Gerald Burton Zucker, 81, of Beachwood, passed away Jan. 3, 2021.

A lifelong resident of Cleveland, Gerald was born July 8, 1939, to William and Evelyn Zucker. He graduated from Shaker Heights High School and served in the U.S. Navy. After his service, he worked as a salesman.

Involved with Jewish War Veterans, Gerald also loved gardening, travel, movies and dining.

Gerald is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Fran Zucker; devoted children, Mindy (Mark) Francisco of Mount Vernon and Steve (Sherri) Zucker of Solon; loving grandchildren, Anna and Brandon; and dear sister, Marlene (Shelly) Podersky. 

Graveside services were held Jan. 5 at Mount Olive Cemetery. Due to the pandemic, the family requests no visitation.

Donations in memory of Gerald can be made to Menorah Park of to a charity of your choice.