Melvin Gerfin, 46; passion
for racing, music
Melvin A. Gerfin Jr., 46, of
Groton, Conn., was a father of three who liked heavy-metal music, computers
and NASCAR races.
He had been laid off from
Wyman-Gordon in Groton, a metal components factory, and was working at home
and cleaning the offices at New London radio station XL102. When the station
gave out free tickets to the Great White show, Mr. Gerfin was among the
He loved race cars and the
Washington Redskins. He also loved to laugh. He used his knowledge of
computers to help friends and family members.
Mr. Gerfin was the husband of
Deborah DeCosta and the father of three daughters, Meagan, Kelly and Laura.
"He was a great father and
husband and was loved very much by his family and friends," said his sister,
Source Providence Journal