She leaves her husband of 45 years, Alan Salo; her brother, James Magay and his wife Edna of Sterling; her two nephews, Christopher and Alex Magay; and cousins.
Born in Worcester, daughter of the late Robert and Mary (Boxshus) Magay, Gerry was a lifelong resident of Northborough. She graduated from Algonquin Regional High School, class of 1965, and attended Quinsigamond Community College.
Years ago, she worked in the Worcester City Hall. During the 1970s and 1980s, Gerry worked at the family business, Magay and Barron Opticians in Worcester. She was most recently employed as a secretary at the Massachusetts State Police, Framingham Barracks, until her retirement.
Gerry enjoyed the beaches of Rockport and Rhode Island beaches. She loved painting and spending time with nephews, Chris and Alex.
Calling hours will be held Tuesday, May 27, from 5 – 8 p.m., in Hays Funeral Home, 56 Main St., Northborough. A private graveside service will take place in Rural Cemetery, Worcester.
Donations in Gerry's memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312 or by calling 1-800-342-2383.
To share a memory or leave a condolence for the family, please visit: www.haysfuneralhome.com.