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“So Yo-Yo, today is Wednesday, November 15, 2018 in three more days it will be six months since you have been gone. Six unbelievable months. Time is...Read More »
1 of 55 | Posted by: Donna Gerro - Burbank, CA

“Good morning yo yo. Well, today is five months since you went home to rest. I really don't know where the time is going. My heart still hurts very...Read More »
2 of 55 | Posted by: Donna Gerro - Burbank, CA

“Rest In Peace ”
3 of 55 | Posted by: Donna Gerro - Burbank, CA

“Hey yo-yo. Good morning. It has been four months and I still can't believe it, I don't think I ever will believe it. I thought when I retired you...Read More »
4 of 55 | Posted by: Donna Gerro - Burbank, CA

“Well yo-yo today is three months, three months already. The pain will go away. I miss you so much I love you. Can't believe how fast time is going...Read More »
5 of 55 | Posted by: Donna Gerro - Burbank, CA

“Hey Daddy...I picked the purple teddy bc I love to listen to the purple bear you gave me with the song "Wind Beneath my Wings." You are my hero, dad....Read More »
6 of 55 | Posted by: Nicoley Cruz - Daughter

“Hi Jo Jo today is Friday, August 11, 2017, one week short of three months since the day you've been gone. I don't know where the time has gone it...Read More »
7 of 55 | Posted by: Donna Gerro - Burbank, CA

“Hi YoYo. I have not sent you a message in a month. Nothing has changed. My heart still hurts and I am missing you more each day. I know you are...Read More »
8 of 55 | Posted by: Donna Gerro - Burbank, CA

“So today is Friday, June 30. The Fourth of July holiday is upon us. We will miss you at the grill begging you to please start putting on the food...Read More »
9 of 55 | Posted by: Donna Gerro - Burbank, CA

“Sunday, June 18, 2017. Happy Father's Day in heaven yo-yo. We love you, we are missing you more than ever today. No one who knows you could ever...Read More »
10 of 55 | Posted by: Donna Gerro - Burbank, CA

“Oh shoot! Forgot to mention, we were in NY recently-of course you and Donna came to mind when we crossed the Brooklyn Bridge to our favorite...Read More »
11 of 55 | Posted by: Barbara Hale - Family Friend

“I hope you are comforted knowing I check in with Donna regularly and I have encouraged her to venture out to get her mind off things. I will...Read More »
12 of 55 | Posted by: Barbara Hale - friend

“Thursday, June 8, 2071-3 weeks today, Time is passing. It seems unreal that you have not been here for three weeks now. I don't know what more to say...Read More »
13 of 55 | Posted by: Donna Gerro - Burbank, CA

“Sunday, June 4, 2017. Happy 45th anniversary in heaven yo-yo. Missing you more than ever today. I love you. Thank you for choosing me 45 years ago...Read More »
14 of 55 | Posted by: Donna Gerro - Burbank, CA

“A single Red Rose for love ”
15 of 55 | Posted by: Donna Gerro - Burbank, CA

“Today is Thursday, June 1. It has been two weeks today since she left us and we are missing you more and more each day. I plan to come visit you on...Read More »
16 of 55 | Posted by: Donna Gerro - Burbank, CA

“Today is one week since we laid you to rest...it's been so hard, Dad, but I know you're not suffering anymore. Here is a bear for you like the purple...Read More »
17 of 55 | Posted by: Nicole Cruz - Castaic, CA

“Happy birthday to an amazing angel. I miss you dad. Nothing is the same without you. Love you forever. Hope you have the biggest cake ever. You...Read More »
18 of 55 | Posted by: Nicoley Cruz - Castaic - Daughter

“HAPPY BIRTHDAY IN HEAVEN!!I still want you here but I'm working on not being so selfish. God knows what's best for each of us. I sat outside looking...Read More »
19 of 55 | Posted by: Alex Cruz - Castaic, CA - Family

“Happy birthday yo-yo. It must be wonderful having a birthday in heaven. I can't imagine a more beautiful place to spend your birthday. We are...Read More »
20 of 55 | Posted by: Donna Gerro - Burbank, CA

“Happy birthday to an amazing angel. I miss you dad. Nothing is the same without you. Love you forever. Hope you have the biggest cake ever. You...Read More »
21 of 55 | Posted by: Nicoley Cruz - Castaic - Daughter

“It has been one week today yo yo since you left us. So today starts a new beginning of all of us left here to carry-on for you to try to live one...Read More »
22 of 55 | Posted by: that is all I am going Donna - CA

“Day 10 seven: sending you a cup of your morning coffee. Enjoy I love you ”
23 of 55 | Posted by: Donna Gerro - Burbank, CA

“I thought I posted something yesterday but I must not have saved it. Anyway yesterday was one week without you. It's somehow still seems too surreal...Read More »
24 of 55 | Posted by: Donna Gerro - Burbank, CA

“The day after..today was hard, Dad. We had a beautiful service for you yesterday. It was so lovely. You would have been proud. But today the silence...Read More »
25 of 55 | Posted by: Nicole Cruz - Castaic, CA

“Beautiful tribute yesterday, you could feel the love .......sending healing prayers to the Gerro family ”
26 of 55 | Posted by: Barbara Hale - South Pasadena, CA

“Day 6: Today was the hardest day of all so far. It started with us visiting with you for one last time seeing your face at peace. I hope you are...Read More »
27 of 55 | Posted by: Donna Gerro - Burbank, CA

“Richard you had been a business associate with a great sense of humor and always an encouraging word.<br />You had endured a very long and hard...Read More »
28 of 55 | Posted by: Don & Debby Ivone California Real Estate Services - CA

