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 to hear of Monas passing.She was a great person.
Submitted by Lori swackhammer on Dec 26 2017 05:18:13 PM
Glena Latier lit a candle for Mona Elaine Gernak
Glena Latier lit a candle on Dec 26 2017 05:04:54 PM
There are no words to describe how we will miss this wonderful lady.
Submitted by Jeff and Kerri Alfman on Dec 26 2017 05:04:36 PM
Dear friend in heaven we're going to miss talking and having so many good laugh's, mostly about ourselves. Vicki and Staci,also Brody and Carder, one thing you knew for sure you were loved very much!! Prayers
Submitted by Linda Sims on Dec 26 2017 05:04:34 PM
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Mike and Stacy Wintgens lit a candle on Dec 26 2017 04:51:39 PM
We were so sorry to learn of Mona's passing. John has known her all his life and they enjoyed tormenting each other whenever they met. Mona was one in a million and was always good for a laugh. May she rest in peace and please know we share in your sorrow.
Submitted by Diane and John Rodgers on Dec 26 2017 04:50:29 PM
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Renea Davis & Rhonda Beniker lit a candle on Dec 26 2017 04:21:56 PM
So sorry for your loss. She was always so nice and had a heart of gold. She will be missed.
Submitted by Sharon chevalier on Dec 26 2017 04:09:07 PM
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