Margaret Frances Gerik was born Jan. 19, 1932 in Waterloo, NY, and passed away Friday, Sept. 26, in Port Arthur.

She is survived by her children, Joni Thibodeaux and husband Ray, Carolyn Kelly, Steven Gerik and wife Linda, Kathy Brown and Susan Stephenson; 15 grandchildren, 25 great- grandchildren, and host of close friends.

Margaret is preceded in death by her husband Robert Gerik; son Leonard Gerik, and son in law Charles Kelly.

Family to receive friends at 10:00 am Wednesday, Oct. 1, at St. Henry Catholic Church in Bridge City; with funeral service to begin at 11:00 am. Interment to follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Bridge City.