Gerald Andrew "Jerry"

September 29, 1947 - January 13, 2021

Mr. Gerald Andrew (Jerry) Gruber, age 73, of St. Florian, Al passed away on Wednesday, January 13th after a lengthy illness. He was a lifelong member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church,  a retired member of Heat and Frost Insulators Local #78, and was a veteran of the U. S. Army.

He was the son of the late Emma Marie Gruber Myrick. He is survived by his daughter, Julie Lanier and her husband Major David Lanier; grandchildren, Magdalene Gruber, Alex Lanier and Daniel Lanier; brother, Robert E. Myrick; and numerous aunts and uncles.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Conrad and Naomi Gruber and a number of aunts and uncles.

Due to corona virus issues, a graveside service with military honors will be held at St. Michael’s Cemetery, St. Florian, with Father John O’Donnell officiating, on Saturday, January 16, 2021, at 11:00AM. Visitation will be from 10:30AM to 11:00AM at St. Michael’s Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Memphis, Tn.

The family would like to thank Stephanie Pettus for the care she gave Jerry in his final days.

Condolences may be left at


January 16, 2021
10:30 am

St. Michael's Cemetery, St. Florian


St Michael Catholic Church, County Road 30, Florence, AL, USA

January 16, 2021 10:30 am

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Graveside Burial

January 16, 2021
11:00 am

St. Michael's Cemetery, St. Florian, AL

Graveside Burial

St Michael Catholic Church, Co Rd 30, Florence, AL, USA

January 16, 2021 11:00 am

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2 Comments on “Gerald Andrew "Jerry" Gruber”

  1. I am so sorry to hear this. I grew up with Jerry and he was a wonderful kind person. I will keep your family in my prays.

  2. Robert Earl and the Gruber family, our condolences are to you with Jerry’s passing. These words of deepest sympathy are sent with the hope that, as time goes by, cherished memories will help bring you inner peace, and make Jerry still seem very close to you. May the memories that mean the most to you live forever in your hearts. We will keep your family in our prayers.

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