Gerald Myron Herzog

February 19, 1929 - October 5, 2019
Gerald Myron Herzog


Gerald Myron Herzog, 90, passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Cypress Pointe Rehabilitation Center.

Gerry was born on February 19, 1929 in Matawan, New Jersey to George and Adele Herzog.

He was predeceased by his parents and first wife Edna Fay Herzog.

He is survived by his wife Elaine L. Herzog, daughter Donna Conway; son Gerald Alan Herzog; grandchildren William Soyak and Leonard Herzog; step-children Christine Christensen, Jeanette Dietrick, Paula Powers, Kim Paraspolo and Laura Crane and many additional grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Gerry was a proud Veteran of the US Army serving in the Korean War.  He retired as a machinist after 38 years from DuPont in Parlin, New Jersey.  He was a volunteer fireman and became Fire Chief in 1968 in Old Bridge, NJ.  Gerry also held membership with the NRA, and American Legion.

He will always be remembered as an avid hunter and fisherman with a love of the outdoors.

A visitation will be held from 5-7 pm on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.   A memorial service will be held 11 am on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel with military honors.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington NC 28403 910.791.9099

 

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  • October 07, 2019
    Marion says:
    Elaine, my heart is with you. May you have the peace that Jerry now has. It’s been a long journey, and I’m glad to have been your friend throughout.

  • October 07, 2019
    Dawn Wilson says:
    Elaine Jeanette and family I am so sorry for your loss thinking of you all and prayers for your entire family

  • October 08, 2019
    Jill Billings says:
    Praying for your family. Jerry was such a sweet man.