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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My deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences for your family’s loss.
Submitted by Bob Stewart on Dec 26 2017 08:19:59 PM
Prayers 🙏🙏🙏 Mona was a great lady and I always enjoyed talking and laughing with her ❤️❤️
Submitted by June Dennis on Dec 26 2017 08:13:19 PM
Our thoughts and prayers with you Carder and all the family 🙏🏻❤
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Jamie Reed lit a candle on Dec 26 2017 07:41:06 PM
I'm so sorry that Mona is gone. I remember all the support all of you gave me and our FB team... not just because I was family but because of your love of the program. I'm going to miss you! I love you!
Submitted by Greg on Dec 26 2017 07:40:07 PM
Staci so sorry to hear about your mom. She was such an awesome lady.
Submitted by Cindy Rice on Dec 26 2017 07:20:20 PM
Vicki, Staci and boys we are so sorry. We loved Mona and always had so much fun with her. There will always be those great memories
Submitted by Elaine and TJ on Dec 26 2017 07:18:52 PM
Vicki & Staci,
I’m so sorry to hear of Mona’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with both of you. May God give you comfort during this very difficult time.
Submitted by Sandy Syphers Kelly on Dec 26 2017 07:05:08 PM
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