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Kathleen Gemza

Kathleen M. Gemza (Terninko)

Friday, July 23rd, 1954 - Thursday, February 25th, 2021
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Kathleen M. (Terninko) Gemza
1954 - 2021

Watertown, CT Kathleen M. Gemza,66, wife of Roger F. Gemza, died peacefully on February 25, 2021 at her home with her loving husband by her side.

Kathleen was born on July 23, 1954 in Waterbury, Connecticut a daughter of the late Charles and Anna (Brody) Terninko. She attended St. Francis Grammar School, Naugatuck High School and Naugatuck Valley Community College. Kathleen worked as a medical assistant for dermatology associates for 9 years and was a Watertown resident for the past 30 years.

In addition to Roger, her husband of 38 years, Kathleen is survived by her three brothers; Charles Terninko of Beacon Falls, CT, Daniel Terninko of Watertown, CT and John Terninko of Beacon Falls, CT, her two sisters; Mary Ann Windish (Paul) of Oxford, CT and Charlotte Litke (Ronald) of Cheshire, CT and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

All services were held privately and arrangements have been entrusted to the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Avenue, Naugatuck.
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    St. James Cemetery
    Cross Street
    Naugatuck, Connecticut 06770
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