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Barbara Gerstner

Barbara L. Gerstner

Saturday, December 3rd, 1932 - Friday, February 1st, 2019
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Barbara L. Gerstner, 86, passed away peacefully on February 1, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Rudolph A. Gerstner, Jr.

She was born in St. Louis, MO on December 3, 1932, daughter of the late George and Rajean (Roberts) McFaul. Barbara enjoyed knitting sweaters, blankets and shawls but her passion was singing. She was a 57 year member of Sweet Adeline International and was a founding member of the Farmington Valley Chorus. Along with other Sweet Adeline chorus’s she sang in, she enjoyed singing baritone in her many quartets. She was also a member of the Center Congregational Church Choir.

Barbara is survived by her three daughters, Cheryl Wilcox and her husband Bruce, Gayle LeGeyt and her husband Bill and Marlene Pac; four grandchildren Mallory, Megan, Barbara and Eric; six great-grandchildren, Wyatt, Forrest, Emma, Iagan, Clay and Carson; two sisters, Carol Jean Lopez and Roberta Randlett and her husband Richard and a sister-in-law, Betty Jost.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, February 10, 2019 2:00 p.m. at the Center Congregational Church, 155 Main Street, Torrington, CT. Burial will be private in Hillside Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Farmington Valley Chorus, 6 Clover Lane, Weatogue, CT 06089
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  • Service

    Sunday, February 10th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Sunday, February 10th, 2019 2:00pm
    Center Congregational Church
    155 Main Street
    Torrington, Connecticut 06790
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    The Rev. Mark Pilletere
  • Interment

    Hillside Cemetery
    76 Walnut Street
    Torrington, Connecticut 06790
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Linda Albano

Posted at 09:37pm
It was a great pleasure meeting and talking to you at the campground!!! My heart and prayers go out to all the family!!!

mark l gelormino

Posted at 07:06pm
I'm glad to have known her and will miss her. I am so sorry for your loss.

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