Jerome “Jerry” Gerber passed away September 22, 2016. He was 85. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Elaine; daughter Jill Hoffknecht and her partner; sons Mitchell and Richard Gerber and their spouses; and two grandchildren Rebecca and Daniel Hoffknecht.
Jerry was born January 27, 1931 in Brooklyn, New York to Sadie and Louis Gerber. He attended Rider College (now Rider University), earning a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Following a two-year stint serving his country in the U.S. Army at Fort Dix, he married Elaine Yedvarb in 1955.