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March 27, 1936 - June 17, 2016
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Gerard A. Gerrity, Sr., age 80, of West Scranton, passed away Friday at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit in Dunmore. He is survived by his beloved wife, Joan Matulis Gerrity.
Born in Scranton on March 27, 1936, son of the late Gerard G. and Marjorie Mangan Gerrity, he was a graduate of West Scranton High School. For 36 years, he worked as an electroplater for McKinney Corporation in Scranton. He proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War, stationed in Germany and Korea. He will be forever missed.
He is also survived by his sons, James and Joseph Gerrity, both of Scranton, and grandchildren, Shamus Gerrity, Brittany Frances and Rebecca Davis.
A private Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Thomas More Church, North Scranton, by Rev. Eric Bergman, Pastor. Burial followed at the Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton. Pallbearers were James and Joseph Gerrity, John Xanthis and Peter Doro.
Arrangements are under the care of the Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton.