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.
You may read the obituary, sign the Online Register Book (Memory Wall) and share a special memory to the family at www.goebelfuneralhome.com and Like us on Facebook
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So sorry. Mona was one of a kind lady. She always held a special place in my heart. Prayers for you Vicki and the family. Her laughter will always sound out in the wind. Love and hugs.
Submitted by Cathy Butler on Dec 26 2017 11:30:05 PM
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Denise Smith lit a candle on Dec 26 2017 10:45:39 PM
So sorry for your loss... praying and thinking of you, she was a lovely lady
Submitted by Charissa Huffman on Dec 26 2017 10:29:48 PM
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Cathy Stotts lit a candle on Dec 26 2017 10:14:14 PM
Staci, Carder, and Brody - we’re so very sorry to hear about Mona. She was such a nice lady, always smiling and always so nice to all of us. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you.
Submitted by Joe and Lynette Misuraca and family on Dec 26 2017 10:05:35 PM
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Loony lit a candle on Dec 26 2017 09:52:09 PM
Staci,Vicki & Family
My sincere condolences to you all... I will always remember her saying " There's Loony " ~ Rest in peace Mona
Submitted by Loony on Dec 26 2017 09:51:37 PM
So sorry to hear of Mona's passing. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her! Hugs and prayers to your family
Submitted by Carla Ratliff on Dec 26 2017 09:40:19 PM
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Trina Taylor lit a candle on Dec 26 2017 08:56:18 PM
So sorry for your loss. Mona will be missed by many . she loved everyone especially herfamily . she was a blessing to know . may sherest in peace . theheavens are welcoming a sweet angel . hugs and prayers to you all love and hugs to all
Submitted by Tim & Sally Moore on Dec 26 2017 08:51:17 PM
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