Gerald D. Brooker

Gerald D. Brooker, Jr., age 80, of Johnstown, passed away on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville.

He was born on November 2, 1937 in Schenevus, a son of the late Gerald D. Brooker, Sr. and Ora Finch Brooker.

Gerald was a graduate of Johnstown High School. He was employed for many years as Plant Manager for Penn Tex in Hazleton, Pennsylvania until his retirement in 1995.

Mr. Brooker is survived by his wife of 38 years Joan Caputo Brooker; seven sons Chris Brooker, Bobby Brooker, Gerald Brooker, Steve Brooker, Pat Brooker, LeRoy Brooker and John Brooker; three brothers Berdette Brooker, Pat Brooker and Ernie Brooker, one sister Doris Antis; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In keeping with Gerald’s wishes, there will be no calling hours or funeral services.

Cremation was at Vale Crematory, Schenectady.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Barter & Donnan Funeral Home, 1 N. Melcher Street, Johnstown.

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