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1932 George 2019

George D. Gerboc

July 22, 1932 — August 18, 2019

George D. Gerboc, 87, formerly of Wyoming, died Sunday evening at Calvert Manor Healthcare Center in Rising Sun, Maryland after a short stay.

George was born in the Pittston Junction, July 22, 1932 to the late George and Katarina (Mackanic) Gerboc. He was a graduate of the Pittston High School class of 1949. After high school, he served in the US Army from 1949 to 1952, during the Korean War. Upon returning home, he worked at Rex Shoe Factory, Exeter, later working several years for and retiring from Techniglass, Inc, Pittston.

He was married to the late Rebecca Warner Gerboc of Wyoming, PA, who preceded him in death on August 23, 2005 after 43 years of marriage. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Michael Gerboc, Mary Russick, Helen Schnitzel, Ann Rachwalski, Agnes Havrilla, John Gerboc, Elizabeth Rakowski, and Joseph Gerboc.

George and Rebecca were lifelong residents of Wyoming. In the last few years, he lived with his children, spending the majority of time in Virginia and Southern Pennsylvania.

Surviving are his three children, Laura Balint and her husband Jimmy, Avondale, PA; David Gerboc and his wife Tracey, Chesterfield, Virginia; Jason Gerboc, and his wife Mary Ann, Lake Mary, Florida; Grandchildren, Courtney and Nicole Gerboc; Mitchell Balint; Lia, Colton and Natalee Gerboc; sisters, Juliana Kopec, Bradenton, Florida; and Margaret Kalina, Pittston, PA.

A blessing service will be held Friday at 10am in the Metcalfe Shaver Kopcza Funeral Home inc 504 Wyoming Avenue Wyoming, Pa 18644 with Father Peter Tomczak of St Monica’s Parish of West Wyoming officiating.

Interment will be in the Wyoming Cemetery.

Friends may call Thursday 6-8PM in the funeral home.

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