Gerald J. Vasicek "Jerry" \nBig Flats, NY \nPassed away on Tuesday evening , December 17, 2019 at the age of 63. Jerry was born December 23, 1955, son of the late Jerome and Mary Kucera Vasicek. Jerry retired from Hardinge as a machinist and was very involved in 5 Rivers Council Boy Scouts for most of his life receiving several awards. He was a volunteer for Eldridge Park and Chemung County SPCA as well as an avid bowler and hiker. He was also member of the Czechoslovak Society of America Lodge Empire State #448 and a die hard Star Wars and Snoopy fan. Jerry is survived by his wife, Karen Kunicky Vasicek of 12 years; children, Kristine (Mat) Bailey, Kari (Shawn) Mehler and Brian (Kacie) Vasicek; step-sons, Casey (Shannon) Wenzel, Cody Wenzel and Connor (Monica) Wenzel; grandchildren, Claire and Jackson Bailey, Zander and Raegan Wenzel and Camden, Poppy and Leo Vasicek; brother-in-law, Edward Kunicky; and several other additional family members and friends. The family will welcome relatives and friends to Sullivan's Funeral Home, 365 E. Franklin St. at Rt. 13, Horseheads, NY on Sunday, December 22, 2019 from 2-4PM with his Funeral Services to follow at 4PM with Fr. John DeSocio. He will be laid to rest in Rural Home Cemetery, Big Flats, NY on Monday, December 23, 2019 at 1PM.