Gerard "Jerry" M Opitz

September 30, 1923March 30, 2021
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Gerard "Jerry" M Opitz, age 97, of Glendale, New York passed away on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. "Jerry" was born September 30, 1923.

Memorial Donations in Memory of Jerry can be made to the ELLE Foundation Inc......Creating Memories of Joy for Children Battling Cancer.


  • Visitattion

    Monday, April 5, 2021

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Tuesday, April 6, 2021

  • Interment

    Tuesday, April 6, 2021


Gerard "Jerry" M Opitz

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National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

April 5, 2021

On behalf of the Board of Trustees, the staff and volunteers of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, we would like to extend our deepest condolences for your loss. Please know the passing of your loved one is felt by all those who honor the Greatest Generation and their sacrifices.

Pauline Loreng

April 1, 2021

I never met you in person, but was truly aware of your love for our God, country and your family, thanks to Dorie. Rest In Peace, Mr. Opitz. Fly with the angels.