Gerald A. Shirhall

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Gerald A. Shirhall, of Hewitt, died on Sunday, Nov. 12. He was 62.

Born in Teaneck, Shirhall was the son of the late Anthony and Henrietta (McConville) Shirhall and a resident of Hewitt for the past 39 years moving here from Haskell.

He was employed as a mass attendant for Estee Lauder, Aramis Division, in Oakland. He served the Upper Greenwood Lake Volunteer Ambulance Corp as a captain, and a former coach for the West Milford Little League and West Milford PAL Basketball and Soccer teams.

Surviving are his wife, Pansy (Van Dunk) Shirhall; two sons, Robert M. of Vernon and William L. of Chalfont, PA; a brother, Steve of Garfield; two sisters, Nancy Bickner of North Carolina, Karen Shirhall of Pennsylvania; and three grandchildren, Gavin, Mason and Mia Shirhall.

He was predeceased by a brother, Peter, earlier this year.

Friends may call at Richards Funeral Home, 1440 Union Valley Road, West Milford, from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15. Funeral services are set for 6:30 p.m.

Disposition will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Upper Greenwood Lake Volunteer Ambulance Corp, PO Box 1087, Hewitt, NJ 07421 or

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