April 17, 1924May 27, 2013

Parker A. Gitschier, Sr., 89, of Indiantown, FL passed away on May 27, 2013 at Treasure Coast Hospice in Stuart, Florida.

Born in Dracut, Massachusetts, Mr. Gitschier had previously lived in Rhinebeck, NY before moving to the Treasure Coast area in 1989.

He retired from the Rhinebeck Central School District in Rhinebeck, NY. Mr. Gitschier was the past president of the Woodbridge Mobile Home Homeowners Association, and was a member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Stuart, FL.

He was a veteran of the United Sates Army and served our country in World War II.

Mr. Gitschier is survived by his daughter, Edna Bloomer of West Palm Beach, FL; daughter, Peggy Roush and her husband, Robert of Rhinebeck, NY; son, Parker A. Gitschier, Jr. and his wife, Colleen of Indiantown, FL; sister, Hazel Beskalo of Pepperill, MA; five grandchildren, eight great grandchildren., and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Lena, and his son, William Gitschier.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 10:00 AM at Aycock Funeral Home in Stuart, Florida.

Contributions may be made in his honor to Treasure Coast Hospice, 1201 SE Indian Street, Stuart, FL 34997.

Online condolences may be made to his family at

Arrangements are entrusted to Aycock Funeral Home, Stuart, FL.


  • Memorial Service Tuesday, May 28, 2013


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Ralph Van Vlack

June 3, 2013

Just heard of the loss of your father and wanted to send our sincere condolences to you both. We know that you cared for him well in his journey and our prayers are with you now. Ralph and Kathy Van Vlack

June 2, 2013

Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your father. We only met him twice but he was a warm, friendly person who will be missed. A great loss to all him family, especially Edna & Peggy, whom we personally know. Our prayers are with you.
Greg & Frances Remenek

Patricia Turner

June 1, 2013

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Patty,Christopher & family

Cheryl (Fingar) Morrison

June 1, 2013

My thoughts & prayers are with all of you during your loss. Parker was a wonderful, caring man, and will be greatly missed by all those whose lives he touched, including mine & Amanda's.

May 30, 2013

Know that Art and my thoughts and prayers are with you. We enjoyed the visits with Pop and enjoyed listening to his stories.

May 30, 2013

Our Thoughts and Prayers Are With Each Of You. Scott, Shea & Tyler Bovee