Edward Gerhard

Edward A. Gerhard

Friday, July 17th, 1931 - Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
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Edward A. Gerhard, age 88, formerly of Irwin, died on Wednesday July 15, 2020 in Atria in the South Hills. He was born July 17, 1931 in Pittsburgh, son of the late Edward and Agnes Letzelter Gerhard. He is also preceded in death by his wife Inez Griebel Gerhard; brother Paul Gerhard and sister Alice Smith. Edward was a member of the American Legion Post 359 of Irwin and the Norwin Elks. He was a veteran of the Army serving during the Korean conflict. Edward was a chef at Kings Restaurant and McSorley’s Restaurant. Surviving is his son Michael Edward Gerhard and his wife Marilyn of Pittsfield MA and daughter Karen Peterson and her husband Greg of Upper St. Clair; a sister Agnes Wise of Pgh and grandsons Nicholas and Christopher Peterson who were the light of his life. There will be a private visitation for the family and a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday at 11 am at Immaculate Conception Church. Interment will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery. In lieu of flowers family suggests contributions to Humane Society, Route 119 North, Greensburg, Pa 15601. To send online condolences please visit
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  • Service

    Friday, July 17th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Friday, July 17th, 2020 11:00am
    Immaculate Conception Church
    308 Second Street
    IRWIN, PA 15642
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    Father John Moineau
  • Interment

    Immaculate Conception Cemetery
    Bridge Street
    North Huntingdon, PA 15642
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Donations are being accepted for: HUMANE SOCIETY OF WESTMORELAND COUNTY.


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Rebecca Parry

Posted at 01:38pm
Your Dad was such a Sweet Heart! I would walk into his house and he would always greet me with a Smile!

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