Obituary of Mary Gerics
Mary Spodnik Gerics, age 92, of Trumbull, beloved wife of the late Joseph G. Gerics, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Bridgeport, on June 23, 1925, she was a daughter of the late Anthony and Mary Tomascak Spodnik.
Mary grew up in Bridgeport and graduated from Sts. Cyril and Methodius Commercial High. She worked at the Frisbee Pie Company prior to meeting Joseph Gerics, the love of her life. In 1949 they were married and together raised a family of six. Mary was a member and officer of St. Joseph Society Branch 19, First Catholic Slovak Union, and the choir and Friendship Club at St. Catherine of Siena. "Baba" loved to play cards, particularly pinochle with her children and grandchildren. But most of all she loved spending time with her family and had close relationships with all of them.