Gerald Lee Gasper, 66, of Beaver Falls passed away in the comfort of his home on June 15th after a 3 1/2 year battle with mesothelioma.
Born November 22, 1953 in Ellwood City he was the son of the late Vincent T. Gasper, Sr. and Margaret (Eckler) Gasper and a stepmother, Irvina (Wright) Gasper.
Upon graduating from Riverside High School in 1971 Jerry served in the U.S. Army stationed in Germany.
Jerry was retired from Reyerson Steel in Ambridge and prior to that he owned and operated the 5th Street Lounge in New Brighton.
Jerry will be greatly missed by his wife of 43 years Janice Gasper and son Gerald Gasper and stepdaughter Deena Dreher.
He leaves behind a brother Vincent “Tom” (Cheryl) Gasper, Jr. of Wampum, sister Cathy (Dave) Guy of South Beaver Township, sister Colleen (Bob) Yanssens of Ellwood City and sister Michele (Will Schaffer) Gasper of Ellwood City, 4 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews and innumerable friends that he cherished over his lifetime.
We will remember Jerry’s smile and his love of life, family and friends.
Family and friends will be received on Thursday from 3-6 pm at the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 309 Spring Ave., Ellwood City.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made in his name to the Beaver County Humane Society.
The family would like to thank everyone for all your support and prayers during this difficult time.