Theresa L. Gerry
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1939-2013 WILLIAMSTOWN Mrs. Theresa L. Gerry, 74, of Williamstown died Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston after fighting a courageous battle over the past 4 weeks. She was born in Adams on April 14, 1939, daughter of Ernest LaCasse Sr. and Mabel (Herzog) LaCasse. She spent the majority of her life as a homemaker raising her children and taking care of her parents and grandchildren. She worked briefly at the Berkshire Mills as a shuttle hand and at Hunter Outdoor Products in the sleeping bag dept. When her children were grown, she worked at Aladco Dry-cleaning in Adams until her retirement. Theresa loved spending time with her family, especially attending her grandchildren's events. She also loved reading and taking rides throughout New England. She leaves her husband, Robert A. Gerry Sr., of Williamstown whom she married on June 2, 1956. In addition to her husband she leaves two children, her son, Robert Gerry Jr. of Williamstown and daughter, Carleen A, Kittler and her husband, Brian of Adams. She also had another daughter, Catherine Gerry, stillborn at birth on May 16, 1963. She also leaves four grandchildren, Jessica Gerry of Dalton, Amanda Gerry of Hinsdale, Hannah Kittler and Benn Kittler of Adams; and one great granddaughter, Katarina, born on October 3, 2013 of Hinsdale; one brother, Ernest LaCasse Jr. of North Adams; one aunt; nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and cousins. She was predeceased by two brothers, Clarence and Leo LaCasse and one sister, Lucille Felix. FUNERAL NOTICE: A Funeral Mass for Theresa L. Gerry will be celebrated Saturday October 12, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Mary of Assumption Church in Cheshire. Burial will be at a later date when her granddaughter returns from Ireland. There are no calling hours. To send flowers, a gift basket, card or message, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.
This obituary was originally published in the North Adams Transcript.
Published online on Nov. 25, 2013 courtesy of North Adams Transcript.