In Memory of Gerard Vogel





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Gerard Vogel

Gerard C. "Jerry" Vogel, 84, of Broadway, Ulster Park died Wednesday, December 30th, 2020 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center following a brief illness. He was born in Newark, New Jersey on December 1st, 1936, a son of the late John and Mary (Brennan) Vogel. He was employed as a computer analyst for Becton Dickenson and Company in Franklin Lakes, NJ, and was, for many years, an adjunct professor at Essex County Community College in Newark, NJ. Most recent and for more than 23 years, he and his wife Maryl, have owned and operated the El Paso Winery on Broadway in Ulster Park, NY. Jerry is survived by his wife, Maryl (Marino) Vogel of Ulster Park, and children John A. (Lori) Vogel of Charlton, N.Y., and Elizabeth A. (Sean) Smith of Longmont, CO., and grandchildren, Madeline, Claudia, Isabel and Michael Vogel and Nora Smith. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by a grandson, Owen Smith. The family has entrusted the Gilpatric-VanVliet Funeral Home, 339 Broadway, Ulster Park, Town of Esopus, with the care and cremation service arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in Jerry’s memory to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. A Memorial Mass and Burial in South Jersey will be announced at a later date.