- April 28, 1938 - March 28, 2015
- Franklin, Massachusetts
of Gerald's Passing
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“You were an exceptional friend to my sister Joan, Tim, my Parents and to me. You helped me out through out the years, with no expectations. WE played...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Paul DeSimone - Fall River, MA
“I am very sorry for your loss.May the God of all comfort be with you at this time.
2 of 10 | Posted by: A friend
“My deepest condolences to the family. Thinking of you dee and glen.
3 of 10 | Posted by: barbara fagan - ponte vedra beach, FL
“Only met you one time but I could tell you were loved by family, especially Danielle. I know you will be missed but you are in a better place. Rest...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Jon & Shirley Dillon - FL
“Very sorry for your loss Jane.Thinking of you,Jeff and your Family.
5 of 10 | Posted by: Bryan Cutrone - Speedway, IN
“Joey was one of my cousins. We had great family reunions growing up He was fun to be with - always made me laugh. I will have fond memories.
6 of 10 | Posted by: Janet Fedora - Newtown Square, PA
“I new Joey since I was 12 years old always a nice kid as years past we stayed in touch by phone around Christmas until we lost touch a few years...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: June Watkins-Gladu - Reseda, CA
“As a child Joey always made me smile. I have memories of watching Joey and my Dad play cribbage for hours! A few years ago Joey was able to make it...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Betty Mazzone - Bedford, MA
“So sorry to hear about Joe. He was the best.
9 of 10 | Posted by: Cindy Moore - Needham, MA
“Dear Joe. you will always be " the king" love you "red beard".
10 of 10 | Posted by: Dianne (Dee) DeGeorge. Kiedaisch - NH
Gerald J. "Joe" DeGeorge76, of Franklin, died peacefully, Saturday March 28, 2015 with family by his side, at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center in Providence, RI following an illness.
Born April 28, 1938, in Newton, a son of the late Edward P. and Helen L. (Pickard) DeGeorge, he was a longtime resident of Newton and he moved to Franklin in his later years.
"Joe" was raised and educated in Newton, and until his retirement, worked as a custodian for the Newton public schools.
He served his country proudly as a member of the United States Air Force. He attained the rank of A/3C and was honorably discharged in May 1959.
"Joe" was known as the life of the party and made everyone smile with his quirky personality. He enjoyed being around his family and always enjoyed eating good food.
He is survived by his siblings; Dianne DeGeorge Kiedaisch and her husband Glenn of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Jon S. DeGeorge and his wife Catherine of Foxboro, Michael A. DeGeorge and his wife Linda of Montpelier, Vermont, Jane DeGeorge Moore and her husband Jeffrey of Franklin and Lisa DeGeorge and her husband Stephen Bennett of Enfield, New Hampshire. Also surviving are his nieces & nephews; Michael, Jason, Duncan, Cristy, Tristan, Sarla, Ethan, Matthew, Cassandra, Andrew, Danielle, Jake, Christopher, and great nieces & nephews; Evyan, Teia, Mallory, Travis, Max, Whittier, Daschel and Owen.
He was the brother of the late Edward M., David A. and Peter D. DeGeorge.
A Celebration of Life Service and burial with military honors at the Massachusetts National Cemetery will be held privately.
There are no calling hours.
Arrangements are under the care of the Charles F. Oteri & Son Franklin Funeral Home 33 Cottage St. Franklin. Guestbook www.oterifuneralhome.com