Gerald Robert Poczkalski, 86, of Pinellas Park passed away Monday March 2, 2020 at Northside Hospital. Mr. Poczkalski was a native of Buffalo, New York and lived there until moving here in 1996. He was a firefighter for the City of Buffalo, retiring in 1992 after 33 years of service. He was a US Navy veteran of the Korean War, a member of IAFF Buffalo Local #282, American Legion Post #1041, Squirrels Club, Knights of Columbus in Buffalo and was an avid & accomplished golfer. He is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, Patricia; daughters, Kathy Jo Faiola (Richard), Karen Rusin (Robert), Susan Van Wormer (James); son, Kenneth (Victoria); brother, Connie Poczkalski (late Lorraine); sister Jacqualine Adamczak (late Arthur); 10 grandchildren & 4 great-grandchildren.
Visitation: at Taylor Funeral Home on Friday March 6th from 4 to 8 pm.
Mass: at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Saturday March 7th at 11:00 AM.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church is located at: 4661 82nd Ave. N., Pinellas Park, FL 33781.