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Gerald "Jerry" Ganaposki

March 14, 2021

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Gerald (Jerry) Ganaposki

March 14, 2021


Gerald (Jerry) Ganaposki, 80, formerly of Wilkes-Barre, passed away on Sunday, March 14, 2021, at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre, surrounded by his loving family.


Jerry was born in Mountain Top, a son of the late Isadore and Mary Novak Ganaposki. He was a graduate of St. Nicholas High School. Jerry was employed as a fork lift operator for Muskin Pools for 35 years.


He was a member of St. Nicholas Church, Wilkes-Barre.  Jerry honorably served in the U.S. Army from 1961 to 1964.


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph Ganaposki and his sisters, Regina Ganaposki and Dorothy Wells.


Surviving is his daughter, Lynn Emma and her husband, Darren, Nanticoke, son, Gary Ganaposki, Wilkes-Barre; grandchildren, Alex and Ashton Emma; ex-wife, Margaret Ganaposki, Wilkes-Barre; nieces and nephews.


Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 9:30 AM from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Nicholas Church, 226 S. Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township.


Family and friends may call from 8:30- 9:30 AM on Saturday at the funeral home.


Those attending the visitation and service must wear a mask and abide by social distancing requirements.



Condolences may be sent by visiting Jerry’s obituary at www.natandgawlas.com.