- On June 16, 2023
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Gerri Claus, age 76, of Claysville, formerly of Bethel Park, passed away suddenly on June 15, 2023, with family by her side.
Born on September 16, 1946, in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Bernice Rosfeld. Gerri had just celebrated a 46th wedding anniversary with her beloved husband Henry Claus. She is the loving sister of Kaye (the late Walter) Balko.
Even though Gerri never had children of her own, she loved her nieces and nephews as if they were her own, Sandy Duke, Heather Buchnowski and Jeff Salava and their children, Madison Duke, James Buchnowski and Tressa Salava. She also cherished her extended family of nephews and nieces and dear friends.
Her Home was always open to everyone. Gerri loved to cook and entertain, there was always an abundance of food, drinks, stories and laughter. She had a generous soul and ran Claysville Community Center with Henry for 5 years. She was the major organizer for community events including the annual craft show. She had a passion for crafting and was a talented artist. After moving from Bethel Park and settling in Claysville, she and Henry made many close friends. Gerri will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
Family and friends are welcome, Monday, June 19, 2023, from 1-3 pm and 6-8 pm at Pittsburgh Cremation & Funeral Care, 3287 Washington Rd., McMurray, PA 15317, 724-260-5546. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 20, 2023, at 12:30 pm at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Jefferson Memorial Park.