Geraldine “Gerri” M. Pryputniewicz, 87, of Franklin Springs, died Friday, July 26, 2013.
She was born on October 23, 1925 in Utica, a daughter of the late Clarence and Anna (VanDyke) Helfert. On July 5, 1947, she was married to Joseph M. Pryputniewicz. He died in 1997. The couple worked together on the potato farm on Doolittle Road for 49 years.
She is survived by her five sons and their spouses, Joseph and Kathleen of Hubbardsville, Wayne and Marcella of Mt. Airy, NC, Bruce and Judy of Sauquoit, Matthew and Tracy of Clinton and Timothy of Franklin Springs; her six beloved grandchildren, Pamela Zammiello, Thomas Pryputniewicz, Pamela Crewell, Ariana Lane, Alissa Pryputniewicz and Spencer Pryputniewicz; her three great-grandchlidren, Portia and Benjamin Zammiello and Gavin Pryputniewicz; and many nieces and nephews, including a special niece, Linda Hurd and many cherished friends. She was predeceased by her husband and her sister, Shirley Hoffman.
Memorial calling hours will be from 1-3pm Saturday, August 3, 2013 at Paris Hill Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses, State Route 12, Waterville, NY. A memorial service will follow calling hours at 3pm at Kingdom Hall on Saturday. Burial will be in Crown Hill Memorial Park.
Donations in Gerri’s memory may be made to Paris Hill Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses, State Route 12, Waterville, NY 13480.