Bergen ~ Gertrude A. Ladd, age 90, of Maple Avenue, passed away Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at her residence following a brief illness.
Gertrude was born on April 19, 1924 in Amsterdam, N.Y. to the late John and Marjorie Kimmins Hoshko.
Following her graduation from Amsterdam High School, she attended the Rochester Park Avenue School of Nursing where she received her degree as a Registered Nurse. She was employed at Lakeside Memorial Hospital, Brockport, N.Y. for 30 years prior to her retirement. She was a member of the Twig Association of Lakeside Memorial Hospital, the Gillam Grant Community Center, Park Avenue Hospital Alumni Association and the Covered Bridge Society of Western New York. Gertrude enjoyed camping, bowling, crocheting and completing jigsaw puzzles.
She was predeceased by her husband, Wallace in 1983, son, Kevin in 2014, sisters, Ruth and Marjorie, brother, Arthur and two infant children.
She is survived by her children, Eugene (Mary Dixon) of California, Ronald (Marsha) of Batavia, Donna Ladd of Waterford, NY, Joanne Ladd and Brian Ladd (Susan Wilson) at home, Timothy (Susan) of Oklahoma, Dennis (Rochele) of Holley; predeceased son, Kevin's fiance, Ann Gardner; brother-in-law, Walter Wehnau; 12 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
Special thanks to Gertrude's care providers, Leslie Fuller and Rose Anthony.
Family and friends may call on Monday, March 2 from 2 ~ 4:30 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Road (Rt. 19), LeRoy, where her memorial service will be held at 4:30 PM.
Memorials are suggested to either the Newman Riga Library, 1 South Main St., Churchville, NY 14428; Bergen Fire Dept., 10 Hunter St., Bergen, N.Y. 14416 or American Cancer Society, 1120 S. Goodman St., Rochester, NY 14620.
Your memories and condolences may be shared with Mrs. Ladd's family at www.falconefuneralhome.com.
Mrs. Ladd and her family are being cared for by the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc. 585-768-2400