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Gerald Myron ‘Gerry’ Herzog, 90, Army veteran who served during the Korean War

Gerald Myron 'Gerry' Herzog
Gerald Myron ‘Gerry’ Herzog

Gerald Myron “Gerry” Herzog, 90, passed away Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Cypress Pointe Rehabilitation Center.

Gerry was born Feb. 19, 1929, in Matawan, New Jersey, to George and Adele Herzog.

He was preceded in death by his parents and first wife, Edna Fay Herzog.

He is survived by his wife, Elaine L. Herzog; daughter, Donna Conway; son, Gerald Alan Herzog; grandchildren, William Soyak and Leonard Herzog; stepchildren, Christine Christensen, Jeanette Dietrick, Paula Powers, Kim Paraspolo and Laura Crane; and many additional grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Gerry was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army and served in the Korean War. He retired as a machinist after 38 years from DuPont in Parlin, New Jersey. He was a volunteer fireman and became fire chief in 1968 in Old Bridge, New Jersey. Gerry also held membership with the NRA and American Legion.

He will always be remembered as an avid hunter and fisherman with a love of the outdoors.

A visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 9, at Wilmington Funeral Chapel. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 10, at the funeral home chapel with military honors.

Share online condolences with the family at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation.

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