Christian 07

Geraldine K. "Gerrie" (Kirk) Burch

September 17, 1920 ~ July 19, 2021 (age 100)


Cambridge-Geraldine K. “Gerrie” Burch, 100, of Cambridge passed away Monday, July 19, 2021 at Saratoga Hospital.

Born September 17, 1920 in Troy, she was the daughter of the late Truman and Blanche (Badger) Kirk.

Gerrie graduated from Hoosick Falls High School and also graduated from the Albany School of Practical Nursing.  She worked at the Mary McClellan Hospital in Cambridge and then 27 years for King Bakery in Cambridge until she retired.

She was a 50 plus year member of the former Embury Methodist Church in Cambridge, member of the Cambridge Valley Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, member & past president of the Cambridge Vol. Fire Dept. Auxiliary and a former girl scout leader.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, George S. Burch who passed away in 1994; a daughter, Barbara Jeskie who passed away in 2013; a grandson, Christopher Jeskie; a great grandson, Devon Jeskie.

Gerrie is survived by a daughter and her husband, Laura and John Porter of Cambridge; grandchildren, Amy (David) Sutton and Joseph (Jen) Jeskie; great grandsons, Ryan Jeskie and Ethan Jeskie.

A graveside service will be held at 10 am Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at Woodlands Cemetery in Cambridge with Rev. Carol Finke officiating.

Memorial donations in memory of Gerrie may be made to the Cambridge Vol. Fire Dept., P.O. Box 554, Cambridge, NY  12816 or the Cambridge Valley Rescue Squad, 37 Gilbert St., Cambridge, NY  12816.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Geraldine K. "Gerrie" (Kirk) Burch, please visit our floral store.


Graveside Service
August 3, 2021

10:00 AM
Woodlands Cemetery
Cemetery Lane
Cambridge, NY 12816


Cambridge Fire Dept.
P.O. Box 554, Cambridge NY 12816

Cambridge Valley Rescue Squad
37 Gilbert Street, Cambridge NY 12816

© 2021 McClellan-Gariepy Funeral Home, Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy