January 16, 1924 ~ October 16, 2018
Born in: Pueblo, Colorado,
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado
Mary (Giarratano) Gersick, 94, passed away with her family at her side on Oct. 16, 2018. Survived by children, Barbara Greenwood, Angela (Greg) Mock, Marty (De) Gersick and Patti (Chris) Derby; ten grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Mariann Giarratano; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, Stanley 'Muggs' Gersick; parents; brothers, Joseph 'Peps,' Carl, Sam, John and Philip Giarratano; and sister, Mamie Murgel. Mary was born to John and Angelina Giarratano on Jan. 16, 1924, in Pueblo, Colo. She was a member of St. Mary Church, the Slovenian Union of America and graduated from Central High School in Pueblo. Mary was a housewife most of her life, but upon the death of her husband in 1984, she operated Muggsy's Inn along with her son until 2004. She enjoyed interacting with the many customers. Mary enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved cooking Italian meals and watching the Rockies and the Broncos. Viewing, 4 to 6 p.m. Friday in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at St. Mary Help of Christians, 307 E. Mesa Ave. Entombment, Roselawn Cemetery. Memorials to St. Mary Church, 217 E. Mesa Ave., Pueblo, CO 81006. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com
I hold many good memories of Mary, over decades since 1960. My prayers and wishes for peace are sent, especially to her children, but to all of her large extended family. She lives now in glory, in fullness of life. May we all sense her intercession for our us who knew and loved her.
Barbara and the Gersick extended family,
My deepest condolences on the passing of your mom. I truly enjoyed her and your dad. She was always a generous and gracious person. I had nothing but the highest respect and admiration for her. She will rightfully be missed.
Marty, so sorry for your loss. It is hard to lose someone you love so much. With deepest sympathy.
I remember visiting u with my mother several times; she loved you and all of her cousins very much! My family grieves with you all. God bless you during this time of sadness! She had many wonderful years on earth! Mary Ann Hegler and Jo Ann Pisciotta.
Dearest Barb, A gela, Marty, Patti and Famy,
I am so sorry about your your Mom’s passing. She was an absolute sweetheart. I always enjoyed visiting with her…in person and on the phone. She was one of my Dad’s favorite cousins. .y thoughts a d prayers aww with you all. Ma y Peepetual Light Shi e Upon Her.