Harry Joseph Gesner

1943 ~ 2020 (age 76)


Harry Joseph Gesner, 76, passed away on Monday, April 27, 2020 at The Residence at Glen Riddle.  He was the husband of Elaine M. Gesner.  Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Harry W. and Margaret M. Gesner.   In addition to his wife Elaine, he is survived by his sister, four children and seven  grandchildren.  One son is deceased.   

Harry was raised in the Catholic Church  and served as an altar boy.  He attended St. Louis  School in Yeadon and  graduated from Monsignor Bonner High School.  Earlier in his life he was a job scheduler for Vertol and also helped  construct the helicopters of the time.  He was a sales representative for automobile tires for most of his  life .

His main goal in life was to keep his family  healthy and happy.  Harry was the comedian of the family and never surprised family members with his antics.

He was a fan of the Phillies and the Flyers and enjoyed attending the games in Philadelphia.  Harry enjoyed his trips to the shore points in New Jersey and to historic Havre de Grace, Maryland.  

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Brandywine Valley SPCA.

A private interment will be held in Holy Cross Cemetery-Yeadon.

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May 2, 2020

1:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Holy Cross Cemetery
Baily Road
Yeadon, Pennsylvania 19050

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