Joshua M. Gerlack, 33, of Manchester, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 23, 2022, at Hartford Hospital. He was born in Manchester, the son of Christine Masse and William Gerlack, Jr.
Joshua had a passionate love for skateboarding, he loved camping with his family and friends, cooking up new dishes, he loved to watch the Disney channel and cartoons, playing with his nephew Ethan, Joshua had a heart of gold, he would take the shirt off his back for anyone. He would sit with his friends for hours if they needed a shoulder. He had a great sense of humor. Joshua had a love for sneakers, a different pair for everyday of the week. He will always live in our hearts and memories forever, gone but never forgotten. Joshua is survived by his parents Christine and William, sisters Meghan Gerlack and Arianna Marinone, brother and best friend William Gerlack III, nephew Ethan Hetu, his grandmother Carol Masse, aunt Karen Richards, and other numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and an abundance of countless friends.
Family and friends may call on the John F. Tierney Funeral Home, 219 W. Center St., Manchester, on Friday, February 4, 2022, from 4-7 pm. For online condolences, please visit www.tierneyfuneralhome.com.