Mona Elaine Gernak, 80, of Crooksville, died at 5:40 AM, Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Fairfield Medical Center in Lancaster.
She was born, October 25, 1937 in Zanesville, the daughter of the late Charles Williams and Francis Ferguson.
Mona retired after 25 years from Brockway Glass in Zanesville. She attended and was a member of the Maple Avenue Christian Church in Crooksville and the VFW Auxiliary Post 9090 in Crooksville. Mona was well known for her spitfire personality, her love for having a good time and her infectious laugh. She was such a cool lady and very young at heart.
She is survived by daughters, Vicki (Tom) Tucker and Staci Rodgers both of Crooksville; her grandsons, Brody Payton and Carder (Megan) Payton and her great-granddaughter, Anslie Lane Payton.
In addition to her parents, Mona is preceded in death by her husband, Frank Gernak who died on July 1, 1989.
Friends and family will be received, 2:00 PM-8:00 PM, Friday, December 29, 2017 at Maple Avenue Christian Church, 112 Maple Ave., Crooksville with a VFW Auxiliary service held at 7:00 PM. Funeral services and a celebration of Mona’s life will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, December 30 at the church with Rev. Conard Wolf officiating. Burial will follow in Iliff Cemetery next to her husband, Frank.
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Dear Stacy and Vickie and Family...,
I am so sorry to hear the sad news about Mona. She was such a wonderful lady.
My deepest sympathy,
Submitted by Michele on Dec 31 2017 12:49:43 AM
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Terry and Melissa Hosey lit a candle on Dec 30 2017 03:32:04 PM
Dear family and friends, please accept my deepest condolences. May God's promises found at Acts 24:15 and Psalms 37:29 bring you comfort during this difficult time.
Submitted by Tanya on Dec 30 2017 10:01:15 AM
So sorry for your loss, Stacy and Vickie. Mona has been my friend for many years. We lived on Cohalen St. and Mona, Shirley and I played together every day. We grew up together on Cohalen St. I have a lot of good memories of us growing up and she will be missed so much. Myrna Hoffer
Submitted by Myrna Hoffer on Dec 29 2017 11:07:02 PM
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Jason and Robin Allen lit a candle on Dec 29 2017 10:46:23 PM
Sorry for your loss stacy and vicki and boy's. your mom will be missed in the community take care.
Submitted by John and Vanessa Paul on Dec 29 2017 09:02:45 PM
I will always remember her Sweet, Kind Hearted nature. She shared her Smile and Laughter with everyone. Truly a memorable woman. My Thoughts and Prayers are with the Family during this difficult time.
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