Elizabeth Gerstel

Elizabeth Gerstel, age 94, of Elmira, NY passed away Thursday, August 25, 2005 at Bradford County Manor.

Mrs. Gerstel was born December 11, 1910 at Elmira, NY the daughter of the late Hyman and Bessie (Levine) Kaplan. After graduating high school in Elmira, she married Robert Gerstel. He predeceased her in 1980.

She was co founder of her family business, Noahs Ark, where she was the book keeper.

She is survived by her sons, Lorie (Dian) Gerstel and Joe (Lila) Gerstel; grandchildren, Camille, Deborah, Jennifer, Brian, Megan, and Arian; Two Great Grandsons; brother, Leonard Kaplan.

Her funeral will be TODAY August 26, 2005 at 2:00pm at the Franklin Street Cemetery in Elmira. Arrangements entrusted to Phillips Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 17 W. Pulteney Street, Corning.