Gerard Joseph Diskin, Sr., 84, passed away peacefully in his sleep on October 28, 2022. He is survived by his devoted wife, Margaret Rose “Maggie” Diskin (nee Carroll), to whom he was married for 63 years, as well as his five loving children Gerard Diskin, Jr. (Denise); Christine Serio (Vincent); Sean Diskin (Susan); Jennifer Hannon (Michael); and Patrick Diskin (Christine). In addition, he leaves behind his 8 beautiful grandchildren: Kendall Diskin; Madeleine, Christopher, and Jack Diskin; Jessica, Reilly and Mackenzie Hannon; Molly Diskin.
Gerard (Gerry) was born May 28, 1938 in the Bronx to Thomas of Glenamaddy, Ireland and Mary Diskin (McKnight) of Ballymore, Ireland. He was the second of their five sons, the late Eugene Diskin and the late Thomas Diskin. He is survived by George Diskin of Port Chester, NY and Patrick Diskin of San Diego, CA.
Gerry and Maggie moved their young family to Manhasset, LI where they lived for more three decades. He was a devoted family man, who enjoyed sharing his many skills and talents with his children and grandchildren.
A wake will be held at Fairchild & Son’s in Manhasset, NY on Friday, November 4, 2022 between 4:00 – 8:00 pm. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Manhasset, NY at 10:15am.