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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