He is survived by his beloved wife of 46 years, Elaine; and his two children, Jerry and Natalie; his daughter-in-law, Jeanine; grandchildren, Jerry, Mary and Jelena; two siblings, Mike of Plano, TX and Joe from this area as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Joe and Helen Slipko.
Friends may call Thursday, November 14th from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM at ZAJAC FUNERAL HOME, INC., 319-24th. St. cor. Welch Ave. Niagara Falls, NY where prayer services will be held at 8:00 PM. Trisagion Services will begin at 10:00 AM at the funeral home on Friday, November 15th, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 AM in St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 1073 Saunder Settlement Rd., Niagara Falls, NY 14305 with the Very Reverend Paul R. Solberg officiating. Burial with Military Honors following in Riverdale Cemetery Lewiston, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations in Gerald's memory may be made to St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 1073 Saunder Settlement Rd., Niagara Falls, NY 14305.
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