PASQUANTONIO, Gerald J. "Gerry" 70, of Norwood, June 13, at home, surrounded by his family after a short battle with cancer. Born in Boston on May 8, 1943, the son of the late Guarino Pasquantonio and Louise (DeSisto), he graduated from Boston College in 1966. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War and was a financial analyst at Honeywell for many years. Gerry was the beloved husband of 45 years of Joann (DiPerna), the loving father of Regina Pasquantonio of Norwood, Andrea and her husband, Christopher Grogan of Walpole, Lara and her husband, Anthony Barbara of Foothill Ranch, CA, the cherished grandfather of Luke and Madeline Grogan & Elizabeth and Olivia Barbara, the dear brother of the late Claudia McKenzie and brother-in-law of John McKenzie of Norwood, fond uncle of John McKenzie, Jr. of Norwood, a niece, and nephew, and many close cousins & friends. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 19, at 9:00 AM from the Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole Street (Rte. 1A), NORWOOD, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:00 AM at St. Timothy Church, 650 Nichols St., Norwood. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery, Norwood. Relatives and friends may call on Tuesday, June 18, from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made in Gerry's memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675 or at For more information or to leave online condolences, please?visit: Gillooly Funeral Home Norwood 781-762-0174


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Gillooly Funeral Home
126 Walpole Street Norwood, MA 02062
(781) 762-0174
Published in The Boston Globe on June 16, 2013