The Honorable Lester E. Gerard of Remsenburg died on September 12. He was 84.
A retired New York State justice of the Supreme Court, he was a 56-year member of the Eastport Fire Department.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia; daughter, Kimberly and husband Christopher Bernth; granddaughter, Megan Bernth; and a brother, Lloyd, all of Remsenburg; and by a sister, Lynne Quinn of Pleasant Valley, and brother-in-law, Thomas Collins of Eastport.
Visitation was September 14 at Sinnicksons Moriches Funeral Home in Center Moriches. A graveside service took place on September 15 at Remsenburg Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to East End Hospice, P.O. Box 1048, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978.