Robert J. Gerstner
unknown - October 4, 2011
Robert J. Gerstner, 87, of Liverpool, died on Tuesday Oct. 4, 2011. He was born in Utica, . served in the Navy during WWII and the Korean War, and was a graduate of Utica College. He retired from GE in 1986. Bob played slow pitch softball for many years and on July 9, 1968, pitched a perfect game. He was a member of the Syracuse Big Bend Seniors softball team when they won the Senior Softball World Series in 2000.
He was predeceased by his wife Dorothy in 2004. Surviving are his children Meg Gerstner and her husband Alan Glendinning of Los Altos Hills, CA, Gail Gerstner- Miller and husband John Miller of Albuquerque, NM, Donna Gerstner of Nashville, TN, Tom Gerstner and his wife Carey of Newport News, VA, six grandchildren Emily and Brynn Wilkinson and Grant, Alyssa, Eric and Tarquin Gerstner, and three sisters, Marge Frederick, Joan McLaughlin and Suzanne Faubert. The family would like to thank Tammy Sands and Amanda Pigula for the wonderful care they gave to Bob.
Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday Oct. 6 at the Maurer Funeral Home Moyers Corners, 3541 Route 31, Baldwinsville. Funeral services: 9:15 a.m. Friday Oct. 7 from the funeral home and 10 a.m. in Christ the King Church, 21 Cherry Tree Circle, Liverpool with burial to follow in Onondaga County Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Christ the King Church.