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Janet Rueter Gerlach
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Birth: Feb. 11, 1933
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Apr. 21, 2009
Somerset County
New Jersey, USA

Janet Gerlach, 76, entered eternal rest peacefully on Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at Somerset Medical Center in Somerville. Daughter of the late Leonard and Palma Rueter, Janet was born in Orange, lived in Bridgewater from 1972 thru 2005 and then moved to be with her sister Lona in Somerset. Janet graduated with honors in 1951 at East Orange High School, she continued her education at the Manhattan School of Music, majoring in Piano. Janet taught accordion, organ and piano to students of all ages in the Bridgewater area for many years. Janet was also an award winning artist. She was the Art Editor of the Newark Art Museum and member of the Somerset Art Association and Raritan Valley Art Association.
Predeceased by her beloved husband of 42 years, Charles Gerlach (1996), Janet leaves behind to cherish her memory her loving sisters, Lona "Lee" Hicks of Somerset, Cathy and husband Steve Radosti of Venice, FL, and her many friends, colleagues and students.
Funeral services were private.
Published in the Courier News on 4/24/2009
Created by: John Smolarek
Record added: Dec 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45013183


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