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“I haven't seen Charlotte for quite a few years, but I knew her when our parents were friends in the Moose Club and Linda and I paled around together...Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Cheryl Matson Shaw - Massillon, OH

“Dear Mike and family, Bob and I send our sincere sympathy at the passing of Charlotte. What a wonderful example of commitment and love to be...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Bob and Nancy Garver - OH

“Penny, I was saddened to hear of your mother's death. I remember seeing her several times at Mercy when I was chaplain there. Please know of my...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Deacon Don Molinari, St. Joseph's Massillon - OH

Charlotte L. Gerstenslager age 76 of Massillon passed away Wednesday July 10, 2013 at University Hospital. Charlotte was born May 3, 1937 in Dover to the late Charles & Lillian (Walther) Steiner. She was a 1955 graduate of Washington High School. Charlotte and Mike started Gerstenslager Construction in 1960. From the very beginning she was at Mike's side helping with the books and daily operations. A daily part of her family's life, Charlotte was the glue to make everything come together. She was an incredible source of wisdom for her family. And her joy of love, was her family, grandchildren and poodles. In addition to her parents a sister Linda Zimmerman preceded her in death. Charlotte is survived by her husband of 56 years, Mike Gerstenslager; and three children. Penny Gerstenslager, Chad Gerstenslager and Chip (Keri) Gerstenslager and their three children; Kendra, Erika and Austin. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday July 15, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, her pastor Fr. Edward Gretchko will officiate. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday from 2-4 PM at the Paquelet Funeral Home. Messages of support and sympathy can be sent to the family at www.paquelet.com.

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