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Vivian N. Gerber - 99

Hazel Crest, Illinois

Vivian N. Gerber nee Noskin. Age 99. Recent Hazel Crest (Waterford Estates) resident formerly of Park Forest and Chicago. Received her Bachelor of Science at Northwestern University and Masters in Microbiology from University of Illinois College of Medicine. Her postgraduate work was in scientific research at Rutgers University. Received a license in Auto Mechanics at Prairie State College. Microbiologist at Edgewater Hospital. Microbiology Instructor at University of Illinois College of Medicine. Bacteriologist at Mt Prospect Hospital in New York. Tutor for Disturbed Children at Eastview School in Steger, Illinois. Vivian was as active in her community, Founding member of the American Field Service Rich East Chapter and the Civic Music Association. Charter member of the League of Women Voters Park Forest Chapter. Treasurer of he South Suburban United Nations Association. Active member of Common Cause and a Director for Prairie State College Scholarship Foundation.  Married 74 years of the late Aaron Gerber MD. Mother of Thomas (late Barbara) Gerber  and Diane (Howard Siegel) Gerber MD. Grandmother of Lauren (Raymond Gonzalez) Gerber, Joshua, Harrison Gerber and James (Caitlin) Siegel. Great grandmother of Henry Gonzalez and Eleanor Siegel. Daughter of the late Anne nee Apple and Herschel Noskin MD. Sister of the late Eugene (late Gertrude) Noskin MD and Jerome (Mary) Noskin DDS. Aunt and friend of many. Committal services Wednesday March 31, 2021 12:00 Noon at Beverly Cemetery, 12000 S Kedzie Ave, Blue Island. Info Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights 708-481-9230 and



  • Hilary and Lisa

    on 03/29/21

    We love you and will miss you.  Our thoughts and prayers to Tom and Diane and the whole family. She was an amazing woman.

  • Judy Lohr-Safcik

    on 03/31/21

    Tom and Diane,

    Your mother was an inspiration to all of us who knew her. May her memory be for a blessing. Sending virtual hugs.



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