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April 16, 2013

Gerta K. Major

PERU — Gerta K. Major, 90, died Sunday, April 14, 2013 at Meadowbrook Healthcare in Plattsburgh. She was born in Vienna, Austria, Dec. 10, 1922.

She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 65 years, Charles Major of Peru; two daughters, G. Ingrid Bashaw and her husband Carl Bashaw; Erika Durocher and her husband Larry Durocher; four grandchildren, Rob Bashaw, Travis Bashaw, Heidi Davey, and Kelly Guynup; and five great-grandchildren, Wyatt and Caleb Bashaw, Molly and Lauren Davey, and Evan Guynup

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family with burial in St. Augustine's Cemetery in Peru.

Gerta's family gratefully thank all who assisted in our mother's care during her last years of life including: Third Age Adult Center, North Country Home Services, the compassionate staff at Meadowbrook who cared for her during her last year of life and Hospice of the North Country.

Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru.

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