John "Jack" I. Gedmark

June 2, 1937September 18, 2019

John I. "Jack" Gedmark, passed away Wednesday, September 18. He was a native of Pennsylvania and a graduate of The Medical University of Vienna, Austria. He did his residency at the Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, where he met his wife, Jan. He was a retired physician. He had a love for reading, opera, and most of all, he loved his family. He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Jan Cox-Gedmark; his children, John (Natasha), and Elizabeth (Brad); and his adoring grandchildren, Maria and Christopher. He blessed his family with many wonderful years. A service to celebrate Jack’s life will be held Saturday at noon in the chapel of Arch L. Heady & Son Westport Village, 7410 Westport Road. A visitation will be held prior to the service from 10 am to noon. The family requests contributions in his memory to the Kentucky Refugee Ministries, 969 Cherokee Road, Louisville, KY 40204.


  • Kentucky Refugee Ministries


  • Visitation Saturday, September 21, 2019
  • Celebration of Jack's Life Saturday, September 21, 2019


John "Jack" I. Gedmark

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Elaine Greer

September 23, 2019

Jan, I am so sorry to hear about Jack's passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers as you travel this journey.
Much love, Elaine Greer

Debbie and Joe Williams

September 21, 2019

Jan and Family,
We are thinking of you as you process the deep loss of a loving husband and dad. In time, we hope memories of him will bring a smile to your lips before a tear to your eyes.

Paula Staples

September 20, 2019

Dear Jan and family,
I am so sorry to hear about your husband and father. You and your family are in my prayers and thoughts. I hate that I will not be able to attend visitation or services on Saturday, but will donate in "Jack's" memory.

Love , Paula & Ed Staples

Gene Allen

September 20, 2019

Jan and family, Ann Lyn and I want you to know that that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. I remember your ordination and it was a proud moment in the life of our church. We send our love to you from Shellman, Gene and Ann Lyn

Shawnee Bennett

September 20, 2019

I have fond memories of working with Dr. Gedmark at the DDS. He was a wonderful man and talented physician. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.

Jane and Dave Meagher

September 20, 2019

Jan, John, and Elizabeth, We are saddened to hear of Jack’s passing. We are out of town but wanted to tell you we are lifting you up in prayer. We have so many fond memories of being your neighbor in Richlawn. May God bring you comfort as you grieve. Jane and Dave Meagher

James Ivey

September 20, 2019

Tammie and I are so sorry to hear about Jack's death. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Anita Roper

September 19, 2019

Jan, John and Elizabeth,
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. May God's comfort and care accompany you as you journey through grief.

Love and piece,

Eric Rickert

September 19, 2019

My heart goes out to each of you. I'm so sorry you have to go through this experience.

I'm so glad y'all have each other and a network of fam & friends to lean on right now.

All the best,
Eric Rickert