Life Story / Obituary


Mary Josephine Gearhart went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at Munson Medical Center.

She is preceded in death by her parents Emma Grindstein and Firmin Flees.

She is survived by her husband, Jay Gearhart and all five of her children, Theresa Spees (Husband Marty), Brian Gladen (Wife Tonia), Amy Holsapple (Husband Tim), Emily Kirst (Husband Mike), and Erin Bressers (Husband Bob). She is also survived by her grandchildren, Kirstie Master (Husband Tyler), Jennifer Garvey, (Husband Jake), Abigail Chavalia, Keegan, Jones “AJ” Chavalia, Carlie and Bryce Gladen, and Quinn Bressers; great grandchildren, Avery Wisniewski, Hudson Patrick Garvey, Knoxton Master Finn and Kai Sladek. She is also survived by her brothers and sisters, Sharon Houdek, Joseph Flees, Jeanie Jessup, Thomas Flees, and Elsie Campbell; many cousins and nephews.

She was a hard working lady, A loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, and most of all she was my loving wife! She will be missed forever but knowing she is in heaven with our lord Jesus makes us all happy. I thank God for every day we had with her.

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