Mildred N. “Nancy” Gerst ,79, of Danville PA passed away peacefully on
Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Grandview Health Homes in Danville. PA She
was born July 20, 1938 in Riverside PA the daughter of the late Dr. Perman
L. and Corene B Stevenson.
graduated from St. Cyril Academy in Danville PA in 1954.
was married for 45 years to the Late William G. Gerst who preceded her in
death August 29, 2005. They were married April 4, 1960.
was employed in earlier years as a dietary aide at Geisinger Medical
Center. Later she was employed as a housekeeper at the Best Western Hotel
in Danville PA for several years, from where she retired.
was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church Danville PA where she worked
in the secretarial office and served faithfully volunteering wherever there
was a need.
was a dedicated wife and mother. Her passion in life was her family and
especially enjoyed spending time with her grandsons, whom she adored. One
of Nancy’s favorite activities was dancing which she enjoyed immensely as
well as reading. She will be remembered for her servant heart to many,
touching countless lives over the years.
survived by two sons; William C. Gerst and his wife Cathy; Charles R. Gerst
and his wife Kim, and one daughter, Tracey Pochekailo and her companion
Nevin; all of Danville PA. Also surviving are three grandsons; Terry,
Donald and Cory.
addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters and one
friends are invited to attend a Graveside Service to be held Tuesday,
September 26, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Odd Fellows Cemetery Danville PA with the
Reverend Trevor J. Hahn officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to
Trinity Lutheran Church PO Box 417 Danville PA 17821.
Arrangements are under the
direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West Mahoning Street Danville