Parker Gitschier Sr.

Parker A.

Gitschier, Sr.

STUART, FL - Parker A. Gitschier, Sr., 89, of Indiantown, FL passed away on May 27, 2013 at Treasure Coast Hospice in Stuart, Florida.

Born in Dracut, Massachusetts, Mr. Gitschier had previously lived in Rhinebeck, NY before moving to the Treasure Coast area in 1989.

He retired from the Rhinebeck Central School District in Rhinebeck, NY. Mr. Gitschier was the past president of the Woodbridge Mobile Home Homeowners Association, and was a member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Stuart, FL.

He was a veteran of the United Sates Army and served our country in World War II.

Mr. Gitschier is survived by his daughter, Edna Bloomer of West Palm Beach, FL; daughter, Peggy Roush and her husband, Robert of Rhinebeck, NY; son, Parker A. Gitschier, Jr. and his wife, Colleen of Indiantown, FL; sister, Hazel Beskalo of Pepperill, MA; five grandchildren, eight great grandchildren., and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Lena, and his son, William Gitschier.

A funeral service was held on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 10:00 AM at Aycock Funeral Home in Stuart, Florida.

Contributions may be made in his honor to Treasure Coast Hospice, 1201 SE Indian Street, Stuart, FL 34997.

Online condolences may be made to his family at

Arrangements are entrusted to Aycock Funeral Home, Stuart, FL.


Funeral Home

Aycock Funeral Home
505 South Federal Highway Stuart, FL 34994
(772) 287-1717

Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal on June 1, 2013