Passed away peacefully at home on Thursday March 28, 2013. Survived by her husband John. Dear mother of Wayne Authier & Fiance Anne-Marie Renaud and Laura Newham and friend Mike Robert. Dear Grandmother of Courtney, Hailey, Brooke, Jeffery, Matthew, Gregory and 3 step grandchildren Melanie, Max and Martin. Gerry is survived by sisters Lillian Formanek and Mary Ann Knotek. Predeceased by her parents John and Marie Chabica and brother John Chabica. Gerry is survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Secord & Smith Funeral Home 8 Aberdeen St. Merlin on Sunday March 31, 2013 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Life Celebration Service from St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, Merlin, Monday April 1, 2013 at 11:00am with cremation to follow. Father John Johnson officiating. Interment in St. Charles Cemetery, Stevenson at a later date. Memorials to Canadian Cancer Society or V.O.N. www.secordsmithfh.ca www.canadaobits.ca

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