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“Bruce, Suzanne and Linda. It is with heartfelt sadness that I write this because of your father and Grandfathers passing. I remember when you first...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Doralee & Terry G. Mickle - NY

“Uncle Jery, I will miss you so much. Bruce, Linda and Suzanne, just remember he's now at peace with your mom. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: John Jones - Coral Gables, FL

“So sorry for your loss. He will be missed by many. Gerry was so lucky to have you and Bruce (Cain) making it possible for him to spend his last...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Marie and Al Campbell - NY

“I have so many wonderful memories of Jerry. He always had a ready smile and plenty of jokes. I remember the card games and pouring concrete for the...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Denise Ribbecke - Santa Rosa, CA

“Linda & Bruce Thank you for bringing Jerry into my life. He will always be remembered from the twinkle in his blue eyes to his two special laughs....Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Kathy Ryan - Middleburgh, NY

“Jerry Bloemink was such a sweet and loving person and that shows in his children, Bruce and Linda. You both have been wonderful to him over the...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: William & Angela Leonard - NY

“His smile is contagious, even looking at this picture makes me smile. Opa's (Jerry) influence has affects throughout my life. I love Pink Floyd, Opa...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Lacey Huth - Albany, NY

“Dear Linda, Bruce and all. I knew your folks thru Rens. Sr. Citizens. I liked them a lot . My sympathy goes out to you and all your family6. Love...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Clara Potter - Preston Hollow, NY

“Linda & Bruce, just know that him and your mom are your angels now... They will always be looking out for you.. I am going to miss him so much. He...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Lori Armlin - Middleburgh, NY

“Our thoughts and prayers to the Bloemick family. Jerry was a good friend. We will miss him. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Tom & Kathy Cooper - Middleburgh, NY

“Linda, Suzanne, and Bruce I am so sorry for your Loss, Gerry will be so missed, I am so Thankful for the lifetime of memories I have of Him and...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Debi Ward - Schohaire, NY

“I will always remember playing pool at the Bears Inn on the weekends. Jerry was a barrel of laughs and we are sorry for your loss. Just know he...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Jason Wayman - Middleburgh, NY

“Dad, who is going to go to all the parties with me now. We sure went to a lot and had a great time. I hope they have your Becks and gin and tonics...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Linda Gannon - middleburgh, NY


Middleburgh: Gerard W. Bloemink, 79, of Pine Bush Road, died Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at his home.

Gerard was born on February 16, 1934 in Manhattan to the late Marie (Fonte) and Moritz Bloemink.

He was a machinist by trade and worked at the Premier Metal Company in the Bronx. Gerard was formerly of the Bronx and upon retiring, moved to his weekend retreat full time.

He was a member of the NRA, enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing card games, shooting pool and spending time with his family.

Gerard was married to his beloved wife, Hildegard L. Bloemink, on January 18, 1958 until her death on June 23, 2007.

He is survived by his daughters: Suzanne Bloemink of Spring Hill, FL., Linda (Bruce Cain) Gannon of Middleburgh; son: Bruce Bloemink of New Windsor, NY; grandchildren: Lacey (Scott) Huth of Delmar, Katrina Gannon of Cobleskill and Michael Gannon of Melbourne, FL.

At his request, services will be private, at the convenience of the family. Cremation took place at the Vale Crematory in Schenectady.

Memorial contributions in Gerard's memory may be sent to Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., 795 E. Main St., Suite 11, Cobleskill, NY 12043.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Palmer & Shaylor Funeral Home of Middleburgh and the Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home of Cobleskill.