Gerald P Kushman passed away peacefully on July 21, 2019. He was the husband of the late Linda A Kushman (Corcoran). They shared 52 years of marriage together. Born in Buffalo, NY, he was the son of Peter Kushman and Ethel Hewitt. He is survived by his sister, Janet (Peter) Rizzo; daughters, Debbie (Keith) Held, and Cindy (David) McFall, and his Grandchildren, Kyle (Chelsea) Held, Ryan Held, Jason Held, Taylor McFall, and Mason McFall. He served in the Coast Guard immediately following high school, before making his home in Buffalo, NY. He loved his family and close circle of friends. His favorite activities were cards, camping, fishing, hunting, and his golf outings. No formal services will be held, at his request. He has donated his remains to the Anatomical Board of Florida.