Sarah B. Gerwick

| July 15, 2017

Sarah B. Gerwick, 86, of Franklin, passed away on Friday, July 14th at 2:26 a.m. at The Caring Place in Franklin surrounded by her loving family.

Born September 25, 1930, Sarah was the daughter of the late Thomas L. and Mary Brosnahan Barnes. She was married to Robert Gerwick, Jr. who survives. They just celebrated 63 years of marriage.

Sarah worked for many years at the First National Bank as a secretary. She was a member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church in Franklin. She enjoyed playing bridge, crocheting, shopping and lunches with her husband. After retirement, she and her husband enjoyed spending their winters in Myrtle Beach.

In addition to her husband, Sarah is survived by her 3 daughters, Jennifer Huff and her husband, Dale, of Franklin; Christine Collers and her husband, Michael, of Franklin; and Beth King and her husband, Jay, of Wake Forest, NC.

She is also survived by her 6 grandchildren, Justin Collers and his wife, Jennifer, of Carnegie; Matthew Collers, and his wife, Amanda, of Charleston Air Force Base, SC; Josh Huff of Franklin; Lindsay Huff of Pittsburgh; and Emily and Daniel King of Wake Forest, NC.

Sarah is additionally survived by her sister-in-law, Betty Jean Taylor, of Emlenton; and her many beloved nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Thomas Barnes; and her sister-in-law, Nancy Barnes.

Family and friends of Sarah will be received at the Gardinier Funeral Home, Inc., 1315 Chestnut Street, Franklin on Sunday, July 16th from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.

A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church in Franklin on Monday, July 17th at 11 a.m.

Interment will be in St. Patrick Cemetery.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church – 949 Liberty Street, Franklin PA 16323; the Kirtland Cancer Foundation – PO Box 108, Franklin PA 16323; and/or to the charity of one’s choice.

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