Gerald Ira Goldschlager, age 81, passed away from natural causes on January 1, 2020. Gerald started his flying career as a US Air Force cadet who worked his way up to the rank of major before transitioning into the role of an airline pilot. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Omaha. Gerald was an active member of Shriners Club, Men’s Club of Quincy, St Jude’s Hospital, Boys Town and the Military Veterans Club. He married his wife Melba in 1961 and is survived by his wife Melba Goldschlager, his daughter Lisa, and his son Matthew.
A service will be held by Rabbi Carla R Freedman at Beth Israel The Jewish Congregation of Sun City Center, 1115 Del Webb Boulevard E Sun City Center FL 33573 at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, January 8, 2020.
Donations can be made in honor of Gerald Goldschlager to Orbis www.donate.orbis.org or St Jude’s Children’s Hospital www.stjude.org Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home, 813-634-9900.
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