• Apex Funeral Home
    Apex, NC
In partnership with the Dignity Memorial® network
Donald Frederick Gersch Jr. 1944 - 2014
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Tuesday, February 04, 2014
I was very sorry to learn of Don's passing. I worked with him at IBM in Security'

Doug Harmon
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
I was sad to learn of Don's passing. We were classmates (class of '63) at Red Hook Central and I have many fond memories of our time there. Don was such a fun loving guy. All of the pictures were wonderful and much appreciated. My sincerest sympathy.
Monday, January 27, 2014
Karen and Jack,
So sorry to hear about your Dad. Thinking of you and your family at this time of loss.
Joe and Mary Horning
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Evelyn and Karen and Denise. So sorry about the loss of Don. You are in my prayers Evelyn. Much love to the family..
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Fondly remembering Don from our days at red hook central school
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Ginger Harlow Melton's "Uncle Don" has always been a favorite part of the family for our children and I. He was a genuinely good man, funny and giving; he would help anyone out in any way possible. He was generous with his time and his resources, and valued people above things. We'll miss him but he leaves a great example for his grandchildren. I hope that Evelyn, Denise and Karen will remember and pass on the many good and funny stories about this great guy, and so be comforted in their loss. May God rest his soul.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. And may your memories of Don bring you comfort in the years to come. Condolences from a former classmate of Don's at RHCS, class of 1963.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
I have great memories of playing basketball with Don at Red Hook. Never a dull moment. My condolences
Perry Odak class of 63
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
I was so sorry to hear of Don's passing. Don and I were good friends in Red Hook during High School. I will keep you all in my prayers. God Bless you all
Rick Conn
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Karen, Denise, and Ms. Gersch, I am sorry for your loss. Don was a great man. He helped me in my early career at IBM and I will always be grateful.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
So sorry to hear of Don's passing. I was a good friend and classmate at Red Hook High. We spent a lot of time together before I left for college and he went in the service. We had some good times - I mean really good times!! After viewing the online photos, I'm glad to see he still had that same smile (sometimes a little mischievous). I haven't seen Don since we graduated. I always hoped we'd get together one more time and was hoping that he would make it to our 50th High School reunion this past summer. I really regret that we never got together again to talk about the good times. It's also hard to believe that Donna is gone too. She was a close friend of my wife's (Beverly Samaha). Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Kip & Beverly Walsh, RHCS 1963, 18 Fox Hollow Rd, Valatie, NY 12184 (518 784 5502)
Monday, January 20, 2014
I was very sorry to learn of Don's passing. I worked with him at IBM and enjoyed knowing him. Prayers for you all in your loss.
Monday, January 20, 2014
Evelyn, Karen and Denise,
You are in my prayers. I will be thinking of you all through the day Tuesday.
Jane Whalen
Sunday, January 19, 2014
To the Gersch Family: Sorry for your loss. I had the opportunity to work around Don at IBM for many years. He was a great person to know and work with.
Sunday, January 19, 2014
To the Gersch Family,
We want express our deepest sympathy to you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during these difficult times. We wish you peace and comfort in the time of your loss.
So sorry for your loss.
Love Valerie Ohngemach and Vernon Lee
Saturday, January 18, 2014
So sorry for your loss. I worked with Don for years at IBM. We shared an office. We had many laughs together. I did not know he was sick. Gary Furr (Raleigh, NC)
Saturday, January 18, 2014
Evelyn, so sorry for your tremendous loss. I was not aware Don was sick. Over the years, we had much fun and many laughs together, mostly around the golf course. I know I don't have to tell you or your family that we have lost a good man!
We are away from home so we will not be able to attend the services.
Saturday, January 18, 2014
Evelyn, Karen and Denise, We are so sorry for your tremendous loss. He was a wonderful person, Mel & I are so thankful to have met him and were able to call him our friend. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Mel & Barb
Saturday, January 18, 2014
Aunt Evelyn, Denice and Karen…I am so sorry for your loss of such a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. I pray the love of God be with you during your journey through your grief. I wish you peace, courage to face the days ahead, and loving memories to hold forever in your hearts of “Uncle Don”.
Saturday, January 18, 2014
"Evelyn, Karen and Denice, So sorry for your loss. I know Don will truly be missed by his family and all who new him. You all are in our thoughts and prayers....."

Cliff & Karen Moss (Angier, NC)
Saturday, January 18, 2014
Evelyn & Girls,
Though we have been out of touch for many years, we will never forget Don and his zest for life. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Cherish all the Wonderful memories.
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