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“Our sympathy and thoughts are with you and your family during this very difficult time. May your memories of happier days bring you comfort, today...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: NBCA - Vienna, VA

“Jim,Joyce and I are thinking of you and your family at this difficult time.All your special memories with Fran will stay with you forever. You have...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Bill McCracken - WASHINGTON, PA

“Dear Mary Ann and Jim, Please accept my most sincere condolences to both of you, and your entire family, on the passing of Fran. I witnessed your...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Gina Luisi - Bethel Park, PA

“Jim - So sorry for your loss. It is never easy to lose a loved one, no matter how old we get. I wish you all the best.Marcia ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: M Singler - Pittsburgh, PA

“Helen and Joann,I am deeply saddened by the news of your loss of Fran. I pray that God will grant you strength. I have fond memories of Fran. My most...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Debra Martelli - Irwin, PA

“Our prayers go out to your family at this time, since Fran was such a loving and caring person, that brighten everyone with her lovely smile and...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Barb & Matt Lukowski - Pittsburgh, PA


Age 98, formerly of Whitehall, passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018, after being cared for lovingly by Mary Ann and Jim Gerard. Beloved wife of the late Edwin J. Gerard; loving mother of James (Mary Ann) and Donald (Carol) Gerard; loving grandma of Gregory (Jayne), Christopher (Lori), and Jason (Lauren) Gerard; cherished G.G. of Joseph, Alyssa, Kaitlyn, and Justin; sister of Andrew Slavonic, Helen Roth, predeceased by brothers and sisters; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Family and friends welcome Tuesday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. FREYVOGEL- SLATER FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 112 Fort Couch Rd., Bethel Park 15241 (opposite Macy's South Hills Village), 412-835-1860. Funeral Mass in St. Thomas More Church Wednesday 10 a.m. Burial to follow in Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Memorials may be made to www.stoptheclot.org, or National Blood Clot Alliance, 8321 Old Courthouse Rd., Ste. 255, Vienna, VA 22182.