Gertrude McCall

Obituary of Gertrude Elizabeth McCall

Gertrude Elizabeth McCall, age 95, died peacefully at home Nov. 23rd, 2020. Born in Chicago to John and Gertrude Hampl, she and her husband of 63 years raised six children on a small farm outside of Chicago, before moving to Gainesville in 1977. Gert was a homemaker who was a fabulous cook, baker, and gardener who instilled in all of her children a love of reading and of flowers. She volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House in Gainesville for many years before she and her husband retired to New Port Richey. Survived by sons James (Kathleen), Thomas (Linda) and John (Candice), daughters Kathleen, Mary (Ed Miller) and Peggy (Paul Miller), 16 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in Gainesville and limited to family. Special thanks to Gulfside Hospice, LaBella Legacy, her faithful home health aide Carla and to everyone who brought joy to our mom’s life.
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