Services for Nelia Garcia Gerster will be Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 11am at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Father Augustine Palimattam will be officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.
Barham Funeral Home Forest Lawn Chapel is in charge of her arrangements.
Mrs. Garcia, 66, died Saturday at her residence in Toomsuba. She was a wonderful cook, enjoyed traveling the world and also enjoyed crocheting blankets and afghans. She was most especially proud of attaining her United States citizenship.
She is survived by her husband Robert Wayne Gerster; sisters Jocie Carmody (Edward) and Rosalina Ladieras Aceron; a brother Emilio Garcia Ladieras (Diana) as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents Lope and Virginia Ladieras; a son Robert Wayne Gerster Jr.; a grandson Robert Wayne Gerster III; and a sister Catalina Garcia Ladieras.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Friends may sign the online register at www.barhamfuneralhome.com