PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Gary LeRoy Ernst, 59, of Perryville died Monday, Sept. 3, 2001, at Perry County Memorial Hospital.
He was born April 19, 1942, at Perryville, son of Gilbert A. and Gladys M. Moore Ernst.
Ernst worked in information systems at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and American Legion Post 133.
He served in the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include his mother of Perryville; three sisters, Joyce Ernst of Perryville, Linda McDermott of Independence, Mo., and Sandra Schetter of Cape Girardeau.
He was preceded in death by his father and a brother.
A memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. The Rev. Kevin Fausz will officiate.
Friends may call at the church Saturday from 9 a.m. until time of service.