Gerry Markowitz, 91, of Catskill, passed peacefully into God’s hands on Wednesday, May 6, 2020. Gerry was born and raised in the Bronx, before settling with her family in Astoria Queens. She was a retired New York City Educator and longtime Catskill resident.
She was a loving wife of 61 years to Herbert who died in 2018. Loving mother of Benjamin Markowitz, and his wife Elizabeth, and Lee Markowitz; grandmother of Jason Markowitz; grandmother of Issac, Andrew, Thomas and Christian Markowitz. Many great grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive.
A private funeral service will be conducted by Rabbi Zoe Zack followed by a graveside service at Temple Israel Cemetery on Sunday May 17th. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Friends are welcomed to send messages of condolence to MillspaughCamerato.com, or mail condolences to the family “c/o” Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home, 139 Jefferson Hgts., Catskill 12414.