In memory of
Robert Gerson Tarrytown - Robert Gerson died peacefully in his home at the age of 85 on January 3, 2019, in Tarrytown NY. He was born in White Plains, NY. He attended the University of Miami and later NYU, where he earned a degree in journalism. Bob Gerson, as he was known in the electronics world, was a respected consumer electronics trade journalist for more than 25 years. He was also the founding editor of TWICE Magazine (This week in Consumer Electronics). Robert received a lifetime achievement award from CEA (Consumer Electronic Association) and the same award from TWICE, both in 2000. He was elected to the CEA Hall of Fame in 2004. He was predeceased by his wife Sandy Solomon (1997) and son Philip Gerson (2001). Robert Gerson is survived by his wife, Barbara Shapiro Cercone, daughter-in-law, Beth Gerson, grandson, Tim Gerson, granddaughter Laura Gerson, stepson Stefan Cercone, Angelica Freitas and grandchild Julianna Cercone. Services are private.
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