AKA-19. He was a member of the Arcade Masonic Lodge, the Sardinia American Legion and enjoyed carving, horses and his family.

He was the co-owner of Jenny Lee Dairy in Arcade for 40 years with his brother, Carl. Afterwards he owned and operated the Seven Gables Antique Shop in Arcade with his wife, Margaret. He had also worked for R.G. Mason Auctions in Fillmore, NY for 14 years.

He is survived by his wife - Margaret (nee Schiener) Gertis who he married June 5, 1954 in Sardinia; his children: William Gertis of Florida, Tim (Edie) Gertis of South Carolina and Amy (Jim) Burns of Freedom; his grandchildren: Heather Gertis of North Carolina, Lindsey (Cameron) Jackman of South Carolina, Evan Gertis of Augusta, GA, Amanda Martinez of Chico, CA and Tyler Burns of Springville; his great-grandchildren: Caleb Jackman, Andreas and Malakhai Martinez; also survived by several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother - Carl (Ruth) Gertis, Jr.

There is no prior visitation. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 11 AM at the Sardinia Cemetery. Pastor Dave Kubiak will officiate.

Memorials may be made to the Arcade Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 303, Arcade, NY 14009.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Thursday, June 20th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Thursday, June 20th, 2019 11:00am
    Sardinia Cemetery
    Genesee Rd.
    SARDINIA, NY 14030
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    There will be no prior visitation.
    Rev. Dave Kubiak
  • Interment

    Sardinia Cemetery
    Genesee Rd.
    SARDINIA, NY 14030
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Private Condolence

Janet Van Huizen

Posted at 06:35pm
My deepest sympathy to all the Gertis family; he will be remembered fondly. Janet Losey Van Huizen

Steven Moultrup

Posted at 02:03pm
Dear Gertis Family, Our sincere sympathy to Margaret and family. We have many fond memories of our chance meetings with Margaret and Gene at Earl's restaurant in Arcade and fun times in Perry. We treasure the beautiful wood carvings that we have.
Steve and Colleen Moultrup

Valerie and Mark Relyea

Posted at 11:39am
Our hope is that you all may find peace, and smiles as you remember your husband and father.
Valerie and Mark Relyea

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