Gerald "Jerry" E. Ansman

10/03/1950 - 06/12/2021


Obituary For Gerald "Jerry" E. Ansman

Gerald E. “Jerry” Ansman
October 3, 1950 – June 12, 2021

Gerald E. “Jerry” Ansman, 70, of Bellefonte formerly of Altoona, died Saturday at the James E. Van Zandt VAMC, Altoona following a brief illness. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Cletus G. and Elizabeth J. (McNulty) Ansman.

Jerry is survived by a son Christopher Peters, 2 stepsons: Thomas and Bruce McGee, 2 brothers: John J. Ansman of Huntingdon and Joseph C. Ansman of Bellwood, 6 sisters: Mary F. Brodka (Walter) of Tarentum, Bonnie L. Merilli (Gregory) of Altoona, Sharon Caber (Alton,Sr.) in OH, Robin M. Dunklebarger of Altoona, Barbara J. Diehl of Bellwood and Rebecca L. Weyant (William) of Altoona, a grandson Thomas McGee, Jr. and many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by 3 brothers: Thomas, James and Michael.

Jerry completed his studies at Altoona High School in 1969 and then went on to serve in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era. He was a jack of all trades through the years but was mainly a carpenter for much of the time and was a model train enthusiast.

Friends will be received from 4-6 pm on Tuesday June 15, 2021 at The Stevens Mortuary, Inc. 1421 8th Ave. Altoona, PA 16602. A funeral service for Jerry will be held at 10 am Wednesday June 16, 2021 at the Memorial Chapel of The Stevens Mortuary, Inc., Fr. Ronald V. Osinski Celebrant. Committal will be held at Calvary Cemetery.

Condolences can be made at or Stevens Family Funeral Homes Facebook.

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Funeral Directors

Joseph J. Stevens III

Matthew J. McConville

Christopher J. Feathers

David J. Mason