Gerard, Jessica Rose, Saginaw, Michigan

Our beloved daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece, cousin and friend was taken into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior on Friday, March 30, 2012. Age 20 years. The daughter of Christine (Wolny) Gerard and Eric L. Gerard, Jessica was born February 29, 1992 in Saginaw, Michigan. She graduated from Swan Valley High School in 2010. Jessica was employed at Tim Horton’s Restaurant in Shields as supervisor. She was very artistic and enjoyed snowboarding. Jessica loved shopping, painting her fingernails and just doing “girl” things. Surviving are her mother, Christine Gerard, Saginaw; her father, Eric L. Gerard, Thomas Township; Jessica’s sister, Samantha K. Gerard, Thomas Township; her grandparents, Janice Gerard-Varney and her husband William Varney, Frankenmuth; Bernard F. Wolny Sr. and his wife Kathi, Saginaw; Barbara R. (Nowak) Wolny and her friend Fred Brill, St. Charles; cherished aunts and uncles, Susan and Scott Garrison, Bernard F. and Sandy Wolny, Gar and LeAnn Gerard, Kirk and Janet Gerard and Stephen Wolny; cousins, Megan Gerard, Melinda Gerard and Samantha Nygro; many dear friends including Jessica’s boyfriend, Caleb Fleet, and will be sadly missed by her associates and friends at Tim Horton’s. Jessica was preceded in death by her grandfather, Robert Gerard. A memorial service for Jessica will take place on Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, (between Shattuck and McCarty). Jessica’s grandfather, Mr. Bernard Wolny, will officiate. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Thursday from 2:00 p.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Friends of the Animal Shelter.