GERSON, Eileen, 69, of Apollo Beach, formerly of Long Island, N.Y. entered into rest August 13, 2014. Eileen retired after working many years as a bartender. She enjoyed cruising, shopping, going to the beach and cats. The family wishes to send a special thank you to the staff and management at Consulate Health Care of Brandon. She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Sally Locke; brothers, Thomas and Bobby Locke. Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Bob; son, Robert; daughters, Kathy King, Christine Gerson; grandchildren, Sarah, Joseph, Amber, Allisyn, Isabelle, Krystal; great-granddaughters, Kayla, Aislynn; brothers, William Locke and wife, Thelma, Richard Locke and wife, Joan. A memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Stowers Funeral Home. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.