Gertrude F. Bohne, 73 of Emerson and Norwich, NY passed away on April 8, 2013 at Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ. Gertrude was a service representative for Bell Atlantic/ Verizon for many years and a member of the Telephone Pioneers. She is survived by her daughter, Kim McKersie; her sister, Helen Harding and her husband John; her grandchildren, Douglas Werner, Kenneth, Brian and Gregory McKersie and Megan Castro and her husband Darwin and her great grandson, Charles. A memorial gathering will be held on Sunday from 2-4pm at the Becker Funeral Home, 219 Kinderkamack Rd., Westwood, NJ www.becker-funeralhome.com.
Cremation will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to
, Attn: Donor Services, PO Box 650309 Dallas, TX 75265-0309 or to the Emerson Fire Department in her memory.