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“I'm so sorry for your loss of a Husband, Father, Grandfather, and friend...I have a lot of great memories growing up on our street..lots of love from...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Tamara Ernst - Cincinnati, OH

“To Rita and family: I also worked for Traffic Engineering in the Operations Section with Gary. In fact, Gary was my supervisor for about a year. When...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: harry martin - cincinnati, OH

“Sorry for your loss... ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: The Doll Family - Cincinnati, OH

“My dear friend Rita and Family, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Gary was a kind, friendly, caring person who will be...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Helen Ruark - Florence, KY

“Rita, I worked with Gary for many years in Traffic Engineering. I never met a guy like Gary, who could always look on the bright side of a situation,...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Dean Faulkner - Cincinnati, OH

“Sincerest condolences, Rita, on the passing of the love of your life. Left this earth way too soon. May your many happy memories sustain you. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Deanna D'Errico - Columbus, OH


HERZNER, Gary Joseph. Beloved husband of Rita Ann (nee Schwering). Loving father of Bryan (Desi), Sarah (Josh), Emily (Ross). Devoted grandfather to Ashely, Brandon, Zachary, CJ, Karessa, Serena, Josie and Rozalynn. Preceded in death by his father Arthur and mother Esther (Schaefer). Dear brother to Jackie, Vickie and Larry (Phyllis). Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Passed peacefully at home on Friday, March 24, 2017, at the age of 67 surrounded by his family. Gary and Rita were married 47 years and shared an enduring, immeasurable love for one another. Gary was honorably discharged from the Army serving from 1969 through 1971. Gary worked for the City of Cincinnati for 35 years as a traffic engineer, retiring in 2002. He was an avid golfer and upon retiring, golf became one of his favorite pastimes. On June 23, 2003, Gary was playing the white course at Neumann Golf Course and had a 134 yard hole in one on the 9th hole. It was the highlight of his golfing pursuits.
Visitation MEYER FUNERAL HOME, 5864 Bridgetown Road, on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, from 4:00PM until time of Service at 5:30PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice, 3960 Red Bank Road, Suite 140, Cincinnati, OH 45227.