Gerald S. Wahl, D.D.S., age 88, of Strongsville, Ohio, and Chautauqua, New York, passed away peacefully on Nov. 24, 2019. Beloved husband for 60 years of Phyllis (nee Lally); dearest father of Roberta Wahl (Nenad Barackov), Monica Shaffer (John), William Wahl (Shari), Melanie Petras (Michael), Amy Stark, and Jim Wahl (Stefanie); cherished grandpa to: Stella Barackov; Claire and Matthew Shaffer; Natalie & Andy Wahl; Michael Anthony, Christina and Andrew Petras; William and Robert Stark; and Ava Wahl.
“Dr. Jerry” received his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees from Western Reserve University. He served in combat in the United States Army in Korea. His first dental practice was in Shelby, Ohio, but after four years he opened an office in Strongsville, where he practiced for 31 years. Jerry enjoyed skiing, sailing, tennis, and playing Hearts, especially with his grandchildren.
Visitation and a Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Joseph Church in Strongsville. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a contribution to a charity of your choice.