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 Allan J Gerstein

Allan J Gerstein

Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 19 Feb 2012 (aged 79)
Dallas, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Swoyersville, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 125279784 · View Source
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Allan J. Gerstein, of Dallas, died suddenly at home, late Sunday evening, February 19, 2012.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Esther Kaufman Gerstein, served in the United States Army 101st Airborne Division and was the recipient of the OCC Medal Germany and the National Defense Service Medal.

Allan was a graduate of Meyers High School and attended Penn State University until he went into business with his father.

He owned and operated General Radio and Electronics Company as well as a Honda motorcycle dealership, Wilkes-Barre, prior to retiring.

Mr. Gerstein was a member of Temple B'nai B'rith, Irem Temple Shriners, Masonic Lodge, the Jewish Community Center, and other civic and religious organizations.

Allan loved golfing, reading, cooking, Broadway plays, but the most joy he had was spending time with his grandchildren.

Allan is survived by his loving wife, the former Natalie "Honey" Salsburg; daughter, Dr. Jaclyn Gerstein, Boise, Idaho; sons, Mitchell Gerstein, Dallas; Dr. Brad Gerstein and his wife, Dr. Rose Gerstein, Shavertown; grandchildren, Rachael, Devon and Joshua; two sisters, Roberta Kirshner, Shavertown, and Marcia Fleishman, Pittsburgh, and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be conducted Wednesday, February 22, 2012, at 12:30 p.m. at the Rosenberg Funeral Chapel Inc., 348 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre, with Rabbi Roger Lerner and Rabbi Larry Kaplan officiating.

Interment will be in Temple Israel Cemetery, Swoyersville.

Shiva will be observed at 21 Pear Tree Lane, Dallas, 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday and 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday.

Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to the American Heart Association , 613 Baltimore Drive, Suite 3, Wilkes-Barre, or Temple B'nai B'rith, 408 Wyoming Ave., Kingston.

Condolences may be sent by visiting Allan's obituary at





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