Mary Josephine Gerdau, 89, of Bellaire, Ohio passed away on Thursday, October 19, 2023 at Shadyside Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Shadyside, Ohio.
She was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 27, 1934 a daughter of the late John Joseph and Susan Bertha (McMullen) Kalinowski.
Mary was a Catholic by faith and was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church in Bellaire, Ohio.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five brothers, Sonny, Raymond, Leo, James, Anthony Kalinowski; two sisters, Jane Wilson, and Sue Auckley.
Surviving Mary is her husband, Bernard “Bernie” Gerdau; two sisters, Barbara McFarland, Elizabeth (Bob) Good; brother, Michael Kalinowski; many nieces and nephews; several great-nieces and nephews; and great-great nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes 441 37th Street, Bellaire, Ohio 43906 and are at the convenience of the family.