|

Gerald J. Merchant, 82

Westborough – Gerald J. Merchant, 82, of Westborough, passed away peacefully Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013 at the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center. He was the husband of the late Patricia A. (Francesco) Merchant.

Born in Westborough, he was the son of the late Charles and Theresa (LeBeau) Merchant. He was educated in Westborough schools and was a 1949 graduate of Westborough High School.

Gerald was employed as a press operator for Bay State Abrasives for 47 years, retiring in 1993.

He was a communicant of St. Luke the Evangelist Church, where he helped with the weekly collection. He was a former member of WASA and enjoyed spending time at his home on the Cape and spending time with his family.

Gerald is survived by his three children, Bonnie J. Brodmerkle and her husband, Richard of Berlin, Jeffrey C. Merchant and his wife Debra, of Westborough, and Joseph D. Merchant of Westborough; one grandson, David Brodmerkle; three step-grandchildren, Jamie Lambert, Nicholas Lambert, and Jonathan Kreell; one great-grandson, Lucas Jason Lambert; and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Thomas, George, Donald, and Mary Merchant and Claire Mackinaw.

His funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, Aug. 29, at 10:30 a.m., in St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 70 West Main St., Westborough. Burial will follow in St. Luke's Cemetery. Calling hours at the Britton-Summers Funeral Home, 4 Church St., Westborough, are Wednesday, Aug. 28, from 5 to 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Luke the Evangelist Church Memorial Fund, 70 West Main St., Westborough, MA 01581.

Short URL: http://www.communityadvocate.com/?p=39231

Posted by on Aug 26 2013. Filed under Obituaries, Westborough. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply

Please complete this math problem before clicking Submit * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.

Recently Commented

  • Michael Meador: Go ahead all you SHEEPLE turn in all your defense tools. Maybe go shopping for groceries with the...
  • James A. "Jim" Farmer: These vile, damnable, and deceitful anti-gun turn ins are class warfare predicated upon...
  • Dylan Quinn: Talent and ideas are no body’s monopoly, you just strengthened my belief.
  • JB of MENM: Interesting to know, but what happen to the business at the moment? seems like I can’t access their...
  • Jeret: I am going to miss that hospital :( One of the last remaining old asylums. Now gonna become a generic bunch of...