Of North Braddock, age 86, suddenly on Thursday, February 5, 2015.
Daughter of the late Albert and Mary (Gavalek) Novotny;
She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Dorothy Magda, Vilma Elias, Martha Hornak and her brother, Lawrence Novotny.
Survived by many nieces and nephews.
Gerry became secretary of St. Helen Church in 1967 and continued with many duties for the parish throughout the years, including the years of the Holy Cross Parish merger until its closing April, 2014. She had a love for animals and was a volunteer at WQED with the Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood show for many years.
Gerry was a stand out basketball player for St. Thomas High School and was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan which included the Steelers, Pirates and Penguins.
Friends welcome Sunday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home 700 Linden Ave. at Cable, East Pittsburgh 412-824-8800. Mass of Christian Burial in Sacred Heart Church of Good Shepherd Parish with Fr. Miroslaus Wojcicki on Monday at 11 a.m. Gerry will laid to rest in Braddock Catholic Cemetery.
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