Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Gershom C. Morningstar

Gershom C. Morningstar, age 76 of Orlando, Florida passed away Friday, March 4th, 2011 at Eden Home., New Braunfels, Texas. Gershom was born in Saginaw, Michigan the son of the late Lillian (Lyman) and Ralph Ray Morningstar. He moved to Central Florida from Ann Arbor Michigan in 1986. He was employed as a University Professor and was a publisher for Florida Blue Sheet.

Gershom leaves to cherish his memory wife Carolanne (Baker) Morningstar of Orlando; three daughters, Penny Wing of New Braunfels, TX, Bridget Clark of St. Cloud, FL, Lynne Darr of Manchester, MI; a son Charles Bruce Morningstar of Palo Alto, CA; two sisters Marcia Tetloff of Tacoma, WA, Betty Hansen of Saginaw, MI; a brother Lyman Morningstar of Saginaw, MI; 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.


Anonymous said...

I loved you so much and miss you more. Always loving and thinking about you. What a terrible loss you are to the ones who knew you and loved you!!!!! Crying right now!!

Unknown said...

Gershom was an amazing man and Father. He was so talented and smart. I have never met another man on this earth that compares to him. I love you Dad. RIP

Patrick Counihan said...

Mr Morningstar (as I knew him) was a wonderful and profound influence on me at a young age. Before PCs were popular or even discussed among the masses (late 70's), he recognized my interest, and allowed me to spend many hours simply playing, experimenting and exploring with his computer at his home in Ann Arbor. He was most gracious with his time, and insisted that I come over to use his system even if he wasn't home!

I'm 42 now and I wish I had stayed in touch with Gersh to let him know how grateful I am, and the amazing influence his knowledge, encouragement and generosity were on my life.

Peace be with you Gersh. The world is a much better place for your having been in it.

Patrick Counihan
Chandler, AZ (by way of Ann Arbor, Pioneer HS 1987)

Anonymous said...

your daughter bridget is a mean and hateful women, hope you were not like her or you will be in hell

mr_fignutz said...

That sucks! I'm just now finding out. I was going to contact you and make a joke about a speech I made in your class that sounds a lot like occupy wall street. You were only mean enough to be a great teacher. Thank you.

Joseph Fowler

Lynne said...

To the person who stayed "anonymous" and spoke of his daughter Bridget.....Talk about mean and hateful...maybe you should look in the mirror. You should be ashamed of yourself for putting that on here.

Unknown said...

He was like a loving grandfather figure that was excited about film and the stories they told, by helping to employ those interested in the craft. Oliver Twisted maybe not a ground breaking film, but it was a passion project with heart and Gershom's heart made it possible. With time we do not forget but instead we cherish the memories a man made for many. We were all better for him and carry the love he gave to all.