Gerald D. Conti
1916 - 1991
Made Your Wish Come True"
Conti was born September 15, 1916, to Natel and Maria Conti in
Maplewood, New Jersey. He was a loving and devoted husband, father,
grandfather, and great grandfather.
He started his entrepreneurial career at an early age with a
waterproofing and sidewalk construction company. His career expanded
as he developed numerous inventions created by his unique, hardworking,
unstoppable attitude. His family thought of him as a generous,
funny, caring, lovable father and husband, a legend who will live
in their hearts forever.
Mr. Conti's hobbies included reading and cooking. He was a gourmet
chef and owned several restaurants. A strong interest in space
was part of his life, as was a belief in extraterrestrial life
in the universe. As with many members of the Founders Flight,
he viewed space as the ultimate frontier: a place humanity should
continue to explore and one day settle. His hope was to travel
some day into space. That hope is now being realized and made
possible by his loving family and Celestis, Inc.
"The prophetic soul
Of the wide world, dreaming on things to come."