Age 89, of Canton, on November 17, 2017. Beloved husband of Rebecca (Friedman) Gerber. Devoted father of Steven and Ellen Gerber, Larry and Laurie Gerber, and Geoffrey and Laurie Gerber. Cherished grandfather of Lauren and William Lee, James, Cheryl, Jennifer, Jessica, Sam, and Jamie Gerber, and Julie and Yimi Rivera. Great-grandfather of Arabelle Lee and Shaina Gerber. Funeral services will be in New York. Local memorial observance at the home of Larry and Laurie Gerber on Wednesday 1pm-4pm & 7pm-9pm, Friday 12:00pm-2:30pm, Saturday 7pm-9:30pm and Sunday 1pm-4pm & 7pm-9pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 or Hebrew Senior Life, 1200 Centre St., Roslindale, MA 02131.