Gerard Joseph DeFrancesco

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Gerard Joseph DeFrancesco

AGE: 45 • Lincroft

Gerard Joseph DeFrancesco, 45, affectionately known as "Gerry D," passed away on Friday, March 14, 2014. He was born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in Lincroft, NJ. Gerard graduated from CBA and then received his Bachelor's Degree from Stockton State University in 1991. He loved bird watching, nature and was an avid Giants and Mets fan. Gerard was Vice President of Universal LandSea Transport, Inc. in Red Bank and Houston, TX.

He is survived by his parents, Edward and JoAnn DeFrancesco; his former wife, Allison Slocum-DeFrancesco; his son, Maximus Edward DeFrancesco; his daughter, Sofia Marie DeFrancesco; his brother, Edward DeFrancesco and his wife Tracy of Fanwood; his sisters, Debra A. Martin and husband John of Wayne, Denise K. Emolo and husband Robert of Wayne, and JoAnn Petrantis and husband Gary of Eatontown; his grandmother, Ann Golas of West Caldwell; his aunt and uncle, Janine and Frank Davide of West Caldwell; and many loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be held at the John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Avenue, Red Bank, NJ 07701 on Monday, March 24, 2014 from 2 to 4 PM and 7 to 9 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Leo's RC Church on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 10:15 AM. Interment will remain private. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be sent in Gerard's memory to St. Jude's Children Hospital, PO Box 1000, Memphis, TN 38148-0142. Please visit Gerard's memorial website available at

Funeral Home
John E Day Funeral Home
85 Riverside Ave Red Bank, NJ 07701
(732) 747-0332
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Published in Asbury Park Press on Mar. 20, 2014