Jerinne Spraker


Johnstown – Jerinne Ruth Spraker (Morse) age 87, of Johnstown passed away peacefully at home on Friday, September 9, 2022, after a long 5-year battle with Alzheimer’s.
Jerinne was born December 27, 1935, daughter of the late Ernest Morse and Nina Webb Morse.
She is predeceased by her parents, sister Charlene Smith, daughter Sherri (Spraker) Orlosky and her longtime companion of over 50 years, Ronald Cook.
Jerinne is survived by brother David “Pete” Morse (Linda),sister Marilyn Palmateer, son John Spraker (Pattie), granddaughter Jami Spraker (Chris), grandson Jason Spraker(Jennifer), great grandchildren Kyron Russell, Jaidyn Spraker, Jacob Spraker, Fiona Spraker, Braxton Spraker, and several nieces, nephews and cousins as well as her loving caretaker of 5 1/2 years, Amy Pieniazek.
Jerinne worked at the Johnstown Knitting Co. for many years before their closure.
Jerinne had an easy-going spirit and always wore a smile. There wasn’t much that upset her. She had the patience of a saint and a heart of pure gold. One of the most hard-working, loving, and selfless women you could know.She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and going to garage sales with her sister Marilyn and all of their other adventures. She enjoyed Wednesday night dinners with daughter Sherri, sister Marilyn and neice Roxanne. Jerinne was a staple to her family and will be missed by all who knew her.
There will be a graveside service for family and friends at Evergreen cemetery, 296 Martin Rd. Fonda, NY 12068 on Friday, September 16, at 11:30 a.m. where she will be laid to rest beside her companion Ronald Cook and with her daughter Sherri.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the A.G. Cole Funeral Home, Inc., 215 E. Main Street, Johnstown NY.
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By LH Staff

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