Patricia “Pat” A. Gerick, 79, of Lake Frederick, Virginia, passed away, November 20, 2021, at Winchester Medical Center.
Pat, was born in 1942, in Springfield, Illinois, the daughter of the late Dorothy T. and John Millard. She was a graduate of McLean High School. Pat was employed at Prince William County Public Schools as the secretary, she retired after 35 years of service. She loved her family and her animals, especially her dog Holly. She was thought of as the perfect mother and wife. Pat was an incredible cook, she loved vacationing at the beach with family, playing bridge and traveled all over. Her favorite place was Ireland.
Pat married Henry Paul Gerick, Jr., on February 16, 1962, in McLean, Virginia.
Surviving with her husband Henry, are two daughters; Teresa “Terry” McCarter (Scott), of Fredericksburg, Virginia and Debora “Debbie” Fishback (Bobby), of Marshall, Virginia; seven grandchildren Jackie McCarter, Justin McCarter James McCarter (Ashley), Jenna McCarter Kyle Kratzer (Marie) Titus Fishback, and Caleb Fishback; one great-grandchild, Tessa May Kratzer; three sisters, Leah Smith, Janet Nichols (Bobby) and Dorothy Bolding (Jeff).
The family will receive friends on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 10:00am with a funeral service at 11:00am, all held at Omps Funeral Home, South Chapel. Officiating the service will be Father Thomas Shepanzyk. Interment will be in Shenandoah Memorial Park. Pallbearers; Justin McCarter; James McCarter; Kyle Kratzer; Titus Fishback; Caleb Fishback; Joe Nichols; and Jeff Nichols.
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