George Gasper, 95, of Pasadena, California, passed away at home September 5, 2013. He is survived by his wife Marion; three daughters, Nancy Karp of Walnut Creek, Janet Zengel of Fresno, and Georgia Wages of Bakersfield; and six grandchildren. Born in New Bedford, Massachusetts, he was a lifelong Pasadena resident and was an avid tennis player until the age of 94. A memorial celebration will be held on Saturday, September 14 at Ranchero, 2663 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena, at 12:00 p.m. In his memory, donations may be made to www.scta.usta.com, Community Tennis, National Junior Tennis & Learning Program or mailed to Southern California Tennis Association, P.O. Box 240015, Los Angeles, CA 90024, Attn. Melanie.
Published in Pasadena Star-News from Sept. 12 to Sept. 13, 2013