Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
October 26, 2011 11:36 am EDT


COLUMBUS — Mildred E. “Millie” Gersper, 95, formerly of Delaware and New Albany Gardens and Care Center, died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, at Mount Carmel East.

She was born July 3, 1916, in Sunbury to the late George L. and Ollie (Cole) Cline. A graduate of Harlem High School in 1934, she treasured the annual class reunions. Millie retired from Timken Roller Bearing.

Survived by many nieces and nephews including beloved Paul (Freda) Gersper of Phoenix, Ariz., and John (Sandy) Bickel of Utica, her local care providers.

Preceded in death by her beloved husband of 45 years, Bernard Gersper, in 2001; sister, Bertha Bickel; and four brothers, Vernie, Ora, Earl and Lester.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Larry Hiles officiating at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, friends may call one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Sunbury Memorial Park. Condolences at

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