Helen L. (Heeter) Gerarde

Born: Tue., Dec. 23, 1924
Died: Tue., Jul. 25, 2017


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Fri., Jul. 28, 2017
Location: Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Jul. 28, 2017
Location: Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, Inc.

Print Obituary   Home Page All Obituaries


Helen L. Gerarde, 92, formerly of San Antonio, TX, and Saybrook, PA, died Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at Kinzua Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center.  Helen was born December 23, 1924, in Saybrook, PA. She was the daughter of the late Raymond and Mae (Young) Heeter. 

Helen was a graduate of Sheffield High School.  During her husband's military career, she traveled and lived in many places, including Japan and Turkey.  Upon his retirement, they were the owner of 3 stores in the San Antonio area.

She is survived by one brother, Marvin Heeter, and his wife, Barbara, of Sheffield, PA; daughter-in-law, Tessa Gerarde, of TX; granddaughter, Heather Gerarde, also of TX; and three nephews, Larry, Lonnie and Lee Heeter.

In addition to her parents, Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Francis J. Gerarde, in 1974; her son, James Gerarde; and brother, Alfred Heeter.

Friends will be received at the Peterson - Blick Funeral Home, Inc, 1003 Penn Ave., E., Warren, on Friday, July 28, for one hour prior to a service to be held there at 11 a.m., with Pastor Bill Beatty, Grace United Methodist Church, officiating.

Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Warren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of choice.


Click to send flowers using our local area florist
Free delivery to our funeral home & save on wire fees
View/Sign the Condolence Book

Click the button to generate a printable document containing all condolences submitted

Condolence Booklet

Tessa Gerarde
   Posted Thu July 27, 2017

EXPRESSION OF LOVE†EASEL was sent by Heather, Mark, Aaron, Austin, Adam, Tessa.

Loving Grandma

Copyright © 2018 Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, Inc.. All Rights Reserved.    | Website by CFS |