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Richard Joseph Gerro
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“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 »
1 of 20 | 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 »
2 of 20 | 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 »
3 of 20 | 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 »
4 of 20 | 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 »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Barbara Hale - South Pasadena, CA

“Missing you day you dad. ”
6 of 20 | 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 »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Marianne & George Gerro - Totowa, NJ

“Rest in peace Rich..... ”
8 of 20 | Posted by: Barbara Hale - South Pasadena

“Day 2 of missing you. I love you. ”
9 of 20 | 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 »
10 of 20 | 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 »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Christina Brown - Glendale, CA

“May your father rest in peace.. I'm sending prayers for you and your family. ”
12 of 20 | 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 »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Jorjette Moore - San Diego, CA

“My condolences to you and your family Nicole. Sending Prayers for you and your whole family. ”
14 of 20 | 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 »
15 of 20 | 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 »
16 of 20 | 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 »
17 of 20 | 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 »
18 of 20 | 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 ”
19 of 20 | 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 »
20 of 20 | 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.

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