Gertrude was born in Brooklyn on August 31,1926 and raised in the Catholic faith. She was an avid reader that liked to crochet and she was interested in any programming available on the Cooking and Hallmark channels. In her later years, she also loved to solve word search puzzles. Gertrude was a generous person who supported her favorite charities, and she was always ready to offer great advice. Please keep her in your prayers! Gertrude was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.