Steven Geltzer Obituary

Steven  Geltzer
Steven Geltzer

July 17, 1943 - May 4, 2019
Born in Brooklyn, New York
Resided in Waterford, Connecticut


Steven Geltzer
Waterford- Steven Geltzer, 75, of Waterford, died May 4, 2019, at Beechwood Rehabilitation and Care Center in New London after a short illness (ALS).
He was born in Brooklyn, NY July 17, 1943, the son of Irving and Francis Baltinsky Geltzer. He married Alice Delaporta March 11, 1962 in Waterford, and she survives him. Mr. Geltzer attended New London High School, and had been the owner of G & G Vending Company. He was a member of the Elks Club.
In addition to his wife he is survived by a son Joseph Geltzer (Mary) of East Lyme, two daughters, Debra Virga of Waterford, Kerri Jimenez (Noel) of Groton; brother Richard Geltzer of Wethersfield; sister Bonnie McNichol of Niantic. He has six grandchildren, Justin and Alyssa Geltzer, Adam and Amy Virga, Julie and Jacob Jimenez.
Steven was an avid sports fan, his favorite team being the Los Angeles Dodgers. He loved playing and watching golf, listening to 50's music, (especially Elvis Presley), and collecting Coca-cola memorabilia of which he took every opportunity to show off to his friends. Steve had a way with a story and loved to tell jokes.
Calling hours are Friday from 4:30 to 7 PM at the Thomas L. Neilan & Sons Funeral Home, 12 Ocean Ave., New London. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Visiting Nurse Association of Southeastern CT.
The family would like to thank the staff at Beechwood Rehabilitation and Care Center, and all the wonderful caregivers from the Visiting Nurse Association.
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Thomas L. Neilan & Sons Funeral Home
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New London, CT US 06320
Friday, May 10, 2019
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