“Day 5: If this is a duplicate I apologize, I don't remember saving. So, as I was saying to you, time waits for no one. Seconds, minutes, hours,...Read More »
29 of 55 | Posted by: Donna Gerro - Burbank, CA

“Dear Donna and Family,My sincere prayers to you and your family during this time of sorrow. You were so blessed to have a loving husband & kind ...Read More »
30 of 55 | Posted by: Cathy Corros - reseda, CA

“My Father taught me everything I know, except how to live without him. I miss you so much dad. Love you forever. ”
31 of 55 | Posted by: Nicoley Cruz - Castaic, CA

“Our prayers are with you and your family. May your soul rest in peace. ”
32 of 55 | Posted by: Emile & Samar Assaf - QC

“Dear Papa,I'm sorry for what happened. I will never forget you. I love you and I pray that I'll see you in Heaven again and soon. No other...Read More »
33 of 55 | Posted by: Austin Cruz - Castaic, CA

“Donna,Our prayers are with you on this moment of sorrow and grief. Richard is now in a peaceful place with our Lord and I am sure watching over you....Read More »
34 of 55 | Posted by: Danny and Minda Aclan - CA

“Dear Donna & family , I was so very sad to hear about Richard's passing . I will always remember my wonderful visit with my daughter at your lovely...Read More »
35 of 55 | Posted by: Virginia Novak - Little Falls, NJ

“Day 4: It is the start of another week, today is Monday, May 22, 2017. The weather is beautiful, nice and warm the past couple of days just like...Read More »
36 of 55 | Posted by: Donna Gerro - Burbank, CA

“I'm trying so hard to be strong dad, but it hurts so much. I miss and love so much and the pain gets worse day by day. But don't worry, I'm strong...Read More »
37 of 55 | Posted by: Carissa Gerro - Pasadena, CA

“Day 3: Waking in the mornings seems so sureal. The house is eerily quiet. There is no 24/7 tv playing,for me to turn off, no light for me to turn...Read More »
38 of 55 | Posted by: Donna Gerro - Burbank, CA

“My Dearest Papa,I wont say goodbye dear papa for i will see you again soon. When i enter the Kingdom i will recognize your face, and run to you and...Read More »
39 of 55 | Posted by: Alex Cruz - Castaic, CA - Family

“Oh soon many great memories with the Gerro family over the 35+ years we have all been friends. One of my 1st intro's to Rich, was Donna sharing with...Read More »
40 of 55 | Posted by: Barbara Hale - South Pasadena, CA

“Missing you day two...love you dad. ”
41 of 55 | Posted by: Nicole Cruz - Castaic, CA

“Our sincerest condolences are with you all as you suffer through this tremendous loss. We are heartbroken for you and hold you in prayer and even...Read More »
42 of 55 | Posted by: Marianne & George Gerro - Totowa, NJ

“Rest in peace Rich..... ”
43 of 55 | Posted by: Barbara Hale - South Pasadena

“Day 2 of missing you. I love you. ”
44 of 55 | Posted by: Donna Gerro - Burbank, CA

“Papa, you are the best grandfather I've ever had. I've had a great relationship with you through all the years that I've known you. You are so nice...Read More »
45 of 55 | Posted by: Hannah Cruz - Castaic, CA

“I will miss your smiling face and your friendliness to all !!!!!You have been a friend for many many years as we all grew up together....For our...Read More »
46 of 55 | Posted by: Christina Brown - Glendale, CA

“May your father rest in peace.. I'm sending prayers for you and your family. ”
47 of 55 | Posted by: LaDawn Lawrence - Los Feliz, CA

“Sincere condolences to the Gerro family and friends. When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure in your heart and it lives...Read More »
48 of 55 | Posted by: Jorjette Moore - San Diego, CA

“My condolences to you and your family Nicole. Sending Prayers for you and your whole family. ”
49 of 55 | Posted by: Jeannie Reyna - Stevenson Ranch, CA

“I have many fond memories of Rich - from going to Rich and Donna's house (and hearing one of Rich's many stories!) to celebrating Christmas Eve...Read More »
50 of 55 | Posted by: Jen Alessandra - Bee Cave, TX

“Donna, We are so very sorry to hear of Richie's passing. Ray will always remember the fun time they had when they were younger. We will also...Read More »
51 of 55 | Posted by: Ray & Judi Mardo - Toms River, NJ

“Uh huh, uh huh, uh huh - I will never forget your laugh, Dad. You made me the person that I am today, and I am forever grateful. You gave so much of...Read More »
52 of 55 | Posted by: Nicole Cruz - Castaic, CA

“Dad,I am so very sad about not hearing your voice anymore or getting to come see you every day and hang out. I am grateful the relationship we built...Read More »
53 of 55 | Posted by: Carissa Gerro - Pasadena, CA

“Our family won't be the same without our beloved Uncle Richie who always made us laugh and always made us feel loved ”
54 of 55 | Posted by: Renee DiToro - San Diego, CA

“Yoyo: We had a good run. Through the good and the bad we made it. Just 17 days short of 45 years and just 11 days short of your 73rd birthday. ...Read More »
55 of 55 | Posted by: Donna Gerro - Burbank, CA


Richard Joseph Gerro, 72, born on May 29, 1944 in Brooklyn, New York, passed away on May 18, 2017. He resided in Burbank, California at the time of his passing. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Donna; his three children: Nicole, Carissa and Richie; and two grandchildren: Austin and Hannah. Arrangements are under the direction of Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California.