Richard N. Gehristz, 85, Passes Away Oct. 24

By  //  October 26, 2013

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BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA — Richard N. Gehristz, 85, a retired United States Marine Corp Major, died on Thursday, October 24, 2013 in Palm Bay.

Richard Gehrsitz
Richard Gehrsitz

He was born April 27, 1928 in Whitestone, NY and came to Brevard County 47 years ago. Richard is survived by his children, Michael, Patricia Overmyer, Paul, Karl, Kurt and Matthew; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; as well as his sisters, Marie and Theresa.

The family will be holding a private ceremony.

Fern’s Memorial page may be visited at

Beach Funeral Homes & Cremation Services
1689 S. Patrick Drive
Indian Harbour Beach, Florida 32937
TEL: 321-777-4640