David J. Gerber, 62, of Monroeville, died unexpectedly Monday morning, July 29, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Jan. 23, 1951 in Norwalk, and was a 1969 graduate of Monroeville High School. Dave was part owner and manager of Monroeville Marine.
He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Monroeville, Sons of the American Legion in Monroeville and Lake Erie Marine Trade Association. He enjoyed boating, playing cards, yard work, gardening, and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, the former Judy Stierhoff; two sons, Brian (Melissa) Gerber, of Ada, Ohio, and Trenton Gerber, of Marion, Ohio; one daughter, Angela (Brett) Gies, of Findlay, Ohio; his father, Myron “Joe” Gerber, of Norwalk; four sisters, Christina (Michael) Raftery, of Monroeville, Karen Draime, of Norwalk, Donna Francisco, of Sandusky, and Tracy (Jeff) Rhoad, of Norwalk; and nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by one son, Steven M. Gerber, in 2004; his mother, Dorothy M. Gerber, in 2004; and one sister, Sandra Doering, in 1993.
Friends may call 2-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, at Pfeil Funeral Home, Monroeville Chapel, 109 Monroe St., Monroeville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 66 Chapel St., Monroeville. The Rev. William Pihfer will officiate. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Monroeville.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph School Endowment Fund, 79 Chapel St., Monroeville, OH 44847 or in care of the Gerber family.
Condolences may be shared with the family at pfeilfuneralhome.com.