William G. “Bill”
Gerst, 71, of 212 Ferry Street Danville, PA and a lifelong Danville resident
died Monday morning, August 29, 2005 at his residence. He was born March
16, 1934 in Danville, PA the son of the late John J. and Nellie Rollason
He was a member of
Trinity United Methodist Church, Friendship Fire Company #1 and the Loyal
Order of Moose #1133, all of Danville, PA. He was a psychiatric aide at
Danville State Hospital for 32 years where he retired. Mr. Gerst was an
avid sports fan. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was especially fond of
spending time with his family.
He is survived by
his wife of 45 years, Nancy Stevenson Gerst whom he married April 4, 1960
and two sons, William C. Gerst and daughter-in-law Cathy of Riverside, PA
and Charles R. Gerst of Danville, PA. He is also survived by one daughter,
Tracey Pochekailo and son-in-law Joe of Danville, PA and three grandsons;
Terry, Donny and Cory. Also surviving is one brother, Charles R. Gerst of
Danville, PA and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by
two brothers and four sisters.
and burial will be private at the convenience of the family. Memorial
contributions may be made to Friendship Fire Company #1 111 Ferry Street
Danville, PA 17821.