Gerald R. Ginter

Gerald R. Ginter, age 71, a resident of Northville, died Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at the Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville. He was born in Northville, NY on March 15, 1946, the son of the late Lewis and Beulah King Ginter. Gerald was a graduate of Northville Cental School. He was employed at General Electric in Schenectady as an assembler, retiring in 2002.

He was a member of the Northville Pilgrim Holiness Church and served on the church board, the Northville Fire Department, and Northampton Ambulance Corps. He owned and operated the Northville Tree Service for many years.

Survivor include his wife, Barbara Edwards Ginter of Northville, whom he married on June 28, 1968; children, Matthew Sr. (Jean) Ginter of Northville, Melodie (Sean) Ginter Lemiszki of Fultonville, and Mark (Amanda) Ginter of Mayfield; one brother, Charles Ginter of Pennsylvania.; one sister, Lela McCleery of Florida; six grandchildren, Matthew Jr. and Brian (Christine) Ginter, Adam Brooks, Kyle Lemiszki, Zachary and Heather Ginter. He was predeceased by his siblings, Elwood and Elwin, Arthur, Alvin and Sheldon Ginter. Several nieces, nieces and cousins also survive.

Family and friends are invited to visitation on Friday, February 23, 2018, at the Northville Funeral Home from 5 to 7 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018, at 11 a.m. at the Northville Pilgrim Holiness Church, 1284 Co. Hwy. 123, Northville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Northville Pilgrim Holiness Church. Condolences may be made to the family online at

The family would like to extend their gratitude and special thank you to the Fulton Center for the care given to Gerald during his time there.