Beloved husband of the late Rose Rogul Gelles; dear father and father-in-law of Joseph (Mia Buchwald) Gelles of Cleveland, OH, Erna (Alan MacCormack) Gelles of Portland, OR and Jeffrey (Sharon Gornstein) Gelles of Philadelphia, PA; dear grandfather of Ruth Link-Gelles, Noam Gelles and Shani Gelles, Hannah MacCormack-Gelles and Benjamin MacCormack-Gelles, Sarah Gelles and Rebecca Gelles; dear brother-in-law of Larry (Linda) Rogul and the late Hilda Weitzhandler; dear uncle, cousin and friend.
Chapel service Wednesday, January 16, 11:00 am at BERGER MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 4715 McPherson Ave. at Walton. Visitation at 10:00 am Wednesday at Berger Memorial Chapel. Interment at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery, 7500 Olive Blvd. Memorial contributions preferred to Shir Tikvah Congregation of Portland, 621 NE 76th Avenue, Portland, OR 97213 or Oregon Holocaust Museum, P.O. Box 9040, Portland OR 97207.