Carol A. Gercke

Age 78 of Ship Bottom; Formerly of Haddonfield, NJ

Carol Musnick Gercke, wife of John R. Gercke, died on September 10, 2023 after a courageous battle against cancer. A 1966 graduate of Rosemont College, she and John married and moved to Haddonfield, NJ where they raised their family and became active members of Christ the King community where Carol taught CCD and served as a Eucharistic minister. Carol taught 2nd grade for 16 years in the Stratford school district, where she enjoyed life lasting friendships with teachers, parents, and students.

She is predeceased by a son, John Jr. and survived by her husband, John, four children, Julie Yunaska (Douglas), Francis Gercke (Jessica), Anne Marie Dickinson (Kevin), and J. Christopher Gercke (Amanda). She is also survived by her sister, Stephanie Karpell Folie (Michael), 9 beautiful grandchildren (Katelyn, Jonah, Jack, Jayne, Daphne, Cecilia, Edith, Gracie, and Max), as well as many loving sisters and brothers-in-law and nieces and nephews.

Carol’s family will receive friends on Friday, September 22nd from 10-10:45am, at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach, NJ 08008; where her memorial mass will follow at 11am. Interment, Private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society or MD Anderson Foundation.